Well I went on a P-90 binge lately, and found myself with no 2-humbucker guitars. That had to be rectified. So here we are. There she is, my first relic type guitar, 8.3 pounds. Just picked up this G0 this morning and put it through its paces – I really love all the different tones … More New Guitar Day: 2011 Guitar Center Exclusive – 1960 Les Paul Standard Aged (G0) with Jimmy Page Wiring
The ES-330. A little-known guitar in Johnny Marr’s stable during The Smiths era. You get a brief peek at it during this 1984 Top of the Pops performance of Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now: That’s a 60s burst, and I was on the hunt, but then I came across this beast in Chelsea (NYC): … More New Guitar Day: 1968 Gibson Sparkling Burgundy ES-330TD
Well that blogothon on all the pedals has tuckered me out. Couldn’t even get up to modern times, but if you look through my blog posts it pretty much picks up where the recaps left off. Yeah, I’m lazy. So let’s move on to a simpler subject – my electric guitars! Below are links … More All the Electric Guitars.
First of all, there are far better authorities on this particular guitar than me, so here’s a link to give credit where credit is due: http://www.mylespaul.com/forums/norlin-years/275412-1954-les-paul-custom-bb-vs-1972-reissue-54-custom-bb-concluded.html Wow, that guy did the homework. My serial number checks out as a 1972, since the 6 digit number after the LE starts with a 7, which puts it … More 1972 Gibson Les Paul Custom 1954 Reissue.
Here is my new (to me) 1997 Ebony R8. All ebony, front back sides neck. Got it from a fellow TGPer earlier this year. Here is his pic, which does it the most justice: And the other currently owned? From 1979, my Jetglo Ric 360-12! But how about the ones I’ve owned in yesteryear? OK. … More None More Black.
Here’s a blow by blow of all of my gear plus links to any New Gear Day threads that originated over at The Gear Page forum for details. All pics are in the NGD links, save for the only gear I had prior to joining TGP in 2007 – which apparently are my J-45 (Head-Fi, … More New Gear Day – Actually, All of my New Gear Days