The_Sh0T
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Join date: Dec 2011
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#1
Just got my hand on this last night, a 2008 Gibson SG 61 reissue, got it for $1399 with case/leather strap/new set of strings.







the action was a little high but it has been sitting in the local shop for over a year and a half so the string were in need of replacement, as i was changing the string anyway i figured id give the frets a polish and aply some fretboard oil and wipe the whole thing down. Shes a beaut. Plays great with the lower action, the 57s sound pretty damn good with my orange. This is my first actual Gibson so im really exited about it haha.
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Awesome.
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Nice! HNGD!
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Nice! SGs are awesome.
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Stunning. I love 61's. HNGibsonD! Cant beat a good ol' gibson
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I have an original with a Maestro vibrato
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Is this technically considered a Les Paul?
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was at one point but Les Paul didnt like it so he had them take his name off it
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Nice. I had a 2006 up until a few years ago. Great guitars. You could've gotten a brand new one at GC for $1270 right now though. Though yours has the solid RW board instead of the laminate so it's a bit of a draw.
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Is this technically considered a Les Paul?

a '61 is technically still a les paul.

but why gibson put a '70s norlin headstock on a '61 RI i'll never know.

great guitar though, congrats!
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Quote by mmolteratx
Nice. I had a 2006 up until a few years ago. Great guitars. You could've gotten a brand new one at GC for $1270 right now though. Though yours has the solid RW board instead of the laminate so it's a bit of a draw.



dont have a GC here plus id rather have this one haha, itss been calling me every time ive gone into the store for over a year, finally said YES ill take you home haha
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HNGD!

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Nice guitar!!!
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It's beautiful!
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#17
Nice man! Been after one of those for about 5 years now (hide envy)
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#18
Congratz on the guitar. Real beauty, but I'm afraid your celebrating too soon. You see...I have this great pashion for SG's, and now that you've bought a 61 reissue, I'm going to have to take it away from you. Essencially, stealing/theft is the plan. : )))))))))))))))
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haha, i guess i wont be leaving my house for awhile, just me....my gibby, and my .45 haha
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Quote by The_Sh0T
haha, i guess i wont be leaving my house for awhile, just me....my gibby, and my .45 haha


You got lucky this time...I'm left-handed so I might just wait for someone to drop up with photo's of a lefty SG. But I'll be watching you..
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