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- Feb 21, 2020
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Way, way, back . . I remember reading a magazine article about how Gibson had experimented with many different patterns of weight relief and settled on the 9-hole method specifically because it had no affect on the sound.Well son of a...
I had a 2003 Classic back in 2003 for a short time and was told it was had no weight relief. Wish I had this info then lol.
It doesn't affect the weight much either! Maybe 5oz on a 9lb guitar (see @pshupe graphic below)?
So to me it's something of a Gibson quirk rather than something that really matters that much.