#1
I am not going to get into what happened - I will just say I dropped my Gibson Les Paul Standard - cracked the neck and damaged the bottom of the guitar slightly. I have already researched the Gibson website for repairs and will be sending it in. I really just wanted some feedback from anyone who has been as stupid as myself and needed to use the service from Gibson. It looks like they do amazing jobs so I feel somewhat comfortable in that they can repair it good as new. I was just hoping for a little reassurance from someone who has been in my shoes.
#3
Make sure you get a quote from a local luthier before you take it in. They'll probably do just as good of a repair, and for a lot cheaper as well.
#5
yep. plus there's the shipping and waiting part if you arent near an authorized gibson repair.
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#7
dont drop it again. if u were at a gig then stop doing such show offy stuff that makes u drop ur lp. and thats all i got to say about that! --Forrest Gump--
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#8
when i dropped my lp i got lucky and only the nut chipped a bit. my floor got damaged more than the guitar did

go to a local shop and see how much it'll cost for them to fix it rather than going through the hassle of shipping your guitar back and forth.

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#11
Did it just put a crack in the neck or did it snap it in two pieces?

Either way, I'm sorry for you man, because I never want to have to wait weeks to play my Les Paul.

I hope you get it repaired soon.
#13
Gibson is going to charge you an arm, a leg, and a nut to do it. They'll do a great job, but it's going to cost you. A good local tech would do a similar job for less money and no shipping (cost or risk).
#14
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#15
thats what happens when u spend $2000 on a guitar u cant play it without being paranoid of ****ing it up and therefore its not worth it?

new guitar

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#16
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thats what happens when u spend $2000 on a guitar u cant play it without being paranoid of ****ing it up and therefore its not worth it?

new guitar

/thread



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#17
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thats what happens when u spend $2000 on a guitar u cant play it without being paranoid of ****ing it up and therefore its not worth it?

new guitar

/thread

Are you serious?

I'm not paranoid with my Les Paul, I just make sure nothing serious happens to it. Like cracking the neck, like the guy did here.