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New Pete Townsend Goldtop - Pancake Body and Volute!!!

burst59

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How many of these things do you think they'll sell ? :2lol
 

rufes

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I have been out of anything regarding Townsend after being arrested in 2003 in Child Porn Investigation. How did it finish?
 

1954Gold

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Really suprised to see that out of Gibson.. almost all companies want to keep their products and image squeeky clean with no taint. It's a big consideration in signing a celebrity or sports hero for an endorsement contract.
 

wrenhunter

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Well, good on Gibson then, that's how it's supposed to work. Pete was cleared of charges, case closed. And it has no bearing on the immense contributions he has made to rock music.
 

dmt

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I'd love to get one of those guitars. YMMV, I guess.
 

Al Russo

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i was on ebay the other day and typed in les paul. There is a guy that is making the townshend pauls on a custom basis. He claims they are much better than the gibsons. He is selling em for cheaper also...
 

xjustice09x

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Al Russo said:
i was on ebay the other day and typed in les paul. There is a guy that is making the townshend pauls on a custom basis. He claims they are much better than the gibsons. He is selling em for cheaper also...

The sellers name is emperor26. He has been discussed plenty of times in the baywatch section. I don't think I would want to buy a guitar from him.
 

Mitchell

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Ive heard that the inside scoop on the porn charges was instigated by Pete himself, as he turned these people in several times prior to this, but the authorities would'nt do anything about the it/website, so he down-loaded the porn to get himself charged and media attention brought to the case/problem to get rid of the website that they/authorities were ignoring in the first place.
 
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John Vasco

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I suppose this signature Pete Townsend guitar will have the same 'rip-off' price as the signature SG Special. £2.5K for the signature SG Special - fuckin' outrageous!
 

Fenderaddict

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The signature SG was a sweet guitar though. I regret not buying one. Mind they were cheaper here.
 

powergus6000

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burst59 said:
How many of these things do you think they'll sell ? :2lol


Dunno but I hear Gibson is going to throw in a 1 year membership to NAMBLA free with every Pete Townsend guitar
 

Ed Driscoll

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Does anyone know why Gibson insists on adding the extra inlay in the first position on both of their Townshend Deluxes? :toobad
 

rhubarbred

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That is the lamest excuse for downloading kiddie-porn I've ever heard.

There is plenty of attention paid to child molesters without his celebrity being needed to draw attention to it.
 
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