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December 2014

Gibson

Gibson and the U.S. Department of Justice Reach Settlement Agreement on Lacey Act Violations

August 6, 2012
Gibson will pay a penalty of $300,000 as well as a community service payment of $50,000 to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
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Gibson Les Paul Studio Electric Guitar Review

August 1, 2012
The new Les Paul Studio continues to be a fantastic choice for budget-minded players looking to get a piece of the Gibson USA pie.
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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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