SG lover from France

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  1. Daddy Tin

    Daddy Tin New Member

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    Welcome. A bit new here myself, but at least I know the difference between Chinese and Korean. After all, we all turn a little Japanese at times.
     
  2. VincentHiwatt

    VincentHiwatt Member

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    here are my two remaining Gibsons.

    1993 Les Paul Studio. All stock, even the pink case.
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    1997 Les Paul DC studio. This one is not stock. I changed plastic parts and the pickups (model Seymour Duncan Alnico II Slash zebra). Shown in her own case, identical to the '93. This one is really lightweight and has the belly cut.
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    Greetings & Salutations Vincent,
    You will be assimilated
    Resistance is futile

    That is one mighty fine collection of SGs. The LP ain't too shabby either. :dude:
     
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    SG John Well-Known Member

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    Bienvenue!

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  5. syscokid

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    eS.G. forgot to warn you about Goldmember, too. He'll rub his "Goldmember" on your guitars, too
     
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    Je suis fan de la SG Pete Townshend, elle est terrible !

    Is the dble cut a Les Paul or a Spirit ? Gibson Les Paul Spirit:


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    Gibsg Well-Known Member

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    eS.G. said


    Watch out for Gibsg ---he is a French fellow as well----who LOVES GIBSON SG's like they are AIR (or sexy young girls) ----he might want to come visit you and rub his private parts on your guitars.........you where warned.....






    eS.G ..

    Are you born like this ?

    Call the doctor EMERGENCY !!


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  8. VincentHiwatt

    VincentHiwatt Member

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    Hello eS.G.

    The Townshend SG is nice but the 68 original is much better. Townshend spec are not that good : heavy tuners, larger fingerboard

    It's a 1997 Les Paul DC studio in Heritage Cherry Sunburst color.
    Originaly looked like this : http://www.guitare-village.com/occasion/rock/rock_21.php

    I changes pickup rings, volume and tone knobs, selector switch knob, pikups.
    The wraparound is working pretty well. It's a very decent guitar. You may not set the intonation but it's not a big deal. Adding a tune-o-matic / ABR would be too much work for the value of the guitar and it would ruin the finish. The guitar is NOS. I bought it in 2003 or something, it was new and I've hardly played it for 50 hours since then ! :)
     
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  9. VincentHiwatt

    VincentHiwatt Member

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    I posted this picture on the Les Paul forum so I will post it here.
    Gibson family
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    Welcome, Vincent, Any pictures of your Hiwatts?
     
  11. VincentHiwatt

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    Hello. Thanks Chilipeppermaniac.
    My amps including the three Hiwatts. Two identical DR103s from 1976, one SA112 (50W bulldog) from 1978. Two cabs, one with Fanes and the other with Celestions which I will probably modify with V30s.
    All my Hiwatts have been recapped and biased. The 50W has adjustable bias for each EL34 tube. It's my preferred Hiwatt since it's easier to use, has less power and has earlier crunch tone thanks to its ECC83 instead of ECC81. It just has more gain.
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    Now that there is some fine amp porno!!!
     
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    The wall of power! :dude:
     
  14. VincentHiwatt

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    Everything goes through the Marshall Powerbrake, another wonderful English design.
    US Guitars through UK amps.
     
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    HOLY Mother of Pearl!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Vincent.

    Are you sure your name is not Gilmour?
     
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    Gibsg my teeth are larger and much sharper.........have you heard the phrase
    "Swimming with the sharks" ??
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    Those are so beautiful... I could just...
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    Gee Raiyn, do you worn all new members about bashing Epiphones or do you just assume that because he is from France that he might just fit into your stereo type mind? Good thing that you have been appointed to be in charge of the welcoming committee.
     
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    Ad hominem.
     
  20. chilipeppermaniac

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    I like Hominy too,,,,,,,,,,,,, Raiyn
     

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