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Brand new guitarist (since February 2023) and new Gibson Les Paul Classic owner (arriving 3/22/2023)
There's '53 LP listed on eBay without any description. Item number 155432947469. Any observations?

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Hi Mat, what are the dimensions on the PRPG-050 Historic pickguard? Need to know pickup spacing, etc. Also, can you describe the color, are they yellowish, tan or? Hard to tell from online pics. Thanks!
I read a magazine article detailing an interview of C.Daniels. He said that the control cavity of his vintage LesPaul was painted with silver conductive paint to shield electrical interference. Check you prospects for identifying his actual LesPaul for this silver shielding paint
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samstevens
I read that Les Paul Classics used the same cavity paint and were more true to the 60s Les Paul than the 60s Re-issue.šŸ˜³
Hi Alex, its been a long time, hope you are well. How have you been? Any news or recent gear acquisitions?
Cheers,
Chris
ultra
ultra
Hi Chris, It's nice to hear from you. I can't remember when we last spoke but as you say, it's been a long time.

I wrote a whole lot in this space only to be told it was too much. Maybe you could reply to my email address alex@alexmesker.com

How about you? What have you been up to and what are your acquisitions etc. Are going OK?

Alex
Hi Greg. I am trying to restore a 1956 Les Paul Jr. that my wife gave me in 1968. It has been hacked to death. I need to install a piece of mahogany in the middle and drill and route for bridge and pick-up. I am trying to find the exact location for the bridge stud inserts. Do you have any recommendations where I can get this information? Thanks in advance,
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I'm reaching out to you as I'm trying to unravel the history of a lefty Gibson Les Paul Gold Top serial# 1 2616 signed by Les Paul at the Iridium Jazz Club. It possibly belonged to J Steinman that you know. Charlie at Groovy Guitar bought from a guy in northern New Jersey who had the lefty Trini Lopez, which Elliot Easton acquired later. Feel free to email me at simonteisen@gmail.com
Hi Eddie,

I'm reaching out to you as I'm trying to unravel the history of a lefty Gibson Les Paul Gold Top serial# 1 2616 signed by Les Paul at the Iridium Jazz Club. It possibly belonged to J Steinman that you know. Charlie at Groovy Guitar bought from a guy in northern New Jersey who had the lefty Trini Lopez, which Elliot Easton acquired later. Feel free to email me at simonteisen@gmail.com
Big Al I was reading one of your posts on adjusting a P90 on a junior.....Here is my delimna..... I have been adjusting a P90 on an Episode Billy joe armstrong Jr and it still sounds thin to me . what would you suggest to get great tone on an EPI junior. This is a 2021 model and it has plug i wiring!!could that be the problem ? Any way if you have any suggestions I would be all ears ...Thanks in advance
Matt I recently purchased an Epiphone Billy Joe Armstrong LPJ. The tone is really thin and i have adjusted the P90 up and down and sideways and can not get a good tone can you recommend a good P90 to replace it with ? Thanks
Hi Mat!

Thanks for contacting the M2M program director.

Would you be able to tell me Dustin's last name?
Hey Brian I ws looking at an old post you made on your junior I recently got one used and it has Grover locking tuners on it. I want to get them off asap. I was wondering what yo used, as you mentioned you upgraded with conversion bushings . Also did you get a Mojoaxe wrap tail piece? how did that work out ?

thanks and best

Roaddawgie
Brian H
Brian H
As for tuners I used 3x3 Kluson. Not totally vintage correct but they look much better than the stock or grovers I think.
roaddawgie
roaddawgie
Hey thanks for your time I will probably shoot you an email after I finish my research thanks again
Brian H
Brian H
Sure, hit me up. Hard to write much here as they limit how long a response can be.
Hey Mat!

Greetings!

I have a very simple question: Does Epiphone have an ACTUAL, PHYSICAL, Custom Shop in Nashville or Overseas?

I am under the impression that they DO NOT have a physical location and that the Epiphone Guitars labeled 'Custom " are made in China with different finishes, pickups, etc.

Thanks in advance!

Bob
matkoehler
matkoehler
Hi Bob! I'm not sure what Epiphone you are referring to...we do have some Epiphone "Inspired by Gibson Custom Shop" models made overseas that were designed and spec'd in collaboration with the Custom Shop team (and myself). But our Epiphone factory in China operates very similarly to what we are doing stateside and we are looking to grow our abilities with highly ornate guitars and even aging.
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