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Turton

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Hi everyone,

I'm looking for a gibson I fell in love with as a boy,

It was like a cross between a thunderbird and a les paul, with a standard les paul head.

the advert in the magazine said "even if you could play it you probably could'nt afford it"

well now thirty years on I can afford it ( but my playing is'nt much better)

does anyone know this guitar, or could point me in the right direction

cheers

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Yeah, what Morten said.

 

The originals are a bit costly (try eBay). Last year however they produced it again as part of the Guitar of the Week series in a beautiful Silverburst finish. Only 400ish exist. Check 'em out here: http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Gibson-RD-Standard-ReIssue-Electric-Guitar?sku=515665

 

If you buy it, I'll envy you. Honest.

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Hey Turton, dreams do come true. Looking for one of these.000_2992.jpg They were only produced for I think 4 years ending in maybe 1982. Go here they have only 2 left and they are dent and scratched brand new guitar of the week limited run of only 400 at a steal for only 949.00 dollars with a payment plan. You really cant go wrong with this one unless you dont buy it. click here to see-emhttp://www.americanmusical.com/Item--i-GIB-DSRD-SB-LIST

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Thanks again guys

cudaplay' date=' whats it like to play, how heavy is it ?[/quote'] Well I dont think Its heavy, dont have a good scale for guitars. Is right around the weight of an new paul, If I had to guess. I really don't play that one alot, have several(you are welcome to view an old photo album here,http://s209.photobucket.com/albums/bb227/cudamax2343/ their is some photos that need to be deleted. Anyways this RD silverburst's neck I really love and the sound well I hate to say is missing that les paul midrange punch, I think due to the 25 1/2" scale and the dirtyfingers, but sounds real nice thru a 6-10 cab and mainly used for lead/solo's, it's a real brite one. I'm still getting used to the sound of it, it is different than most and unlike the originals did not come with any boost. I have been tossing around the possibility of installing a 20db boost or pre-amp, or emg's, but not sure I think I really just don't like those dirtyfingers.

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