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View Poll Results: If the Les Paul Didn't Exist, Which Gibson Would You Play?
SG (Special, Standard, Custom) 143 37.05%
ES-335/345/355 (Includes sigs like Lucille, etc.) 104 26.94%
Firebird (reverse or non-reverse) 26 6.74%
Flying V 23 5.96%
Explorer 46 11.92%
ES-175 8 2.07%
Byrdland 6 1.55%
L-5 2 0.52%
ES-359 6 1.55%
Other Gibson 22 5.70%
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Old 09-28-2011, 06:20 PM   #1
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If the Les Paul Didn't Exist, Which Gibson Would You Play?

I'm not sure why I got curious about this, but I am. So---if the Les Paul didn't exist but you still love Gibson guitars, which Gibson would you play above and beyond any other model?

My own choice---a tossup between a good SG and an ES-335/345/355.

What's yours?
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Re: If the Les Paul Didn't Exist, Which Gibson Would You Play?

i agree with your post
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Re: If the Les Paul Didn't Exist, Which Gibson Would You Play?

My old Explorer.

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Some flavor of ES-3xx.
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Old 09-28-2011, 06:33 PM   #5
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Old 09-28-2011, 06:36 PM   #6
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Re: If the Les Paul Didn't Exist, Which Gibson Would You Play?

Where's the "I wouldn't play any other Gibson"?

If there was no Les Paul, I'd be playing another brand.
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Re: If the Les Paul Didn't Exist, Which Gibson Would You Play?

An ES-339 or ES-359.
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I want a 330 but voted for Byrdland because 330 isn't on the list and I want one of them too.
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none.
actually, that's not true. besides the les paul, there's another gibson i rather like:



i'll have the 3rd one from the left.
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I want a 330 but voted for Byrdland because 330 isn't on the list and I want one of them too.
Nice to see the Byrdland get a little love, but you probably should have voted "other Gibson." I haven't seen many 330s myself, in fact I've only ever seen one, so it didn't cross my mind to single that one out.
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Re: If the Les Paul Didn't Exist, Which Gibson Would You Play?

Oh but I want a Byrdland too. Can't afford a Byrdland, but me want one.
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335 family, SG, 339, 359
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Re: If the Les Paul Didn't Exist, Which Gibson Would You Play?

I would have to have an SG a ES-335 and a Firebird
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Re: If the Les Paul Didn't Exist, Which Gibson Would You Play?

prob an LP style melody maker, if not an SG standard
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Nice to see the Byrdland get a little love, but you probably should have voted "other Gibson." I haven't seen many 330s myself, in fact I've only ever seen one, so it didn't cross my mind to single that one out.
The 330 is the same as an Epi Casino.

SG for me please...(but if there was no Les Paul, would there even be an SG?)
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SG for me...
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ES or SG
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Got to go with the Explorer.
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actually, that's not true. besides the les paul, there's another gibson i rather like:



i'll have the 3rd one from the left.
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Already have and love the SG. If I had to replace the LP, it would be with an ES-335...Hell, even with the Les Paul I'd still like to have an ES and a Firebird.
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I would play the Nighthawk
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ES-335 all day. Natural finish please (in case you're updating my Christmas list - lol).
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Re: If the Les Paul Didn't Exist, Which Gibson Would You Play?

Probably none of them. I might have a 335 if I got into more of a jazz situation but no reason for it right now and I'm not really a big fan of any other Gibsons as a whole.
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SG with ES 335 as a close second.
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Re: If the Les Paul Didn't Exist, Which Gibson Would You Play?

I would play the Dusk Tige- I'm kidding.

I would agree with veeman. Flying V all the way!
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Re: If the Les Paul Didn't Exist, Which Gibson Would You Play?

Well, given the Les Paul was the first Gibson solid body guitar - without it there'd be no SG, etc ... so I'd have to go ES-335. Although I do love SGs.
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Re: If the Les Paul Didn't Exist, Which Gibson Would You Play?

I'm an SG guy mostly anyway. But I like 'em all for one tone or another, it depends what I'm playing.
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