The mailman is ringing the doorbell!

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hekdiesel
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The mailman is ringing the doorbell!

Post by hekdiesel » Fri Sep 26, 2014 11:31 am


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Re: The mailman is ringing the doorbell!

Post by felixcatus » Fri Sep 26, 2014 11:46 am

hekdiesel wrote:This is what he brought me!
That's the LS 160 you had on order, right? I like the grain on that one, very nice. Congrats.

The ES, also new? They arrived together?

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Post by hekdiesel » Fri Sep 26, 2014 11:54 am

Yes and yes.

The LS Is awesome, haven't touched the ES yet, but so far so good!

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Post by felixcatus » Fri Sep 26, 2014 12:00 pm

Well, my next question was, which one did you play first. :wink:
Both are very nice.

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Post by Diamond » Fri Sep 26, 2014 1:15 pm

LS160 and ES158...two of the best guitars you'll ever play in your life. :)

Congrats!!!...enjoy them
Keep the legend alive, buy new Tokais!

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Post by hekdiesel » Fri Sep 26, 2014 4:13 pm

One thing is weird, and maybe someone here knows the answer. On the catalog the ES188 is what's listed, on the sticker inside the body, it's labeled as a ES196.
Should I be worried about this?

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Post by brokentoes » Fri Sep 26, 2014 8:59 pm

No worries for you i wouldn't think... just the model number increased because they raised the price.

Nice duo of guitars... enjoy the hell out of them !!

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Post by Diamond » Fri Sep 26, 2014 10:39 pm

I see you don't mess around, you went for the ES188...wow!

There's been a very recent price increase, the 188 changed to 196...the catalogue can't keep up with the price increases. :D
Keep the legend alive, buy new Tokais!

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Post by hekdiesel » Sat Sep 27, 2014 9:54 am

I sold my Gibson ES335 to be able to afford these two.

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Post by Dave_Mc » Sat Sep 27, 2014 10:30 am

wow awesome :D

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Post by marcusnieman » Sat Sep 27, 2014 2:43 pm

I'd say you traded up. Nice pair!

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Post by GET THE LED OUT » Sat Sep 27, 2014 10:57 pm

Nice LS 160. I'm looking at buying one myself. Are the necks closer to a chunky "D" shape, or a smaller "C" shape?

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Post by hekdiesel » Sun Sep 28, 2014 4:12 am

To be 100% honest I hadn't played a Les Paul since I sold my 98 custom 5 years ago, but the neck is certainly chunkier than the ES335 that I just sold, so it would lead me to believe that it's more of a beefy neck than your current Gibson LP standards.

That said, the neck does feel positively awesome, and my two friends that played it, who are hardcore Gibson guys both agreed that the action on this is better than their les Paul's.

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