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My first Les Paul(2016 traditional) was a disappointment

#1 User is offline   Brando75 

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Posted 03 March 2017 - 02:07 PM

Hello all! This is my first post since my introduction. I had previously purchased a 2016 Les Paul Traditional on the 14th of Feb. When I got home, I had noticed a couple of imperfections. 1: a film residue peeling off the nut.2: a huge imperfection on the 16th fret3: wasn't staying in tune. I brought it back to the music store where it was purchased. I am happy to announce that because of me, that Particular Les Paul has been shipped back to Gibson. The store had a desert burst available. I took a look at it.... it looked as if it had been sitting in a closet for a couple of months. Caked on dust, swirl marks everywhere and it had a couple of dings on it (one in the back and one on the neck). Also it wasn't the colour I wanted. This being said, I took the next big step and ordered a brand new 2017 traditional cherry burst. It took one week for it to arrive. Got it on the 1st of March. I opened up the case ,and it was beautiful. Set up was awesome. It was in tune. The craftsmanship was amazing. It still has a new guitar smell. Lots of case candy as well. I am very happy and pleased to be a brand new les Paul owner. I haven't been able to put the guitar down. My Strat and Tele are put away(out of site,out of mind). I can't get enough of my Gibson Les Paul. Posted Image
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Those images are of the 2016 traditional that was sent back.

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Posted 07 March 2017 - 02:26 AM

Welcome Brandoon your new 17 LP and I hope get many years enjoyment playing it

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Posted 11 March 2017 - 10:45 AM

Bummer your first one was a dud. Remember only a Gibson is good enough. Well maybe not.
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Posted 11 March 2017 - 10:35 PM

Welcome Brando to the forum. Posted Image Glad you love the 2017 Traditional.



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