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FrankieTbird

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Odd Gibson
« on: November 15, 2017, 10:05:59 AM »

Dave W

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Re: Odd Gibson
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2017, 11:36:14 AM »
It's an N225. It was a limited run variant of the Nighthawk from a few years ago. Don't know if you can really call it a shredder, but it was pointy enough to be one.  ;D  New street price was something like $1300-$1500 so this one is probably a decent deal.

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Re: Odd Gibson
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2017, 11:38:08 AM »
It's an N225. It was a limited run variant of the Nighthawk from a few years ago. Don't know if you can really call it a shredder, but it was pointy enough to be one.  ;D  New street price was something like $1300-$1500 so this one is probably a decent deal.

Cool, thank you, Dave.

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Re: Odd Gibson
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2017, 11:42:36 AM »

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Re: Odd Gibson
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2017, 11:54:57 AM »
You'd think they would discount it a little more than that, considering that it's now the 2018 model year.

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Re: Odd Gibson
« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2017, 03:33:35 PM »
Whew, nasty paint job on that MF one. This red one keeps popping up in my Gibson bass search on eBay.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/282735198729?ul_noapp=true

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Re: Odd Gibson
« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2017, 03:35:46 PM »
Those guitars had a bit of a 'spare parts' vibe to them. The weird black Vibrola didn't help. Imagine they had metal in the '50s...

That Ebay example looks pretty rough. The headstock is a lesson on orange peel that any amateur refinisher could learn from.