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Orville LPS vs. Burny RLG??

Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 12:12 pm
by 3pupLPC
So I have come to the conclusion that I cannot work a OBG LPR or even LPS into the budget, so I am looking at either a plain top Orville, or a Burny, maybe this one... http://cgi.ebay.com/Burny-Super-Grade-J ... dZViewItem.

What are some opinions on comparing a typical Orville LPS with a RLG70-90 for you guys who have had both?

And can anyone guess what model this Burny may be? The seller was not quite sure.

Thanks.

Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2009 2:45 pm
by BobK
Shame no one answered! I need to choose between an Orville (not OBG) and a jap burny.

Which one? Same price.....

Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2009 4:40 pm
by JohnA
In my experienece, Orvilles are always good guitars, Burny's vary between OK and great! The Orville is probably the safer bet.

Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 6:46 am
by 3pupLPC
I have picked up both a OBG LPR-59 and a Burny RLC-65 since that posting... :D

What year models are the Orville and Burny you are looking at?

Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:48 am
by BobK
Both are 80's models (Les Paul Customs) and in very good condition. Burny has VH1's fitted.

Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2009 6:08 pm
by 3pupLPC
Hands down... Burny. Typically fret-edge binding on most Burny Customs, nicer fretboards. And the VH-1's alone make the decision.

Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 8:23 am
by le juge
I've a RLC-75 and had a RGL-60, both are very well sounding guitars.
Very good vibes and quality for the price ! Now I think the prices are going to increase a little bit for the coming years.