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  2. I didn't intend to be posting intonation charts but just for the record this is my R9 in current setup, although I have no idea if a professional would set it up like this EDIT: and looking at it now I want to tweak it here and there
  3. Thank you for your reply that's just what I wanted to know, cheers
  4. Yes there is a different approach to setting intonation on Gibsons than most other guitars but you move the saddles back and forth just the same, yes
  5. I know its been a while but I thought I would post this to show how the approach to setting intonation is different on Gibsons Both the Epiphone and Gibson here have had intonation set at 12th fret which is fairly good for the Epiphone but is not how you set up a Gibson Notice the notes beyond the 12th fret On the Epiphone are flat On the Gibson are sharp
  6. ShowPony

    Es 137

    I have a 2013 model in "Light Burst" The tuning pegs are a bit tight to turn but otherwise I've had no issues with it. I keep comparing it to my R9 Les Paul. It sounds a bit different, more bite. The LP sounds very "creamy" but sometimes you get tired of that. The 137 has a lot of maple so it has more "attack" and it absolutely "owns" open chords. Compared to other guitars though - for example it doesn't sound anything like a Strat or a Tele, more of a variation of a Les Paul type of sound. People say the 137 sounds quite different to a 335 - thats a comparison I'd like to do!
  7. What I'm saying is they will intonate differently. Some people may prefer the way a Fender intonates and others prefer the Gibson I have an image of readings I took to compare how an Epiphone compares to a Gibson but I'm having no luck uploading it but in short when both guitars are intonated at the 12th fret The Epiphone is flat above the 12th fret while the Gibson is sharp above the 12th fret I do apologies if I've come across the wrong way at all, I currently have a terrible toothache and the pain killers aren't working very well
  8. When I'm asked a question I try to answer it But at the moment I'm stuck trying to upload an image. I'm not familiar with this forum
  9. Sorry I'm trying to edit LOL At second look I realise my post doesn't answer the question. I'm trying to upload an image but its too big
  10. What I'm saying here is if you have not had any fancy fretwork done or compensation at the nut Take a Gibson and a Fender Set the intonation correct at the 12th fret of the 1st and 6th strings on both guitars The Fender should intonate perfectly on the 1st string all the way up, every fret. But on the 6th string above the 12th fret it will be flat The Gibson will be sharp above the 12th fret on both strings
  11. My experience is a properly intonated Gibson will have better intonation than any other properly intonated guitar "any other" meaning Fender, Gretsch, Epiphone, Ibanez etc. etc. There are bound to be Luthiers around who also do what Gibson do For example the fret spacing for a 61 Reissue is slightly different to a modern SG. The older gibsons were more suited to heavier gauge strings and the newer ones more suited to lighter gauge strings
  12. Everyone thinks that if you measure the distance from the nut to the 12th fret and double it, you get the scale length. But that only works if the frets have been placed using the "12th root of 2" in the formula When you use a different number in the formula the 12th fret does not land on half the scale length
  13. No its the number used in the calculation, which may differ for each scale length, its more to do with string gauge Most guitars have perfect intonation on the first string then it gets worse with the heavier gauge strings Gibson have it figured out so the intonation is better overall
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