Melody Maker Appreciation Thread~

Discussion in 'Other Gibsons' started by ledlover01, May 13, 2010.

  1. TheDams

    TheDams Member

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    New happy Melody Maker owner here :thumb:

    120th Anniversary YTV (sorry for the cr@ppy picture... I sure have a bad camera !)

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    After a good setup, it is a great and fun player... love those P90S.

    I use it in a DIY hot-rodded Tweed Champ w/ a 10". P90S + 6V6 is a great combination, either in clean(ish) or crunch.
     
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  2. mcelroy0717

    mcelroy0717 Junior Member

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    Great little player and got to love the P90s. Color really pops in the sunlight!
     
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  3. bufbills

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    Cool thread. My 66, made over.

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  4. Uncle Remus

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    My 1967 20171025_210853.jpg
     
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  5. poorness

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    I love it so much when this thread goes to the top. :D
     
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  6. kasu

    kasu Senior Member

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    Best thread on the forum.
     
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  7. bufbills

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    59 that showed up yesterday!!! NGD thread to come when I have more time.

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  8. bufbills

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    And one with my 66

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  9. Uncle Remus

    Uncle Remus Senior Member

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    Is that a lollar pickguard and p90? Thinking of doing this with my '67.
     
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  10. bufbills

    bufbills Senior Member

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    yes and its a sweet setup. sounds GREAT!! The one for the 59 is on the way.
     
  11. kasu

    kasu Senior Member

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    Awesome guitar! Congrats! :)
     
  12. lemmy loud

    lemmy loud Senior Member

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    I just saw this thread and dont have any cool pictures, only boring story . . . In '80 or so I was under the
    impression that real punk rockers such as myself:)facepalm:) needed proletariat equipment--solos suck, and all
    that other stuff that went along with the prevailing punk mindset back then. So, I had a little Melody Maker
    that I used to travel with because it was so small and light. It became my go-to guitar even though I had
    a '76 reissue Firebird too. The lil Melody Monster had the finish sanded off but was in real nice shape. It
    had this strange Vibro bar that was a stamped-flexible piece of metal. I assaulted people with it using a
    Big Muff into a 4x10 Bassman 60 watt combo. Ooooof . . . The single coils through that set-up was
    what I would call 'oticular chaos' for want of a better term, lol! :) What a sound!! lol. Mission accomplished.
    Of course, I got rid of that great little guitar for who knows what.
    Another "how could you do that?" memory painful to think about!
    I have about three Gibsons I want to get forst, but I would love to find a white Joan Jett MM at some point
    in time.
    :cheers2:
     
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    lemmy loud Senior Member

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    Wow!!
    I love the red one! Too cool!!!!
    :eek2:
     
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  14. sollophonic

    sollophonic Senior Member

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    I made a new red torty pickguard for my twin pickup Melody Maker RI

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    Sexy as hell! Love that guard... and those skirted knobs.
     
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    These are the workhorses in my stable!
     
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  18. kasu

    kasu Senior Member

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    My single cut MMs, covering a six decade timeline..[​IMG]

    ..And the other, equally yummy ones (IMO). Awesome that the MMs have been around for all this time, in all their different forms. :)
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    Damn, I love this thread.
     
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