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Gibson

1974 Gibson J-50 Deluxe Binding Decay

April 15, 2010
Replacing original Tortoiseshell binding that''s decayed naturally over time.
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A ‘70s Oddity: The Gibson SG200

April 15, 2010
Gibson''s short-lived, larger bodied SG made an appearance in the early ''70s
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1959 Fender Stratocaster Serial Number 38098

April 15, 2010
A rare transition model Strat from 1959
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Gibson Custom Memphis-ES Series: Final Inspection

March 19, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Memphis, TN, where he visits the Gibson Custom Memphis factory. The Gibson Custom Memphis factory builds all the ES hollow- and semi-hollow bodied guitars, the white Les Paul and the Gibson EDS-1275 double-neck. In this segment, we get to see the final inspection process. Here, we get to see how the technician checks fret height, action, hardware setup and makes sure the guitar plays, sounds and reacts as it should by playing the "Gibson" song.
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Gibson Custom Memphis-ES Series: Neck,PLEK machine

March 19, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Memphis, TN, where he visits the Gibson Custom Memphis factory. The Gibson Custom Memphis factory builds all the ES hollow- and semi-hollow bodied guitars, the white Les Paul and the Gibson EDS-1275 double-neck. In this segment, we get to check out how the neck is set, the procedure behind preparing the fretboard, the execution of the PLEK machine, the way they paint and finish each guitar and how they install and setup the hardware and electronics.
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Gibson Custom Memphis-ES Series: Constructing Body

March 19, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Memphis, TN, where he visits the Gibson Custom Memphis factory. The Gibson Custom Memphis factory builds all the ES hollow- and semi-hollow bodied guitars, the white Les Paul and the Gibson EDS-1275 double-neck. In this segment, we get to check out how the ES Series guitars are built. Here, we get to see how the wood is cut, pressed, sanded, bound and eventually put together.
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1949 Gibson ES-5 Serial Number A-3943

March 11, 2010
Equipped with three P-90s, the ES-5 was part of Gibson''s 1948 electric line expansion
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1963 Gibson Firebird

March 11, 2010
Showing a little love to one of Gibson''s less revered models
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Tidying Up a 1971 Gibson SG

February 11, 2010
A nice SG needs a few touch-ups to be back to gigging condition
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Gibson ES-350 Tenor Guitar #A-5824

January 14, 2010
Gibson''s ES350 Tenor Guitar was built for transitioning banjo players to guitar
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