Gibson Firebird Forum?

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  1. islandjimmy

    islandjimmy Senior Member

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    Hi Everyone,

    I'm getting into Gibson Firebirds and have questions about neck size through the years of production. Anyone know of a forum that talks about Firebirds or would this be the place?

    Thanks!
    Jimmy
     
  2. irocdave12

    irocdave12 Senior Member

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    Right here in under the "other gibsons " section of the forum. But Firebirds from what I know have necks known to be on the slimmer side generally 60's profiles
     
  3. islandjimmy

    islandjimmy Senior Member

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    Yes, that's what I'm hearing that the necks are slim but I'm looking for a fat neck Firebird. I played one once at a Guitar Center, I don't know what model it was but it had the fattest neck I have ever played on any guitar. I currently have the Epiphone Joe Bonamassa Firebird I, It has a fat neck too but not as fat as the one I played at GC 3 years ago. I am looking for a Firebird in Classic White with a fat neck. My search begins here :) I can switch to the "other guitars" forum but I didn't see Gibson listed as a brand to discuss there.
     
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    chasenblues Senior Member

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    KS 5150 Senior Member

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    Yeah, my brother has a 2016 Firebird, and used to have a 2011, and they both had pretty skinny necks.
     
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    Don't have specs -- my '76 had a fast neck: slim, but not skinny or whippy. Wonderful player. Too awkward to take anywhere (what a case!) and too prone to getting whacked, sad to say.
     
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    I have a 2006 Firebird VII and it has a slim neck. It could defo do with being fleshed out a bit. Played a friend's vintage '64 II and it has a nice, full neck profile, just the right amount.
     

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