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Gentlemen,

I've been searching for a playable Howard Roberts Fusion guitar for quite some time without luck so far. I'm wondering if anyone here can pinpoint a similar guitar by Gibson, Ibanez, Epiphone or whatever that will match or come close to the neck specifications of the HR Fusion? Here are the specs and thanks to all:

Plain laminated maple top, back and rims
14 7/8″ (W) X 18 1/4″(L) X 2 3/8″ (D)
Multi-ply binding on top,single-ply binding on back
Gold hardware
Nashville TOM bridge, fine-tuning tailpiece
Black speed Knobs

1-piece mahogany neck
22 fret Rosewood fingerboard, Width at 12th fret 2.062″
Peghead Pitch: 14°
Thickness at 1st fret: 0.805″
Thickness at 12th fret: 0.063″
Heel Length: 0.625″
Neck Joint Location: 16th fret
Headstock Inlay: “Gibson” and holly
Pearloid dot inlays
Single-ply binding
’59 Rounded Les Paul neck profile
24 3/4″ scale length; 1 11/16″ nut width
MH Schaller keystone tuners

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  • 2 weeks later...
16 hours ago, Litterick said:

An HR Fusion III is up for  auction here in Auckland, New Zealand, but it is shockingly expensive. The owner could not sell it at 2,600 NZD, so he added another 1000. Go figure.

 

 

He's telling his wife, "But I TRIED to sell it!"...

Seriously, here's a brief article on Alex Lifeson's HR Fusion if anyone is interested:

https://equipboard.com/pros/alex-lifeson/gibson-howard-roberts-fusion-i

 

 

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  • 11 months later...

Sorry I am late responding to this thread.  There is a beautiful Howard Roberts Fusion guitar for sale at Centerville Music in Centerville, Ohio.  He ships and his phone number is 937-436-2000.  Guitar looks brand new - slight fogging on the pickup covers (like all the old Gibson's do).  Good luck.

 

jdr

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