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  1. jamman

    So I accidentally played a 2015 True Historic the other day.

    This gives a bit more info direct from the source , take the time to read it ,,,, https://guitar.com/features/gibson-custom-shop-tour/
  2. jamman

    So I accidentally played a 2015 True Historic the other day.

    OP , I own a 2015 TH ..2nd best LP I have ... To answer your question , YES(buy it before someone else does) if it works for you ... Why pass on the best LP you've ever played ..For something less ?? $$$ isn't always the point .... It sure helps , but , but ,it isn't /shouldn't be the only...
  3. jamman

    Wildwood Spec 60th Anniversary ‘59

    WW is a fine store , no doubt (I've bought a couple from them) . BUT , I like paying less ... When I was buying guitars that is ....If the store is good and it has what you want ...for less , I buy it .... I's not like you are MARRIED to 1 store . Good thing I still love my 2015 TH R0 ... I...
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    Wildwood Spec 60th Anniversary ‘59

    I did read what you posted ..... I replied to what you posted ... And now there are other "things" I'm Sorry I should have known when you wrote "Various Issues" and then described a bunch of them that was it ... The "etc"... part, I should have known were the Important things .... Makes...
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    My R8 has stiff pots... Is it safe to lube them?

    Depends on what the problem is .... If you use "contact cleaner " use "Deoxit D5" work great . If the pot needs Lube ( If any of you have opened up a "new" CTS pot you will find a RED lube in there. So It is Lubed by the maker . This is a proprietary made lube and can not be bought . I tried...
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    Wildwood Spec 60th Anniversary ‘59

    :slap::slap::slap::beer: WTF???? You bought 2 NEW R9's . 1 with a cracked PG and didn't complain to the seller about it ???? Really ???? I recall buying a NEW Gibson years ago (don't recall which 1 right now) But it didn't have the PG in the case as it should .After talking with Gibson on the...
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    What factors influenced you to buy your Historic?

    Neck size , top , and GAS (plus having the $$$$$ ) :naughty:
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    Custom R6 w/ R9 Neck? Good Idea? Thoughts?

    OK , So no one posted it , I will . If you really want an R6 , and you find 1 you like ,less the neck spec. buy it , test it and keep it if all else works , less the neck . At that point , take it to a known ,reputable Tech shop that does guitar mods of this type and work with them to get the...
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    FS: 2019 60th Anniversary R9 - Green Lemon Fade VOS - 8 lbs 1oz - BRAND NEW

    WoW great looking Axe. I can't understand why this hasn't moved . And , as difficult as it is to find a Lightweight LP that looks as good as this 1 does , it should have jumped to someone fast . Guys , imo these Ultra Lightweight LP's are worth every penny . Different then standard weighted...
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    NGD - Unexpected reflector sporting goodness

    HNGD . Love the top on that 1 . Tangerine burst ? that looks darker then 1's I've seen years back (Yours is much nicer).... I passed on a Walsh Sig. (iirc) tangerine burst because of the finish . Still , it was 1 of the best set ups and playing -out of the box - Gibson I've tested . Enjoy...
  11. jamman

    M2M Build Sheet - Help me Interpret the Changes Made to my R7

    Since it's been ~ all posted above I won't rehash it . But when doing a M2M build ,1 has choices abou tall the things you posted . And unless they are spec'ed out in detail they would be done to standard stock build specs are . I can't opine about what is Standard stock build ,since Gibson...
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    CC4 Sandy Aged Price VS Clapton Beano Burst VOS

    Can you test the Beano ? If not , can you test an R0 to give yourself an Idea of it's neck feeling in your hand ? If you can deal with the R0 neck and from what you've posted above , It appears you are somewhat a collector/player . Welcome to the club ..... IMO, even though the Beano's neck...
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    Gibson Must Be Doing Something Right

    Is the Well drying Up ??? maybe .... Is $$ tight ??? depends . Every year guitar sales slow down for the Summer ...For both New and used .... Plans are being made for next Christmas gifts ..... while some are paying off last years purchases . It's Tax time and many , are getting "F'ed " and...
  14. jamman

    which pots for your Reissue?

    If not Late 50s centralabs , Vintage caps (I like out of spec BB's .033 or so ... And they sell much cheaper and work just fine , just turn up you treble on the amp a little to compensate) .... OR , I would try and buy Crazy parts CTS 500K pots . If you can find any . I haven't looked for...
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    NGD: 60th Anni R9

    HNGD , Mike ,, Another beauty scored ..... :thumb:
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    How many 17/18/19 Brazilian reissues?

    I never kept track of how many LP's were done , so I couldn't help about those. I do recall the CME run of 3X5's to some extent ., IIRC it was 25 each (for both LP's and 335's. Normally ,from what I recall from talking with a dealer about doing a run of BRW Gibson's (M2M , A year before...
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    NGD - Goldtop, Light Weight, Aged (M2M)

    HNGD ,,, Beautiful Gold color on that 1 . I to prefer that vs, the Green/Gold that was also offered . IIRC it's called Gold Bullion ,,,, Light weight LP's ,imo are fantastic . I have 1 and it's all keeper (I think I'd sell my M2M before parting with the light weight LP ....IIRC it's , 7lbs...
  18. jamman

    Is the 2018 case too tight at the D-String tuner?

    If you're wanting "protection" , I'd buy (and have bought 1 for a LP RI and 1 for a 335 RI) this . IMO , for the $$$ it's a great value . Other can be had ,but they will cost you big time ..... Used mine to get both guitars to Brazil that were " imo ,worth " buying these cases for . 3...
  19. jamman

    CME historic guitars: whats the deal?

    FYI The "Carmelita neck type" is the standard on all '2019" '59's CS LP Standard RI .I don't know about the Other stuff , only that I've seen in past years a wide array of weights on their guitars . Most lighter weighted ,to me, seem to appear early in the new years and its a hit or miss type...
  20. jamman

    Has Anyone Gone From a Historic Back to a Standard or Traditional or Others

    My 1st Historic R0 ,was a 2009 Ebony (R0) .. My 1st LP was a USA 2005 Faded , 60's USA style neck , which was a present and will never be sold since it's a fine guitar ( but different then a CS R0 and has great sentimental value to me... ) But I do not play it much ,,at all ... ever go back...




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