NGD: Gibson LP Studio 60's Tribute

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  1. zastruga

    zastruga Member

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    My first Gibson in a herd of Fender's (thanks TGP classifieds!). Whooo boy does it push that Fargen! I'm officially sold on Gibsons. What retirement fund?

    Obligatory deck shot coming when it stops raining. For now, here's a dark inside shot:

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  2. ledzep618

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    Nice...been pretty seriously considering picking one of these up. It's the only LP model available in lefty for less than 2 grand. How are the stock P90s? I've got a set of BG humbucker sized P90's in my Gibson SG and they just scream.
     
  3. zastruga

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    The pickups were one of the areas I was sure they had skimped on, but they really didn't. They sound great to me, and have enough oomph to really push the amp.
     
  4. Lucky one

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    Glad it arrived safely and you like it !
     
  5. SG_Seth

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    Definitely. The pickups in these things sound phenomenal.
     
  6. Sean French

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    The Tribute' are awesome gutars!!!
    Enjoy yours.:dude
     
  7. ZepFuzz05

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    Loved the one I had, great sounding and feeling guitar. Enjoy it!
     
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    Congrats! Welcome to the club! I love mine!
     
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    Congrats. That's a really sweet goldtop.

    I'm picking mine up on Friday. Satin (not worn) ebony. Can't wait to hear it through my Vibrolux.
     
  10. zastruga

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    Yeah! Thanks again, couldn't be happier!
     
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    Nice!!!!!!! Congrats on an awesome guitar purchase.
     
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    Congrats! Gibson really knocked it out of the park with this line.
     
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    congrats! great guitar! I have been thinking of selling mine since the hum has been an issue in the little gin-joints I play but after much thought I just can't let it go. It's a killer guitar - I'm glad you're enjoying yours
     
  14. zastruga

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    As promised, obligatory deck shot:

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    Beautiful photo!


    That deck and guitar were made for each other.
     
  16. DrumBob

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    I wish I could say my 60's Tribute Goldtop was great, but it was total dog. The neck warped every other day, and the fret buzz was horrendous. I sent it back to Gibson, and unfortunately, they had no more, so I wound up with a Pelham Blue LP Junior that is now for sale. Nice guitar, but I can't bond with it for some reason. Hint, Hint. See the For Sale section.

    I really want another Goldtop, so I'm just going to get one elsewhere.
     
  17. zastruga

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    All I can say is that that's quite unfortunate, but not entirely inconsistent with Gibson's QA (at least, from what I hear). I'd definitely take a look at this model again though, since there seems to be more good stories around than bad on it and you really can't beat it for the price.
     
  18. harpinon

    harpinon Silver Supporting Member

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    I have owned TONS of guitars over the years and still own some good ones.
    After all is said & done, that guitar has the ultimate tone of all tones.
    -that Les Paul sound, yet snappy and crisp. Fat, yet punchy. You could literally play any style with that thing. The only thing better would be to have a nice reissue of the original. Until I can afford to part with nearly $4000, its going to be my #1.

    Congrats!
     

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