Teen dream finally realized!

Discussion in 'The Epi Center' started by Deke, Sep 5, 2018.

  1. Deke

    Deke New Member

    Back in the mid 70's I wanted a white LP Custom. In 78 when I had the $525 for one, they didn't offer white, so I took a Tobacco Sunburst model.

    This week, thanks to Sweetwater and their 0% financing, I bought an Epi LP Custom in Alpine White. When I opened the box, I wanted to say I felt like the 18 year-old I was then, but that's not possible. I played it about 5 minutes and it sits next to my 81 Gibson LP Standard I bought in 1982. Hope the old one passes along some tips to the new one!
  2. Infant

    Infant Active Member

    Congrats!!! Post some pics!!
  3. Epitune

    Epitune New Member

    New Guitar Day with a story behind it! Best of two worlds! Congratulations, may the feeling last! Gorgeous guitar btw :)
  4. SAguitar

    SAguitar Well-Known Member

    Nicely played, Deke! If I remember right, white was one of Les Paul's favorite colors on his namesake guitar. They stand out on a dark bandstand, and look great on TV too.
  5. Deke

    Deke New Member

    I heard when Les lived in New Jersey before he died, he would go into the local music store with a Sharpie and sign all the white ones! They kept chasing him out of the store!

    Wonder how much one of those autographed ones go for now!
  6. SAguitar

    SAguitar Well-Known Member

    Hah! I hadn't heard that one before, that's good. Ol' Red was a sneaky guy!

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