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#241 User is offline   kidblast 

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 09:50 AM

View Postbadbluesplayer, on 17 February 2017 - 09:07 AM, said:

I might get one and wear it like a suspender.



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Posted 19 February 2017 - 06:19 AM

1939 Gibson ETB-150 Electric Banjo


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Posted 22 February 2017 - 06:20 AM

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Gauges 09-11-16-26-36-46. Ace Frehley inspired millions of guitarists with his trademark lead work for the rock band KISS and has been a faithful Gibson Strings user all the way. Now, Gibson Strings unleashes "Ace Frehley Signature" electric guitar strings. Wound with nickel-plated steel over a "hex" core of premium Swedish steel for a crisp response with lots of sustain.
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Posted 23 February 2017 - 06:27 AM

1982 Gibson Grabber bass.

The Gibson Grabber was initially introduced in 1973 replacing the SG-styled EB0 as Gibson's entry-level bass guitar. It was a sibling to the Gibson Ripper bass, but differed in having a bolt-on neck with a Flying V-type headstock, simpler electronics and a single sliding pickup. The name "Grabber" refers to the pickup which can be grabbed by the player and repositioned so as to effect a tonal change.

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Posted 24 February 2017 - 06:34 AM

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Classic resonator guitar from the only and only Dobro®
Epiphone presents the new Dobro® Hound Dog M-14 Metalbody guitar with an easy to play Round Neck. The Dobro® Hound Dog M-14 resonator guitar features the same renowned sound of the American original that’s been dazzling and inspiring musicians since the late 1920s.

There are a few guitars like a Dobro® that can cross generational lines and attract the instant attention of players everywhere no matter what style of music they play. In the world of electric guitars, everyone wants a Les Paul. And for acoustic guitar fans, every player wants a great metal body resonator guitar.

The Dobro® Company, much like Epiphone, is one of the revered names in the history of American guitar makers. And the new Dobro® Hound Dog M-14 Metalbody, brought to you by Epiphone, is the perfect instrument for players who want the beautiful articulation of a metal body guitar for blues, fingerpicking, jazz, or even light slide for classic Delta or Hawaiian styles.

Go classic and go modern, too with the new Dobro® Hound Dog M-14 Metalbody with an easy-to-play Round Neck. Like all Epiphone family instruments, the Dobro® Hound Dog M-14 Metalbody (Round Neck) comes with a Lifetime Limited Guarantee and expert 24/7/365 Gibson Customer Service.

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Posted 24 February 2017 - 01:35 PM

View PostSearcy, on 24 February 2017 - 06:34 AM, said:

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I've got a wooden Epi Dobro in my collection. I've been playing it a fair bit lately and it's a really nice guitar acoustically. Plugged in it's very quiet and not very full sounding which is a shame, so it would be better close mic'd in live situations. I'd like to try one of the metal versions.
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Posted 25 February 2017 - 06:24 AM

1977 Epiphone SC550

Epiphone SC-550 from the late 1970s, back in the day when Epiphone had their own discrete range of guitars and weren't merely Gibson's equivalant of Fender's Squier brandname. Made in Japan, the scroll-bodied SC-550 is a very cool alternative to Gibson's Les Paul with Black Beauty finish, set-neck construction, ebony fingerboard, 24 fret neck, abalone markers, and - looking at the controls - I'm guessing some kind of coil tap facility. I particularly like the body shape with its German carve which helps accentuate the scroll motif.



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Posted 25 February 2017 - 11:20 AM

That Epiphone SC550 is sweet. Ebony fretboard, 24 frets and MIJ. I bet they get bought up quick when they appear!
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Posted Yesterday, 06:48 AM

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Wilshire Phant-o-matic

Epiphone is proud to announce one of our most anticipated new models, the Wilshire Phant-o-matic. Designed in collaboration with Frank Iero guitarist for multi-platinum band My Chemical Romance, the Wilshire Phant-o-matic combines an incredible array of features that only Epiphone would dare put in one guitar. The result is one of the smartest and most flexible guitars on the market with all the vintage styling that made Wilshire models a behind-the-scenes favorite of Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Winter, Paul Gilbert, and Steve Marriott.

As with all Epiphones, every Wilshire Phant-o-matic comes with the peace of mind you get from a Limited Lifetime Warranty backed by Gibson Musical Instruments’ famous 24/7/365 Customer Service. See and hear the groundbreaking Wilshire Phant-o-matic today!


My Chemical Romance have sold almost 7 million albums worldwide and they know a thing or two about what makes a great, reliable, and cutting edge instrument. Working closely together over several years of research and development, Frank Iero and Epiphone strove to make an axe that puts the sound of a dozen guitars at your fingertips. The result is what you make it—a straight ahead awesome rock guitar or something completely new and groundbreaking. The Phant-o-matic employs two classic Epiphone pickups, our famous Alnico Classic Plus™ humbucker in the bridge and an Alnico Classic™ humbucker in the neck position. To get the most of the wide tonal possibilities from this pickup arrangement, we’ve included a mono VariTone™, much like the one used most famously by blues legend B. B. King.
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Posted Yesterday, 07:34 AM

I must be missing something - volume, no tone control, VariTone, pick up selector but there's one additional switch up at the front bout that's not listed?
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