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Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 240
Posted By KenG
That's a 69 I believe. 68 Gold Top LPs (the only...

That's a 69 I believe. 68 Gold Top LPs (the only other LP than the Custom Model in 68) had P90s. Yours is a '69 Deluxe , that's when Gibson introduced the Deluxe Model with the Epiphone...
Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 02:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 240
Posted By KenG
So far my Custom Shop 1957 Re-Issue Les Paul...

So far my Custom Shop 1957 Re-Issue Les Paul closely followed by my 1958 RI.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-18-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By KenG
1st step - new strings. 2nd step - Set up your...

1st step - new strings.
2nd step - Set up your action (string height & neck relief) so that it feels comfortable to you and doesn't buzz too much.
3rd Step - compare the open string note to the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-17-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 360
Posted By KenG
Do you have a radius gauge? To get the best...

Do you have a radius gauge? To get the best action you need to match the radius of your fingerboard to the bridge. Since Fender's are individually adjustable this should be an easy fix.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 360
Posted By KenG
The 1st thing I do with any new guitar is change...

The 1st thing I do with any new guitar is change the strings (and clean and set up at the same time). Even if never played strings will oxidize over time and you can't intonate a guitar with old...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 576
Posted By KenG
You seem to overlook that the type of...

You seem to overlook that the type of polyurethane used for many guitars is also quite toxic.

Eventually I suspect a water based lacquer will replace the nitro finish and the plastic poly finish ...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 360
Posted By KenG
Gunny I was just going to ask you about string...

Gunny I was just going to ask you about string gauges! Any guitar is setup at the factory for a certain gauge of strings and when you change it the nut slots will either have to be adjusted if...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-14-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,758
Posted By KenG
OP it's been 4 months since you started this...

OP it's been 4 months since you started this thread & it looks like you are yet to purchase! Have you been saving up extra money all this time to widen your options?
For a few hundred more than your...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-12-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,340
Posted By KenG
There will always be people who buy guitars just...

There will always be people who buy guitars just to look at, just as there will be people who are overly cautious with their pruchases, people who will simply enjoy their purchases and of course...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-11-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,340
Posted By KenG
Joe Bonamassa has at least three original bursts...

Joe Bonamassa has at least three original bursts now. He actually plays them live regularly (his fav being his Principal Skinner). While collectors are the biggest market, some people think even...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-11-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,340
Posted By KenG
I'd love a VOS Skinner Burst so that's probably...

I'd love a VOS Skinner Burst so that's probably just over $5K new for a guitar with a limited run of 150 I think. That's be my limit and I'd only spend that much for that model.

VOS Skinner Burst...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-10-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By KenG
I struggled with the question of getting a travel...

I struggled with the question of getting a travel guitar some time ago and opted for a full sized electric that would need a good travel case instead. Sticking a guitar into a gig bag and throwing it...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-10-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By KenG
No and anyone tells you any numbers they're...

No and anyone tells you any numbers they're talking out of their arse.
The necks are roughly cncéd then hand shaped so the measurements on anything but the CCs or Artist models can vary.
My R8 neck...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-05-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By KenG
That my young fellow is harmonizing. A pitch...

That my young fellow is harmonizing. A pitch shifting effect (3rd, 5ths 7ths etc) is blended with the original pitch by the effect. It works best with single note lines and best with expensive...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-04-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,696
Posted By KenG
So what you're saying is in the end the guitar...

So what you're saying is in the end the guitar just needed a good setup. The original nut probably could've been saved as well. You know you could've gotten this work done for free with an authorized...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-01-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,696
Posted By KenG
I'm going back 60 years not 30 but your point...

I'm going back 60 years not 30 but your point about more modern artists and their guitars is taken. My post was not about the LP not being irreplaceable but the fact that it did just fine despite the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-01-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,696
Posted By KenG
My apologies. Looking back I see your one...

My apologies. Looking back I see your one response which seemed a tiny bit confrontational but you are right I was quoting you when I should have been quoting Robnarly. Again my apologies for the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-01-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,696
Posted By KenG
EDIT: This should 've been directed at Robnarly...

EDIT:
This should 've been directed at Robnarly not DA!


From Huberts interview about his days with HW......

GW: What sort of Gibson did you play?

HS: A Les Paul—I believe it was a ’56. I often...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-01-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,696
Posted By KenG
It seems you people are determined to point out...

It seems you people are determined to point out that Les Pauls were somehow not part of any great songs or recordings. :shrug:
believe what you want I guess.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-01-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,696
Posted By KenG
It's funny how JP comes to mind as a legendary LP...

It's funny how JP comes to mind as a legendary LP player when he did use Danelectros, Teles, and other guitars in the studio. LPs were mainly for his live electric work yet he's associated most with...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-01-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,696
Posted By KenG
Yes imagine how much better all those legendary...

Yes imagine how much better all those legendary songs, played by legendary layers for the last 60 years would sound if they hadn't used Les Pauls. :rolleyes:
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-01-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By KenG
I was right you are a shill for the...

I was right you are a shill for the counterfeiters. Brand new "member" only two posts and both for illegal counterfeit guitars. The farce is strong in this one and forsee great things for you on this...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-01-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 938
Posted By KenG
An idiot who just happened to join this forum...

An idiot who just happened to join this forum today and join this conversation ;)
Pretty sure this "member" is a shill for the counterfeiters.
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-31-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 602
Posted By KenG
Generally speaking a true tube amp is all tubes...

Generally speaking a true tube amp is all tubes for the main signal path but many have some SS stuff in the effects loop.
VT Series and VT+ are not Hybrids in the traditional sense like amps from...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-31-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 523
Posted By KenG
I fleft handed guitars use the same tapered pots...

I fleft handed guitars use the same tapered pots as right handed that would explain poor performance. The posts need to be reverse taper to operate correctly. What's really starnge is the proportion...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-30-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 523
Posted By KenG
I would sell the Strat and get the 750ish in...

I would sell the Strat and get the 750ish in cash. I would also not offer $1100 for an NOS Strat. In 2011 new price was $1100, while technically not used, it's not technically new either, it's a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-29-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By KenG
Certainly agree, that being said Norlin era...

Certainly agree, that being said Norlin era Gibsons are typically selling for 3-4X what they were purchased for new in the 70's. Part of that is from being considered Vintage age and part of that is...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-28-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By KenG
Rather than buy a overly blingy Supreme I'd use...

Rather than buy a overly blingy Supreme I'd use the money for a Custom Shop Les Paul.
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-27-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,696
Posted By KenG
I think the point is it's only his opinion not...

I think the point is it's only his opinion not hard facts. In the last ten years I've owned two Elitist Les Pauls (2004), a Gibson 2010 Traditional+, Gibson CS 1960 R0 V2, Gibson CS 2010 R7 and a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-26-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,696
Posted By KenG
Nice to hear from someone directly involved! Any...

Nice to hear from someone directly involved! Any dea how a bridge could get mis-located if the holes are done via CNC? Is the CNC done before the top is formed into an arch perhaps?
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