New old guitar day! Finally got one!

Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by gitold, Nov 24, 2021.

  1. Tarkus60

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    Oh wow..nice!
     
  2. El Marin

    El Marin Friend of Leo's

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    Needs a Bigsby
     
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  3. gitold

    gitold Poster Extraordinaire

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    It has a completely hollow body and a master volume. The ES175 wasn’t selling and the 335 was so they were going for a different take for a jazz guitar. They made about 2500 from 1969 to 1975.
     
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    Nah, I’ve got lots of Bigsby guitars. This is staying as is.
     
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    Did the recent thread get you thinking... or is it a coincidence?

    I’ve always thought these were pretty cool, also seem somewhat affordable because they are kind of underdogs
     
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    What a great blessing. Congratulations and happy playing.
     
  7. studio1087

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    Beautiful
     
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    My only F-hole -thing is an Eko 290/2V, which looks beautiful(the red one) but is completely unplayable for a number of reasons.
    Oh well... at least I got it for free(from a non-guitar-playing mate who suddenly needed the wall space for shelves or somesuch)

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  9. Skyhook

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    Now this one you don't let go! Ok?
    HNOGD!!!
     
  10. gitold

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    No this one is a keeper.
     
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    I’ve been looking for one of these for years but never found the right one at the right price until now.
     
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    Sweet! HNGD! A beautiful guitar.

    I have a '66 Fury SW and later a '68 Chrysler Newport with the 383HP...there are days I wish I still had that motor.
     
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    Oooo.

    shweet!
     
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    In 1970, a luxury Olds would be an 88/98 kinda model. 225 ("deuce-and-a-quarter") was a Buick Electra.
     
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    That's a nice one; congrats!!
     
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    I was not aware of this model before. Beautiful Gibson congrats and HNGD. I hope you are bonding with it, enjoy.
     
  17. gitold

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    Your right. It was a 98. The memory goes first.
     
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    Beautiful.
     
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    I’m a sucker for a plain top. Congrats!
     
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    Very nice! You can probably get some nice Uncle Ted sounds out of that thick body if you're so inclined and some nice jazz to blues tones to boot. I see you're wearing bell bottoms in your pic from '73. I'm glad those days are over with! :lol: What a waste of denim.

    BTW...I'm for a Bigsby to be put on it as well as long as you don't drill any holes.
     
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