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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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