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Offline Letour

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Les Paul Club Thread
« on: November 21, 2006, 10:49:47 AM »
Hi Guys,

Before I started this thread, I did my homework and made a long method search at the topics to see if there is a duplicate thread. There were only two Les Paul (title search only) topics and they were "help" topics.

I want to start this users thread because I have become a member (albeit, temporary). My cousin has lent me his 95 Epi LP for a few months. I wanted to borrow because I am GASing now for a solidbody humbucking guitar and I needed some comparitive testing. So, I decided to start with the legendary model.

I have been a Fender owner over the last twenty years and have only "touched" Les Pauls or humbucker pickups occasionally. This means my experience with this types of pickups have been through eyes and ears only.

Played with the LP for about 2 hours last night and compared the tones with my single coils. Man, I could really tell the difference. The muddy tones were so distinct from the single coils. Even with HS-3 in one strat, the fatter tones really came out of the LP. I still have to get used to the two volume knobs. I was so ignorant of this, I thought the neck PUP was broken when the output was softer as I switched.

The Ibanez GIO and the Squier Esprit (which I both tested last weekend) cannot compare to the Les Paul. And this EPI was made in Korea with stock PUPs. I have found a new addition to my humble collection.

It's a good thing my wife told to me to hold off buying the GIO last Saturday. I have now decided to buy my own LP when the right one comes up. Maybe in HK (Tom Lee) or in the U.S. when (or if) I go there.

To the many owners of Les Pauls, I salute you. This axe should be in everyone's arsenal.




Offline Bart

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2006, 01:14:10 PM »
Yung dalawa ko. A Bacchus BLS-600QM and an Edwards E-LP-85SD/P/Gold.


Offline cumbersome

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2006, 01:18:17 PM »
Letour,

     If you want, you can try mine if ever you're in Makati. For the sake of comparison. Just holler dude if you're in the area. :)


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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2006, 01:26:40 PM »
Posted this na sa New Gears Thread! My Epiphone LP!



Offline caloyburger

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2006, 01:56:52 PM »
Nice LP's guys, a Goldtop is one of my dream guitars, kaso matagal pa... :-(

Here's my current one, 1995 Gibson LP Studio



Offline jeyvi

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2006, 02:01:21 PM »
here are my babies... BLACKIE AND BLONDIE!!!



... that is my dream LP... a LP ebony standard!!! astig

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Offline markthevirtuoso

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #6 on: November 21, 2006, 02:23:57 PM »
Pasali. :-D





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Offline hamsterjamster

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #7 on: November 21, 2006, 02:33:23 PM »


pasali :D aria pro ii lawsuit lp
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Offline toybitz

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #8 on: November 21, 2006, 02:41:14 PM »
Jeyvi,

Anu yung Black Beauty mo?

Blessings!
Bitoy
Tele bought 20K. Upgraded pots.  FS: 30K  Trade Value BS: 85K.  Deal tayo?

Offline qwi

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #9 on: November 21, 2006, 03:07:11 PM »
my epiphone LP



for sale jim dunlop univibe & Epi chet atkins
also available PIO caps 22nf & 47nf @150pesos

Offline toybitz

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #10 on: November 21, 2006, 03:56:40 PM »


Tele bought 20K. Upgraded pots.  FS: 30K  Trade Value BS: 85K.  Deal tayo?

Online pallas

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #11 on: November 21, 2006, 04:08:32 PM »
 :-D Here is my ressurrected Les 8-)


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Offline Pfizer

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #12 on: November 21, 2006, 04:12:33 PM »
Kakainggit naman :D

Gaganda talaga ng LP style na guitar. Anong company ba ang best sa paggawa ng mga LP? Short of Gibson themselves of course.....

Offline Bart

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #13 on: November 21, 2006, 04:23:35 PM »
.....Anong company ba ang best sa paggawa ng mga LP? Short of Gibson themselves of course.....

Navigator by ESP.

Offline agent

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #14 on: November 21, 2006, 04:44:32 PM »
WoW!!!!  :-o

grabe! ang gaganda!
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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #15 on: November 21, 2006, 05:13:25 PM »
Burny '59 LP


Tokai '56 Goldtop LP


"Tone is in d sandals!"
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Offline toybitz

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #16 on: November 21, 2006, 05:15:27 PM »
ahhhh...sarrrrap!
Tele bought 20K. Upgraded pots.  FS: 30K  Trade Value BS: 85K.  Deal tayo?

Offline dtmateo

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #17 on: November 21, 2006, 05:25:29 PM »
Eto po ang pinakamamahal kong Les Paul

http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l200/dtmateo/a5d5f9d1.jpg

Stock po lahat
Melody over speed anytime!

Offline reckless boy

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #18 on: November 21, 2006, 05:52:26 PM »
ang gaganda ng mga LP nyo ser! if i had the dough, i wouldn't hesitate upgrading.
but in the meantime, i'll settle for my greco -



Offline mahavishnu

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #19 on: November 21, 2006, 06:38:03 PM »
.....Anong company ba ang best sa paggawa ng mga LP? Short of Gibson themselves of course.....

Navigator by ESP.

ESP's edwards is pretty awesome (nice edwards sir bart) but i guess their custom shop equivalent is Navigator..effin expensive too

Offline leech

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #20 on: November 21, 2006, 06:48:58 PM »
my gibson les paul classic 1960 gold top!!



my epiphone les paul...sad to say wala na sakin toh.. :cry:



meron pang isa pero di ko pa nakukuhanan...hehe!! to follow nalang! :-D
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Offline bryvincent

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #21 on: November 21, 2006, 07:02:27 PM »
2004 Gibson Les Paul Standard 50s neck




Offline jeyvi

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #22 on: November 21, 2006, 09:55:42 PM »
Jeyvi,

Anu yung Black Beauty mo?

Blessings!
Bitoy

BARCLAY ung tatak ng black beauty ko sir! nabili ko dito kay jon nery! astig
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Offline CARABAO

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #23 on: November 21, 2006, 10:35:56 PM »
my 1998 Gibson LP Studio and 70's Ibanez Lawsuit LP



dami ko pa ipapaayos. waaaaa

Offline grecoslave

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Re: Les Paul Club Thread
« Reply #24 on: November 21, 2006, 10:58:31 PM »

very glad to hear you've discovered a new sound for your arsenal sir Letour

here's my Epi 80's LP MIJ  :-D this has the correct headstock shape.






other specs
http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e215/grecoslave/Epiphone%20LP/epi3.jpg
http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e215/grecoslave/2d1e0eeb.jpg

LP's usually have a big sound and muddy character but they all slightly differ here and there. i think weight has a lot to do with it. here's a sample of mine, it weighs a whopping 9.5 lbs!
vid sample
http://s40.photobucket.com/albums/e215/grecoslave/?action=view&current=MOV00868.flv