#1
Hello,

I'm considering buying a Gibson Les Paul Studio. I know there are various models such as the tribute series, pro, faded and such. I was wondering if someone here knew how to tell a difference between the various models whether it's subtle differences or by he serial number. I can't find any threads or pages online about how you're able to tell the difference between. If anyone has some information, please let me know.

Thank you,
- T
#2
i know very little about the studios, but your best bet is probably to check the gibson website. that'll list all of the colours etc. and there's a fair chance some colours will only be available in certain models. then things like the faded or satin finish, whether the pickups are covered or not, should give you some idea of which model is which.
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I'll have to put the Classic T models on my to-try list. Shame the finish options there are Anachronism Gold, Nuclear Waste and Aged Clown, because in principle the plaintop is right up my alley.

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#3
+1 to what Dave said.
Most variations are for the various finishes and color options. I always felt that the faded models were the best bang for your buck LPs. Try before buying if you can!
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#4
^

Also bear in mind that some stores might have older models from previous years which may well have different features and/or colours.
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I'll have to put the Classic T models on my to-try list. Shame the finish options there are Anachronism Gold, Nuclear Waste and Aged Clown, because in principle the plaintop is right up my alley.

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