NGD Grote Les Paul

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  1. Narsh

    Narsh Well-Known Member

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    So my expectations for this weren't high at all so for the crazy price I got it, its not bad at all.

    After a quick inspection I can tell you that the parts are pretty much low quality being borderline acceptable.

    The pickups are quite meh for my taste, and the electronics are total trash. As a starting point, its not bad. I'll be replacing the bridge, tailpiece pickups and electronics for sure.

    Thinking of going the fluence route with this one but we'll see. Again for the price its not bad.

    The important part is it plays extremely well and sounds alive unlplugged.

    Gonna give it a few days.

     
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    Manodano Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Killer
     
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    solteroblues Well-Known Member

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    Looks good and of course you make anything sound good. Congrats!
     
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    Sounds great, I doubt anyone would listen to this a say, "if he only would replace the electronics".

    Your noodling is like an Indy car, at first you're idling to the track and then you punch it!
     
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    Narsh, for the first time ever, I realized how nicely gold hardware compliments and sets off the beauty of a blue guitar. Whoa. Also noticed, you're the only player I've ever seen, and I've seen a lot of them, who pulls off BB King's vibrato perfectly. Sounded great as is to me. With some Fluence in that baby, it's going to be fantastic. thanks for the vid.
     
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    So, if I buy one of these, will I play like you? :smiley:

    Sounds pretty good to me. You could probably upgrade the electronics and add some decent cheaper pickups and get it to sound really good. Like, even if I was playing it.

    How is the neck on that thing in terms of thickness?
     
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    Give it the Fluence!!! I've been wanting to load an LP type guitar with Fishmans and that top just looks killer, so go for it!!!!
     
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    Okay so whats the ridiculous price of which you speak
     
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    First off thanks guys. You know I don't think my playing is that out of this world so I appreciate the kudos.


    Neck is not baseball bat thick. It's kind of like a PRS wide fat neck. Very comfy.

    $250 with case/shipped. :)
     
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    Lamf77 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    You're a guitar playing alchemist....turning turds into gold!
     
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    Narsh Well-Known Member

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    Wouldn't exactly call it a turd but thanks lol
     
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    You made that guitar sound pretty damn good for a lesser quality electronics guitar. Awesome playing as usual
     
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    Lamf77 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Maybe over stated a bit....more to compliment your playing....being able to make an average guitar sound great.
     
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    Narsh Well-Known Member

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    I know... Was just messing
     
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    Wasn't that a group? The Singing Turd Brothers.
     

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