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....is why I joined the Gibson Forums.

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The guitar is approx 2009 - I've never verified it yet - a Custom Shop Gibson LP custom which is the spec of a 1956 LP (goldtop) - solid mahogany, P90s (no staple pickup) and I think the colour is washed cherry.  I did not get a COA.

I am in the UK and bought this beautiful guitar from USA on ebay back in 2012.  It is everything you might imagine it to be from the picture.

After which I joined the Gibson forum in order to find out more and discuss guitars and related subjects with like-minded Gibson owners.   It has its ups and downs and has changed a lot since then but I have mostly really enjoyed it.  I got a warm welcome response to my very 1st post from a guy called Tim, a real expert.  I remember the Nugent wars, Fenderguy, Ludnuts.....I remember Axe, Shred, Milod, Dub, Surfpup, Stein, Rocketman, Donny, Retro, DaveinSpain, Cruz, RevLee, Searcy, my friend 4Hayden and many others.    I am dismayed to see the exit of Pippy and Big Bill, both of whom have been greats of the forum.   I hope Tman is ok.

But anyway......I hope you like the picture.  That really is what it is all aobut.

The row of albums you can see above the amp is alphabetically Coltrane to Doors; also includes Connors, Cooder, Corea, Coryell, Cream, Crimson, Davis, Desmond, and Dimeola.

Take care everyone.  

As Sparq (best wishes my friend) says, I'm gonna shut up now.

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Very nice.  Gotta love a LP with P-90s.

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A man after my own heart, beautiful Custom love the wood.. and P90's

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If I could choose a classic LP, it would look like that. Love the finish and gold hardware. I would almost certainly take the pickguard off though.

Tidy [thumbup]

 

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Lovely guitar jdgm - you have shown some beauties over the years...that black ES...oh man!

i joined to ask if anyone knew what my 69 Epi was as the only one I'd seen like it was on the Internet for sale in New York City....I later figured out it was my exact guitar and that the ad was 10 years old, during which someone shipped it to Oz [laugh]...I was very naive and the people here were cool about it. Yeah, 2013-16 were great here I thought, seemed like NGDs every day plus people building amps, guitars, pedals and whatnot  ....a great place to learn stuff and share thoughts about bands, albums and concerts. Good days generally!

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That's a beauty.

I joined to ask if all Flying V's felt like they were made out of balsa wood.

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I joined May 2015 after buying my 339. I wanted to know what to do about the G binding in the nut. 

At that time I didn't think I'd last. I was so shocked at the passionate outcry against the Nashville models (the 339 was then Memphis of course). Really glad I did stick around. I learned a lot here. Still am too.

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2 hours ago, SteveFord said:

That's a beauty.

I joined to ask if all Flying V's felt like they were made out of balsa wood.

What was the answer?

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Vey nice guitar Jdgm..love the LP   by far my favorite electric guitar...I agree this has always been a good forum, hate to see the bickering that is currently taking place here..

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10 hours ago, Sgt. Pepper said:

What was the answer?

 

Some are heavier than others but they're all pretty light.

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I joined this forum because... well they shut down the Fender forum.   If I have $2500 for a classic guitar, I'd rather buy a Fender and save the left over $1000 for my next guitar (or whatever).   I feel like Gibsons are the 'Ferrari' of the guitar world.  There's no doubt Ferrari makes amazing cars but I'm just way too practical to pay $800 -$1100 for an oil change.  Nothing against Ferrari owners (or Gibson owners).   It's just not me. 

I have used Gibson guitar cleaner/polish.  Great stuff and reasonably priced.  I own an Epiphone Lucille which is just OK but nowhere near the quality of my Ibanez.  Maybe I'll pick up a studio model Les Paul someday, but considering everything they leave off the list - what am I paying for, a logo?  

Anyway, that's my unpopular opinion. Here is my Epi Lucille.   It's definitely nice to look at:

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1 hour ago, ghost_of_fl said:

I joined this forum because... well they shut down the Fender forum.   If I have $2500 for a classic guitar, I'd rather buy a Fender and save the left over $1000 for my next guitar (or whatever).   I feel like Gibsons are the 'Ferrari' of the guitar world.  There's no doubt Ferrari makes amazing cars but I'm just way too practical to pay $800 -$1100 for an oil change.  Nothing against Ferrari owners (or Gibson owners).   It's just not me. 

I have used Gibson guitar cleaner/polish.  Great stuff and reasonably priced.  I own an Epiphone Lucille which is just OK but nowhere near the quality of my Ibanez.  Maybe I'll pick up a studio model Les Paul someday, but considering everything they leave off the list - what am I paying for, a logo?  

Anyway, that's my unpopular opinion. Here is my Epi Lucille.   It's definitely nice to look at:

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I'm gonna ask you a serious question. Are you on meds? You post the most whacked out s-hit.

What does guitar polish have to do with anything?

Thanks Fender. You screwed us. Is this the kind of drivel you posted there.

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A Gibson product:

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I guess you're only allowed to speak about their products if you pay above a certain amount.  What is that amount?  

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20 minutes ago, ghost_of_fl said:

A Gibson product:

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I guess you're only allowed to speak about their products if you pay above a certain amount.  What is that amount?  

No but you just post alot of random nothingness sometimes. 

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Did you happen to catch the bit about how to use "Ignore Users"?   I highly encourage you to use it so you can stop harassing me.  

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6 minutes ago, ghost_of_fl said:

Did you happen to catch the bit about how to use "Ignore Users"?   I highly encourage you to use it so you can stop harassing me.  

I know but reading some of your posts, is cheaper than mushrooms.

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On 7/5/2020 at 1:03 PM, jdgm said:

....is why I joined the Gibson Forums.

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With an Axe like this you don't have to say anything, just play it...

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55 minutes ago, ghost_of_fl said:

Not at $2500+ per guitar to be allowed to speak.  😂 

That sentence makes no sense.

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26 minutes ago, ghost_of_fl said:

That's just the mushrooms kicking in. 

I wish.

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Nice post jdgm. So that's a Les Paul Custom Custom. 😎 I miss a lot of those names you listed who I haven't seen on here in a while. Not all of them though. 🙂

I joined here sometime after I bought my LP Studio Plus in 2004. I know my date shows 2008, but I'm thinking I had an account earlier than that but there was some kind of crash and we all had to start over.

 

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Ghost and Pepper, are you guys so bored that you have to destroy posts that other people may be enjoying?

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5 hours ago, mihcmac said:

Ghost and Pepper, are you guys so bored that you have to destroy posts that other people may be enjoying?

I know, how dare I call attention to the Gibson products I use.  Way off topic huh. 🙄 

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