Your favorite "other" Gibson?

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  1. leofender55

    leofender55 Member

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    I've been a fanatic Les Paul guy for over 40 years, and have owned my share. Currently have 4 LP's all real nice instruments. Like a lot of us older dudes, I've also been fortunate to own some nice guitars from other makers, mostly Fender and Gretsch. I was recently looking for my next purchase when a friend mentioned getting an ES-330, since I always dug the sound of P-90's. I ended up with this 330 from the Memphis Custom Shop, a '61 VOS Reissue. A wonderfully crafted guitar. I let my buddy test it out and he begs IMG_2354.JPG me to bring it to his gigs so he can play it live!
     
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    330s are cool as f...

    I have one on my wish list.

    My current favourite “other Gibson” is this ‘58 Reissue ES-335

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  3. mdubya

    mdubya Senior Member

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    Mine are pretty much all "Other Gibsons." Even my LP is an ES LP.

    Nice 330. Mine is 2013 VOS. Most beautiful guitar I own.

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    My pair of 335's, Firebird, ES LP, and my SG's all get nearly equal love to the 330. :hippie:
     
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  4. jdto

    jdto Pretend Human Premium Member

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    Damn you 330-posting, GAS-provoking sunzabishes.
     
  5. leofender55

    leofender55 Member

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    Nice colors on that one!
     
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  6. leofender55

    leofender55 Member

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    My bad! Get one!
     
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    pretty close tie for top of the table for me, either Byrdland or ES5 Switchmaster
     
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  8. drmmrr55

    drmmrr55 Senior Member

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    My "other Gibson" would be my '16 Firebird V "T", it doesn't see that much play, as it plays way different than any other guitar I've ever owned, but at the same time, I think it's the most beautiful instrument I have.
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  9. DarthPaul

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    My '91 Gibson Chet Atkins Tennessean. 20170817_172857.jpg
     
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    nitrodave08 Senior Member

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    Originally for my wife who said she wanted to learn, but never did. Too many other hobbies. Now it will be my grandson's first real guitar after the mini strat. '06 SG Special, threw on new knobs and changed everything to nickle along with covering the naked p/us

     
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    Mine would have to be my Gibson Vegas High Roller that I've fit a LP pickguard to. Gives a bit of ES vibe. DSCN0312.JPG
     
  12. gravedanger

    gravedanger Senior Member

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    I actually prefer the way SGs play to Les Pauls, but I never mention it around these parts. Here's the other woman:

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    My two 'other' 355's...

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    Mockbel Senior Member

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    Cool...

    Well my "other" Gibson I think would be an explorer :dude:
     
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    C_Becker Dat Gibson smell

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    I love Explorers, so comfortable to play and so badass looking.
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    Though I don't mind a nice V either

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    mandobandit Senior Member

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    459696ED-68D8-4864-9B94-953519125F8C.jpeg Best $800.00 I’ve spent
     
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    Another vote for 330
     
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    I only own 1 gibson, U2 superstrat .
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    The 61 Re ish SG is kinda my number 1 these days. o_O
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