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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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