Were Gibson truss rods straight before 1960?

the great waldo

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Luckily nothing broken. Leaning over in a turn and hit a gravel patch on the road. Black and blue. Road rash on my leg. Left hand aching...I think my thumb popped out of joint and then back in....dunno, happened so fast.
But I have band practice on Friday and there's no way I'll be playing the solo in My Sharona!
Watch yourself Freddy. None of us are getting any younger. I've been lugging 40kg sacks of dry concrete, nothing broken but fairly knackered. Stay safe .
Andrew
 

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Watch yourself Freddy. None of us are getting any younger. I've been lugging 40kg sacks of dry concrete, nothing broken but fairly knackered. Stay safe .
Andrew
You're not kidding. I wiped out on a my motorbike all the time when I was 14 years old doing crazy shit...I think there's a slight bit of resiliency difference between 14 and 55!
 

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You're not kidding. I wiped out on a my motorbike all the time when I was 14 years old doing crazy shit...I think there's a slight bit of resiliency difference between 14 and 55!
Just a bit.
 

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Damn...my X-ray machine's been on the fritz lately
I have an xray machine and have xrayed all of my gibsons, but never from the side to look at the Truss rods. I would though if I thought it would help? My Lps (currently, subject to change) are 2002, 2006, 2008, and 2016, and 2018. Nothing older but if someone wants to bring one to Nashville, Ill xray it.

I was looking at the neck tenons and the weight relief (none on the 2018 Tribute, Ultra modern on the top 2 that are class 5 Custom SHop models, and fully chambered on the 2008 Studio. The internet experts are wrong on the "Ultra Modern" weight relief and I have honestly never seen an article about that weight relief that is correct. Here are my 2, both Ultra Modern and certainly not "wrong" on what it looks like. Plain as day and the same on both.
 
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2002 Les Paul Custom Class 5 xray.jpg
2002 Class 5 orange (3).jpg
2008 Les Paul Studio xray.jpg
LP, TRIBUTE, 2018, 12_31_2018_ CR (KNEE AP) from 1_10_2020 S0 I0.JPG
 

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