Gibson LP Jr. "Faded" vs. LP Jr.

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  1. bilbal

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    Pickups are likely the exact same, just with a different marketing spin.

    Personally, I'd rather have the Faded for two reasons:

    1. Rosewood fingerboard (versus Obeche on the Junior)
    2. Rounded neck profile (versus slim-taper on Junior)
     
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    Thanks man. Regardless of the pups, your info regarding the neck specs is more than enough to make a decision easy. The faded is the way to go, IMO.
     
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    I recently played both of them, and found neither neck to be very fat -- both felt "slim taper" to me.

    But I agree - I'd rather have the faded with its rosewood board. In red please. Send it to my office.
     
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    Given the wording of each I would suspect that the pickup on the pelham blue isn't a genuine Gibson unit as it doesn't actually state that it is.
     
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    With the exception of a few specific custom shop signature model type exceptions, Gibson uses only Gibson pickups AFAIK.
     
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    Glad I could help! :aok
     

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