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  1. mbowen

    MIA FOR A LONG WHILE. SOME OF MY LES PAULS THAT HAVEN'T BEEN SEEN IN A WHILE

    0-7615-THE REC ROOM BURST.I OWNED IT YEARS AGO.
  2. mbowen

    MIA FOR A LONG WHILE. SOME OF MY LES PAULS THAT HAVEN'T BEEN SEEN IN A WHILE

    Re: MIA FOR A L;ONG WHILE.SOME OF MY LESPAUL THAT HAVE NOT BEEN ON THE FORUM IN A LON 1950'S GOLDTOPS KILL-FROM MY OLD COLLECTIONS.
  3. mbowen

    MIA FOR A LONG WHILE. SOME OF MY LES PAULS THAT HAVEN'T BEEN SEEN IN A WHILE

    Re: MIA FOR A L;ONG WHILE.SOME OF MY LESPAUL THAT HAVE NOT BEEN ON THE FORUM IN A LON
  4. mbowen

    MIA FOR A LONG WHILE. SOME OF MY LES PAULS THAT HAVEN'T BEEN SEEN IN A WHILE

    Re: MIA FOR A L;ONG WHILE.SOME OF MY LESPAUL THAT HAVE NOT BEEN ON THE FORUM IN A LON
  5. mbowen

    A Little Respect for THE OTHER GUITAR COMPANY

    I do love Gibson's ,but Fenders will always have a place in my heart.Please post some of your favorite fenders.Thanks . Couple of Sonic Blue's I owned the one on the left. Blond's ,a Dakota and nice 55 Sunburst at a show i did in the 1990's
  6. mbowen

    BURST PORN

    If you love bursts please post some .Thanks M.B. My first Burst 0-1065--light curl super clean. Loved it and went on a More CuRL hunt soon after . with 9-1108-My second burst from Tom W.
  7. mbowen

    SHOW SOME LOVE FOR THE TV JR.

    Happy Holidays guys.Please post you TV Jr's if you can.Below are my 1955-1959-1961[i know a year late but i hope that's ok]:hmm:##:ola
  8. mbowen

    A Vintage Guitar Joke

    Hi guys a while ago i was visiting friends who own a guitar shop.We decided to see how much people pay attention to Vintage guitars in a regular music store ,not a Vintage Shop.We put MY 57 LPC up on the rack in a high traffic spot and put a SALE -1957-$1200.00 tag on it . It was there for...
  9. mbowen

    Old Burst Photo-INFO?

    Hi guys i found this photo on the web under bands.The Roosters 1960's is all it said.{no they do not look like the Roosters who turned into The Yardbirds}Love the Flamey Burst with an added Lyre - black pickguard-and new bridge. Any one know anything about the guitar or band.Guitar looks...
  10. mbowen

    THE BURST KILLER

    I know i am going to get heck for this but it is just my opinion.Yesterday an old friend came over and we A-B'd about 10 guitars ,through a Maestro GA2RT amp.My refin burst sounded better then all the other guitars till we got to a first rack ES-345 with a huge neck and black ring.The 345 was SO...
  11. mbowen

    1963 SG/LP

    Hi guys i am looking at this guitar .I have had a half dozen or so SG/LP's but they all had the Sideways trem the big pot metal thing i hated on them.This one is a 63 and has the Les Paul Plaque and 1 PAF and 1 Early Pat.# pick-up.My question is how common is this variation.Guitar is very clean...
  12. mbowen

    Blond ES-355-1959-Only One??

    Hi guys here is a guitar my friend Hank just got and it is amazing.It is a 1959-ES-355 in factory Blond.The only one i have seen from 59.The Chinnery Collection had a 1960 and Gilvis had a great 1961-62 Stoptail 355 in Blond but i have not seen a 59 before now.If any of you guys know of another...
  13. mbowen

    Burst Believers Book Signing

    On Sat.July 13th Vic had a book signing for Burst Believers at his shop The Guitar Gallery in Canonsburg Pa.It went great with 250-300 people coming by to eat drink and get their book signed.Vic and Tim [his partner] also brought in a bunch of guitars for people to view,including 4 Killer...
  14. mbowen

    Anyone Love Juniors

    HI guys have not seen a thread in a while dedicated to -IMO-one of the best of the old Les Paul's the Les Paul Junior.If you would like to please post a shot of your JR or JR's for a lot of you and tell us why you love your Junior.Thanks guys i hope there are are a lot of Junior lovers out there...
  15. mbowen

    Burst Believers--Now Available

    Just a heads up guys ,Vic's new book is now available .I got my copy from Vic today and i have to say that i think it is the best burst book ever-IMO.The color of the guitars is amazing and very authentic.The bursts i used to own in the book look like the guitar really looked .Not to knock other...
  16. mbowen

    Anyone know this Bursts Serial #

    Here are shots from Guitar Trader in the 80's .It has the wrong serial # on the bottom of the photo.Julio is trying to get the right # for Burst serial.If you Burst Detectives know or can ID this one it will be greatly appreciated.It looks like a few 1960's in Burst Serial but i am not sure...
  17. mbowen

    Two Different 50's Junior's

    Hi guys went to see my{and TW's} old friend Joe S. a few days ago .Joe has been getting back into Vintage guitars after being out of them for a while.He has picked up a few cool guitars.A 1957 LP JR that was made for the Trade Show {1950's version of the Namm show i guess}with a factory White...
  18. mbowen

    Love ES's

    I Love ES's as much as Les Pauls anyone else?Post your ES's guys if you would like to.Here are some of mine.Thanks Mike B. 1959-ES-335 1959-ES-345--Early A-29952 1960-ES-330
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