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Recent content by matt1969

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    LP weights

    My 80 standard weighs 10.2 lbs.
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    I don't understand why people dislike Norlin era Gibson products so much...

    Here's my Norlin 1980 standard. Love this guitar. I get so many complements on how good it sounds. Weighs 10.2 pounds.
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    What Type of Neck Do I have?

    Hello I have a 1980 Les Paul Standard with a plain maple top. What size neck do I have? a 50's, 60's or something other? It feels a little fatter than my Fender necks but still very comfortable to play. Just curious. I re-fretted this guitar 2 years a go and it plays like a dream. I know...
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    I just got a flyer in the mail for November. I live 5 minutes away! lol I'll have to double check the dates
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    Thanks for the replies!
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    T-Top Replacement?

    Cool! Thanks for the replies. Throbak pickups are WAY over my budget as I'm not into boutique pickups.... The Brandonwound looks interesting though. My budget is in the 50 -100 dollar range.
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    What pickup best replicates a late 70s T-Top? I have a T-Top in the neck position dated 1979 and I want bridge pickup that would be the best match. I have DiMarzio 36th Ann. in the bridge now and it's OK but a little thin sounding maybe?
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    T-Top Replacement?

    Hello. I bought my 1980 LP standard used. It has the original T-Top pickup in the neck position dated1979 but the bridge pickup was SD JB. I put a Dimarzio 36th Ann. in a few years ago and its OK but may be a little thin sounding? What pickup(s) would best replicate a late 70s T-Top? I...
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    Available Information on Frets for 70's and 80's Les Pauls

    My 1980 LP standard had low wide frets.
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    The Fabled Les Paul/Gibson tuning issues?

    That goes for just about everything else going on in the world too!