I always wanted a Gibson Les Paul but finding one used in good enough condition to play, for a reasonable price… that’s been impossible. You're making my point in spades. Plus (9 1/2 lbs.) I'm guessing that they already had these planned a year or two ago and went with them but I disagree with a few of their choices.   Your previous content has been restored. If you want a solid body one with traps I wouldn't wait unless you don't mind a second hand one.. Once people realise that the 2018s are better value compared to the 2019s they wont last long. I have no idea what it sold for the first time around – they usually went for $999 to $1,200, but they’ve been marked down to as low as $749. The Les Paul Tribute captures the historic character of the legendary Les Paul guitar. After two weeks I went in and put more money down on it. It still has “new guitar smell.”  It also still has the factory strings. Following last year's limited edition '50s Tribute is this '60s version, and the chief difference, as you'd expect, is a slim taper neck shape as opposed to the fatter profile common until the late '50s. But I have a feeling I’m going to be purchasing an appropriate fret file and working on the higher frets on both guitars. I didn't even notice that change. Very nice finish, but the best thing are the tones and the play-ability. Disclaimer. But for a traditional Les Paul, it HAS to have the trapezoids! Of course, Gibson and Slash have worked together before, but this latest range is a product of a new regime at the company. But it was the last one I played and the second I did I knew it had to be mine. I'll probably wait another year, see what Gibson does for 2020, and then decide. Seems like there should be one for everybody... Now if they would only make a 3 Pickup Traditional Sunburst Frirebird with Maestro & all Gold Hardware like the one Brian Jones played. $1,299 + $99 Shipping. I can see: "This may not look like much, but man can it howl! Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Gibson Les Paul Studio 60s Tribute Electric Guitar, Worn Gold Top at Amazon.com. El Paso, TX, United States. ", I can't see: "This plays like crap, but man does it look cool!". LOL I sure hope you're not a Gibson representative. Ultimately I won’t do that – I’d rather put the $100 aside towards a Gibson Les Paul Studio (see summary.) The guitar plays like a dream. I must master it as I must master my life. Specs! Of course, they also weren’t using Grover tuners or computers that used precision lasers to measure frets. Because if Gibson thinks an 1,100.00 guitar is a "budget" guitar then they are more out of touch than I realized. Gibson Les Paul Studio '60s Tribute. This was a misstep that I hope you will consider rectifying for the 2020 models. I LOVE the iced tea burst finish and would've happily gotten that one. ", "Does it make me look fat?" Back in April, we flew out to see Gibson in Nashville and witnessed first-hand the improvements that have already taken place under the watchful eye of new chief merchant officer Cesar Gueikian. The things on the 2019 Tribute are what would make me not buy it. But as I said, I have a chambered one with p90s and I love that guitar... Im not really sure it makes much difference. However I have to say the 2019 model is disappointing to say the least. Also, Gibson switched from the metallic top hat knobs to the standard gold knobs. But this guitar is an awesome addition to my collection and I’m super happy with it. I wasn’t kidding about the smell – it does have a deep, rich, sweet smell. GC will put such items out in stock, but put a note on the tag. It’s certainly more authentic – Gibson wasn’t doing poly finishes in the 50’s. In a few years I’m hoping to find a used black 2014 Les Paul Studio for around $500. This is my guitar. My Gibson LP Jr Special P90's (8 lbs.) This Gibson USA Les Paul Studio is an altogether different beast from the Epiphone.   Your link has been automatically embedded. The tone is definitely there – it’s very aggressive and raw. Sorry, but from what you say, the only problem Gibson has is having to try to please everyone who thinks what they want is what Gibson should do. Nice to see someone who puts a much higher priority on function than looks. I don't know that anyone from Gibson will or won't read this but I'm going to have to agree with a lot that you said. And finally, you removed the pickup covers, which ruins the whole aesthetic of the guitar IMO. I have to be honest – I’ve always been a poly guy. Mark that in the "bad" category of changes as well. Save that for your LPJr's! During Henry Juszkiewicz’s reign, this model would probably have been called the 2020 Les Paul Standard – it certainly inherits