Nash LPs

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    Nash LP quartet. All play great, all sound great. In my opinion, he does some of the best fretwork in the business.
     
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    very interesting :)

    I didn't know Nash was building replicas..... they look gorgeous!
     
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    They are. Not a build, more of a refinish. They start as off the rack LPs from dealers, he strips them down, reshoots them in thin coats of nitrocellulose, keeps some parts, ages everything. Uses a set of Dimarzios that optimize the sound. They come alive. I bought all of them used. They are great fun to play.
     
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    Looks way better then the bolt on guitars he does especially the maple boards.

    But way over priced.
     
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    They are, I believe, Gibson Les Paul Standards?
     
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    Every Nash T, S or E style I've played have been incredible guitars and a far better value than any Fender I've ever owned.
     
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    Yeah, my Nash strat is the best strat I've ever played. I don't really have much in the way of brand loyalty, I could kind of care less as long as it plays and sounds good, and when I went looking for a strat a Nash ended being the one.
     
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    PT Barnum comes to mind for some reason
     
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    My I ask your opinion of the price? It seems pretty steep to me. I kind of understand the Historic Makeovers price point considering the amount of luthier work they do to the guitar.

    Bill mentions that the frets are "re-worked and dressed to Nash's specs". Does he re-bind the fretboard? All the Nash Les Paul's I've seen all look like the binding wasn't tampered with. So you basically get a used Les Paul Standard guitar resprayed and relic'd, Dimarzio Humbuckers, and a fret job for $4,000.
     
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    They don't look they've been drug behind a pickup truck on a gravel road...you sure they are Nash guitars ?
     
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    This.

    Again, not to disparage, but more for clarification as I am in the market for a Les Paul and these look kinda cool. But the price seems a bit too much for the percieved services he performs...
     
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    I agree I only said the maple boards don't look good.
     
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    I thought this thread was about records by Graham Nash.

    I'll just head off to the rocking chair now.
     
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    Are we even allowed to be talking about this here?

    <popcorn>
     
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    Since they're not replicas, I'd think it would be ok. He takes existing Gibson Les Pauls and does stuff to them.
     
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    Ah, kinda like Historic Makeovers?
     
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    Historic makeovers does far more than a paint job and a fret dress...
     
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    Next week on the Nash Show: Bill rents a hire car and loses his deposit.
     
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    Historic makeovers does far more than a paint job and a fret dress...[/quote]


    Care to elaborate? IMO, Nash and HM are doing the same service.

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