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Which LP?

Calajimes

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Never been a Gibson guy but now the itch is on.
It's so easy to get lost in all of the models so.....
If I want an LP with a medium/fuller neck but not much shoulder on the profile and reasonable weight....what should I be looking for?
From what Ive played so far the 60's has too much shoulder and the asymmetrical is out of the question.
I did however try a 56CS a while back and that neck was beautiful. Price wise ....totally out of my range :D

Thank you
 

DutchRay

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Mar 15, 2015
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Look for a used STD with the 50's neck and you'll be fine. I recommend you play before you buy and make sure you buy exactly what you want. Do not settle for a lesser guitar because it's $400 cheaper, it's better to save up a little longer and get your dream guitar.
 

DutchRay

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That depends on the guitar. A used one should be less expensive and some mods might make it perfect (or not). I'd make a list of things you'd like on a Les Paul and find one that tick most boxes (or all boxes). Color, amount of flame, weight, neck shape, pickups, bridge, price etc.
 

El Gringo

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Never been a Gibson guy but now the itch is on.
It's so easy to get lost in all of the models so.....
If I want an LP with a medium/fuller neck but not much shoulder on the profile and reasonable weight....what should I be looking for?
From what Ive played so far the 60's has too much shoulder and the asymmetrical is out of the question.
I did however try a 56CS a while back and that neck was beautiful. Price wise ....totally out of my range :D

Thank you
What about trying out the Les Paul Traditional model ?
 
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