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  1. You can buy one of these straps Planet Waves Woven Guitar Strap, Stars & Stripes on EBAY. or for $68 The one I bought a couple years ago as a matter of fact I bought 2 New choose files... Click to choose files Price: US $17.88
  2. Yeah looks like all are in japan, looks pretty scuffed up from pick marks though, dont know if it is worth the $6200 price tag, I wander why Gibson never made one of these for the USA market, only the Standards, It never had a C.O.A for it either.
  3. Glad to see you have one too, now where are the other 47? I wouldn't sell mine for anything right now, just like it to much!
  4. Nice looking strap, but I use Schaller strap locks and a Gibson Black strap with the Les Paul logo, they are from the early 90's only one person on ebay sells them for around $50 they come out of a strap set that came with some Les Paul Picks and a set of Gibson strings plus a les paul trading card.
  5. Yes, it is a extremely nice guitar and a real Custom, nice to see that you have one too!
  6. I talked to gibson and they told me that there was 50 made primarily for the Japanese market this one ended up back in the USA , and I feel lucky to have a real custom not a standard! Serial numbers all match up with Gibson.
  7. I guess we will never know if it is a nuge reply or not, Like his politics and love his music, have lots of mp3's and quite a few record albums, I only wish I could play as good as he does, so smooth and effortless!
  8. Thanks, it is a Beautiful Gibson S&S, Love It To Death!
  9. bemb

    Strings

    I use the EB regular slinky and switch the G string to a d'addarios NW017 which is a nickle wound string, it makes that string sound great, I buy them separately from strings by mail. I have always had problems with G string sounding flat but changing to these made my difference!
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    1/27/2020

    Wow! You got my message and responded - that was fast. Here's the link you gave to some photos: https://imgur.com/a/bkOzu 

    It was a post from April 2 2018. The guitar was a "New Les Paul Classic 2018 Pelham Blue". Sure hope you can remember!

    Thanks so much for getting back to me. (Seems I have to wait 24 hrs. to reply - I've apparently reached my limit (??)

    1/28/2020

    Update: I ordered Grover 502C tuners to see if they'll work. If you remember what you put on the Blue Beauty pls send a message to troddensouth@gmail.com.  I'm not having much success with this forum unfortunately. Only able to send one message every 24 hours and not really getting the hang of it (navigating). Glad it's working for all you more savvy Gibsonistas. Thanks much. Ted

  11. Thanks I am sure that it is a keeper for a long time, I am thinking it is ebony, they usually spared no expense on this year model, I will call Gibson because I really dont want to start pulling things apart and end up dropping something on top of it. I am in the process in selling my Nighthawk, probably shouldnt cause it is so darn light and plays well. Thanks for your help!
  12. I will probably call them to find out, already called to verify the sn, thanks
  13. I just bought this Custom Stars & Stripes SN 029738 and I am looking for info like what kind of fret board it has, what kind of pups and I hope it was worth the $5100 I spent on it, I have seen quite a few in the standard model but this is the 1st I have seen as a Custom with the Binding and Diamond on the Head stock. Any Help would be appreciated, This is my last guitar, at 68 I am keeping it for my older sons in hopes that it goes up in price! Not a Player, Display Case Material. I will play my other LP's it is to beautiful to mark up. Thanks for any help in advance!
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