a few features from some of Gibson’s more experimental riffs on the ‘Standard’ theme. If you don't like them, no problem, pony up and get a more deluxe version, and stop whining. The front of the guitar is mint. There, in all its Gold Top glory, looking very fine and dandy, was a Les Paul Studio ’60s Tribute – the Darkback version. Retailing for under a grand, the Tribute models potentially represent the best of both worlds – an American-built Gibson that won’t break the bank. × By As far as I know Gibson is still accepting applications for CEO. Quick Shipper. Also when I bought mine 2011 I think, I liked most of the colours and didn't know which to go for, I think they had Iced T and Honey Burst, Cherry Burst, Dark Burst Ebony, White and a Goldtop.. The new Les Paul Standard returns to the classic design that made it famous. Child, please. However I have to say the 2019 model is disappointing to say the least. Gold bullion. If you are saying that most of what we talk about on here is mostly pointless and nothing but subjective opinion.. Id agree :) But its just a bit of fun. If you think you're qualified you should submit your resume since I don't think posting here will get you consideration. Now I'm not so sure. I’m thrilled with this purchase. Richard MacLemale was born at a very young age in Rochester, NY. Copyright 2019 Gibson Brands, Inc. All rights reserved. Then Gibson had to go and totally screw with it, making a worse product and charging more for it. The front has a deep gold paint job, the back is a natural dark stain, and the whole body was finished in nitrocellulose lacquer. This guitar is not light – it has some weight to it – but it’s not what I’d consider heavy. Yeah im not so keen on the dots either.. I received my satin gold top a week ago and I am completely happy with it. I'm not a fan of the new 2019 Flying V either. $1,039.99 + $100 Shipping. This guitar has what Gibson calls a 50’s profile shape. Of all the Gibson Les Paul models, I thought the Tribute line was the perfect storm of quality, beauty, and affordability. I had a similar experience with my PRS SE. I agree that I don't like the dot inlays. In both cases the issue is so minimal that I forget about it. Very Good. Nothing underhanded – the guitar had originally been sold, to the original owner, at that same GC. You know these things coming in, though, with a Les Paul. But in this case, it’s the right move. I agree that a "budget guitar" should be under $1000.00, even if a Gibson. You know from the title what it is, so here’s the rest. That will fade over time. But the true strength of this guitar is that raw aggressive sound. I was waiting to see if Gibson would offer more finishes for the 2019 model, and they did. You can post now and register later. There is no weight relief on this model and mine is a bit of a weighty matter indeed. I’ve always liked maple fingerboards better for that reason. It is beautifully crafted and immaculately finished. It has a nitro finish, which has an interesting but pleasant aroma. This is so disappointing. So they had all the records. has Dots & on that Guitar they look right.. Gibson offers a lot of choices for LP's.. Come on Gibson! You INCREASED the price of this model and you DECREASED it's value IMO. The body is mahogany, the cap is maple, and Gibson drilled weight-relief holes into the body before putting the cap on, which is what you do in order to keep the guitar from weighing a ton. Not that it matters much in the larger scheme of things. BenderOfStrings, September 12, 2018 in Gibson USA. I frequently visit the Wildwood Guitars homepage and salivate over all the great guitars they have in stock. It’s extremely comfortable, and nitro is far better than gloss on the back of the neck IMHO. Gibson Les Paul '60s Tribute 4.25 out of 5 based on 1 ratings . But I saw this guitar, picked it up, and it didn’t leave my sight until I gave the man $125 to put it on layaway. I now obviously love Goldtops :). And the fretwork on this guitar is superb, as you’d expect from this system. Gibson has termed 2013 The Year Of The Les Paul, and numerous models have already been announced, such as a series of pretty affordable Tributes, subtly different from the previous Studio Tributes, including real rosewood fingerboards. I have a dangerous hobby. The Tribute had the basic features I wanted, a mahogany body and neck, maple top, rosewood fingerboard, with that slightly beefier ‘50s neck profile that I really wanted to try this time. ad nauseam. Vintage style meets modern playability and tones. Gibson Les Paul Tribute Guitars Gibson's Les Paul Tribute models are among the most affordable and accessible guitars that they have to offer. It is my life. What I found