What do you guys think should I buy this LP

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  1. markocaster

    markocaster Member

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    My friend is selling His Gibson Les Paul Studio he is asking $450 with case played like 10 times? I am not a Gibby person but for that price it seems like a good deal ? and he may do $400
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    what do you all think? cheers
     
  2. M55ikael

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    I wouldn't think twice if I liked it.
     
  3. Zero G

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    What's more important is, do you like it?
     
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    whiteop Senior Member

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    Basically getting it for almost half price. I've played some that felt and sounded good in that line
     
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    seems like a good deal---you could always sell it if you don't like it
     
  6. markocaster

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    Yea that's what I was thinking :)
    What do this particular model sell for? Is this price fair?
    Cheers
     
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  8. changeling

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    ...where the strings come in.
    think about this:
    you're buying a gibson les paul...a real one,minus stuff you can't hear,like binding and flamey bits...for $450.
    epiphones made in china cost more,don't they?

    what do you think you ought to do here?
     
  9. markocaster

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    Haha great point :)
     
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    For me it would depend on what's under that paint, but overall seems like a good deal if you like it, want it, and have a use for it.

    OTOH, I would not recommend buying something simply because it's a good price, that kind of reasoning can come back to haunt you, and not in a good way.
     
  11. janosfia

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    Studio faded? I see them all the time anywhere between $575 and $650. $400 to $450 seems like a good deal. If down the road you decide to sell it you could probably at least break even.
     
  12. markocaster

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    Thanks. I think this was a guitar center version of the LP
    Going to play it tomorrow and take it from there :)
     
  13. stratplexi

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    If it sounds good and plays good, buy it. These lower price Gibson are really good guitars. As someone else mentioned, you get the Les Paul sound without all the flash.
     
  14. DrumBob

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    Really. It's a no-brainer, dude.
     
  15. markocaster

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    Yea thought so. Going to play it tomorrow and most likely buy :)
     
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    treeofpain Silver Supporting Member

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    If you are asking that question on TGP, you already had your answer before you posted, right?
     
  17. changeling

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    ...where the strings come in.
    you know what the best part is?
    if you decide to get rid of it at some point...there's no way you
    can't make your money back.at the very least.

    you do need to know that there's no maple top on the that model,though..
    the les paul sound you probably are familiar with(slash,page) has more cut and hi end.
    but you might dig the sound.not as much cut,but fatter.lots of les paul customs that are all mahogany,like this one,but the ebony fretboard adds pop
    in the hi-end on those guitars.
    if you have the bread,look at it like les paul 101.you might
    never graduate.
     
  18. markocaster

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    Haha, you know your probably right
     
  19. markocaster

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    Well I bought the LP. It has a very nice playing neck on it.
    :)
    Overall very happy with my first Gibson guitar.
     
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    I've struggled with the kluson's and the nut on my studio, replacing it made it stay in tune.
    Nice guitar!
     

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