I love my '98 ES335

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  1. LavaMan

    LavaMan Gold Supporting Member

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    Etta Mae is her name, named by her previous owner Steve Hudson a TGP'r who passed away more than three years ago.

    Traded cables for WCR pickups, had her re-worked top to bottom by Indoor Storm's Guitar tech about two years ago.

    Have not played her in ahwile, and man she just sounds killer straight into my Egnater Mod 50....

    I am going to play her more....just spent more than an hour straight and the tones were just righteous....

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    bluesjuke Disrespected Elder

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    I understand, I had a '99 that was very hard to not play.
    Gibson put out some good ones in the late 90s IMO.

    They sound better & better the more they are played.
     
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    Steve Hudson.....now THERE was a class guy.

    Lover her & play her well. She's from a good home.
     
  4. LavaMan

    LavaMan Gold Supporting Member

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    Yes. I miss Steve a lot. He and I played in a band together and I was with him in the hospital when he died.

    I tell his story everytime I play this guitar live as a tribute to him...
     

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