- Jun 7, 2007
It's been up and down this forum! (and it's my avatar)SHOW AND TELL!!! now my curiosity is high. I’m such a guitar freak—like most of us.
Looks fantastic! Thanks.It's been up and down this forum! (and it's my avatar)
to have a more "traditional" look to my new Traditional Les Paul I just swapped out the pot metal screw-in bushing tuners for vintage style Klusons using conversion bushings. Also a 1961 TRC:www.lespaulforum.com
I just got this 2012 Traditional: It was just too shiny and "modern looking" so I dressed it up with a nickel ABR-1 and Tailpiece. Amber switch tip, amber tophat knobs, nickel pickup covers and Kluson single-ring tuners with conversion bushings, and Creamtone rings. Now it looks "right"www.lespaulforum.com
I just took a minute on the bench grinder make my traditional pickguard have the vintage cut edge. Sure the shape is a little off of original, but it looks the part, eh?www.lespaulforum.com
Well, being that I just can't leave well enough alone, I stripped and re-carved the top of my 2012 Traditional and resprayed it because the lame top carve was bugging about as much as the tomato soup red covering up the figure. Here's the before and after of the switch to nickel and a tinted...www.lespaulforum.com