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

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  1. tomkatf

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    These are nice too... great sounding P-90's!

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  2. funkysoul

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    an ES-335 is the only reason for me to put put a non Fenderish thing in my hand
     
  3. Tonetele

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    Any Les Paul Jr. will do me- although I do have a penchant for the double cut. Simple. just crank up the volume or use tone control. They work great.
     
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    Tonetele Poster Extraordinaire

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    NewKid- Play one and you'll gladly part with your money for one.
    Ask Keith Richards- he uses one extensively live.
     
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    Have all the J-45's been spoken for?
     
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    For realistic purposes I’d really like to try out a doublecut special or junior. For unrealistic fantasy purposes this.

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  7. Chud

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    I have mine already, but I’d take another or similar. Lol

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  8. dickey

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    '67 or '68 SG Standard. That's it.
     
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    I traded the SG for the Hamer LP Special Jr... a lovely guitar with a neck to die for.

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    Califiddler Friend of Leo's

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    For you, an ES-335. I have a Les Paul, an SG, and a Yamaha 335-type. So for me it would be an ES-295 like Scotty Moore's.
     
  11. Obelisk

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    335 or something similar.
     
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    Man that's nice.cool strap too
     
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    I would have P-90s on my ES, whichever xxx that is. Also would like a wider nut, but my carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms are pretty well gone now.
     
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    The “Les Paul Standard”, I have owned them, have recorded with them. Slightly or completely overdriven, (if your a Tele fan) you’ll be surprised at the similarities, just a raw straight forward great electric guitar.
     
  15. fatcat

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    For me;

    Es 335
     
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    Debbie
     
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    Fiesta Red Friend of Leo's

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    My first choice is a Les Paul Junior or Les Paul Special...singlecut, doublecut, whatever...gimme P-90’s!!

    If I’m limited to humbuckers, I would choose a Flying V. Yes, really...I find the setup, style, feel and looks works very well for me.

    A ES335/345/355 would be the third choice.
     
  18. GGardner

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    A goldtop Les Paul with Bare Knuckles. Boom! Or as the Big O would growl and say, "Mercy."
     
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    I say, just try a few, every time you're in a shop and buy a cheap one. That'll cover your need for "Gibsony", short term. Then, you can look for the "right" one. Which is probably an ES 33X something, but just take your time. Ain't really worth doing, just buying one of the first 20 ES 335s you try. It may take a while.
     
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    I'm like you Fender (or Fender copies) all the way. But, I think if I was going to go Gibson, and it had to have two humbuckers, I would try an SG. I always liked the feel of them when I played them. I've never owned one though. I have owned a couple of LPs. I just don't like them. I respect them as a quality instrument, but I don't want to play one, not for very long anyhow.
     
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