What do you think about this Gold Firebird 3 PU model w/Vibrator..

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  1. michael.e

    michael.e Supporting Member

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    I am considering this purchase....


    2002 Gibson Firebird VII-
    MINT! In very rare "copper" finish with nickel hardware, 3 Mini-Humbuckers, Plush OHSC, MSRP for this on Gibson's site is $3265!!! Yikes! Plays and sounds Great!
    $1600 THIS WEEKEND ONLY...As we are coming up for a wedding. Probably leaving Sunday Eve.

    Please feel free to call with any questions or offers. Although I am selling this to pay for school loans... I am still looking for a Gibson ES335, 347, Fender Tele, etc...

    Thanks a bunch!


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  2. parker

    parker Member

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    I think it's sweet looking, never seen one on gold...
     
  3. pir8matt

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    Its neat, and the ladies will enjoy the 'vibrator' :)
     
  4. jgyn

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    Hmmm... only 40 miles from me....

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  5. gkoelling

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    Well, that's the first guitar I've ever seen that came with a vibrator.
     
  6. Jet Age Eric

    Jet Age Eric Member

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    I would love to play that thing. -E
     
  7. snarkle

    snarkle Member

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    Just buy it...and if you don't like it, you know who to call.

    A few years back I did some shows with Joe Mavety, former guitarist for Marianne Faithfull...he was using an identical Firebird and sounded just fine.
     
  8. jackaroo

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    Meh...never liked the new firebirds...never that crazy about the old ones except a particular reverse with two p90s- that was a nice one. So I'm betting it's really bright and neck heavy with a fragile neck the protrudes...

    Let us know what you do-

    I seem bitchy- right?

    Sorry-

    J
     
  9. beNsteR

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    oh my.. i never really liked firebirds until i saw this!!! :eek::eek::eek:
     
  10. todd richman

    todd richman Senior Member

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    I saw one exactly like it at one of the Philly shows a few years ago. Cool guitar-I prefer the Firebird I or the non-reverse reissue in Olympic White (Gibson's version anyway) but cool nontheless especially with nickel hardware instead of gold.
     
  11. FlackBase

    FlackBase Felonious Monkey Gold Supporting Member

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    I've seen a few of these and I think his flash is really skewing the actual color, making it look a lot golder than the ones I've seen. Gibson's copper finish has a lot more red and brown mixed in.

    This is more representative of the color
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  12. sleepingtiger

    sleepingtiger Supporting Member

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    VERY cool & a good buy! I'd change the pickups to vintage units though. I say GO FOR IT!!!

    Tony
     
  13. DrBob

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    Buy it, Buy it...
    Do it. Do it now.
    If you've got the means at your disposal go get it, or at least go check it out. It looks fantastic.
     

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