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« on: October 22, 2015, 12:40:18 PM »

Picking up my new (secondhand) guitar today.  A Gibson SG Special with mini humbuckers:


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« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2015, 04:12:06 PM »

Nice!!
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« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2015, 04:42:35 PM »

Thanks.  Just brought it home.   Smiley

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« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2015, 04:50:46 PM »

So why are you still here? Grin
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« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2015, 05:00:12 PM »


So why are you still here? Grin


I was brought some tea and cake!

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« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2015, 09:46:21 PM »

Nice.

Is there more treble in the sound with the mini humbuckers?

I like SGs, I have two (or 2 1/2 really :-) ), but they are both Epiphone.

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« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2015, 09:57:09 PM »


Nice.

Is there more treble in the sound with the mini humbuckers?


Well, I haven't played another kind of SG, but I believe that the sound is brighter and has more of a chime, though it loses some of the grunt of a PAF humbucker.

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« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2015, 10:09:07 PM »



Nice.

Is there more treble in the sound with the mini humbuckers?


Well, I haven't played another kind of SG, but I believe that the sound is brighter and has more of a chime, though it loses some of the grunt of a PAF humbucker.

Jules


One of my desires is a Firebird with mini humbuckers, but not sure it can do the real growl of a PAF.

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« Reply #8 on: October 22, 2015, 10:45:22 PM »


One of my desires is a Firebird with mini humbuckers, but not sure it can do the real growl of a PAF.


Never could learn to love the body shape of a Firebird, personally.

You know what to do, don't you - swap one of the pickups and have one of each.

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« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2016, 11:34:03 AM »

Me too... Cheesy

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« Reply #10 on: May 06, 2016, 11:53:18 AM »

Ooh, she nice!  A Gretsch?  (The eyesight is failing.)

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« Reply #11 on: May 06, 2016, 12:18:16 PM »


Me too... Cheesy


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« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2016, 09:57:38 AM »

Is that a real Fender Stratocaster Les Paul Gibson? Shiny!
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Is that a real Fender Stratocaster Les Paul Gibson? Shiny!


It's a Gibson Martin Fender...  Grin
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« Reply #14 on: November 28, 2017, 07:17:24 PM »

New guitar on its way.  A Gordon Smith GS1.5.  Made in England.  They're known as the British Gibson.  Pete Shelley played one.

I got a good deal.  Months ago.  But then they found a fault with it and refunded my money.  God bless them then, because they asked for a new one to be hand-made to my specifics and then they honoured the original sale price.  They're throwing in a hard case too.

This is sounding too much like good news.  Something's bound to go wrong.  Ha ha.

Here's a picture.

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« Reply #15 on: November 28, 2017, 07:40:46 PM »

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« Reply #16 on: November 28, 2017, 07:44:10 PM »

What Skirky said !  Smiley
Love the simplicity of Gordon Smiths : real no-nonsense electric guitars !
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« Reply #18 on: November 29, 2017, 01:39:08 AM »


What Skirky said !  Smiley
Love the simplicity of Gordon Smiths : real no-nonsense electric guitars !


Does my heart good to read you both giving it the thumbs-up.  Thanks.

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