The burst killer

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  1. Tidewater

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    Silken ribbons. I love it when it looks like linen in the breeze.
     
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  2. mbowen

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    A BURST KILLER Johnny with a Firebird.RIP JOHNNY.A Bird he used and signed at my booth at a show years ago.He was one of the best to ever touch six strings.He will be missed and remembered.Mike B.
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  3. mbowen

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    Johnny RIP A real musician and person.In his hands any guitar was a BURST KILLER

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    Wiggy posted this and i stole it love this shot have looked for it.Real real early Johnny shot with a 1957-1959-LP Custom with 2 PU's and a Bigsby.Same guitar below with a matching SG /LP Custom outfitted the same way.Built special for Johnny??? They are the only two i ever saw like that with only 2-PU's and a Bigsby.What a GUITAR PLAYER>RIP Mike B.
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  5. mbowen

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    Do not know if it is a Burst killer but i intend to find out.A 1965 SG STD. and a 1961 SG TV.Thanks guys please post your Burst killer,Mike B.

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  6. mbowen

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    Two -TRIOS of KILLER BURSTS -instead of burst killers so we post Les Pauls for John.Mike B.
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    Lovely!
     
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    Lovely Burst!
    What year is it?
     
  9. mbowen

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    Thanks it is i think from the neck shape pots etc it is a refin 59,but with a refin that the # is gone on it is my best guess.Mike B.

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    Killer?Looks like my old V.The case is a 1967 i got from Pgh. guitars after i got the guitar in a base case,Sure looks like my old one i changer the input surround from white to black after the below photo Mike B.
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  11. mbowen

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    Martin barre using a Special instead of his Burst ---Killer ??Mike B.

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    Paul Warren with a Hamer Standard while his Burst was at the shop for a neck replacement. Burst Killer?
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    I think it got him into vintage Explorers (Burst Killers???) because that's what he eventually traded his Burst for.

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    A good Junior can slap a few bursts up side the head.
    This one sounds great,, wish I could afford it.


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    1959-LP Special and 1964 Strat --Killers -??M.B.
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    THAT

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  16. mbowen

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    My long lost friend A's 1964 Firebird I that he said was a Burst Killer.Mike B.I still miss him.Mike B.
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    Still liking this one a killer ??M.B.-1965 SG STD.
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    Agreed if you want that sound. I just got back from a week's holiday and made a special trip to the studio today just to get mine out of it's case for an hour or so. :dude:

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    Nice guitar! :)
     
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    still love it and she's on the wall

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