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Gibson Custom-83
By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, May 27th, 2016
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Gibson Custom’s True Historic Les Pauls in depth

Gibson’s Nashville Custom Shop produces some of the most desirable electric guitars on the planet. We venture inside to find out why the company thinks its new True Historic series guitars are the best Les Paul More...

Guitar & Bass May 2016-3
By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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Gibson Memphis 1958 ES-335 VOS review

1958 was also the year of the sunburst Les Paul, the Flying V and the Explorer, but Gibson’s thinline archtop was arguably the greater achievement. Chris Vinnicombe winds back the clock… It’s hard to More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
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Vintage Bench Test: 1965 Gibson ES-335

With more than 50 years on the clock, this classic semi-acoustic is still in near-mint condition. Huw Price makes a close inspection… It’s never been entirely clear if ‘iced tea’ and ‘honeyburst’ were More...

25LPTT
By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, March 21st, 2016
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25 essential Gibson Les Paul mods and upgrades

From easy, zero-cost modifications that take a few short minutes to tone-expanding wiring changes, clever vibrato technology and even head-to-toe boutique vintage makeovers, there are many ways to customise, improve More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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NAMM 2016: Gibson Memphis 2016 line-up revealed

NAMM 2016: The Gibson Memphis 2016 line-up has been revealed. Gibson say that the new series has a much more traditional take on build and design than previously explored and that is has also drawn inspiration from More...

Babicz 3pt Bass Bridge Kit
By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
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News: Babicz announces a new Gibson-style bridge

Babicz has announced a new range of full contact bass bridges to retrofit to Gibson-style 3 point bridges. The Babicz bridge defines itself on giving your bass better sustain and tone. Read the official info More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, November 20th, 2015
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The Latest Guitar & Bass Classics: The Gibson Archtop Bible 2015 is on sale from Friday 20 November

      Gibson archtops have been at the centre of some of rock ’n’ roll’s most important recordings and, in the hands of the likes of Chuck Berry, Scotty Moore and Charlie Christian they’ve More...

Vintage Bench Test-52
By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
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Vintage Bench Test: 1954 & 1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtops up close

Forget the flames and blingy ’Bursts, we check out two gold Les Pauls from the mid 1950s. Huw Price chooses the one that sets the Standard Welcome to the first in a new series in which we get up close and personal More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
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News: Kossoff’s ’59 Gibson Les Paul up for auction

Paul Kossoff’s ’59 Gibson Les Paul is up for auction in Bonhams on 10 December, We’re pretty sure it’s going to make a pretty penny … The ’59 Gibson Les Paul is legendary in More...

Guitar & Bass August-3
By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, August 7th, 2015
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Gibson Memphis ES-Les Paul Black Beauty & Epiphone Les Paul Standard Florentine Pro review

Most regard the midrange push of a slab of mahogany as fundamental to the timeless magic of great Les Paul tone. Chris Vinnicombe finds out what happens when you introduce a little air into the equation in the More...