Gibson Les Paul Double Cut

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by s.r.v., Apr 20, 2008.

  1. s.r.v.

    s.r.v. Member

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    Hey guys,
    I'm starting to look for a new guitar. Tele's, strat's, PRS, and now a gibson double cut are all options. Main things I need are high fret access, and a brighter sound then my les paul.

    So...

    I know about the tele's, strats, and PRS's, but how's the fret access on this
    http://www.musiciansfriend.com/prod...rd-Double-Cut-Plus-Electric-Guitar?sku=517344
    double cut les paul? like a normal les paul? Thanks guys!
     
  2. HeeHaw

    HeeHaw Member

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    Most SG's will be brighter than an LP and they have great fret access to boot.
     
  3. Mattbedrock

    Mattbedrock Silver Supporting Member

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    I have a Les Paul Classic Doublecut ('03) that I am very fond of. It's light weight and comfortable, has great access to 24 frets and sounds killer. I'll put it up against any PRS. The simplified controls are great for on stage - vol/tone/3 way. Yeah, the fingerboard inlays are kinda snotty looking, but the gold top and dark back look fine. Get one - it's cool and not everyone has one!
     
  4. PrestonBrick

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    I would not go with PRS's if you move around a lot as if you pick the guitar up by the neck the guitar will go out of tune. I hate bolt ones.

    But SG with p90s will be awesome!! Will run around 900-999?
     
  5. s.r.v.

    s.r.v. Member

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    does that SG have the same neck as the standard? because thats not what I'm looking for now. I need a guitar that can play faster than my les paul (cliffs of dover on my les paul is a real workout!). Thats why i'm looking at strats and teles. Why would a PRS have any more problems than a strat?

    also sweet doublecut mattbedrock! i'll have to get out to GC
     
  6. Tone_Terrific

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    I looked hard at one.
    Liked the sound (chambered, pretty bright), fit and playability but found it neck heavy. Passed, so far.
     
  7. RenoRattler

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    I have a DC Standard Plus.

    Great guitar, hands down my number one player.
     
  8. sleepingtiger

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    WHAT????:confused:

    That has never happened to me...with the 2 I own, or any I have owned...

    Tony
     
  9. geetarman

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    I've got a 1998 LP Standard DC and it's a very nice guitar I don't find it neck heavy at all but that may be the woods.
     
  10. Whiskeyrebel

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    Setting aside the matter of upper fret access, the strap button location would have to make a DC hang different from an SG when you play standing though. I'm thinking the DC would be less of an adjustment in playing position than would an SG.
     

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