instantly appealing was the unbound neck and P-90 pickups – this was a Les Paul I could get on with. I think the dots look good on lower end models. Al called what I would call “the District Office” and talked to some people, and then I was able to walk out with the thing. So, in my post above ^ pickguards on or off? A rounded maple neck profile and ultra-modern weight relief make the Gibson Les Paul Studio Tribute a pleasure to play. For the last few years I have loved the Tribute Les Pauls. This has Grover tuners, non-locking. I’m more likely to swap out the pickups in my Epiphone Les Paul, which currently has Alnico II pickups from GFS. This page contains information, pictures, videos, user generated reviews, automatically generated review and videos about Gibson Les Paul '60s Tribute but we do not warrant the quality, accuracy or completeness of any information on our web site. Other Tributes I've played have been really nice as well. The trapezoid is one of the trademarks of the Les Paul design. Like my Gibson LP Std. For your consideration a 2011 Gibson Les Paul Studio 60s Tribute with a Gold Top finish! All I wanted out of the 2019 Tributes was last year's design/specs with more finish options. Again, WHY did you do this?? Gibson Les Paul Tribute 2018 has 0 ratings (Score 0 out of 5 based on 0 ratings ).. Disclaimer. My guitar is my best friend. I'm not talking about ES guitars I'm talking about Les Pauls. For less than $500. This guitar had one owner, who played it for a day and brought it back and got a Telecaster instead. NO guitar that costs north of a grand should be called a budget guitar...ever! Also, the customer service at Sweetwater is first-rate. both are great Guitars. I have that stuff on my Standard, Traditional and Classic but the Tribute was a great guitar for the money. The frets are medium jumbo and the action is fairly low for a Les Paul. This SG Special in Faded Pelham Blue is from the Original Collection; the Les Paul Tribute and the Les Paul Special Tribute with dual humbuckers and dual P-90 options are from the Modern Series. I think this was the right choice as well, as I find they are more eye-pleasing. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Played clean with both pickups on, it has a deep, strat-like tone that is very pleasant. The Gibson Les Paul Studio Tribute captures the vibe, feel and tonality of a traditional Les Paul.   You cannot paste images directly. & my Gibson Memphis Blacktop ES Les Paul with Bigsby (6 1/2 lbs.) You can find his writing here. And then after three weeks, aka yesterday, I went to pay it off, knowing I’d have to wait another week to take it home. Also don't like that they are doing the new ones with a maple neck.. The frets are medium jumbo and the nut is black Corian. Now I understand why so many guitarists rant and rave about Gibson. I too like the Trapezoids. And, even at that, it's still 9 pounds. The traditional mahogany-maple tonewoods with satin finish and nickel hardware, accompanied by vintage-style keystone tuners, give this Les Paul Tribute a true vintage vibe. I'm sorry but, if it says Gibson Les Paul, it should have trapezoid inlay! My very favorite thing about going from the 2017 model to the 2018 model was that it wasn't weight-relieved. Historic Gibson tonewoods, carved top, cream pickguard, vintage-style tuners, trapezoid inlays, and boosted PAF-inspired pickups give this impressive guitar classic looks and sound with an elegant, vintage touch. I don't like the inconsistency of the colour and grain between body and neck. The piece of Rosewood for the fretboard is particularly nice. The finish comes in four choices: Gold Top, Honey Burst, Vintage Burst and black. By submitting this form you are agreeing to the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy. However removing the trapezoids and swiss cheesing it are deal-breakers for me, flat out. This page contains information, pictures, videos, user generated reviews, automatically generated review and videos about Gibson Les Paul Tribute 2018 but we do not warrant the quality, accuracy or completeness of any information on our web site. I love my 60s Tribute which is actually chambered (about 7lbs or so) but is such a fun guitar to play because of that. You can find his music on iTunes. Add to Cart. Stony Point, NY, United States. If they stick with the current design for 2020 I will locate a 2018 model and buy that one instead. A rounded maple neck prole and ultra-modern weight relief make the Gibson Les Paul Studio Tribute a pleasure to play. I’m thinking about putting a Gibson 498T in the bridge – Gibson puts it into most of its guitars including the Les Paul Studio line, and I like it a LOT. Gibson Les Paul