In this "Rig Rundown" with *Premier Guitar*, Shawn Hammond talks with Steve about his gear setup. At 1:58 in the video, Steve talks about his Goldtop Les Paul saying "this Les Paul kind of taught me a lot of things that I really liked about having a one piece wraparound bridge. It's got a big chunky neck on it. So I kind of took my cue from this guitar, and we have developed some ideas about this. I like a - I'm not really into chambered guitars, especially at the volume I play at. Chambering is something that - it's okay in the studio, but once you're up here, the guitar starts ringing - there's nothing you could do with it". In the [accompanying article](http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/19538-rig-rundown---billy-idols-steve-stevens) Shawn writes "His main recording axe for the last few years has been this goldtop Les Paul, which has the same aluminum wraparound bridge and [Motor City PAF-style](http://equipboard.com/items/motor-city-paf-style-pickups) pickups".more
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