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retrorod last won the day on July 3 2011

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  1. Very cool! It seems that the tremolo circuit can get troublesome in a lot of vintage Fender amps also. When they work well, there is nothing like them.....:-)
  2. Very cool! I just love some amp porn Show us a "back-shot"
  3. Very good stuff...seasoned veterans πŸ‘
  4. Hello! The facory order number (FON) indicates that the guitar was built in 1951.
  5. Great video. Thanks for posting. Seems like Gibson is correcting its steering. Getting back on course...πŸ‘
  6. Sad to hear this news. I always enjoyed OWF's posts and humor when I was a frequent flyer on the Acoustic forum. I just happened to check in and this news brought back so many good memories of what makes this Forum so special...comradery of a great cast of characters. RIP Robert and condolences to your family and friends.
  7. Just curious...what was the nature of the repairs agreed to? Complete rebuild sounds major. Beyond the abilities of a competant local luthier?
  8. I would not rely on the pickguard color for dating. It may have been replaced at some point in time.
  9. No suggestions,but to which Gibson facility did you send it? I assume Montana? Do you have pictures of the guitar to share? Keep us up-dated on the results,please.
  10. I never knew that Scrooge lived in Crankytown!🀣🀣 Happy Holiday Jedzep πŸ‘
  11. I think it is an '81. Looks to have 8 digits. 1st and 5th for the year.
  12. Great playing! I really like the song and vocalists as well... Good job!
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