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    335 vs. 345

    To say Gibson has blurred the lines with a "what were they thinking" move is putting it too nicely. Nothing short of a bone head move.
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    NVGD: 1956 ES-175D

    Nice! Rare find in that condition. I have a 2015 '54 Reissue that I really like. Would love to get a side by side comparison.
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    What Better Place than a Guitar Forum to Get Financial Advice?

    You know better and you still come here for financial advice? Amazing.
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    What we thought was cool on a guitar.....

    I'm with you there. I have a hunch you share other peeves with me that I likewise won't mention.
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    Guitar weight unpopular opinion

    I never said they care about the condition of people. What I said is if customers demand lighter, they will make them lighter. If that is what it takes to make sales. As predicted, you obviously are one of the offended ones. To the point of falsely accusing me of "having issues". Observing...
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    Guitar weight unpopular opinion

    Considering the OP, I feel safer expressing my opinion in this thread, and I think someone should say it. I think most of the problem in general is that we collectively have gone soft. "Back in the day" weight was not a concern and wasn't even talked about. Sure some of us have back problems...
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    Some 345 Love

    Hard to get good pics of these reds. Fabulously transparent finish, Gibson studio pic shows it much better
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    Who knew the steaks at Golden Corral were so good?

    I forgot to mention that. They do indeed have the best fried chicken in the area here too!
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    Who knew the steaks at Golden Corral were so good?

    One thing I found is that there is a huge difference in Golden Corrals. My local one is the best I've ever been to. I've also been to ones I would never go back to. I'm totally convinced that is is difference in management. And here's a best kept secret: Before Covid hitt, they would...
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    Just gave notice.

    Congrats. I just retired at the end of last year. I gave them 4 months notice and it still wasn't enough for them. The countdown was quite enjoyable. This is great! Finally getting getting to play with all the guitars and equipment I amassed over the last few years. Bring it on!
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    i can't believe i found it, the only known surviving pic of...

    Thanks. I started my run of Oldsmobiles with that black '66 4-spd 442 and have come full circle now with this black '66 4-spd 442.
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    i can't believe i found it, the only known surviving pic of...

    For the OP, my first of many cool Oldsmobiles.
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    i can't believe i found it, the only known surviving pic of...

    My first car. Pic taken in 1972.
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    NGD and a question about finish

    Its a beauty mark that makes your guitar unique.
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    Finally! Murphy Lab Ugly Headstock Repair model

    Knew this was coming, just announced! Here they come! Murphy Labs Firebird X. Lightly aged by bulldozers. The video is around here somewhere...................

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