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Re: Return of the Gibbons shocker thread!

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Jay wrote: Thu May 16, 2024 8:57 pm
robthemac wrote: Thu May 16, 2024 8:47 pm https://intl.ishibashi.co.jp/products/06-2800002159526 @ headstock
3D?
Textured.
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robthemac wrote: Thu May 16, 2024 9:03 pm
Jay wrote: Thu May 16, 2024 8:57 pm
robthemac wrote: Thu May 16, 2024 8:47 pm https://intl.ishibashi.co.jp/products/06-2800002159526 @ headstock
3D?
Textured.
It's the Gibson certificate of authenticity. The Chinese can't copy it.
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Slowy wrote: Thu May 16, 2024 9:24 pm
robthemac wrote: Thu May 16, 2024 9:03 pm
Jay wrote: Thu May 16, 2024 8:57 pm

3D?
Textured.
It's the Gibson certificate of authenticity. The Chinese can't copy it.
Maybe if the USA took a page out of China's labour laws we might get some damn QC from Gibson.
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Re: Return of the Gibbons shocker thread!

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robthemac wrote: Thu May 16, 2024 9:27 pm
Slowy wrote: Thu May 16, 2024 9:24 pm
robthemac wrote: Thu May 16, 2024 9:03 pm

Textured.
It's the Gibson certificate of authenticity. The Chinese can't copy it.
Maybe if the USA took a page out of China's labour laws we might get some damn QC from Gibson.
But how would you tell them from Eastmans?
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These models were both shockers when introduced. 83 Korina V and 76 Explorer LE.

They look pretty cool now.
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GrantB wrote: Tue May 21, 2024 10:16 am These models were both shockers when introduced. 83 Korina V and 76 Explorer LE.

They look pretty cool now.
I still very much pine for and covet your '76.

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JoeBlow wrote: Tue May 21, 2024 12:22 pm
GrantB wrote: Tue May 21, 2024 10:16 am These models were both shockers when introduced. 83 Korina V and 76 Explorer LE.

They look pretty cool now.
I still very much pine for and covet your '76.
Its not pine, its korina!
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jeremyb wrote: Tue May 21, 2024 12:26 pm
JoeBlow wrote: Tue May 21, 2024 12:22 pm
GrantB wrote: Tue May 21, 2024 10:16 am These models were both shockers when introduced. 83 Korina V and 76 Explorer LE.

They look pretty cool now.
I still very much pine for and covet your '76.
Its not pine, its korina!
:lol: It's mahogany though.

For me it's the instrument equivalent of a '59 Buick Invicta, with those big 'ol wings. I love how balanced Explorers feel.

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JoeBlow wrote: Tue May 21, 2024 12:30 pm
jeremyb wrote: Tue May 21, 2024 12:26 pm
JoeBlow wrote: Tue May 21, 2024 12:22 pm

I still very much pine for and covet your '76.
Its not pine, its korina!
:lol: It's mahogany though.

For me it's the instrument equivalent of a '59 Buick Invicta, with those big 'ol wings. I love how balanced Explorers feel.
Explorers are the coolest guitars 8)
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I think we can all just agree that V is giving me wood
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hamo wrote: Tue May 21, 2024 2:07 pm I think we can all just agree that V is giving me wood
I read that in my mind as "... that V is giving me vood". That made me giggle.

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Fender giving Gibson a run for their money: https://reverb.com/item/79291494-fender ... ster-relic
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robthemac wrote: Sat Jun 08, 2024 9:15 pm Fender giving Gibson a run for their money: https://reverb.com/item/79291494-fender ... ster-relic
The back of that neck, and most Fender CS guitars, just looks awful.
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GrantB wrote: Sat Jun 08, 2024 9:26 pm
robthemac wrote: Sat Jun 08, 2024 9:15 pm Fender giving Gibson a run for their money: https://reverb.com/item/79291494-fender ... ster-relic
The back of that neck, and most Fender CS guitars, just looks awful.
That was what got me, too.
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robthemac wrote: Sat Jun 08, 2024 10:01 pm
GrantB wrote: Sat Jun 08, 2024 9:26 pm
robthemac wrote: Sat Jun 08, 2024 9:15 pm Fender giving Gibson a run for their money: https://reverb.com/item/79291494-fender ... ster-relic
The back of that neck, and most Fender CS guitars, just looks awful.
That was what got me, too.
Nobody, least of all your significant other, would believe you had spent that much money on that guitar. Everyone would assume you found it in a junk shop.

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