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Gibson Customer Service in the 1950s

 
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PostPosted: Mon May 08, 2017 1:30 pm    Post subject: Gibson Customer Service in the 1950s Reply with quote

Letters between Dr. Haddock of Kalamazoo and various personnel from Gibson.

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PostPosted: Mon May 08, 2017 2:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

April 1, 1958

Dear Gibson:

I've been playing guitar for two months. Can I get teh Chetz better on teh Super 300 or L-7C?


Sincerly,

Chuck N. Noob
age 13
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PostPosted: Mon May 08, 2017 3:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I started reading these with relish, but about a page in I decided this boy's a pain in the arse.
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PostPosted: Mon May 08, 2017 3:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Mon May 08, 2017 4:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Doog wrote:
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PostPosted: Mon May 08, 2017 8:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh dear, already a few new sig options
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PostPosted: Tue May 09, 2017 5:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Doog wrote:


This totally seems like an ICEYISM.
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Doog
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PostPosted: Tue May 09, 2017 6:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

100%
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PostPosted: Tue May 09, 2017 7:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fakir Mustache wrote:
teh Chetz


Laughing
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Fran wrote:
I love how this place is basic as fuck.

ekwatts wrote:
I'm just going to smash it in with a hammer and hope it works. Tone is all in the fingers anyway.
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