1959 Gibson Les Paul Special Expert Opinions Needed

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  1. Deep Purple fan

    Deep Purple fan Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. It’s really tempting. The comments by the previous owner I found were really useful and confirmed what I was thinking. If the economy was t crashing and all the dumb shit going on around us I would take the plunge.


    Thanks, I’m being careful. I know it’s not a fake since a previous owner saw the pictures I posted via the Les paul forum. He knew the guitar on sight and gave me the serial number. His remarks were a mixed bag. He said it sounds killer, has no breaks but it is not all original and is heavier than stated....over 8 pounds. I appreciate your counsel. It’s something to consider.
     
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    ampmadscientist Well-Known Member

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    I fully understand the allure of the choice vintage wood / PUs...That guitar 'is' worth 2 drools.
    :drool::drool:
    5 grand is a lot for a non-returnable guitar.
    You could buy the 59 brand new re-issue for that much. And choice of colors.
    I donno about you dude, but that honeyburst sure looks sweet to me....

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  3. AlvisX

    AlvisX Well-Known Member

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    But.........Bursts are boring
    zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
     
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    Come on man lol
    :D:cheers:
     
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    :cool: Screenshot_2020-04-29-22-52-56-1.png
     
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    I'd pass.
     
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  11. junk notes

    junk notes Well-Known Member

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    That Echopark is a toy, yukk.
     
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    axe4me Well-Known Member

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    Really?

    You have experience with one?
     
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    junk notes Well-Known Member

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    No, do you posting it?
     
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    No.

    I posted it because, IMO, it sounds like a quality guitar.

    It's my attempt to ad my opinion to this forum.

    And, it's not a flippant attempt.

    Why did you say it's a toy. yuk?
     
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    axe4me Well-Known Member

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    Toys? :wtf:






    Yeah, never played one.

    I'd like to play one of their toys.

    :>)
     
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    Guitar sold for $4500. Not to me.
     
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    Well, you could switch gears and get a Marshall.....
     
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    Johnny Thunders action. IMG_1887-1.jpg IMG_1895.jpg you know what this is Deep Purple fan.
     
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