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Gibson Grabber/Ripper/G-3 club

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Jaymi, Jul 24, 2009.


  1. Jaymi

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2008
    Nashville, TN
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Jaydee Basses
    I have seen straight Gibson clubs and other model clubs but nothing that goes specifically to these 3 basses....

    here are mine from the "old band pics" files...
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    ignore the white thing (it was only a may 62 jazz in oly white:bawl::bawl::bawl:)

    let's see these sweet Gibsons!!!!

    (oh yeah, don't ask about the cape...i don't remember why!!)
     
  2. vegas532

    vegas532 Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2006
    Claremont, CA.
    This one's mine:

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    Sadly, she may go up for sale soon. :(
     
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  4. Jaymi

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2008
    Nashville, TN
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Jaydee Basses
    Sweet!!! you are #2....let me know if you are going to part with it...I remember the story in another thread about this one...
     
  5. coreyfyfe

    coreyfyfe Supporting Member

    Nov 19, 2007
    boston, ma
    Not just a cape, but a tin foil jacket. :scowl:

    :D

    Anyways, here's a few of mine, including the requisite live shot:

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  6. what about the black ripper in the background??? any pics of that?
     
  7. Jaymi

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2008
    Nashville, TN
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Jaydee Basses
    I do not think i have any of it by itself...i was so taken by the grabber and the G-3 that the Ripper very rarely was played...it was black/ebony...both it and the G-3 were stamped "second" on the back of the headstock.
     
  8. madsnake

    madsnake

    May 17, 2009
    ive got a grabber and a ripper. the grabber is presently out of action until i can get a stainless steel saddle made up for it (string snapping issue) and the ripper doesnt leave the house. its in perfect condition and i plan on keeping it that way so im currently stuck playing my fender p bass :smug:
     
  9. coreyfyfe

    coreyfyfe Supporting Member

    Nov 19, 2007
    boston, ma
    How would you compare the tone of the G3 and the Grabber? When I got my G3 I was really looking for a Grabber, but it sounded awesome and the price was good so I bought it. I've never had a chance to really A/B the two and have always wondered.
     
  10. Barkless Dog

    Barkless Dog Barkless to a point

    Jan 19, 2007
    I have had a Grabber (my first bass) & Ripper I flipped (made $200 on)

    Love the cape & pseudo vampire montage

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  11. jeto ninjin

    jeto ninjin

    Mar 29, 2009
    New Zealand
    What does that mean? I've been looking for an RD lately and seen it stamped on a few.
    Great basses by the way! I love the style of these basses
     
  12. Barkless Dog

    Barkless Dog Barkless to a point

    Jan 19, 2007
    It means it had a slight imperfection on the finish originally, but as a used bass makes little difference in it's value.
     
  13. jeto ninjin

    jeto ninjin

    Mar 29, 2009
    New Zealand
    Ahh ok, thanks for that.
     
  14. godofthunder59

    godofthunder59 Godofthunder bassist for Knight Patrol Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2006
    Rochester NY USA
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    Endorsing Cataldo Basses, Whirlwind products, Thunderbucker pickups
    I have a Grabber and a G3. Could only find the pics of the Grabber, G3 to follow.[​IMG]
     
  15. Jaymi

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2008
    Nashville, TN
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Jaydee Basses
    #3-madsnake
    #4-Barkless Dog
    #5-godofthunder59
     
  16. Jaymi

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2008
    Nashville, TN
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    Endorsing Artist: Jaydee Basses
    the Grabber is more fundamental and the G-3 gets a little different tone. It is like comparing a p and a j bass...
     
  17. Tommygunn

    Tommygunn

    Nov 8, 2008
    Houston, Tx
    Man I have been gassing for a G-3 cause of mike dirnts tone!!! Man he has some simple bass lines but the tone is to die for!
     
  18. Jaymi

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2008
    Nashville, TN
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Jaydee Basses
    even back in the day, people kinda pushed these aside but they will hold their own...
     
  19. Tommygunn

    Tommygunn

    Nov 8, 2008
    Houston, Tx
    Hmmmm...
     
  20. Jaymi

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2008
    Nashville, TN
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Jaydee Basses
    obviously, they are cool but people had "f**der-itis.....lots still do but that's okay...
     
  21. Tommygunn

    Tommygunn

    Nov 8, 2008
    Houston, Tx
    I kinda think gibson basses is an oxymoron but it is all cool! I like the tone and in the end isn't that what matters?
     



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