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HUGE Shipment of Gibsons Stolen! | ALL of Sweetwater's Adam Jones Les Pauls are Missing!

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by darylcrisp, Nov 5, 2020.

  1. darylcrisp

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    That's a shame...

    How?
     
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    gawd! thieves are bad.... guitar thieves are worse!
     
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    I'm certain the shipment was insured though Im sorry Sweetwater got ripped off , how embarrassing. thieves are one thing but les pauls? that's really tacky. A very low brow crew sure they'll sell but just associate is without class.
     
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    Who is Adam Jones?
     
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    I heard he's a Tool, or something to that effect
     
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    ... and some good deals on fleabay soon?
     
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    Don’t care for tool. But Adam seems to be a stand up musician. And obviously they are quality Les Pauls.
    But still. Kinda funny.
     
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    They need some more information. The most common explanation for a "whole pallet" to go missing happens at any loading/cross-docking. That pallet likely got shipped to Walmart or Target and is sitting next to the soda pop pallets. Warehouses can be busy and confusing and filled with racing fork trucks driven by $10-$15/hour drivers. They make mistakes.

    I've had shipping delays happen on stuff that went clear across the continent and then rerouted back when the error was discovered.

    If that's the situation then Gibson is getting a lot of marketing mileage out of this.

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    no offence ,but these are butt fugly, how ever if they catch the persons responsible , they should have their testes removed and grafted to their foreheads ( for visual confirmations)
     
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    Those bursts are ugly, they may have did Sweetwater a favor.
     
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    I agree and Gibson also a favor as they can claim insurance instead of having them come back to the factory when they don't sell.
     
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    A lot of folks like Tool. They never flopped my mop though. So there's a market for these I'm sure. But as an outsider, those are hideous. Looks like nicotine-stained-burst.
     
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    You've got about ten years to get used to that color scheme. Eventually, a few of these will turn up by then for 10-20x market value, because they're part of the infamous "stolen Sweetwater shipment" from the COVID years. Easiest way to create demand is to limit supply, but when supply is limited, demand will drive production. So Gibson's gonna do some business reissuing these, in almost the same colors, and everybody's gonna want one by then.

    Sigh.
     
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    Sounds like an inside job.Does Adam know how to drive a forklift?
     
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    In my old age, I’ve mellowed into a more Telecaster kind of life. And if you don’t know who Adam Jones is, that’s cool too. But he is an extremely (IMO) good guitarist who really stood out amongst the 90s guitarists. He was a very heavy groove oriented guitarist, too good to be a grunge/punk guitarist and not wanker-ish enough to be flashy. He stood out in that he stood in the shadows as much as possible. The guitar itself started as a silver burst LP custom that aged into this greenish/pee burst type color. But yeah, IMO, Adam Jones is great.
     
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    I'm not a big fan of silverburst anywho, and these are almost antigua, so I'm thinking ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
     
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    How???
    This Guy
     
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    They're a "Norlin" reissue.

    Who wants this?

    I like some of this band's work, but resented the way you bought the CD and there was just 1, maybe 2 quality effort songs.

    So, maybe if I order and ironing board from some outfit, they will send me one of these instead? :^)
     
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