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Dave W

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Gibson Memphis factory on the market
« on: October 20, 2017, 08:57:40 PM »
They're looking for a smaller space and maybe to reduce their debt load.

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Re: Gibson Memphis factory on the market
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2017, 03:40:09 AM »
That's actually a wise move for once. The factory is smack-dab in the most touristy (and therefore expensive) part of the city, keeping a large manufacturing facility there is just wasting money.
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Re: Gibson Memphis factory on the market
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2017, 06:28:21 AM »
Sounds like it has a large entertainment venue that hasn't been used in years. I toured it a few years back, nice facility. I only have the one bass built there, but it is likely the highest quality bass I have. Here is another article from a local Memphis paper..........

https://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2017/oct/20/gibson-guitar-factory-looking-for-new-home/
« Last Edit: October 21, 2017, 06:37:54 AM by Grog »
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Re: Gibson Memphis factory on the market
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2017, 07:12:47 PM »
I used to play with a guy who worked QC for Gibson in Memphis. He said they were REALLY good at wasting money.