Loïc Le Pape LS-339 RD

I was expecting this Loïc Le speech on pollution in english Pape guitar and I don’t regret my choice!

The look is absolutely fantastic.

It has an intense, full and warm vintage tone.  This guitar is a tribute to my grand father who recently died. He used to be a professional photographer for a newspaper and he was an artist.I asked Loïc Le Pape to engrave my grand-father’s portrait, his favorite camera and a streetlight that reminds me of a photo that he took years ago.

The shape is the exact copy of a Gibson 339 shape. The burst finish reminds me of the old photo papers. A sum of little details that makes it a real piece of art.

Since I received it, I didn’t stop playing it because it is beautiful and it sounds great. The neck pickup is a killer for the blues: it has a warm and precise clean tone. The bridge pickup is biting and edgy: it is huge even on crunchy tones. I like it a lot.

How do the metal body influence the tone? Honestly, when you play it you wouldn’t say it’s a metal body. I reckon that unplugged, the metallic tone is obvious. Once plugged the only remarkable thing is the sound is huge.
Anyway, I had a great experience with Loïc Le Pape who’s been very nice and sincere. He is an artist and I had a lot of pleasure dealing with him. The result worthed the wait and I thank him for this respectful tribute to my grand-father.


Sarssipius Edit: This video is not included in the guitar giveaway that’s why I didn’t include de votes plugin. To watch the giveaway video of Woodoocry just follow the link : Fender Stratocaster Deluxe Switch S-1


Sarssipius: I know I don’t use to put pictures of the guitars that the guys show us here (and maybe I should do it more often), but  the story of this guitar deserves some pictures to admire the work of Loïc Le Pape. You can click to enlarge the pictures.

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  • Mahogany neck – Rosewood fretboard (U.S. Origin).
  • Polyurethane varnish.
  • Kluson Deluxe tuners.
  • SP custom The Origin pickups.
  • Gotoh tailpiece (aluminium)
  • Kluson bm 003 sung il bridge (aluminium)
  • Swichtkraft jack
  • CTS potentiometers
  • Vintage wires
  • Gotoh straps
  • 3.6 kilos (double checked it)

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  1. Tout simplement magnifique!

  2. superbe, tant par l’esthétique que par le son en crunch voire franchement saturé.
    un petit essai sur du clean, juste pour voir? 😀

  3. Yep, pour le son clean, je voulais faire quelque chose, mais pas encore eu le temps, la semaine prochaine normalement, je vous tiendrais au jus 🙂

    merci pour les commentaires 🙂 !

  4. c’est une terreur cette guitare…

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