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Posted By: GUEST,Peter
19-Dec-04 - 09:43 AM
Thread Name: Gibson question
Subject: RE: Gibson question
Cumbrian

I bet your new J 45 is nice instrument but I wouldn`t say that 24 3/4 inch scale is a plus , shorter scale - less sustain, that`s a fact! The only benefit from the shorter scale that I can remember right now it`s easer to play because of lesser tension of the strings.

Gibson made so many not so good acoustics in its history especially ones with adjustible saddles, horrible thing, it kills the tone! Also student guitars like LG 0, LG 1 (ledder braced) are overpriced today, you can buy much better axe for the money. For example, I saw so many LG 0/1 selling on Ebay for US $ 700 , too much, get a used great Larrivee OM/L/D-03 for less money, or D-05 for just a little more $$$ ........

Peter