Silver Supporting Member
Well I went ahead and bought the guitar. 1969 Gibson SG special. I traded my PRS HB Spruce, birds, piezo in tobacco burst +$800. He was asking $2995 for the guitar, and I know it's a little high, so he effectively gave me $2200 for my guitar on trade which is more than I could have sold it for on ebay. I wasn't looking to get rid of the HB but I can always buy another new one later on since I bought that one new in 2004. I think I did ok price wise. The thing is, this guitar just "spoke to me." I don't know what it is about it, but it's the only guitar that I've ever played that gave me chills when I played it. It's super light, it sustains for days, it's incredibly warm sounding and suprisingly quiet. It doesn't hum very much at all. It's 100% original, all the way down to the little plastic tip on the switch. Apparently they fixed that noisy jack problem too when I pointed it out to them the other day because it's not doing it anymore. Here are pics.