Jimmy Page ... History of his Guitars !!!

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  1. JimmyAce2006

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    I wonder if he had a little inspiration!!!

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    Jimmy tuning up with the help of pitch pipes...

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    Yep - what were the alternatives back in 1970 or thereabouts when this picture was taken?
    FWIW, I still use a tuning fork! :shock: :laugh2:
     
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    Thermionik Not Fade Away Premium Member

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    Tune by ear to the keyboards and hope the heat of the lights didn't make anything drift...
     
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    DADGAD Senior Member

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    Anyone have some info on Page's Duncan bridge on his double neck and when that went in? It was featured in a Duncan ad but not sure if the neck is a Duncan too.

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    Anybody home? This thread used to be a runaway freight train. It's been stopped at the station for a while.
     
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    I'm sure the train will be departing soon.
     
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    But the price you pay to nowhere has increased a dollar more...
     
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    He always played with both pickups on. He had the pickup selector switch and neck selector switches reversed. the bottom switch is the neck selector.
     
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    Was it like this on the 2007 VOS signature model 1275? I can't find anything about it on the Gibson site. I feel like Jimmy Ace would be the person to ask for this.
     
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    I would imagine they wouldn't miss this detail. i had a Burny doubleneck and the only difference was the shorter 12 headstock. The Switches were correct to the Page version and you can accidentally hit it when playing because of the position. It's not a real problem but having the neck selector there would affect a song live if you hit it while playing. Accidentally going from both pickups to the bridge by accident is no biggie. The doubleneck is not as huge as it appears in photos. It's a bit taller (obviously) but because of the thin body, the weight isn't too bad. Having the strap pin added to the bottom heel (IIRC the position or was it in between the heels on the back?) really helps offset the neck dive.
     
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    I wouldn't thought that too... surely he'd hit it while playing. I guess he's the rock god so who are we to question him? :rofl:
     
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    It's not like Jimmy is giving us new stuff to discuss...

    Unless you're into poetry.
     
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    Well I guess the train is going Over the Hills and Far Away....
     
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    I am pretty sure the wiring on the 2007 Page double neck is just like Page's original guitar. It has been a while since I owned one. But if I recall correctly, the switches were reversed.
     
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    We need Jimmyace to jumpstart this thread again with your treasure trove of knowledge.
     
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    Did
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    say the word train.....
     
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    It's totally frustrating that there are no close-ups of his Outrider-era pedalboard anywhere.

    With Jimmy Page's notoriety, you would think there would be hundred of pictures...
     
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