Gibson B-Bender and G!

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  1. Fretting out

    Fretting out Friend of Leo's

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    i don’t know if this is appropriate to post here but I was browsing reverb the other day when I came across this gibson Es 335

    It’s a replica of the guitar played on pretty woman, modified for guitar player Jerry Kennedy

    Thought this was interesting so figured I’d share for those who haven’t seen it

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  2. Mur

    Mur Tele-Afflicted

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    Wow ..interesting, never seen one like it. Thanks for showing it.
     
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    Ed Driscoll Tele-Meister

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    It's Greg Koch approved!

     
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    Woe! Cool I didn’t know there was a video of it in action!
     
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    I can’t figure out how to edit my title now but after watching the video and looking at the guitar it’s a B and e bender!
     
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    Gordon Kennedy, Jerry's son, talks about the guitar at around 1:27:00.

     
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    Looks like a good way to ruin an (otherwise fine) ES335.
    I'd seen them before on a website for Eddy's Guitars (St. Louis).
    No desire for one of those.....Tele B-Bender (maybe....) is a another story.
     
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    tfarny Friend of Leo's

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    Interesting but I think the Hipshot design is superior for an add-on bender. Anytime you've got to move your picking hand away from the strings to depress the lever, you become unable to do a pre-bend, which is half the fun with bending.
     
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    Fretting out Friend of Leo's

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    I wonder if you can use an elbow to depress the e-bender

    So you can play at the same time, probably have to wear the guitar pretty high though
     
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    I think I'd still prefer my Bigsby Palm Pedal guitars. I had about a dozen of 'em at one point but I'm down to about half that number now. My favorite is my '62 Epiphone Sheraton reissue with the small humbuckers and gold hardware (including the BPP). They've all been rewired with just a master volume and tone control. The bottom two knobs are still there but they're now pull pots operating a coil tap on the rear pickup and a phase switch on the front knob............ Here's a few shots of it.....JH in Va. 100_0755.JPG 100_0752.JPG 100_0753.JPG
     
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