Return of the Gibson shocker thread!

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Re: Return of the Gibson shocker thread!

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Wine red Gibsons. The same colour as my maths teacher's slacks, in 1980.

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Re: Return of the Gibson shocker thread!

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werdna wrote: Sat Mar 19, 2022 4:59 pm I'd take one of those monstrosities over a Fano.
I know what you're saying, but I'd need to put my eyes out first. For either.
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Yeah...nah..

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I think it looks great. The original drawing had a cooler pick guard.
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Re: Return of the Gibson shocker thread!

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werdna wrote: Sat Mar 19, 2022 5:01 pm Wine red Gibsons. The same colour as my maths teacher's slacks, in 1980.
Is the gibson made from corduroy too?
So, is that low alcohol or no alcohol at all? mmmm, no alcohol, do you want to try it? Noooooooooo.

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Re: Return of the Gibson shocker thread!

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Bg wrote: Sat Mar 19, 2022 5:39 pm
werdna wrote: Sat Mar 19, 2022 5:01 pm Wine red Gibsons. The same colour as my maths teacher's slacks, in 1980.
Is the gibson made from corduroy too?
Probably stop the neck from snapping if it were.

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Re: Return of the Gibson shocker thread!

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Starfire wrote: Sat Mar 19, 2022 5:49 pm
Bg wrote: Sat Mar 19, 2022 5:39 pm
werdna wrote: Sat Mar 19, 2022 5:01 pm Wine red Gibsons. The same colour as my maths teacher's slacks, in 1980.
Is the gibson made from corduroy too?
Probably stop the neck from snapping if it were.
harsh but fair
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Kris wrote: Sat Mar 19, 2022 2:08 pm https://www.gibson.com/en-US/Guitar/CUS ... re/Natural
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christ on a bike,look at that.
Copied straight from the Yamaha SG series. At least the latter has the strings going through the nut at a more realistic angle - 0 degrees

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That guitar looks like it got left outside and melted in the sun
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Re: Return of the Gibson shocker thread!

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Jay wrote: Sat Mar 19, 2022 7:11 pm
Kris wrote: Sat Mar 19, 2022 2:08 pm https://www.gibson.com/en-US/Guitar/CUS ... re/Natural
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christ on a bike,look at that.
Copied straight from the Yamaha SG series. At least the latter has the strings going through the nut at a more realistic angle - 0 degrees

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almost a lawsuit copy...

do we live one the same planet jay? Just asking :P
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Re: Return of the Gibson shocker thread!

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Bg wrote: Sat Mar 19, 2022 5:39 pm
werdna wrote: Sat Mar 19, 2022 5:01 pm Wine red Gibsons. The same colour as my maths teacher's slacks, in 1980.
Is the gibson made from corduroy too?
My maths teacher's pants could have been made of wood. Or at least had some wood in them.

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If Dolly Parton played a Les Paul....

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Re: Return of the Gibson shocker thread!

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Bg wrote: Sat Mar 19, 2022 7:46 pm
Jay wrote: Sat Mar 19, 2022 7:11 pm
Kris wrote: Sat Mar 19, 2022 2:08 pm
christ on a bike,look at that.
Copied straight from the Yamaha SG series. At least the latter has the strings going through the nut at a more realistic angle - 0 degrees

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almost a lawsuit copy...

do we live one the same planet jay? Just asking :P
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Re: Return of the Gibson shocker thread!

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i actually played one of those yamaha's and they were very good (looks aside).
List price on the gibbo was 5999 usd .....!!!

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