Henry possibly discontinuing Custom Shop Reissues??

Discussion in 'Historics & Reissues' started by jlb32, Mar 15, 2017.

  1. mfolet

    mfolet Senior Member

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    Yep.gig them plenty....
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    News Flash reissues are back in 2018.
     
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    They are a pretty embarrassing company to watch. Doesn't mean I don't like them. But embarrassing none the less.
     
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    Ok now I'm confused;

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    Seems like everything is back to normal with 59 reissue historics etc no more calling it a standard

    I noticed Greg Koch in a video mocking the whole "its a standard not an R9" thing so I guess every single person apart from mfolet mocking them had an impact
     
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    Ah good.

    They really need work on marketing constancy btw, because this is sooo confusing. :)
     
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    ..........Michael is Henry’s cousin. :laugh2: :laugh2: ;) :D

    C’mon Michael fess up. :)

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    Not related but I do know him personally.

    I worked with him before he bought Gibson.

    I did get to sit and chat with him three years ago.

    He bought his first Gibson at the House of Guitars just as I did and back in those days it was all we talked about on breaks.

    He does have a passion for guitars.
     
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    I don't care much for the new fade,..it looks too much like the USA Standard HP model.....but everything else i like....:cheers:
     
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    Wow! This thread really did go full circle!!
     
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    This is EXACTLY my same thought when I've seen this guitar. An Historic with that finish, I don't know, that is so confusing to me. Where are in a point now where those terms make no sense at all, because they've been used in many different ways. I mean, to my eyes the Custom Shop Standards they were doing in 2017 they were all looking like historics. Now this guitar, it's called historic again, but it's looking like a modern standard. :)
     
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    Yeah it did.
     
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    To someone who didn't know better it looks like the 2018 Historic Fade is just a 2018 USA Standard hp with a p@KER chip, pickup rings and a pickguard for $3000 up charge.:D............But of course WE know better.
     
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    A no show at NAMM then this news. Tell me that wasn't planned.
     
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    Aren't those all Standard USA plastics/rings?

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    They still call it Les Paul Standard though. Just based on specific years again.

    Seems they keep ”Historic“ for their reissues. Just not True or Standard Historic.

    I don’t think that is confusing.
     

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