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Unread 04-05-2012, 06:09 PM   #1
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New Les Paul Standard and Studio



I really dig the changes on the LP standard. The things sounds really versatile. It also seems like they have a real rosewood board. (Instead of the paper mache one )
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Unread 04-05-2012, 06:16 PM   #2
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Played a Standard that came into work yesterday and it was the thinnest LP neck I've ever felt. Played pretty well. Had a rosewood board.

Gibson e-mailed us ahead of time to let the employees know of the changes to both models. Weird for a company that doesn't give a shit.
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compound ....ing radius?! I MUST HAVE ONE....some day

i'm wondering if the studio has compound radius frets too? their website doesn't say

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THE GOD AWFUL PROTRUDING TUNERS ARE GONE.

THANK GOD.

Also really liking the changes to these new models. They're really stepped up their game, I love all the new things. Definitely gonna check these out.




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Wow. Very cool.

I'm really intrigued by the compound radius neck they're now offering. I'm a little disappointed it's not 12" - 16", but eh.

and FINALLY... locking tuners. Welcome to the new millennium, Gibson. It's nice for you to have finally joined us.
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Very cool, this last year or so Gibson has finally come to their senses a bit. I'm eyeing a Les Paul Traditional at my local store myself, satin Honey Burst with a zebra Burstbucker/490R set. Best Les Paul I've played since probably 2008.
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Did he say green? As in a green LP Studio? Hooo boy.
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The new standard is pretty intriguing. Compound radius and locking tuners is pretty cool for a gibson. Now if the price tag was a little bit more down to earth we could talk.
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Wow. Very cool.

I'm really intrigued by the compound radius neck they're now offering. I'm a little disappointed it's not 12" - 16", but eh.

and FINALLY... locking tuners. Welcome to the new millennium, Gibson. It's nice for you to have finally joined us.
It's not 12" - 16"? What is it?
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10"-16" it says it in the vid.

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Not enough silverburst. Otherwise, awesome.
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god I want that Les Paul Standard cherry sunburst! its so beautiful!
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god I want that Les Paul Standard cherry sunburst! its so beautiful!
^this. I've been dying for a heritage cherry LP ever since I saw my first Les Paul. I'm all about versatility via push/pull knobs. I wouldn't be surprised if we're looking at one of the better iterations of the standard.
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just checked Gibson's site and on the specs you can read "modern weight relief" and actually has a pic of it... weird... better than chambering though...
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I like the tighter (smaller) compound radius boards. Every suhr I have played had one. Wish it was 10-14, but good job gibson on getting all modern on us. The 16 in radius always feels a little too flat under my fingers.
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