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New Gibson Guitars
« on: January 07, 2018, 05:12:12 AM »



https://reverb.com/news/gibson-reveals-semi-hollow-version-of-controversial-modern-double-cut?utm_campaign=1612019_bloggibsondblcut&utm_medium=FB&utm_source=FB

The new guitar is likely to be showcased at the CES show in Las Vegas which starts this coming week.

I like the design of the guitar.

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Re: New Gibson Guitars
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2018, 09:10:36 AM »
I like it.

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Re: New Gibson Guitars
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2018, 10:03:31 AM »
It owes something to the Ric 330. I like the look a little better than the arched top of the solidbody version.

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Re: New Gibson Guitars
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2018, 10:41:06 AM »
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Re: New Gibson Guitars
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2018, 12:38:41 PM »
Meh.
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Re: New Gibson Guitars
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2018, 02:04:44 PM »
Works for me.  I can't imagine paying $4k for a new Gibson though.

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Re: New Gibson Guitars
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2018, 02:32:38 PM »

I predict they will sell several dozen of them.

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Re: New Gibson Guitars
« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2018, 04:45:15 PM »
Rickenbacker can build a good guitar or (neck through) bass with a proper glossy finish in California that sells for less than $2000. Why can't Gibson do that in Tennessee?

edit: I looked at Sweetwater and they have a 2018 Thunderbird that has an MSRP of $3669 for sale at $2199. Using a little math here a $3999 MSRP translates to a $2399 street price. But still would I buy a Thunderbird for $2199 or a 4003s at $1499 or a Fender American Professional Jazz for $1599? Damn, I just saw an Antique Olive Precision for $1499 and I don't have a P with rosewood.
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Re: New Gibson Guitars
« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2018, 06:01:53 AM »
Rickenbacker can build a good guitar or (neck through) bass with a proper glossy finish in California that sells for less than $2000. Why can't Gibson do that in Tennessee?

edit: I looked at Sweetwater and they have a 2018 Thunderbird that has an MSRP of $3669 for sale at $2199. Using a little math here a $3999 MSRP translates to a $2399 street price. But still would I buy a Thunderbird for $2199 or a 4003s at $1499 or a Fender American Professional Jazz for $1599? Damn, I just saw an Antique Olive Precision for $1499 and I don't have a P with rosewood.

Never heard of an Antique Olive Fender so I looked up a P  bass in that color. That looks terrific!!!
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Re: New Gibson Guitars
« Reply #9 on: January 09, 2018, 05:07:33 PM »
Ignore the supposed MSRP, $2199 is the actual price of the 2018 Thunderbird. It was $1999 but Gibson just increased prices on guitars and basses

Rickenbacker's list prices are $1829 for the neck through 620, and $2199 and $1899 for the 4003 and 4003S, but most dealers discount off that, anywhere from 15 to 30% off list. Of course Gibson could compete, they just choose not to.

I've seen the Antique Olive in person on a Strat, I really like it.

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Re: New Gibson Guitars
« Reply #10 on: January 18, 2018, 02:02:58 PM »
It looks great compared to the newly designed Flying V in my opinion, or is it the Star Trek logo?



https://www.guitarworld.com/gear/gibson-gives-sneak-peek-at-new-flying-v-at-ces-show


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Re: New Gibson Guitars
« Reply #11 on: January 18, 2018, 04:40:31 PM »
Those look like a 14 year old's rage against acne.

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Re: New Gibson Guitars
« Reply #12 on: January 18, 2018, 05:30:19 PM »
It looks like something Strong Bad would draw.

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Re: New Gibson Guitars
« Reply #13 on: January 19, 2018, 02:34:54 PM »
Where no Gibson has gone before...

Can definitely see Federation influence... :mrgreen:
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Re: New Gibson Guitars
« Reply #14 on: January 19, 2018, 04:26:57 PM »
Where no Gibson has gone before...

Can definitely see Federation influence... :mrgreen:
I can see why they never went there before too.