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Gibson, WTF?!

Post by basshole » Mon Dec 26, 2011 11:46 pm

I don't know if this has been reported and discussed but... I think this falls under the cathegory "What-the-heck-are-Gibson-thinking?!".

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http://www.thomann.de/se/gibson_firebir ... lution.htm

That's a serious amount of coin they're charging for a swollen piece of wooden lego!
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Re: Gibson, WTF?!

Post by ironlung40 » Tue Dec 27, 2011 1:17 am

basshole wrote:I don't know if this has been reported and discussed but... I think this falls under the cathegory "What-the-heck-are-Gibson-thinking?!".

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http://www.thomann.de/se/gibson_firebir ... lution.htm

That's a serious amount of coin they're charging for a swollen piece of wooden lego!

You're a little late dude!! :lol:

But, it has been the general consensus to agree with your sentiments on this monstrosity. :roll:
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Re: Gibson, WTF?!

Post by Randy Bass » Tue Dec 27, 2011 2:31 am

Six Months Ago called, and it agrees with you :lol: !
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Re: Gibson, WTF?!

Post by OrangePaul » Tue Dec 27, 2011 3:28 am

See my post here :wink:
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Re: Gibson, WTF?!

Post by ironlung40 » Tue Dec 27, 2011 4:01 am

You know that the X stands for eXcrement :lol:

I found that out at the NAMM trade show this year, after I played one.
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Re: Gibson, WTF?!

Post by jangle » Tue Dec 27, 2011 3:53 pm

It almost makes me support the government bullying of Gibson :wink:

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Re: Gibson, WTF?!

Post by Le Chat Noir » Tue Dec 27, 2011 4:06 pm

I just threw up a little Christmas leftovers when I opened this thread.
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Re: Gibson, WTF?!

Post by misterfolkertsma » Tue Dec 27, 2011 4:13 pm

Why was the 5th fret so important that it needed an X? :|

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Re: Gibson, WTF?!

Post by Le Chat Noir » Tue Dec 27, 2011 4:17 pm

misterfolkertsma wrote:Why was the 5th fret so important that it needed an X? :|
The only reasonable explanation I could think of is that the original draughtsman who came up with the concept for the guitar put a black cross on his drawing to indicate that it was rubbish, but someone along the line accidentally slipped it into the approved pile and the cross was assumed to be a design feature ;)
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Re: Gibson, WTF?!

Post by Icarus » Tue Dec 27, 2011 5:49 pm

If i dipped my finger in a pot of honey and pulled it out, it would look the same(was gonna go down the "her special time of month" route but thats Randy's territory).
misterfolkertsma wrote:Why was the 5th fret so important that it needed an X? :|
I think it's so the demographic that this guitar is aimed at know where the A5 powerchord is. All the songs that get played on these will be played there, two frets higher and two frets lower.
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Re: Gibson, WTF?!

Post by basshole » Tue Dec 27, 2011 7:31 pm

Randy Bass wrote:Six Months Ago called, and it agrees with you :lol: !
Heh, Touché!
However, this is such a blasphemy by Gibson that it SHOULD resurface every six months just to remind them, and the rest of the world, what a crime to humanity they are responsible for!
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