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Gibson Unveils New Midtown Standard P-90 Guitar

July 27, 2012
The Midtown Standard P-90 maintains trimmed-down and player-friendly body size of the earlier Midtown Standard and Midtown Custom
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Gluing Braces Inside a 1967 B-45-12N

July 9, 2012
1. Using tape to determine the size of the gap that needs to be glued. 2. Threading the stem of the trimmed pipette into the brace repair tool. 3.
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GALLERY: Gibson Custom Artist in Residence - James A. Willis

June 20, 2012
A look at the work of Gibson''s inaugural Artist in Residence.
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Replacing Saddles on a 1971 Gibson SB 300 Bass

June 8, 2012
The problem lay in the Multiplex adjustable bridge. The unit itself is made of metal, but the original saddles are made of nylon 6-6, a material used in bearings and gears due to its abrasion resistance and self-lubricating properties.
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Rig Rundown - Johnny Winter

May 23, 2012
PG's Jason Shadrick is On Location in Davenport, IA, Redstone Room where he catches up with legendary blues guitarist Johnny Winter where he talks about his vintage Gibson Firebird, Lazer guitar, Music Man 4x10 combo, and why he uses Chorus all the time.
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Reviving a 1965 Gibson Firebird

May 11, 2012
This 1965 Gibson Firebird is a very rare bird indeed. For starters, it barely made it through a house fire.
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Recapping A Vintage Gibson GA-79RTV Stereo Combo

May 11, 2012
The Gibson GA-79RVT is pretty cool—a true stereo amp with two discrete output stages, each feeding a 10" speaker.
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1955 Gibson J-200

May 11, 2012
The guitar featured this month is one of 41 natural-finished J-200s made in 1955
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Restoring a 1963 Gibson EB-OF Fuzztone Bass

April 6, 2012
Gibson made the EB-OF with a doublecutaway slab mahogany body with rounded horns and a transparent cherry-red finish.
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1966 Fender Mustang, 1961 Fender Princeton, and Vintage Gibson Maestro Fuzz-Tone FZ-1A

April 6, 2012
That first real rig often holds a special spot in a player’s heart, and in the case of guitarist Brook Hoover, it was because his seminal setup sounded so good.
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Musikmesse '12 - Gibson Custom Shop ES-330 1959 Demo

April 5, 2012
PG's Charles Saufley is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 2012 Musikmesse Show where he visits the Gibson Custom Shop booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear demo of the ES-330 1959.
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Musikmesse '12 - Gibson Les Paul Standard and Studio Demos

April 5, 2012
PG's Charles Saufley is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 2012 Musikmesse Show where he visits the Gibson booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear demos of the Les Paul Standard and Les Paul Studio.
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My Gibson J-45 Skull Guitar

March 9, 2012
This was once a Gibson J-45—we think. Now, it looks like a cross between Edvard Munch’s painting “The Scream” and the townspeople in Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.
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Gibson Custom Announces the Paul Kossoff 1959 Les Paul Standard

February 29, 2012
In cooperation with the Kossoff estate, Gibson Custom has gained access to his incredible Les Paul in order to painstakingly recreate it in strictly limited numbers.
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Restoring a Prototype Gibson Cello Bass, Pt. 2

February 10, 2012
Though the groundwork was laid by Gibson, I still faced many questions and had to work through a number of mechanical designs.
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NAMM '12 - Gibson Acoustic J-200 Ray Whitley Special, Golden Age SJ-200, 50th Anniversary Dove N

February 6, 2012
PG's Charles Saufley is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2012 NAMM Show where he visits the Gibson Acoustic USA booth. In this segment, we get to see and learn about Gibson's newest acoustic models -- the J-200 Ray Whitley Special, Golden Age SJ-200, 50th Anniversary Dove N, and the Sheryl Crow Signature Southern Jumbo Special Edition prototype.
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Gibson Introduces the Shred Les Paul Studio and the SG Diablo Tremolo

January 30, 2012
Nashville, TN (January 30, 2012) -- Gibson has released two new American-made models: the Shred Les Paul Studio and the SG Diablo Tremolo. Shred Les Paul Studio The new Shred
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NAMM '12 - Gibson Moderne, Les Paul Jr B Bender, Jeff Tweedy SG, Derek Trucks SG, LP Studio Shred

January 22, 2012
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2012 NAMM Show where she visits the Gibson booth. In this segment, we get to see SG Jr, 50th Anniversary Jeff Tweedy SG, Derek Trucks Artist SG, SG Diablo, Les Paul Studio Shred, Zakk Wylde Vertigo, Ace Frehley Budokan Les Paul, Moderne, Les Paul Jr B Bender.
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Restoring A Prototype Gibson Cello Bass

January 10, 2012
The groundwork was laid by Gibson, but there are still many mechanical designs to work through and questions to answer about how the original builder intended to make it all come together.
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1955 Gibson J-160E

December 20, 2011
The J-160E was introduced in 1954 and had the more conventional look of the popular J-45 and Southern Jumbo models.
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