Henry possibly discontinuing Custom Shop Reissues??

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  1. RAG7890

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    Ok, this cracked me up. I go to Vienna about once a year and this is very true.
     
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    Accordions are very popular in Mexican music.........I remember when the Show Bud Pedal Steel was more popular than the Telecaster....I'm not a huge fan of country music but that's where the guitar is a rockin now.:D

    As long as country music is popular the guitar will have a home for a long time.
     
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    PFFT....this thread fizzled out :iough:
     

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    Yeah, only 111 pages
     

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    Another news, well not that much new, is that Gibson stopped using Ebony for all Custom Shop, even for "historic" black beauties.
    If you want a Custom Black Beauty, through the M2M (since they are not produced anymore), you'll get Richlite.
    I've nothing against that mat, that I quite like honestly, but for a Reissue is a weird move...

    ... I guess this is Henry creating demand for Ebony...and then popping out in a couple of years, charging 2K for an Ebony board, like they did with Braz.
     
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    How in their right mind can Gibson run a new batch of Brazilian Board Historics without issuing CITES certs to the buyer? Somebody might give fish & wildlife a call...
     
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    Ebony for guitars is available on the market. Taylor sits on it and Henry does not want to buy from him, obviously.
     

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    I'm that much happier with my THBB7 now. :cool2:

    Henry's a tool. :wtf:

    I can count at least three Gibson LPCs I would have purchased if it wasn't for the 'counter top' fret boards.
    I'll continue to 'just say no' to Richlite with my wallet. :noway:
     

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    I've no idea. But what I know is that I think all this gimmick is just plain stupid. I was VERY close to order that M2M Custom Reissue '68, but now I'm not sure I'm buying. I've already 2 Black Beauties with Richlite, and one of them is a stellar guitar, but can't see the point to order a M2M '68 if it's basically same thing as my 2017 Custom.

    Sometimes looks like they really don't think what the f. they are doing.
     
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    shit, a M2M Reissue 68 Custom? With what they'd charge you for it, you're probably right at real deal pricing or very close. I played a real deal early 68 custom and I could have gotten it for about 8k, which is probably close to what they'd charge you for a M2M version with ebony and all the other stuff....
     

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    Hmmm no really. Does cost just a bit more than my Custom Black Beauty 2017 LTD.

    4.7K $ for a M2M '68 Reissue (with Richlite).

    All historic things, like Hide glue (even for the top), long tenon, no tubing, 1 single piece body no weight relief, waffle tuners, ABR1 + alu TP etc etc etc. It's a full spec 68' Reissue, just with Richlite instead Ebony.
     

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    :lol:

    Is there an emoji that vomits? I need one.
     

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    this might be the reason for being 'left over'
     

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    Probably why it'still there.

    All tho I'd wager that it'd darken nicely with play and maybe an oiling. It looks really dry in that pic.
     

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