Your favorite non-Gibson HB guitar?

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  1. Clumsy Fingers

    Clumsy Fingers Member

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    I'm curious what everyone would choose, say, to get a great Les Paul sound, but without the Gibson logo.


    Or just your most desired set neck humbucking guitar not made by Gibson.




    Thoughts?
     
  2. eclipseall

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    I love the ESP Eclispe or LTD EC 1000. Great Les Paul type of guitar. Although they dont sound much like Gibsons (for me, thats a good thing), they are suited for just about anything.
     
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    The Ibanez Artists (2619s) from the mid-70s through early-80s are great guitars.
     
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    This is my favorite HB guitar. Not a Gibby fan; this gets close enough for me:

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    -Austin
     
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    frankencat Guitarded Gold Supporting Member

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    Hamer Studio

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    Hamer Duotone

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    Collings City Limits....an easy choice for me.



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    My Lentz Croyden, Walker Custom, Suhr Carve Top...
     
  11. the_Chris

    the_Chris It's All Been Done Before

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    My favorite non Gibson HB equipped guitar is a PRS McCarty.

    That said, I owned a Hamer Special FM a long time ago and that was a really nice guitar as well (and more fitting for a player who's used to 24.5'' scales).
     
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    Collings City Limits Deluxe

    The best "Les Paul" I've ever had....

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    That's very handsome :AOK
     
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    At the moment I'd have to say my McNaught. Although my McInturff Taurus and PRS SC are right up there as well.

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    Collings City Linmts and I-35. By far.
    Hamer on a budget.
    Late 70's Yamaha's.
     
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    Currently,my '07 Washburn WI70 Pilsen XL and '95 Hamer Studio best meet my set neck mahogany body/neck dual HB needs.

    Ed
     
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    My '82 Ibanez Artist. Recently rediscovered and loving it.
     
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    Not a Les Paul substitute, by any means, but my Electric Archie by Seattle luthier Steve Andersen is quite the guitar:

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    14" body, solid spruce top, solid flame maple back and sides; three-piece maple neck, Duncan Antiquities.

    It's a LOT of fun to gig!
     
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