New Gibson Collection in 13 Days?

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  1. Discoqueen

    Discoqueen Dang tootin

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    Booooo Murica only, but thanks for passing it on!!!
     
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    StrmRidr Hide your Jacksons

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    I dropped by my local store for some strings and they had the 60s Standard in Iced Tea on the wall. I messed around with it unplugged for a little bit and it was very nice, arguably the nicest Les Paul I have held. I would say there is a strong chance I will get one of them by year end.
     
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    MetalHex SS.org Regular

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    Has anyone had a chance to play one of the LP moderns yet?
     
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    Womb raider Drink from the goblet, the goblet of gore

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    I want one so bad. Now that Gibson is 95% there, they just need some 25.5" models and they will be 100% there!
     
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    Discoqueen Dang tootin

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    I’m also tempted by these new models. My budget is 1800 tho so I don’t know if waiting another six months or whatever is worth it.
     
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    Sounds like you want a Hagstrom. ;)
     
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    Leviathus Psychotic Monster

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    Not sure if this is a new model this year but goddamn i've always wanted to use that trem!! Glad they re-released these.
     
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    MetalHex SS.org Regular

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    Idk, the Hagstroms remind me too much of a stoner sludge guitar, and riffs beards and gear type chuggage which I'm not totally into. I know that's a salty way of looking at things but I cant reverse it.
     
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    but that perception is literally only because of Les Pauls and should apply equally to them
     
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    I love the look of these trems, and with the announcement was doing some reading about them. I'm in danger of buying one and while apparently this trem sucks, it's easy to fix it in place.
     
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    Are those sideways trems really no good?
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    They are what they are. They're not meant to compete with more "modern" designs, but more along the lines of Bigsby, Vibrola, etc.

    From my experience, as long as you keep the mechanism clean they'll function fine.

    The biggest quirk is moving the bar in a direction that you're not used to.
     
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    Thanks! Looking to get a sg with a trem that would allow down tuning without having to retune every string, basically anything not floating
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Get one with a Bigsby, or install one yourself. That's pretty much the best option for 99.9% of SGs.
     
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    Another quick question on that, is a bigsby/vibrola low profile enough to fit in a standard Gibson case? Always thought about putting on on my v, not sure it’ll fit
     
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    Anyone play these yet? Went to Guitar Center today......the guy said hes never even heard of them LP Modern
     

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