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Fran
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 6:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ultratwin wrote:
The dinky little Melody Maker Flying Vs from last year looked fun to bang around a bit until folks started to open their mouths about it all. Not interested anymore

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Most of them models look terrible quality in the pictures alone and if they are even more budget than the Specials they released there is'nt much hope.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 5:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fran wrote:
ultratwin wrote:
The dinky little Melody Maker Flying Vs from last year looked fun to bang around a bit until folks started to open their mouths about it all. Not interested anymore

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Most of them models look terrible quality in the pictures alone and if they are even more budget than the Specials they released there is'nt much hope.


Exactly. It's a fucking pisstake. Look at this, you can get this Gretsch with better pickups and a Bigsby and a "proper" finish for almost exactly the same price:

http://www.thomann.de/gb/gretsch_g5435t_pro_jet_black.htm

So why on earth would anyone bother with these Gibsons?
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Fran
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 5:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Coz it says 'Gibson' on the headstock which means you have arrived as a guitar player.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 7:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fran wrote:
Coz it says 'Gibson' on the headstock which means you have arrived as a guitar player.


I have arrived

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Fran
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

So have I

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My personal favourite (as seen on all the shitty acoustics my friends brought back from India):

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 5:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ekwatts wrote:
Look at this, you can get this Gretsch with better pickups and a Bigsby and a "proper" finish for almost exactly the same price:

http://www.thomann.de/gb/gretsch_g5435t_pro_jet_black.htm


Yes, and that Gretsch is damn good for the price IMO. Very underrated.
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BillClay
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

fuck these shits, melody makers gotta have the plastic covered single coilzzzzz
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2012 10:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

So are they USA made or somewhere in asia?
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Mages
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

they're made in USA.
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