Gibson Has the Revised Lineup Online (2019)

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  1. hippieboy

    hippieboy Member

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    How did we go from New Gibson lineup to Old Man... emmm guy yelling at clouds?

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    So, who here is buying one? Now I definitely want one.
     
  2. hvactech

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    I might actually try a new Gibson after not even having one thought about trying them for like the past 10 years. Seriously I don’t even take one look at the Gibson wall when I walk into music stores
     
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  3. big mike

    big mike Plexi Loving Admin Staff Member

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    Watched the 61sg vid

    Badass
     
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  4. JPW

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    They need a non custom shop firebird with banjo tuners and a little thicker neck. How hard would that be? Those new tuners just don’t look right
     
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    I just came epsilon close to buying the blue DC Special. Man, I like the way that thing looks.
     
  6. GregoryL

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    The Special in tv yellow is definitely calling my name
     
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    With the new line up... I wonder if there are huge differences between the 50s stuff and the custom shop 50s stuff. Other than hide glue?
     
  8. LeicaBossNJ

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    I'm sure the Classic Line has a short tenon, simplified manufacturing processes, standard plastics (not the fancy repro stuff), basic Burstbuckers instead of the Custombuckers, acrylic inlays, perhaps a slightly different finish process.
     
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    I’ve got a TV Yellow Special with humbuckers and that P-90 Special would make a nice sibling.

    But that Goldtop 50s Standard with P-90s seems to already have my debit card number.
     
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    Fender and Gibson were in the weeds doing that for 10 years, and that's what got them in trouble with a lot of folks...
     
  11. gjohnson441496lpjr

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    Sweetwater has more options on these. I'm considering the gloss burst. I think the price is lower because there's no binding on the neck, dot inlays, and they come with a soft case. It's a very nice soft case though.
    https://www.sweetwater.com/store/de...-memphis-es-235-figured-2019-vintage-sunburst
     
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  12. kebotrans

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    When I was at Summer NAMM in Nashville the modern type Les Pauls they had on display had a nee style neck joint. IMO I think it looked much better and made more sense than the one they are actually using now. This is the old one or the one I preferred from July 2018.

     
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  13. Gallery

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    Certainly looks better. Couldn't say which one plays better. I'm guessing the current version is more production friendly.

    They used to make a version of the R8 and R9 with that neck joint pictured. Personally I thought that was a great idea. Wish I could find one used. Who hasn't felt the awkwardness of the LP neck joint when trying to play the higher frets.
     
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    Im pretty loaded with Les Pauls right now but that 50's P90 Goldtop!!!

    May have to snag a Flying V.....
     
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    Ditto - doesn't help that Sweetwater has them in stock 'Ready to ship'........
     
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    I was checking out the new 60s standard. Was tempted until I realized the specs weren’t far off from my 2017 Classic T. The only thing I would be getting would be a nicer top and no 9 hole relief , maybe some different pickups. Meh , not enough to entice me yet.
     
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  17. Fuchsaudio

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    If it's a short scale and they kept that dopey three point bridge...that's sad.
     
  18. Isen Ritchie

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    The Badfinger SG was originally George Harrison's actually, then he gave it to them around 1969. It's pretty awesome.
     
  19. Isen Ritchie

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    Unfortunately they're anchored, but the bridge itself is an abr-1. So they do "have" abr-1 bridges, just mounted Nashville style. So a little bit dodgy on their part...
     
  20. scotty31

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    im quite keen on a few.
    The 61 SG has been on my radar for a while.
    I have wanted an LP Jr with a fat neck for ages. Thats going to the top of the list. May not be a DC, but i'm not that fussy. Neck profile, P90, i'm happy.

    The 50's LP with humbuckers in Tobacco Burst is mighty tempting too.
    Of all the LP's i have, i dont have the traditional standard model. An R6, an R4 with humbuckers but its a wraparound bridge, LPC, LP Deluxe.

    My Tokai Reborn Old serves that role, but i am liking what Gibson has done to get themselves back on their feet. Can't help but want to support it......plus i want a Tobacco Burst :)
     
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