1978 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe

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Re: 1978 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe

Post by HNB » Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:52 am

I know, right? I know there are a bunch of people that are like "Eh maple neck, volute, mini humbuckers?? That isn't a real Les Paul." I don't get it. It sounds great and is sturdy. It is like some people won't be happy unless guitars are always the same year to year. Change is bad!! :D
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Re: 1978 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe

Post by Maggieo » Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:06 am

HNB wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:52 am
I know, right? I know there are a bunch of people that are like "Eh maple neck, volute, mini humbuckers?? That isn't a real Les Paul." I don't get it. It sounds great and is sturdy. It is like some people won't be happy unless guitars are always the same year to year. Change is bad!! :D
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Re: 1978 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe

Post by thisisnickpaige » Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:02 pm

HNB wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:52 am
"Eh maple neck, volute, mini humbuckers?? That isn't a real Les Paul."
To me that sounds like a recipe for success! :w00t: How’s the neck on it? Super big or one of those tasty thin ones?

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Re: 1978 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe

Post by HNB » Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:51 pm

Thin and a little flat on the back. Really nice in my opinion. I like thinner necks.

I agree with you guys. All the stuff the purists hate are selling points to me.
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Re: 1978 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe

Post by shadowplay » Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:42 pm

Tha might be your nicest guitar though there's a chance I've missed one.

I like these, I was close to buying one a few years ago that my local shop had in. That guitar came with a set of original Firebird pickups fitted and the mini hums in the case and it played and sounded fantastic but by the time I'd went home and had a think about me and a Les Paul in the same sentence and sorted out the money it was gone.

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Re: 1978 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe

Post by NickD » Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:46 pm

I had one, loved it. Its only downside was that it was heavy, even for a Les Paul so it got sold in the end. It looked almost identical to yours HNB.

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Re: 1978 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe

Post by thisisnickpaige » Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:13 am

HNB wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:54 pm

Image20190603_192907 by Hentai No Baka, on Flickr
Dude, if you ever want to get rid of this I am highly and excitedly interested.

I have been jonesing for a Les Paul, for mini humbuckers and faded bursts: this is all that and then some. If the neck is thin too, like you said, I am all in (I love thin necks, first guitar was a Charvel Jackson). I’ll be back in LA in October. I’m sure you’re not selling it yet but we both know the love of the hunt and the fun of the new, so I just wanted to put a plug in to please PLEASE remember Nick Paige, and DM me if that day comes, cause I want it. I’ll DM you if anything changes.

Long winded but heartfelt.

Thanks bro, God bless!
-Nicholas

Ps: wow, it’s been a minute since water slides and NY.

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