Brand new natural top...P.O.S.
Posted 20 September 2011 - 06:45 PM
Posted 25 September 2011 - 06:44 AM
An update: Took it back to Guitar Center in San Antonio....I deal with them all of the time and they are good guys....Was going to trade it in for another model...Pull the pick-ups ..low and behold..the EXACT same problem/quality defect on TWO more guitars..GOODBYE GIBSON...I'll start buying PRS and Fender from now on...Your quality (or lack of) just made up my mind....So,those of you that don't mind spending your hard earned money for junk....well..keep buying Gibson...
Posted 25 September 2011 - 06:57 AM
Posted 25 September 2011 - 02:47 PM
I agree...The Quality (or lack of) coming out of the factory is a shame....I guess that Gibson will rely on long standing customers that really DON'T CARE about QUALITY,just about something that has "GIBSON" on the headstock.....I'll be buying PRS from now on....I may pay a little more...but the QUALITY is there...
Posted 21 February 2012 - 02:37 PM
TO THE POINT: I bought a new Gibson Les Paul, and I loved it at first but after playing it for a while I noticed a rattle in it. after taking a look inside and seeing nothing I brought it in to a Tech who told me IT WAS HAUNTED!
Haunted you say? Well you know how some Les Pauls have hollowed out spots or a "chambered body" to reduce weight and supposedly to improve tone,
well the hollowed out cavities in mine were full of wood chips. the problem is that
THE CHAMBERS ARE TOTALLY INACCESSIBLE WITHOUT CUTTING THE GUITAR IN HALF!! The term for this (or so my tech tells me) is its haunted....
I sent it back to them and they basically told me it was my fault for shaking it too much and making the wood chips and dust come loose
NO! ITS NOT! ITS NOT MY FAULT THAT IT WAS A FRIDAY AT THE FACTORY AND ONE GUY WAS TOO LAZY TO USE THE AIR COMPRESSOR TO BLOW OUT THE SAWDUST
how the hell could it go from being cut, to getting its finish, and getting all the hardware put on, and nobody dusted the thing out.
Simply put, That's Unacceptable. from a company that constantly brags about their quality you think they would have more sense.
a guy in his garage making his first birdhouse out of plywood and chip board has enough sense to blow the dust out of it
Posted 21 February 2012 - 02:43 PM
i can relate to you on foreign guitars, I have A Gibson les paul, and american strat and an american tele amongst others and my fav to play is my squire strat, it just plays as well and in some cases better than my other guitars. the only problem was it didnt sound as good so i dropped in some fender SCN pickups with the s1 switch and now it sounds as good if not better than any of my American single coiled guitars
Posted 24 February 2012 - 10:11 AM