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  1. Whatever it is... That's a stunning top! If the guitar is great in other ways, well, then it is great... 😊
  2. Dont know where you live, but here's a white Custom including an amp and stand for 300 Euros on German ebay: https://www.ebay.de/itm/Epiphone-Les-Paul-Custom-PRO-AW-Gitarrenverstarker-VOX-AD30VT/362766490576?hash=item5476915bd0:g:n64AAOSwz-ldWaYp A Korean made Standard for 320 EUR. (The Korean made have a very good reputation): https://www.ebay.de/itm/Epiphone-Les-Paul-Standard-Cherry-Sunburst-2003-Unsung-Korea/283609360808?hash=item42086f69a8:g:4EwAAOSwRfNddpXR A brand new Traditional Pro III for 359 EUR, and I could go on listing... https://www.ebay.de/itm/EPIPHONE-Limited-Edition-Les-Paul-Traditional-PRO-III-in-Ebony/323903554374?hash=item4b6a280346:g:GEoAAOSwB9Fdb3zN
  3. I would highly recommend buying second hand, but you should of course try first. If you don't feel that you're qualified yourself to judge a guitar, then bring a friend. You should be able to get a nice second hand Epi LP Std. for up to 400 Euros. Maybe even a Pro. You will get a much nicer guitar than a new Special II.
  4. Thanks! It has become a good guitar, but I’ve spent hours dressing frets to get it right. 😉 Didn`t need to do that on any of the Gibsons...
  5. From own experience, I could also recommend Lollar Imperials for that classic PAF-type sound. Never had them in an Explorer, but in a Les Paul Classic I owned years ago, they sounded very good. I also mounted a set of them in a ‘74 Les Paul Custom I did some work on for a friend of mine. Same satisfactory result! 😊
  6. Gibsons own PAF-replicas such as the Classic ‘57 or Burstbuckers will also do nicely. 😊
  7. Thanks. My camera is a Nikon D40 I've had for years. I think, if I remember correctly, that the picture of the R8 leaning on the Super Reverb and the last pic. of the Special, is taken with my iPhone.
  8. That question came to my mind too. Supposedly there are not much more than a handful of string manufacturers in the whole world.
  9. Keefoman

    My Explorer

    Luckily I paid about half of that. 😊
  10. Very good little tune, and I would love to visit... 😎
  11. Here's how I interpret the intro and main guitartrack. (With a mess of the original and countless live-versions in mind...) Standard tuning:
  12. Yeah, Taylors first live gig was the Hyde Park on 5 July just two days after Jones' passing. Anyway I don't think Mick Taylor used open tunings other than when playing slide. Which he, of course, did brilliantly!
  13. The studio recording is all Keith. Brian Jones didn't contribute at all on Let it Bleed. Mick Taylor did some overdubs on a couple of tracks, but not on Gimme Shelter.
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