Tag: Les Paul
Including a Billy Gibbons Contour SG Prototype and Chuck Berry Tribute ES-350T
A bold statement of intent from the new Gibson management.
Find out how to simulate lacquer checking and to convincingly age metal and plastic Les Paul parts, as our Greco Goldtop conversion project reaches its conclusion.
With the gold lacquer sprayed, it’s time for top coats and polishing up – but first we need to take care of the binding and start relicing some parts.
The Les Paul officially became the SG in 1963, but guitars were still leaving Kalamazoo with the man’s name on their truss rod covers until the tail end of the year. Huw Price gets to grips with one of the last examples, along with that sideways Vibrola…
This collectors’ piece is priced at a cool 13 grand.
Your choice of BurstBucker Pros, mini-humbuckers or P-90s.
Having finally got our Goldtop project playing, we now have to strip it all down once again for lacquering.
Here’s what we know about the 17 new models.