the island of misfit Gibsons

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by Help!I'maRock!, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. Dashface

    Dashface Member

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    I really like this.
     
  2. GA19RVT

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    Right? Just like the epitome of Gibson weirdness.
     
  3. EelEye

    EelEye Gold Supporting Member

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    I remember when this one came out. I always wondered why they put one knob so far away from the other. Like it is nearly falling off the edge of the guitar. WTF?

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  4. tsar nicholas

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    ^ I really like these except for the tailpiece. SG with single coil in neck = awesome
     
  5. Lukeling

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    :agree
     
  6. supa-fuzz

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    ES-120T, always thought it looked like melted plastic was spilled on it by accident

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  7. Gitarman

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    hmm... & here I thought I was in the minority when I posted it.

    I fell in love with an SG-Z waaaay back when. A local shop that I used to frequent around the time they were released had one in white that just played perfectly. It's pretty much been my 'dream' SG ever since.

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  8. supa-fuzz

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    Maybe the this is the island of misfit Gibsons :rotflmao

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    Come on, someone had to post this sooner or later!
     
  9. Gasp100

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    Sorry, that guitar is freaking cool... would love to own something off the wall from Gibby (old school).
     
  10. BKL71

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    My first Les Paul was an early '80s XR-1. It was essentially a predecessor to the Studio model but mine was cherry sunburst with binding on the top of he body, dot inlays, Dirty Fingers pickups and a coil tap. Unfortunately, I don't have any good photos of it, otherwise I would post them here. I do remember that Steve Clark from Def Leppard played a toboacco sunburst XR-1 in videos during the band's Pyromaina period.
     
  11. DrumBob

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    I meant the SG Z. Sorry! The SG X was actually pretty hip.
     
  12. Help!I'maRock!

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    give it a black pickguard and a cherry red finish and everybody would love it.
     
  13. Redeyes88

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    Oh wow.. Can someone please tell me what model gibson or les Paul or whatever this is. It's sweeeeeet
     
  14. Nashville Slim

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    You all would not believe just how many of these were 100 percent Henry Juszkiewicz's ideas, commanded and demanded into existence as a couple of long-suffering Gibson USA luthiers sat there and took notes because he didn't want a single detail wrong.

    I swear to God.
     
  15. Hecube

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    I'll add my voice to the others. This is a cool guitar.
     
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    Ah I see some other members of the Corvus club . . .

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    I gig it from time to time. Usually turns some heads . . .
     
  18. vortexxxx

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    I almost bought one of these new because of their ads claiming that it could sound like a whole bunch of other guitars... but then I played one.
     
  19. tsar nicholas

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    I actually like the Corvus shape, and I am NOT an emo kid
     
  20. Whiskeyrebel

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    The Victory looks really snazzy, although the strap button position would take a lot of getting used to after an SG.

    The Les Paul DC400 XPL in the OP looks sweet to me except for the XPL headstock. With a Flying V or Firebird headstock, it would look great.

    There's a set-neck Hondo II LP copy that keeps popping up on Ebay with almost the exact same double cut body shape . It has the usual 3+3 headstock and that works nicely with the proportions.
     

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