My '89 Gibson V found its way home 21years later!!!

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  1. fracs

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    Man I am SO Happy today!!! In a quest that started long ago I finally found my actual guitar that I sold 21 years ago! I sold my 89 Gibson V to a friend when I was in High school because I just didnt play anymore and was just wanting some fast cash. Well I picked the guitar back up after I got out of high school and always regretted selling my first "real" guitar. Well after talking with my friend who I sold it to and him finding the guy he sold it to and so on (the guitar changed hands 4 times) I finally got in touch with the guy who had it and what was great was that he still lived in my old neighborhood. He said he never played it and it sat in its case so he would be willing to sell it. Well we worked out a good deal today and she's back were she belongs! Theres some dings and chips but nothing Im worried about. Theres some problems with the pickups being scratchy but I'll get that worked out! I am so happy my wife couldnt get me out of my guitar room the entire night! Heres a few pics

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  2. rushcentrale

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    great story! congrats! :beer
     
  3. Darkness

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    Super cool tale that ends in triumph! Glad to hear it's back home.
     
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    Man that's awesome!
     
  5. CyberFerret

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    Hey, that is awesome!


    I LOVE these good news stories on TGP! :aok
     
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    Always good to be reunited with an old friend:)
     
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    Cool story, and its aged nicely.
     
  9. bluesjuke

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    So it went on a relicing tour and now is coming home.

    Congrats!
     
  10. Cream

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    FS/FT: '89 Gibson V. 8/10

    Just kidding ;) Cool story. Glad it's back with someone who really appreciates it.
     
  11. 12guitdown

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    Cool story and a beautiful V it is!
     
  12. phoenix 7

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    What a cool guitar! Glad you finally got her back!
     
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    Bet you never thought you would see that ax again. Cool story and some catching up to do.
     
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    That is so awesome, congrats! Cant imagine how I would feel in a similar situation.
     
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    That's just great! Congratulations!
     
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    :aokawesome, good onya man
     
  17. killer blues

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    that is a great story! I wish I could find my old '64 bassman head and cab. I'd snap tht up in a hurry.
     
  18. fracs

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    Thanks for all the responses. I actually thought about calling in to work today!
     
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    Nice! A story is always better if it ends well!
     
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    Cool story.

    I sure do wish I could find some of my old guitars now.
     

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