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Forum: Electric Guitar 08-18-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 571
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: 571
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: 28
Views: 637
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: 571
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: 264
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: 571
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: 310
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,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-02-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By KenG
I'm very happy with mine, it's a nice LP styled...

I'm very happy with mine, it's a nice LP styled guitar. The only thing I did was to change the strings from 9-42 to 10-46 and file the nut for the larger strings and remove excess height on the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-31-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,539
Posted By KenG
Joe Bonamassa for me. Excellent Blues & Rock...

Joe Bonamassa for me. Excellent Blues & Rock tones.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-28-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By KenG
More than likely you're on a circuit with some...

More than likely you're on a circuit with some appliance or computer or TV that's generating some noise that your amp is picking up.
When you touch the strings and the amp goes quiet that basically...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-27-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 330
Posted By KenG
This..... Don't know where this "last...

This..... Don't know where this "last fret" came from but is continually repeated here (17 is Fenders top end but you can use the 1st fret that sit's over the body). I agree with Dspellman that the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-25-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By KenG
^^^ Imagine how he'd have felt if you'd told him...

^^^ Imagine how he'd have felt if you'd told him to go screw himself and the deal was off? All for 5 quid.

The secret to a sale with no hard feelings is simply know the value of what you're selling...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-24-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By KenG
$250 is a very fair price for a 500 new guitar....

$250 is a very fair price for a 500 new guitar. You can pay it or try to be a f*cking jerk and cut him down more possibly pissing him off and loosing the sale. Too many children on this site.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-22-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 706
Posted By KenG
Long term the rosewood will hold up better. The...

Long term the rosewood will hold up better. The finish applied to the maple will eventually wear out and you'll start staining the maple that's exposed. I read once that Leo himself was horrified by...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-22-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 240
Posted By KenG
this, the Gibson pump polish is recommended by...

this, the Gibson pump polish is recommended by Gibson specifically for their guitars. Another great product is Virtuosp Cleaner and Polish but it's maninly for glossier nitro finishes vs the thin...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-20-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By KenG
That site is next to useless. :shrug:

That site is next to useless. :shrug:
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-08-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By KenG
Today's Dean is a revived from the dead Dean...

Today's Dean is a revived from the dead Dean company that Gibson bought out. The originals in the late 70's/80's were serious Gibson-formula guitars (woods, scale & construction) with different...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-07-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By KenG
Whew! Not good! On the first pic of the Low E...

Whew! Not good! On the first pic of the Low E side I thought at first your binding was pulling away from the neck and fingerboard, then when I looked at your other pic and saw the crack wandering off...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-01-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 616
Posted By KenG
I bought one back in 1980 or so and kept it a few...

I bought one back in 1980 or so and kept it a few years before buying a G&L Legacy. They T60) were a good guitar and the prices back then would've equivalent to 1K or so today so it is not a low...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-29-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 601
Posted By KenG
^^ Dave if you converted to classical it would...

^^ Dave if you converted to classical it would work better for an LP. It also lines the guitar closer to where it hangs when standing up. Being a SUper Strat guy I can see why you'd not prefer that...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-27-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By KenG
Gold sensors are vintage output which should be...

Gold sensors are vintage output which should be more along the lines of what you're looking for. I had some on my 93 MIA Strat Plus. very nice and very quiet.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-21-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 162
Posted By KenG
OP even electrics need to be kept care of. If the...

OP even electrics need to be kept care of. If the guitar is new and came from a totally different humidity it'll need time to acclimate to its new home.
Too dry and you'll get fret sprout which can...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-11-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By KenG
If you're not needing much volume (which tells me...

If you're not needing much volume (which tells me you're not gigging/jamming) then a modelling amp should suit your needs. This should leave you plenty of money for a decent guitar. Right now I'm...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-08-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By KenG
Just plug the 16ohm mono input on the cab to the...

Just plug the 16ohm mono input on the cab to the 16 ohm output on the amp. Don't use a guitar cord, get a proper speaker cable with 1/4 inch jacks on each end.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-06-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By KenG
Looks like an American Standard.

Looks like an American Standard.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-03-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By KenG
While I agree that polish with heavy wax base can...

While I agree that polish with heavy wax base can lead to wax build up over time, to state that Gibson polish is Meguires rebranded is incorrect. Gibson pump polish is nothing like Meguirers period...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-01-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By KenG
I'm not a fan of their thin necks but it looks...

I'm not a fan of their thin necks but it looks great!
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-01-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 734
Posted By KenG
Did you get it converted to 10-46 gauge strings?...

Did you get it converted to 10-46 gauge strings? The stock 9-42s sound less impressive IMO.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-01-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By KenG
The S2s have the USA made quality but the necks...

The S2s have the USA made quality but the necks use scarf joints and the HW is apparently on the same level as the SE line or at;east not the same as the standard US models. You're paying for that US...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-31-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 341
Posted By KenG
There was a formal, published test sometime ago...

There was a formal, published test sometime ago & threads about it on this very site.
Using 3 "well made" examples of the joining methods, the bolt on won by a margin not detectable to the human ear...
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