Reply to this topicStart new topic
> New Guitar Day
SeeJay
post May 28 2014, 04:06 AM
Post #1


GMC:er
*

Group: Members
Posts: 373
Joined: 1-May 14
From: Orlando, FL USA
Member No.: 19.758



So a friend of mine and I have a healthy gear competitiveness. We probably both loose in the end by buying too much gear, but it's been a lot of fun trying to beat each other to finding gear we're both interested in.

So a few months ago I had been craving a Les Paul again. My Firebird took the place of my les paul when I ended up in a deal I couldn't turn down. I had finally been grasping the difference between the different types (standard, custom etc) and landed on a les paul traditional that I was really vibing with. Dug the heavier weight and big round neck. Held tune well. Pickups were cool, but had a little nasty thing in the top end of the bridge. I never got a chance to check it on a few different amps to see if it was the pickups or the amp I was playing on.

I have a good buddy who works for Guitar Center in Nashville who was telling me he could get a goldtop for a steal for me. Which complicated things.

My plans got put on a halt when I went back to the store and it was gone and I wasn't completely sold on the goldtop, because I couldn't play on it first.

So next thing I know, my buddy now has the LP bug, and buys one. He got a Les Paul Signature T model. Which I had never heard of. Played it today and it's really rad. 60's style neck, little on the lighter side, 57 classics. Very different than my Traditional.



Anyone know much about these Signature T LPs?

This post has been edited by SeeJay: May 28 2014, 04:06 AM


--------------------
Rock and Roll Lover. Vintage Ampeg collector. Soon to be new father.
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
Todd Simpson
post May 28 2014, 07:27 AM
Post #2


GMC:er
Group Icon

Group: GMC Instructor
Posts: 14.756
Joined: 23-December 09
From: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Member No.: 8.794



Looks pretty traditional to me wink.gif But then again I"m not really an LP guy. Kris Dahl ( our founder) is a bit of a LP guy as well as Gabe and Cosmin. But of course, availability of instruments is not the same in every country as it is here.


QUOTE (SeeJay @ May 27 2014, 11:06 PM) *
So a friend of mine and I have a healthy gear competitiveness. We probably both loose in the end by buying too much gear, but it's been a lot of fun trying to beat each other to finding gear we're both interested in.

So a few months ago I had been craving a Les Paul again. My Firebird took the place of my les paul when I ended up in a deal I couldn't turn down. I had finally been grasping the difference between the different types (standard, custom etc) and landed on a les paul traditional that I was really vibing with. Dug the heavier weight and big round neck. Held tune well. Pickups were cool, but had a little nasty thing in the top end of the bridge. I never got a chance to check it on a few different amps to see if it was the pickups or the amp I was playing on.

I have a good buddy who works for Guitar Center in Nashville who was telling me he could get a goldtop for a steal for me. Which complicated things.

My plans got put on a halt when I went back to the store and it was gone and I wasn't completely sold on the goldtop, because I couldn't play on it first.

So next thing I know, my buddy now has the LP bug, and buys one. He got a Les Paul Signature T model. Which I had never heard of. Played it today and it's really rad. 60's style neck, little on the lighter side, 57 classics. Very different than my Traditional.



Anyone know much about these Signature T LPs?



--------------------
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
SeeJay
post May 29 2014, 12:11 AM
Post #3


GMC:er
*

Group: Members
Posts: 373
Joined: 1-May 14
From: Orlando, FL USA
Member No.: 19.758



My buddy told me the first thing he did was replace the truss rod cover. I would have to agree that being a good call. It's not too pretty.


--------------------
Rock and Roll Lover. Vintage Ampeg collector. Soon to be new father.
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
Mertay
post May 29 2014, 12:33 AM
Post #4


GMC:er
Group Icon

Group: GMC Senior
Posts: 2.858
Joined: 27-May 13
From: Turkey / izmir
Member No.: 18.294



Reading the info on the webpage, its seems like an attempt to tweak a LP to have both vintage and modern qualities. I'm no expert on LP's but I'd guess sound is close to todays studio while feel and quality leans to standard tongue.gif


--------------------
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
dcz702
post May 29 2014, 04:24 AM
Post #5


Learning Tone Seeker
*

Group: Members
Posts: 613
Joined: 5-March 13
From: Las Vegas
Member No.: 17.838



That's sexy!
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
Darius Wave
post May 29 2014, 08:14 AM
Post #6


Instructor
Group Icon

Group: GMC Instructor
Posts: 5.338
Joined: 29-November 12
From: Poland
Member No.: 17.069



Interesting thing. Never had this one in my hands smile.gif maybe it's a sponsored model - Les Paul T-mobile tongue.gif


--------------------
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
PosterBoy
post May 29 2014, 11:40 AM
Post #7


Learning Roadie
*

Group: Members
Posts: 2.457
Joined: 26-October 11
From: Galway, Ireland
Member No.: 14.225



http://www2.gibson.com/Products/Electric-G...ignature-T.aspx


--------------------
Currently Working on

PosterBoy's Modern Riffing with Gabriel

PosterBoy's Bootcamp with Todd



Gear
Tyler Burning Water 2K
Burny RLG90 with BK Emeralds
Fender US Tele with BK Piledrivers
Axe Fx Ultra - GCP Pro
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
Becca
post May 29 2014, 12:38 PM
Post #8


GMC:er
*

Group: Members
Posts: 129
Joined: 31-March 14
From: Somerset UK
Member No.: 19.626



I love Les Pauls and this really looks the business.Seems similar to the 2013 Standards from what I read in Poster Boys useful link. Different pups and lack of a blow switch for volume boost seems the main difference from the Standards. On the face of it seems like great value for a decent Les Paul. I have a 2013 Trans Amber Standard on my wish list list but this is a real and more affordable alternative.
So many guitars, so little money. Dammit! smile.gif


--------------------
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
SeeJay
post May 29 2014, 08:43 PM
Post #9


GMC:er
*

Group: Members
Posts: 373
Joined: 1-May 14
From: Orlando, FL USA
Member No.: 19.758



Sam Ash was blowing them out. I think he got it for less $1,500.


QUOTE (Becca @ May 29 2014, 11:38 AM) *
I love Les Pauls and this really looks the business.Seems similar to the 2013 Standards from what I read in Poster Boys useful link. Different pups and lack of a blow switch for volume boost seems the main difference from the Standards. On the face of it seems like great value for a decent Les Paul. I have a 2013 Trans Amber Standard on my wish list list but this is a real and more affordable alternative.
So many guitars, so little money. Dammit! smile.gif



QUOTE (Darius Wave @ May 29 2014, 07:14 AM) *
Interesting thing. Never had this one in my hands smile.gif maybe it's a sponsored model - Les Paul T-mobile tongue.gif



Ha, Crossbranding. I could see it.


--------------------
Rock and Roll Lover. Vintage Ampeg collector. Soon to be new father.
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
SeeJay
post May 30 2014, 09:59 PM
Post #10


GMC:er
*

Group: Members
Posts: 373
Joined: 1-May 14
From: Orlando, FL USA
Member No.: 19.758



Now my buddy is SUPER stoked because Katy Perry plays a Signature T. (though I think he's just excited about Katy Perry and less about the guitar)



--------------------
Rock and Roll Lover. Vintage Ampeg collector. Soon to be new father.
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post

Reply to this topicStart new topic
1 User(s) are reading this topic (1 Guests and 0 Anonymous Users)
0 Members:

 


RSS Lo-Fi Version Time is now: 25th July 2017 - 05:43 PM