OK I'm stumped here. What the hell is this? Doesn't look fake, but this can't be a real Custom. Some kind of GOTM or something?
Selling my personal guitar. Brand new strings. Its a fantastic guitar with...
Doesn't look like a shim to me - at all. Maybe somebody glued that there to keep the screw from tearing out the wood? Notice how close the screw hole is to the cavity.
Or, looking again.. The headstock veneer doesn't look right. Check out the left side of the pic. It looks out of alignment. Has...
Well, the taxes aren't new. It's state sales tax that has always been there. What's fairly "new" for some states is those states cracking down on online sales and requiring retailers collect the appropriate state sales tax. So, nothing really political about it.
For most states, you have always...
I'm pretty sure Gibson does't just cook these ideas up to sell to regular 'ol people. This was probably commissioned by GC or maybe made for some kind of trade show. People like to rag on these designs as "no one asked for it" but I'm betting someone with a lot of $$$ DID ask for it.
There are two versions of 2019 Gibson guitars. After the management change, the re-launched the 2019 line and guitars are no longer labelled with the production year on the headstock (along with other changes).