Tribute 2018 Satin Gold Top. After deliberating for at least 6 months over which Les Paul to buy and reading countless reviews about various models, years, etc., I finally bought the 2017 Les Paul Tribute T Gold Top. Dot inlays are a major turn off on these new models. Search YouTube for “Phil X Gibson Les Paul P 90” and you’ll hear exactly what I’m talking about. Not really – there’s nothing wrong with the Epiphone. Posted by Richard MacLemale | May 26, 2014 | Reviews | 0 |. But herald 1987’s chart-topping Appetite For Destruction and the image of Guns N’ Roses’ top-hatted axeman wielding his flame-top Les Paul, and demand for the model skyrocketed. All of this with 2 volume and 2 tone controls with Orange drop caps. I play the lighter ES LP more. One of the first solid-body guitars ever to be mass-produced, Les Paul suits a multitude of genres from rock, country, pop, soul, blues, punk and even heavy metal. He has always loved music. The things that made my Tribute what it was in 2017 was what made me buy it. People are fussing about the new Standard as well with all the electronics. "Pickguard on or off? First Ill start with the good. This guitar nails the aggressive 70’s rock sound, but it also handles country twang and full-bodied jazz sounds with ease. Why layaway? Yes, Gibson has a problem, but it isn't what you think it is. Of course it's my opinion. The action and intonation were both set up great – I don’t feel like I need to adjust either, which is rare. The Gibson Les Paul 50's Tribute is an awesome guitar! Thanks for pointing out the obvious, Sherlock. The perfect guitar for the player who is looking for authentic Gibson tones with the best of what modern craftsmanship has to offer. Will I replace them with locking Grovers? If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. A Gibson Les Paul with design cues from the 1960s that ends up sounding more like a modern cousin. I'm a huge fan of that tone. The Gibson Les Paul is a solid body electric guitar that was first sold by the Gibson Guitar Corporation in 1952. The Les Paul Standard '50s P-90 has a solid mahogany body with maple top and a rounded 50's-style mahogany neck with a rosewood fingerboard and trapezoid inlays. Far as I'm concerned, I see waaaaay too much forum bandwidth taken up by cosmetics. With the single coil P-90’s come the noise, but for recording situations I don’t think that will be a huge issue. The guitar plays like a dream. Display as a link instead, × Renowned for its single-cutaway body shape, the Les Paul has been the benchmark for many modern guitar designs and continues to set the trend in the 21st Century. But Gibson’s 2013 line had some good thousand dollar guitars in it, and as they start to show up on the used market there’ll be some good deals out there. This Les Paul Standard 50s P90 Gold Top is a great guitar. Without my guitar I am useless. Listen on Spotify, Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress, Fender Stratocaster Vintage vs Two Pole Trem. Ultimately I won’t do that – I’d rather put the $100 aside towards a Gibson Les Paul Studio (see summary.). A slim taper maple neck profile and ultra-modern weight relief make the Gibson Les Paul Studio Tribute a pleasure to play. I'm also glad you stuck with the 490R/498T pickup combination. $1,299.99. This Paul Traditional has a Mahogany top, back and sides. The Gibson Les Paul is one of the best known electric guitars in the world.. GIBSON LES PAUL GUITAR - A TRUE ICON. 20% Off. At times their stripped down nature lacked in the looks department but you’d have a hard time saying that about this tribute series! Clear editor. Most things I see are a little overpriced, but not terrible. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Music Business, as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education, and currently works as the District Website Coordinator for Pasco County Schools in Florida. Privacy Policy | Just like the greatest Les Paul Standards ever made, the Les Paul 50s Tribute starts with the classic tonewood combination of a mahogany body with solid carved maple top. For the last few years I have loved the Tribute Les Pauls. The neck has a Rounded profile with a Rosewood Fingerboard with 22 frets and Pearl Trapezoid inlays. The things that have always annoyed me about the Les Paul are still true – the guitar needs a “tummy cut” and doesn’t have one, so it’s digging into your ribs a bit as you play. Gibson Brands, Inc. respects your right to privacy. It’s very comfortable to play. I didn't realise that the 2018s wernt weight relieved.. Sitting pretty at the top of the heap in the Modern Collection is the Les Paul Modern. No, everything is not opinion based, like quality problems. The weight relief doesn't bother me at all. That is an immediate deal-breaker for me! Of all the Gibson Les Paul models, I thought the Tribute line was the "perfect storm" of quality, beauty, and affordability. The finishes are very nice. 26. It arrived within a few days and was in perfect condition. In fact, it's even louder and better sounding when not plugged into an amp than the other three. I'm pretty sure it's 9 hole, which is what my 2017 Tribute has in it. However the other things cannot be fixed. For starters, why, oh why, oh why Gibson did you switch from the traditional trapezoid inlay to that horrendous dot inlay??? The neck is beefier than my other Les Pauls and is a joy to play.   