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Here is a clip of me playing my only vintage Gibson, a 1960 DC Special.
On a certain fret it really sings. Is that the "Bloom" everyone is talking about
When it comes to vintage Gibsons?
My Special has black reflector knobs and a white switch tip. The serial no is 0 5886.
Serial no 0 5887 and 0 5894 has black knobs and amber switch tip.
So is my guitar the last one with reflectors? :) Or did they switch back and forth? A few parts on my guitar has been...
Here' a great clip from 1971 of Swedish "supergroup" Marsfolket playing two songs. Three fifties Les Pauls is to be seen and heard! The guy on the organ, Björn Skifs, had a number one billboard hit in 74 with Hooked on a Feeling. The sunburst to the right (played by the guy who sings and...
What are the main differences between the two models?
I have just started to look at SG's and even if the VOS looks cooler, I can't seem to get over the quite large difference in price. I got a Burny SG a year ago that fueled the GAS for a Gibson too.
This Special is advertised as a refinished '60.
But the toggle placement is like on the first DC's isn't it? The pickguard looks different than from a '60, and '58-59's too for that matter. Just thought it was interesting.
I was at Sweden Rock Festival this weekend (Swedens largest music festival with 33000 sold tickets). One of the bands was Whitesnake and I really liked Dougs playing. Reb Beach was good to but he played Suhrs so he belongs in another forum. :)
Doug did most of the soloing, sure, lots of...
I was looking for a nice LP case and found something called " Vintage Clone Parts". Apparently made in the US:
They have lots of cool LP parts.