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62 years old
June 6, 1955
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Vintage Gibson Guitars, Basses & Amps

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  1. In Topic:Show your basses!

    09 September 2017 - 08:22 AM

    I ended up buying this last week, it arrived last Tuesday. I was extremely impressed by the quality & it's unbelievably light for a Les Paul bass. Balanced well with the Hipshot Ultralight Tuners. The pickups sound great! It came with flatwounds.

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  2. In Topic:Gibson E-150 Lap Steel Valve Help

    29 August 2017 - 08:12 AM

    The Vintage Guitar Price Guide lists it as $1,500 to $1,900 if I am seeing it right as a 1936 EH-150, first run-metal body. This price estimate is a consensus of 36 experienced dealers. I usually go by this & what they actually sell for on eBay, Reverb, etc... You likely won't see many of these to compare it to.
  3. In Topic:Why did Gibson abandon the amp market?

    17 August 2017 - 07:40 AM

    The amps had a cleaner, clearer tone than their Fender counterparts. Around the time these amps were manufactured, Eric Clapton and other guitarists made the distorted, overdriven guitar sound popular. That changed everything!
  4. In Topic:Why did Gibson abandon the amp market?

    16 August 2017 - 05:24 PM

    I acquired a few Gibson amps over the years from the last models that were produced in Kalamazoo. They were always a bit cheaper than their Fender counterparts. They seemed to be conceived to be more suitable for jazz playing than rock & roll.

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    The next series of amps were said to have been manufactured at the Standel Factory, Gibson apparently had holdings in Standel at that time.
  5. In Topic:Starting to wonder, if I love the "idea" of a Les Paul, more than the guitar, itself?

    31 July 2017 - 08:00 AM

    Has anybody given the ES Les Paul a good try? This might be a good option for us aging rockers. Not cheap, but a light alternative with the same neck feel possibly.



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    20 Jul 2014 - 11:15
    Hi Chris, I've never had a Titan, but I may have some info on it...........
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    chris john turner 

    20 Jul 2014 - 10:46
    hello I would like to know about an old Gibson titan amp I think its a very early model are they rare I could send pictures of it
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