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  1. fakejake

    Listing modern day guitar heroes

    I'm a jazz guy mostly, so I'd say Kurt Rosenwinkel and Julian Lage.
  2. fakejake

    Current bursts for sale...

    Might just be boomers retiring or dying, so they or their famlies sell off their collections
  3. fakejake

    RIP Eddie Van Halen, 65

    I think that's a faded burst. Look at the colour in the cavity.
  4. fakejake

    Current bursts for sale...

    FS in Europe:
  5. fakejake

    How would have kids in the 60ies reacted to later rock music?

    Being a fan of both music from the 60ies and of the 90ies, I wonder how people would have reacted if now popular rock bands like Metallica, RHCP, Green Day etc. would have appeared on the scene in the 60ies out of nowhere. Would they have been shocked or maybe unable to 'get' the styles that...
  6. fakejake

    Current Band That Has Been Together The Longest With All Original Members

    Crazy Horse? They've been around since the late 60ies.
  7. fakejake

    Burst 9-1998

    Wait, are you suggesting Gruhn is unknowingly selling a repro as a burst?
  8. fakejake

    1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop ? serial 7-2595 ? Real or Fake ?

    Let me say it again: Great, great thread! 😁
  9. fakejake

    1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop ? serial 7-2595 ? Real or Fake ?

    Easily my favourite thread at the moment :) Guys, please continue! :cool:
  10. fakejake

    What is going on with this LP Custom Headstock?

    That's a real Gibson, no doubt, but there definitely has been a repair to the binding.
  11. fakejake

    9 0643 and 9 0696 "Grainger-Burst" up for auction at Heritage

    Maybe he just realized, that with the ammout of gain he uses all these guitars sound the same 😂
  12. fakejake

    Godzilla's '59??

    😂
  13. fakejake

    The least expensive tube amp

    Nice playing! You make all of those rather budget guitars and amps sound great!
  14. fakejake

    Untouched since 1964 les paul 1959 burst find. in near mint conditioin.

    I was on the believer side at first, but I'm starting to seriously doubt the story now... OP, if you are still reading this: give us some sign of life!
  15. fakejake

    Do you think guitar music will ever be great like it was from 1954 to 1979?

    I grew up in the 90ies, they were a pretty awesome time for guitar music: Nirvana, Guns 'n Roses, Metallica, Smashing Pumpkins, Rage Against The Machine, Placebo, Muse, Red Hot Chili Peppers....
  16. fakejake

    Untouched since 1964 les paul 1959 burst find. in near mint conditioin.

    I understood the OP's post the same way, he was referring to the Martin not the burst. Fwiw I still think the story could be true. Looking forward to some pictures!
  17. fakejake

    Untouched since 1964 les paul 1959 burst find. in near mint conditioin.

    No, but apparently some of the bursts faded even before being sold, just from a couple of months haning in shop windows. Could be that that particular one was already faded by '64.
  18. fakejake

    Untouched since 1964 les paul 1959 burst find. in near mint conditioin.

    Either way, this thread should provide some much appreciated entertainment
  19. fakejake

    Current 1957 - 1958 Goldtops for sale...

    Out of curiosity, what do we have here, fellas? https://reverb.com/item/40688643-gibson-les-paul-1957-gold-top-pafs-black-hardware I know the reputation of the seller, just curious about some opinions on that guitar. If it is what they are claiming, the price is not too bad.
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