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    Default NGD Some will love it, some will hate it

    I got this Gibson Les Paul Custom Lite today. It has the thickness of a Les Paul Jr but the finishing touches of a Custom. It reminds me a lot of a PRS single cut. It has the 490/498T set which I absolutely love. I need to dial in the setup a bit more for me and give it a rip tonight. I love the Rhoades vibe the guitar has. I will post some more pictures later.

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    Default Re: NGD Some will love it, some will hate it

    I was looking at the M2 Gibson on Amazon
    Which is a similar small bodied Les Paul

    Does it get the same growl and feel of a Gibson
    Or does it feel more Epi

    Diego posted that they felt cheap and toyish
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    Default Re: NGD Some will love it, some will hate it

    Nice! Tuxedo Les Paul!
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    Default Re: NGD Some will love it, some will hate it

    I haven't plugged it in yet. It just got delivered. It was a surprise gift, so I didn't sit in a store and try it out. Just tooling on it in the office it feels great. The action is sweet as is the neck. The more I screw around with it I am getting a SG meets Les Paul vibe with it. Even the neck joint looks very SG like. I have the 490/498T set in my SG and would never think of replacing the set. Seeing this is similar body size and wood I am hoping to get a similar tone.

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    Default Re: NGD Some will love it, some will hate it

    Pretty.

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    Default Re: NGD Some will love it, some will hate it

    It's both "Ewwww, classy looking" and "Ooooo, classy looking", I like it! Works if you're wearing a Tux or maybe better if you're a crust punk. Plus on stage it'll be whatever color you hit it with. Nice score.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thundermtn View Post
    It's both "Ewwww, classy looking" and "Ooooo, classy looking", I like it! Works if you're wearing a Tux or maybe better if you're a crust punk. Plus on stage it'll be whatever color you hit it with. Nice score.
    That is funny because some would describe my band as crust punk. I just call us a rock band.

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    Default Re: NGD Some will love it, some will hate it

    Quote Originally Posted by ehdwuld View Post
    Diego posted that they felt cheap and toyish
    Just FYI, I was talking about the M2! Never even seen a LE in person.
    It looks good, man! I'd love to try one.
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    Default Re: NGD Some will love it, some will hate it

    Nice NGD!!!
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    Default Re: NGD Some will love it, some will hate it

    Here is the side view for those of you intrested. As you can see it is very SG-like at the neck joint.


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    Default Re: NGD Some will love it, some will hate it

    It looks a lot like the LP Custom Lite, but with four knobs and no belly cut. I like.

    Am curious whether it sounds somewhat SG-like, or if it has some LP chunk in the low end...
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    Quote Originally Posted by eclecticsynergy View Post
    It looks a lot like the LP Custom Lite, but with four knobs and no belly cut. I like.

    Am curious whether it sounds somewhat SG-like, or if it has some LP chunk in the low end...
    I am so sorry it is the Custom Lite. The packing slip said LE and that carried over in my head. There is a belly cut on it. I play Pauls and an SG so I am fairly sure I will be happy with the tone, it has my favorite Gibson pickups in it. Like I said it was a present so....


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    Default Re: NGD Some will love it, some will hate it

    That's sick! I've always loved white Les Pauls.
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    Default Re: NGD Some will love it, some will hate it

    NICE! Love the look!

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    Default Re: NGD Some will love it, some will hate it

    Needs more sparkle.

    Needs more iceman.

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    Default Re: NGD Some will love it, some will hate it

    Now THATS what I'm talkin' bout Willis.
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    Default Re: NGD Some will love it, some will hate it

    I like it!

    Poor photo but something sorta similar, albeit a lot less expensive.

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    Default Re: NGD Some will love it, some will hate it

    I only have a couple of hours playing it, but I would say it is tonally a Les Paul. Maybe the maple top vs. all mahogany on the SG is leaning it more towards the LP end of the spectrum. I don't know and don't care. There is a very aggressive vibe to this guitar I think it is the body size. It is as if you are playing an SG, but it is really barking. Bottomline is, it sounds great and is fun to play.

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    Default Re: NGD Some will love it, some will hate it

    Awesome... Congrats!

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    Default Re: NGD Some will love it, some will hate it

    Who wouldn't like that?

    I've always wanted to try out a Custom Lite.

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