llanafreak44
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Join date: Dec 2005
381 IQ
#1
*If this isn't the right place to ask, please delete!*


I'm looking for a luthier to build a custom style Les Paul for me. Can anyone PM me with some basic rates?
Guitbuilder
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Join date: Apr 2009
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#3
Do you want someone to build a Les Paul guitar kit for you? Or do you want a custom built, one of a kind Les Paul? What's your budget, spec's, and time line?
llanafreak44
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Join date: Dec 2005
381 IQ
#4
Right now I'm just shopping around to see how much I should expect to pay, but here are the basic ideas I'm looking at.


Triple layer binding
Alpine White Paint + Painted Neck
Mahongany Body
Ebony Neck (No inlays)
Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
Thin neck (1960's Gibson style)
Black Hardware
Two Volume Knobs
Gibson 490t bridge (I don't know what I want for neck)
Robbgnarly
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Join date: Feb 2011
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#5
490t is not a great pickup, did you mean the 498t, that is a pretty standard LP pickup, the 490r is a typical neck pickup. The 490t was used in the Gibson SG special faded for a while.

You might want to look at Agile, they do custom/semi-custom guitars for $1000ish.

What your describing is basically already available, Epiphone LP custom in white. It does have inlays and you'd have to change the pickups.
2002 PRS CE22
2013 G&L ASAT Deluxe
2009 Epiphone G-400 (SH-4)
Marshall JCM2000 DSL100
Krank 1980 Jr 20watt
Krank Rev 4x12 (eminence V12)
GFS Greenie/Digitech Bad Monkey
Morley Bad Horsie 2
MXR Smart Gate
llanafreak44
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Join date: Dec 2005
381 IQ
#6
Quote by Robbgnarly
490t is not a great pickup, did you mean the 498t, that is a pretty standard LP pickup, the 490r is a typical neck pickup. The 490t was used in the Gibson SG special faded for a while.

You might want to look at Agile, they do custom/semi-custom guitars for $1000ish.

What your describing is basically already available, Epiphone LP custom in white. It does have inlays and you'd have to change the pickups.



Yeah I meant the 498t. I've had an Agile custom with these specs, and it just kind of looked ugly because they don't sell customs of the 3100 series or higher, they only sell the 3010 series which look really nasty. I really don't want an Epiphone either...


I already have a custom King Bee Telecaster, so it's hard to want to settle with something I can't choose 100% accustomed to me, haha.
Last edited by llanafreak44 at Oct 22, 2013,
Robbgnarly
Tab Contributor
Join date: Feb 2011
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#7
Have you looked at ESP?

Or even a used Gibson LP Custom
2002 PRS CE22
2013 G&L ASAT Deluxe
2009 Epiphone G-400 (SH-4)
Marshall JCM2000 DSL100
Krank 1980 Jr 20watt
Krank Rev 4x12 (eminence V12)
GFS Greenie/Digitech Bad Monkey
Morley Bad Horsie 2
MXR Smart Gate