I’m outside my lane here, but just to get the ball rolling, I think the 2013’s were the first ones to lose the truss rod condom and get hide glue for the fretboard.Not trying to kick the Hornet nest but a few guitar experts have told me that
the best years for recent Gibson Les Paul Historic production would be post 2013.
Any thoughts as to why this might be true?
I disagree, I think there was some positive changes post 2013, resulting in a higher percentage of good Historics.Three things.
The internet's full of "experts".
Next year's model is always better than last year's, according to Gibson Marketing.
The 'best one' is the one you own.