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Forum: Electric Guitar 10-20-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 488
Posted By KenG
Nice color! Happy new guitar day!

Nice color!
Happy new guitar day!
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-19-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 299
Posted By KenG
Your PUs should be in parallel. So whenever one...

Your PUs should be in parallel. So whenever one PU is turned off and you select the middle position (or the turned off position) the sound will be dead till you go to the position that has the PU...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-18-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,129
Posted By KenG
Are you talking LP Custom or Custom Shop LP? 2...

Are you talking LP Custom or Custom Shop LP? 2 totally different things here.
USA Standard LP
- fibre board headstock veneer (which is why the nitro sometimes bubbles around the tuners)
- Corian...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-17-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,129
Posted By KenG
There is no right answer. Gibson guitars are...

There is no right answer. Gibson guitars are unique, between the finish, materials and construction they have a formula that is their own. I've been playing 35+ years now and played & owned many...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-16-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By KenG
Naw the store just wanted to move old stock so it...

Naw the store just wanted to move old stock so it was a blow out price (probably made very little if any $$). It's heavy because IIRC 2013 was the year they offered totally solid bodies for the Trad...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-16-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By KenG
That's a great price for an NOS Trad. Enjoy &...

That's a great price for an NOS Trad. Enjoy & we're expecting a NGD w/ pics soon.
Cheers

Ken
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-15-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By KenG
sounds like another one of those (poor) designs...

sounds like another one of those (poor) designs where an ABR is used on a guitar with a 0 degree neck set angle. ABRs were designed for arched tops and need some room under them to allow for...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-14-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By KenG
The POD Has a ground lift switch on the back....

The POD Has a ground lift switch on the back. Check it out first and also the POD has a switch that you use if you are running the output into an amp vs into a mixer, studio tools etc.
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-11-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 554
Posted By KenG
Check out a Blackstar IDXX TVP series. The 60 w...

Check out a Blackstar IDXX TVP series. The 60 w is $529 at Axe Music and the tones are quite good, it also has the stuff for recording and pC remote programming/control as well. I also have the POD...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-07-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,046
Posted By KenG
\it'll be interesting to see how 2015 sales go....

\it'll be interesting to see how 2015 sales go. Faithful Gibson LP lovers will most likely refuse to purchase and Gibson may get some new customers but they'd better have enough money to pay for this...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-02-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,064
Posted By KenG
Not to be insensitive but in North America $2K is...

Not to be insensitive but in North America $2K is not a lot of money these days unless you live with mom & dad. People seem to pick Gibson as outrageously expensive yet don't bat an eye at the same...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-01-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,064
Posted By KenG
Norlin's big issue was running Gibson just like...

Norlin's big issue was running Gibson just like any business where profit above all else mattered and brands don't matter. When a business starts to cut everywhere with the sole goal of lowering...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-01-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,064
Posted By KenG
HJ seems to want to make his own personal mark on...

HJ seems to want to make his own personal mark on the Gibson brand. This was demonstrated with such beauties as the FireturdX and in 2013 the same crap that wouldn't fly on that model applied to a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-16-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 756
Posted By KenG
What modelling amps have you tried? The Kemper is...

What modelling amps have you tried?
The Kemper is still digital and uses processors to take these snapshots. They may not call it modelling but it's still an analog input then A/D conversion, messing...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-15-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 756
Posted By KenG
I have so many tube amps over my 35+ years of...

I have so many tube amps over my 35+ years of playing and to satisfy my demand for many different tones I'd need a slew of tube amplifiers. (a Fender, Marshall, Vox, etc)

I'm actually really happy...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-14-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 756
Posted By KenG
For a few dollars more than a new Trad or...

For a few dollars more than a new Trad or Standard you're into a used Custom Shop model. A plain Top R8 or R7 is between 2200-2600 max. The value won't drop much more than that unless you beat it to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-14-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By KenG
Basically it sounds like you paid too much for it...

Basically it sounds like you paid too much for it to start with unfortunately if it can be had new for 306 regularly where you are located! If it's a one time (special) deal for that price wait till...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-13-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,402
Posted By KenG
That Tribute + gives you a lot of features for...

That Tribute + gives you a lot of features for something like $599 New. Good quality electronics, solid maple cap (figure is veneer but it's on solid maple), good quality electronics, apparently real...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-13-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By KenG
Did you buy it new? If so it's under warranty so...

Did you buy it new? If so it's under warranty so take it back!
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-08-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By KenG
Is this that cheap $139 Les Paul copy?

Is this that cheap $139 Les Paul copy?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-06-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 240
Posted By KenG
Try looking into the Blackstar ID TVP series. I...

Try looking into the Blackstar ID TVP series. I just brought the 60W version home for $529.00 CAD New! Some great reviews on the Web on these. What attracted me was the TVP selections that really...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-04-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By KenG
An LP with a bolt on neck is just wrong!

An LP with a bolt on neck is just wrong!
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-23-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By KenG
Well as mentioned drop tunings can make it harder...

Well as mentioned drop tunings can make it harder to intonate the guitar but the real culprit is the string gauge. The heavier the strings the more length you have to add to the open string to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-18-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 708
Posted By KenG
Yes and they look remarkably similar to the...

Yes and they look remarkably similar to the Gibson models in some cases. Great reputation but I doubt after 30+ years there'd be many original Gibson Kalamazoo folks other than the owners still there.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-18-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 708
Posted By KenG
You'd be amazed at the stuff some people fret...

You'd be amazed at the stuff some people fret over in their guitars! I know I am at times. ;)
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-17-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 985
Posted By KenG
If you're talking about the OP pics that is Not a...

If you're talking about the OP pics that is Not a Honey Burst! It's Tobacco with what's referred to as a rim-burst versus teardrop application.

ON SECOND THOUGHT WHO THE HECK KNOWS? The rim looks...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-14-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 708
Posted By KenG
Yes Luthiers like this guy deal in historical...

Yes Luthiers like this guy deal in historical accuracy details that you can't even see.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-13-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 423
Posted By KenG
Well according to Dan Erlewine bolt on necks...

Well according to Dan Erlewine bolt on necks (specifically Fenders) suffer from the hump not Gibsons.
Of the 4 modern Gibson's I've owned (all from model year 2010 & later) they've never needed...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-13-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 708
Posted By KenG
A hand built replica will cost a fair bit from an...

A hand built replica will cost a fair bit from an unknown builder & resale value will be low. If you go with a reputable replica builder it will cost more than a custom shop Re-Issue but will be...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-12-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By KenG
If you want a genuine "Les Paul" then...

If you want a genuine "Les Paul" then it's Epiphone or Gibson only. If you want a Les Paul copy/clone then Tokai, Burny, Greco. If you want a "LP-Like" guitar then there's ton's of those, PRS, Agile,...
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