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  1. JMB1984

    SG Body and Pickguard Shape (Small Guard)

    I was comparing the historic SG body shape to the Gibson USA body shape and noticed that it looks different, particularly near the treble side horn. Is the wood carved differently or is it the shape of the pickguard (small guard)? If it is the guard, are there replacement guards (Gibson or...
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    2019 Gibson ES-335 Chris Cornell

    It looks like Gibson will issue another run of the Chris Cornell ES-335:
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    NGD: Prs 594 Violet Smokeburst with Flame Maple Neck

    My Gibsons still far out number my other guitars, but it is nice to venture out to other brands from time to time. Below is my latest guitar and I am having a lot of fun with it so far:
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    New PRS with a little history

    After several consecutive Gibson purchases over the past few years I thought it was finally time to go for something different and this guitar has a little bit of history as well. It is the original Modern Eagle II from 2008 that was used for guitar shows, PRS experience events, website photos...
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    FS: 2014 Gibson Les Paul 1959 (R9) Historic Reissue

    FS: 2014 Gibson Les Paul 1959 (R9) Historic Reissue in Tobacco Gloss $4,450 shipped Continental US. Will accept PayPal using the send money to friends/gift option or buyer adds fees. I picked this one up from HoG who requested that Gibson not install the pickguard in order to show off the...
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    FS: Orange Rockerverb 50 MKII

    FS: Orange Rockerverb 50 MKII Excellent condition head, never gigged. Orange tolex looks new and plenty of life on tubes. Killer British tones! Will accept PayPal using the Send Money to Friends/Gift option. $1400 shipped CONUS in original box with manual. Orange Rockerverb 50 MkII Specs...
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    NGD: 2014 HOG 50th Anniversary R9

    I'm always late with posting NGD threads considering that I have had this guitar for a few weeks now. I guess I'm too busy playing it! This has been a great year for me guitar wise and I have had Curt at House of Guitars to thank for it each time. I have posted a few NGD threads already about...
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    NGD: 14' R9 Tobacco

    I meant to post this thread a while ago, but I have been so busy with work that I haven’t had enough time to do it justice. Back in May I contacted Curt at House of Guitars to see the latest Historic inventory. As always, Curt wasted no time in sending me pictures of everything he had available...
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    PSA: 2014 - 1960 LP Special VOS up for grabs

    The first RI Special that I have come across this year for anyone who is interested: Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul Special Guitars | Electrics - Gibson Custom Shop | Wildwood Guitars It could just be a special order, but one can only hope that it's a sign of more to come.
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    Show off your Tobacco!

    Tobacco does not seem to be too common here lately. If you have one post away!
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    Dark Backs on Historic Bursts?

    I'm not sure if this has been asked before. If so I don't remember seeing it recently at least. Historic Bursts with dark backs don't seem to be as common, but I know there were some made towards the end of 2013. So what is the MLP consensus on Historic Bursts with dark backs? Do you like...
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    Is Gibson Brands actually doing something innovative?

    New guitar cable that records your playing: Gibson Guitar: Electric, Acoustic and Bass Guitars, Baldwin Pianos
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    Be good to your other half

    I think this is a nightmare come true for any guitar player: Gibson Les Paul Studio 50's tribute :shock:
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    Seeking Luthier/Tech input on Bridge and Tail Piece set up

    If a customer brings a guitar in for setup that has a two piece bridge and tail piece, such as an LP with the Abr-1 or Nashville tuneomatic, why might you have the raise the tail piece to set the guitar up properly? What are the drawbacks of not raising the tail piece when it is needed?
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    New Handpicked R9 and my experience with HOG

    I meant to post this a while ago, but I haven’t had much time and I knew I wanted to put some thought into explaining the awesome experience I had with House of Guitars. About a month ago I contacted Curt after seeing so many great NGD threads showcasing killer tops. Like the other threads...
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    Adding post numbers to quoted replies

    I honestly don't know if this is an easy change or not, but I always thought it would be useful to be able to see the thread post number when a message is quoted within the same thread. Particularly when threads get to be several pages long and you wonder what part of the thread the quote came...
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    Orange Drops: Busting Tone Control Capacitor Myths!

    Informative Article from Gibson regarding Orange Drop Capacitors that people may be interested in. What do the LP modifiers/tone tweakers here on MLP think of Orange drops in their LP or Gibson's article on them? ================================================== Article: Orange Drops...
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    Musikmesse 2013: New Orange Crush Amps designed after Rockerverb

    More specs listed at Sweetwater here: Includes CR60C - 60 Watt 1 x 12 Combo, CR120C 120 Watt 2 x 12 Combo, CR120H - 120 Watt Head Might make for a decent practice amp at least. Musikmesse 2013: Orange CR Amps - YouTube
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    Musikmesse 2013: USA Signatures and 67 Classics

    Includes new Gary Moore Les Paul, Scorpion's Roudolf Schenher Flying V, and Frank Zappa SG with new 67 Classics (which are 57 classics with Alnico V's). Musikmesse 2013 - Gibson USA Neuheiten - YouTube
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    NAMM 2013: VT1000 Tube/Valve Tester

    I didn't think this was posted on MLP yet. Orange revealed the new VT1000 Valve Tester at NAMM 2013. Not a bad idea, but pricey. Probably pay for itself in the long run though. NAMM 2013: Orange Valve Tester - YouTube Orange Debuts Revolutionary DIVO VT1000 Tube Tester at NAMM 2013 - Watch...

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