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My 2017 Les Paul Tribute Gold Top

#1 User is offline   Revolution Six 

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Posted 15 September 2017 - 06:47 AM

- Buffing finish with a scratch remover

- Blank '59 repro truss rod cover

- Black plastics and 5 ply pickguard, genuine Gibson parts

- Historic amber switch tip and black poker chip

- Nickel metal jack plate, stronger than the plastic one

- Amber knobs

- Gibson ABR-1 bridge with conversion studs


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#2 User is offline   Cougar 

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Posted 15 September 2017 - 07:55 AM

Man, that is a beauty!
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Posted 15 September 2017 - 04:24 PM

Nice and what a case. Where is rct.
1995 - Fender American Standard Jazz Bass with Rio Grande Pickups and a Warmoth J Bass Neck
1997 - Fender American Standard Tele with Rio Grande Pickups
2000 - Gibson SG Special
2003 - Fender American Deluxe HSS Strat with Rio Grande Pickups and a Warmoth Strat Neck
2009 - Gibson BB King "Lucille" Signature Model
2009 - Kala KA-T Tenor Ukulele
2011 - Martin D-28

2014 - Gibson Les Paul Traditional Pro II with Lindy Fralin Pure PAF's
20?? - Martin D-18 (On Layaway)

Fender Deville 60 Watt Combo Guitar Amp

Fender Blues Jr. 15 Watt Como Guitar Amp with a Weber Speaker
Mesa Transatlantc TA-15 Head 5W/15W/25W Switchable
Egnater Tweaker 40 Watt Combo Guitar Amp (On Loan To My Son)

Fender Hot Rod Deluxe Extension Cab with a Weber Speaker
Acoustic B100 Amp 100 Watt Bass Combo Amp
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Posted 15 September 2017 - 05:14 PM

Very nice guitar and the coolest looking Gibson case I've ever seen. [thumbup] [thumbup]
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2017 Les Paul Standard T Honeyburst
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Posted 15 September 2017 - 07:21 PM

View PostFZ Fan, on 15 September 2017 - 04:24 PM, said:

Nice and what a case. Where is rct.


Cringing at the weird sexy pix.

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Posted 15 September 2017 - 07:26 PM

Sweeeeeeeeeet!
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Posted 15 September 2017 - 09:40 PM

Are you kidding me? Fantastic!
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Posted 16 September 2017 - 02:31 AM

After polishing the satin finish ,

This is an easy job, the finish look like gloss on a Standard.


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Posted 18 September 2017 - 01:50 PM

That looks incredible! You got such a good finish from the Satin lacquer!
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#10 User is offline   Revolution Six 

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Posted 23 September 2017 - 05:15 AM

Yes, a scratch remover and a sponge polishing pad, hand job only.

Fast and easy.
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Posted 24 September 2017 - 01:52 PM

View PostRevolution Six, on 23 September 2017 - 05:15 AM, said:

Yes, a scratch remover and a sponge polishing pad, hand job only.

Fast and easy.

What kind of scratch remover did you use?
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Posted 24 September 2017 - 11:12 PM

I used Belgom efface rayures but any kind work fine.


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Posted 03 October 2017 - 11:56 PM

To finish the job I polished the Gibson with Virtuoso Premium Polish, the finish is awzsome ! [woot]


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Posted 06 October 2017 - 04:08 PM

Stunning!

Now GASing for a goldtop trib


Alan


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Posted 07 October 2017 - 04:23 PM

Great job and that's a killer case, if I showed up somewhere with that case my playing would not live up to expectation.
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Posted 08 October 2017 - 06:56 PM

The case is fine, here is the link : TP CASES


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Posted 09 October 2017 - 03:37 PM

How much is 89 of those weird sort of combo L's with the part of the F in them that the Brits use as currency equate to "Merican? I dig that case.
1995 - Fender American Standard Jazz Bass with Rio Grande Pickups and a Warmoth J Bass Neck
1997 - Fender American Standard Tele with Rio Grande Pickups
2000 - Gibson SG Special
2003 - Fender American Deluxe HSS Strat with Rio Grande Pickups and a Warmoth Strat Neck
2009 - Gibson BB King "Lucille" Signature Model
2009 - Kala KA-T Tenor Ukulele
2011 - Martin D-28

2014 - Gibson Les Paul Traditional Pro II with Lindy Fralin Pure PAF's
20?? - Martin D-18 (On Layaway)

Fender Deville 60 Watt Combo Guitar Amp

Fender Blues Jr. 15 Watt Como Guitar Amp with a Weber Speaker
Mesa Transatlantc TA-15 Head 5W/15W/25W Switchable
Egnater Tweaker 40 Watt Combo Guitar Amp (On Loan To My Son)

Fender Hot Rod Deluxe Extension Cab with a Weber Speaker
Acoustic B100 Amp 100 Watt Bass Combo Amp
Orange CrushPiX CRL20 20 Watt Guitar Amp
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Posted 10 October 2017 - 01:11 AM

89 GBP is approx 115 US$.

Add shipping cost.
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Posted 10 October 2017 - 02:04 PM

How is the finish holding up? Is it rubbing off at all?
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