Pasted as rich text. Yesterday I came home with a used Gibson Les Paul. Paste as plain text instead, × Listen on Apple Music This is due to temperature changes – the guitar is made out of wood, after all. The top edge is rolled, the neck is thin at the first fret and gets slightly thicker. It’s rare to get a really, really good deal at a Sam Ash or a Guitar Center, but it is possible. The set up was truly amazing and it played nicer and felt better than anything I've ever played. However, on some of the higher frets, you can feel a little too much of the edge of the fret on the bottom of the neck. First I'll start with the good. The neck is mahogany, the fingerboard is rosewood, and on a bend I can feel my finger slightly rubbing against it. The Gibson Plek system is used on all Gibson guitars, and it’s basically a computerized setup process that does the fretwork to a super high level. I visit the semi-local music stores almost every weekend, and the biggest reason is the used gear. Also, why did you go back to weight-relieving it?? Justin’s Desert Music Moutain . Gibson Les Paul Guitars The Gibson Les Paul is one of the most iconic guitar designs in the world. The dot inlay looks so wrong on this model! As long as I don’t go for an overdrive sound. A mahogany body, maple top and pair of 490 R & T humbucking pickups with Alnico II magnets provide classic tone, power and sustain. Of course I will, but it’s not a priority. Watch. The neck is fantastic. If you do, then you're just being contrarian for the sake of being contrarian. Mike D's Crazy Gear Shop. Picking up my Epiphone after playing this guitar was like going to the toy section. Simple things – better lighting and extraction, more efficient workflows – have already had a positive effect on the factory floor and when we visited, there was a buzz of positivity about the place and a palpable excitement about t… Terms & Conditions | Registered Trademarks, 2019 Les Paul Tributes...Gibson, we have a problem. I'd hardly call that a fair evaluation. Gibson 2017 Les Paul Tribute T Electric Guitar. Nibs, U2, and trolls all in one thread. A maple top and mahogany body and neck give this Les Paul a vintage vibe while 490R and T pickups and weight relief offer a … And what I see is, if you're going to spend that much money on something, it should both look AND sound appealing to you. I’m happy Gibson is making all kinds of guitars over the years so I can choose exactly what features I want without having to get a Custom Shop Made to Order model. × And if that happens, the Epiphone is gone. Not most, but *everything* you mention both good and bad is a personal preference and you rate Gibson solely based on whether what they offer pleases you or not. And access to the frets above 15 is poor. Gibson Les Paul Tribute 2018 Honey burst. But a maple fingerboard on this guitar would look wrong to me. I also like the maple neck as it adds some brightness and stability to the neck. The tobacco sunburst Traditional is nice, at least. I must play my guitar true. I would think that since they're making the necks, fretboards and trapezoid fret markers anyway, it wouldn't be that much more of an expense. Upload or insert images from URL. It's like they took the lower end faded series and combined it with the Tribute and increased the price? Because it was used, so it had to remain unsold for 30 days. I didn't want a Goldtop at that point cos the idea of playing a gold guitar seemed a bit more fancy than my usual taste.. I'm very pleased that Gibson has expanded the number of finishes from two to four which are Cherry, Iced Tea, Honey, and Tobacco (though I find it odd that Gibson's own website only shows Tobacco and Iced Tea as options, while the other two are available on every retailer's website). The only exception should be the block inlay on the Custom Deluxe. The Les Paul Tribute captures the vibe, feel and tonality of a traditional Les Paul and is available in four classic finishes. 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