How were gibsons in 2001?

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  1. rich2k4

    rich2k4 Supporting Member

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    particularly the 61 reissue sg? i have the opportunity to get a 2001 sg 61 reissue and i was wondering if the guitars they made during the 2001 year were considered bad in terms of quality control.
     
  2. aeronius

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    just try out the guitar...
     
  3. bluesrules

    bluesrules Member

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    Each guitar is different no matter when or where it was made.
     
  4. treeofpain

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    Probably just fine. Check it out first, or have a clear return policy if you buy over the net.
     
  5. greuvin

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    I think the OP is asking about that specific era. Well, I'd have to say that '01 is one of my fav eras for Gibby.
     
  6. Imiss85

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    I had one that I think was an 01, I sold it last year to a member of this board...... it was suhweeeeet. Great body (AA flame that looked like AAA flame), played and sounded excellent. It was definately a great one. I hope the owner chimes in to back me up on this. I was sad to see it go, but I needed the money quickly.
     
  7. Steve Gambrell

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    I've got an '01 ES-335, that's just fine. It has the 60's neck, and I wish it were bigger, but fit, finish, and TONE, are excellent.
     
  8. rockinlespaul

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    '99-'03 are my favorites. '01 was a great year imho...
     
  9. arched_top

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    I have an ES-175 from 2001. Great guitar. Much better than my 2006 Les Paul R8 in terms of quality control. That being said, I'm sure there were some stinkers in 2001. They can't all be good!
     
  10. 54GT

    54GT Silver Supporting Member

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    play it to be sure. I love my 01 R9 but consistency isn't the strong suit - I played a bunch to find the right one and they varied quite a bit.
     
  11. XKnight

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    I played all the 2001 Gibsons and they were all bad.
     

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