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Yet another '59 Replica!.... Video and Pix

Ed A

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Admittedly I am obsessed with buying which unfortunately means Ive had to sell some great guitars!... My 5th Canadian built Bartlett '59 Les Paul replica.... they've all been great, this is the latest, back to wide flame and deep color!.... Old growth mahogany, dark brazilian board, beautiful wide flamed top with a rich cherry sunburst, Bartlett rings, vintage correct inlays and Royalite binding, 8 1/2 lbs, hard thin naturally checked nitro... Pickups are my favorite vintage long magnet PAFs, '50s ABR1, '50s tailpiece and '50s Centralabs and bees... First video shows off guitar and is played through an early '80 Fender Deluxe II at low volume... second video is through my Friedman PT20 which I absolutely love... finally a 20W amp that really does remind me of my higher watt Plexis....

Replica demo:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7hlB4OnCeA&t=147s

PT20 demo:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTs8-ZYC1sI&t=4s



















 

goldtop0

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Congrats Ed................a real beauty............#5:2cool
 

Sol

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Hi Ed A, I've a few questions if that's okay? If you were not using genuine PAF's who would you go to for the next best thing?
Who makes your preferred bridge and stop tail?
Is Bartlett approachable for questions from a fellow luthier?

Listening to this latest acquisition, I hear some complex harmonics in the top end frequencies. Am I hearing what you are, or do I need new "ear goggles"..?

Regardless, congratulations on the new guitar.
 

Wound_Up

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Beautiful guitar! ABB is my favorite band ever so I'm double jealous lol. Congrats!
 

c_wester

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Ed A. Based on you and your videos... your guitars vill have another sister!
 
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