2018 R0/G0?

honkytone

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Have seen several listings on Reverb for G0s said to be from 2018. Is that a thing? The serial numbers would appear also to be consistent with 2008: G0 8####
 

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Gibson reuses serial numbers every 10 years. Ask to see the COA to determine if it's a 2008 or 2018.
 

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I haven't seen any G0s in 2018. Without further evidence I'll have to go with Tim Plains who said it might be a 2008.
 

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I’ve seen several 2018 and 2017 G0’s. They are definitely a thing again.
 

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Its funny that even these new G0s don’t have knob pointers...... definitely keeping to original G0 spec.... if it saves several hundred bucks without them ..... then I guess that’s a deal. :D
 

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I’ve seen several 2018 and 2017 G0’s. They are definitely a thing again.
I'm always on the look for these and haven't seen any in the seven GCs I got to. Must be a small run. I like them because they have historically been very good and the prices have always been competitive. Sometimes the necks aren't even all that thin.
 

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I did a quick search of Guitar Center listing an found Nothing for Gibson custom solid body guitars ....

The pointers IIRC are standard R0/G0 . Recent years , it was the top that was the only difference (IIRC) and then many had very nice figured tops anyway .

Keep in mind that Reverb listing was for a used guitar, and may have been removed by a previous owner .
 

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I'm always on the look for these and haven't seen any in the seven GCs I got to. Must be a small run. I like them because they have historically been very good and the prices have always been competitive. Sometimes the necks aren't even all that thin.
These have G0 serial numbers.

https://www.guitarcenter.com/Gibson-Custom/1960-Les-Paul-Figured-Top-Reissue-Electric-Guitar-PG-129.gc

I’ve also seen quite a few pop up online in Guitar Centers used section. They are definitely 2017/18s and not the older ones.
 

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These have G0 serial numbers.

https://www.guitarcenter.com/Gibson-Custom/1960-Les-Paul-Figured-Top-Reissue-Electric-Guitar-PG-129.gc

I’ve also seen quite a few pop up online in Guitar Centers used section. They are definitely 2017/18s and not the older ones.
They have one of these at the El Paso GC,..... it was at $4400,.... same 1960 Page 129 model,... also with no knob pointers. Though this one has been there for a number of years,.... i don't know if the have a NEW one.:dunno:

Edit: it is now for $3999,....still there,.... but no manufacture year disclosed.
 

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I don't have a link offhand, but at least one of these I saw on Reverb had a 2018 COA, which I guess answered my question before I asked it. Was just surprised because had not heard of a 2018 GC run before. Maybe it happened late in the year.
 




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