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Les Paul Vs. Jet body shape.

Discussion in 'Other Cool Guitars' started by englishman, Sep 12, 2018.

  1. section2

    section2 Gretschie

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    I know a certain Englishman who could build you one of those. :)
     
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  2. section2

    section2 Gretschie

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    Dec 21, 2016
    Toronto
    I like the one on the right. :D
     
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  3. kjmac

    kjmac Gretschie

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    Mar 7, 2018
    Omaha, NE
    I remember when I bought my Jet, I thought I would use one of my LP cases for it. That's when I found out how much larger the Jet is than the LP. I wound up ordering the actual Gretsch case as that is about the only thing that fit it corrrectly.
     
  4. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck Gretschified

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    Nice undies! :D
     
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  5. Howard hughes

    Howard hughes Gretschie

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    rock lobster!
     
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  6. Howard hughes

    Howard hughes Gretschie

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    hahahahaaaa i see you like the b-52's nice! ricky wilson played a mosrite didn't he? or was it keith stickland?
     
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  7. Waxhead

    Waxhead Country Gent

    Aug 30, 2014
    Australia
    yeah a bit bigger and much lighter :)
     
  8. englishman

    englishman Gretschified

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    Yeah, the chambered Jet body is way lighter than the solid walnut.
     
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  9. Howard hughes

    Howard hughes Gretschie

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    what are you using to do the top contours englishman?
     
  10. englishman

    englishman Gretschified

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    Combination of router+angle grinder+sander.
     
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  11. rockinforJesus

    rockinforJesus Synchromatic

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    Nov 7, 2014
    Upstate New York
    @englishman Can you do an overlay of both body templates so we can get a better idea of the differences.
    Thanks Dave for what you bring to the table here on this forum.
     
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  12. Wozob

    Wozob Country Gent

    Jul 6, 2014
    The Netherlands
    Different indeed (in real life more than in the picture...).
    The lower bout of the Jet has a teardrop shape. The Les Paul is more circular.
    IMG_0662.jpg
     
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  13. wildeman

    wildeman Friend of Fred

    May 10, 2015
    norcal
    And then there's these, fits in a Jet case not a Paul. 20180308_141841.jpg
     
  14. wabash slim

    wabash slim Friend of Fred

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    I found that a Jet fits into an Epi Kat case perfectly. So does my Guild M-65.
     
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  15. audept

    audept I Bleed Orange

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    Nice player lubricant on the amp! :D
     
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  16. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck Gretschified

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    If you ever want to sell the M-65 Freshman, let me know. Is it the 3/4 size or the standard scale?
     
  17. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck Gretschified

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    It was Ricky and it's blue!

    (I hate You Tube ads.)



    I just saw the B-52s in concert. Sadly Keith is not touring any more.
     
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  18. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck Gretschified

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    I wonder why? :cool:
     
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  19. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck Gretschified

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    As I've mentioned before, I own three Eman Guitars. Can't recommend them more highly. Great price and good customer service.
     
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  20. Howard hughes

    Howard hughes Gretschie

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    man that was fun to watch. thanks!
     
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