What the heck is this funky Gibson?

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    That's a Corvus. A Corvus II, to be specific.
     
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    Yup, Corvus. Specifically, that's a Corvus II, two hummers, V/T controls.
    Affectionately known as the "can opener".
    The name actually means "crow", it's supposed to look like a flying bird.
    One of Gibby's attempts at a bolt-on neck in the 80's when everyone thought pointy pink guitars would permanently displace those old fogey LP's and SG's and 335's.
    Another fine product from Uranus.
     
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    Ugly
     
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    Is it shaped like the state of Michigan on purpose?
     
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    Might just play nice, sit right and sound great? And you would not be one of a million with a StratOlike or PaulOlike like the rest of us.
     
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    it might.

    why don't the 5 million people playing a martin acoustic or one of the 50k variations on stage every night worry about stuff like this?
     
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    Doubt it's a worry, but to some it is nice to find something that works for them and not every other person have the same as well. I split the difference, common types, uncommon brands and variations.
     
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    And acoustics pretty much all look alike to non acoustic players anyhow. That was half the reason I think ovations were so prevalent in the 80s and 90s. ;-)

    Point is, that's a factor on the OP guitar. Its not run of the mill so if it plays and sound good, it becomes a plus.
     
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    you don't want any part of that
     
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    =K
     
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    They miss Kalamazoo? :dunno
     
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    It looks like yer anus.
     
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    I wonder why they went bankrupt.
     
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    I want that guitar. Scott Grove did have some videos on the Corvis. I love that guitar my self. Made in the late 70's and early 80's. I love them my self.

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    It's about $300, take it or leave it
     
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    Pretty sure this one is a Futura, the set neck version of the Corvus.
     

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