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    For sale my Ibanez GB-15. In mint condition.

    Will consider exchange + cash for Yamaha SA2200. 2000 euros.

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    Where are you located?

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    Beautiful GB15!

    Those had a slightly wider nut, which I liked. And very warm, sweet tones.

    Here are the specs:

    Ibanez :: Hollow Guitars :: GB15

    Good luck with your sale.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tomcat View Post
    Where are you located?
    Just moved to Amsterdam!

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    I think that single pickup 15 is kinda rare, yes? Very cool guitar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kekkuli View Post
    Just moved to Amsterdam!
    Damn brexit - i would've totally bought it. GLWTS!

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    Quote Originally Posted by aborodya View Post
    Damn brexit - i would've totally bought it. GLWTS!
    Yeah sucks balls.

    By the way. This guitar is LOUD unamplified. Drove my wife nuts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gitfiddler View Post
    Beautiful GB15!

    Those had a slightly wider nut, which I liked. And very warm, sweet tones.

    Here are the specs:

    Ibanez :: Hollow Guitars :: GB15

    Good luck with your sale.
    I don’t get what the switch does.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Woody Sound View Post
    I don’t get what the switch does.
    Coil tap. Completely pointless.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Woody Sound View Post
    I don’t get what the switch does.
    Back when I owned a GB15 I also thought the two-way toggle switch was odd for a single pickup jazz box. The switch basically cancelled one of the coils in the Super 58 humbucker, making it a single coil. The resulting tone wasn't unpleasant but it was similar to what a hollow body Strat might sound like it it had flatwound strings. It did give the guitar a bit more tonal range. I viewed it as kind of a novelty, but I rarely used it.

    I feel the same way about a three-way switch on dual humbucker archtops. I mostly use the neck pickup. Sometimes, depending on the amp or the tune I'm playing, I'll use the middle position, rolling back the bridge pickup volume a bit. However, I never use the bridge pickup alone.

    Ibanez has a history of putting their 'Tri-Sound' mini-toggle switches on their solid body and semi-hollowbody guitars, but the GB15 is the only archtop I've seen with a coil split/cancelling control.

    That said, GB15's are rare, high quality instruments. I hope this one goes to a good home.

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    Man, best looking GB I have seen...impressed!

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    Very attractive overall, and excellent tailpiece.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gitfiddler View Post

    Ibanez has a history of putting their 'Tri-Sound' mini-toggle switches on their solid body and semi-hollowbody guitars, but the GB15 is the only archtop I've seen with a coil split.
    That’s interesting, because the spec sheet you linked to says it’s the Tri-Sound, whatever that is. Couldn’t figure it out from the picture.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Woody Sound View Post
    That’s interesting, because the spec sheet you linked to says it’s the Tri-Sound, whatever that is. Couldn’t figure it out from the picture.
    Well, that's Ibanez for you.

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    One of my favourite of all the GB models. Pared down to its essential no nonsense jazz core, I loved the finish, which no photos can do. justice to; a deeply translucent burgundy finish with wood grain highlighted. They did originally come with a case and a gig bag as standard outfitting, a nod to its dedicated design as a gigging instrument. One of the nicest gig bags in their own right, somehow I have yet to see a used GB15 where an owner hasn't "retained" that elusive gig bag.
    That coil tap is a little debatable, but it did add something of the old D'Armond single coil vibe when the switch was flipped. That steel grey metal anodizing is very tasteful.
    I think it has the most serious working man's professional guitar vibe of the GB's.

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