If it could be just one Gibson, which one would it be?

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  1. Buzzgrowl

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    [​IMG]Gibson Marauder anyone?
     
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    Yeah, probably something like this.
     
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    I have owned many Gibsons over the years, most of them Les Pauls.

    I currently own a Les Paul with P90's, an SG with P90's, and a Pelham Blue Firebird Zero, equipped with original factory humbuckers.

    What I am going to offer you, WilburBufferson, may surprise you.

    I recommend the lowest-cost Gibson ever, the Firebird Zero.

    Reasons;
    * It's got great humbuckers, with crisp, versatile tones thanks to very expressive Volume and Tone Knobs.

    * You won't break the bank acquiring one, since it's ridiculously affordable, (for an American-made genuine Gibson).

    * The Firebird Zero has a feel and a light weight that will feel very much accommodating to a lifelong Fender player.

    I really love this guitar.
    Never mind my brother gave it to me for my birthday this past July.
    It's just a great playing, good feeling, fabulous sounding electric guitar.

    :)

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    Okay, this one. I forgot about this one.

    It’s a ‘58 Custom Shop in TV Yellow. I just don’t understand why is costs nearly $4K? It’s got one P90 and two knobs. I hate Gibson.
     
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    I had an sg and traded for this. A les paul traditional.its heavy as sh#% but I love the tone
    I do like the chris Cornell tribute es 335
     

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    If the SG neck and body joint bothers you, then the LP Special or Junior would be a better fit.
     
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    For me, an ES-295 holds a special place in my heart
     
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    That's why I gots my '64:

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    If it could only be one, it would have to be an ES-335.
     
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    since watching Yessongs a couple of times recently, I've decided I should have an ES 5 Switchmaster.
     
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    A Les Paul Special can do anything I want from a Gibson. I need one of the unusual ones, a '60-style double-cut, so it has the strong neck joint, but with a "59 neck. They exist.
     
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    69 es-335 in walnut please...
     
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    Another vote for the ES335 type guitar.

    Alternatively, check out the Nighthawk / Blueshawk.

    Or if money is not object, look into the Johnny A model.

    Both 'Hawks and Johnny A have a 25.5" scale length, so you get the Gibson girth with Fender twang / articulation.
     
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    How about a '69 with '68 features?

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