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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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Gibson Launches Pro Audio Division

December 5, 2011
Gibson acquired the Stanton Group with includes Cerwin Vega!, KRK Systems, and Stanton DJ.
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Gibson Releases Les Paul Classic Plus

November 19, 2011
The guitar features classic Les Paul Standard appointments with high-output pickups and a choice of neck profiles.
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Gibson Announces Midtown Custom

November 18, 2011
Gibson USA''s Midtown Custom takes their ES properties a step further, maximizing each design goal, while adding a rich, deep resonance all its own.
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Gibson Updates Nighthawk Studio

November 18, 2011
The Nighthawk Studio from Gibson USA features a new pickup array and switching, new tonewoods and three new finish options
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Gibson Custom Expands Collectors Choice Series with "Goldie" 1959 'Burst

November 16, 2011
Each Collectors Choice guitar is a near-perfect recreation of a specific serial number from the guitars built in 1959.
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1967 Gibson Trini Lopez Deluxe and 1968 Gibson Barney Kessel Regular

November 15, 2011
The list of ’60s players with signature Gibson guitars includes Tal Farlow, Johnny Smith, Barney Kessel, the Everly Brothers, and Trini Lopez.
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Refretting a '72 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe

October 18, 2011
If you’ve been reading this column recently, you’ll recall we’re in the middle of restoring a ’72 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe.
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Let's Make a Deal!

October 18, 2011
Whether by phone or email, I’m most frequently contacted with this question: “I have three basses sitting in front of me, and I’m trying to decide which one I’m going to buy. What’s the best deal?”
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Gibson Les Paul Junior DC Bass Review

October 18, 2011
This Les Paul Junior bass draws influences from Gibson’s storied EB-0, but also benefits from the addition of some new refinements.
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Gibson Vs. Epiphone—Are We The Ones Being Elitist?

October 18, 2011
Is Gibson always considered a treasure and is an imported Epiphone always considered trash? The answer isn’t quite that simple.
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1979 Gibson RD Artist

October 18, 2011
Introducing the RD series (short for Research and Development), this line of guitars and basses were equipped with electronic circuitry for the first time in Gibson’s history.
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Video Review - Gibson Les Paul Junior DC Bass

October 14, 2011
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest review of the Gibson Les Paul Junior DC Bass, which is featured in the November issue of Premier Guitar and can be read online in its entirety for free -- http://www.premierguitar.com/Magazine/Issue/2011/Nov/Gibson_Les_Paul_Junior_D....
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Gibson Firebird X Electric Guitar Review

October 4, 2011
If you remove any preconceived notions or expectations, the Firebird X is a pretty cool guitar, both in sound and function.
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Restoring a ’72 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe

September 20, 2011
This time around, we’ll begin restoring the guitar based on last month''s diagnoses.
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