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  1. #26

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    The operation appears to have been successful. Behold, the Gibsellone Award:
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    Last edited by Hammertone; 06-18-2022 at 03:21 PM.

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  3. #27

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hammertone
    SS, in keeping with the 1952 provenance of the original:
    -nut width: 1 3/4"
    -depth at 1st fret: @0.93"
    -depth at 9th/10th fret: 1"
    -profile: early '50s fat C
    You'll get to play it in person soon enough, once I have it in my hands.

    excellent ! I have the same waffle back tuners on the Monty, they are my fave>!

    Looking forward to putting eyeballs on it in person

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    That is one beautiful instrument!

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    Big time WOW !

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    Yeah, it is magnificent, well worth a gibson serial run. Wishful thinking no doubt

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    Brilliant! It has an endpin jack?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Woody Sound
    Brilliant! It has an endpin jack?
    It has one now, which is Mark's preference.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hammertone
    It has one now, which is Mark's preference.
    very nice repair !

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hammertone
    Of course, a Gibson-branded guitar should be carried around in a Gibson-branded case (well, the little leather pull tab for the case pocket says "Gibson.") that weighs a thousand pounds. The faux-ostrich covering is a fun bit of icing.
    A real ostrich skin case would probably be close to $6k. Maybe more. Just a guess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Woody Sound
    A real ostrich skin case would probably be close to $6k. Maybe more. Just a guess.
    Yes. When I had the leather interior of the Bentley re-done in real ostrich skin, it cost thousands and thousands of dollars. To their credit, though, the folks at Connolly were real good about colour-matching it all to my favourite rig.



    I'll dig up a few pix. Here's what we did for exterior paint. I considered something similar for the Gibsellone, but decided instead to show off the funky wood figuring:



  12. #36

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hammertone
    Yes. When I had the leather interior of the Bentley re-done in real ostrich skin, it cost thousands and thousands of dollars.
    Now I understand your pseudo I think - a subtle reference to your Liberace legacy?

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    purple stank !! )