Gibson Grabber/Ripper/G-3 club

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


  1. Jaymi

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man Supporting Member

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    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

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    This one's mine:

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

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man Supporting Member

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    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...
  4. coreyfyfe

    coreyfyfe Supporting Member

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    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. infamusblkdeath

    infamusblkdeath

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

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man Supporting Member

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Ahh ok, thanks for that.
  14. godofthunder59

    godofthunder59 Supporting Member

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    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

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    #3-madsnake
    #4-Barkless Dog
    #5-godofthunder59
  16. Jaymi

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man Supporting Member

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    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

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    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

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    even back in the day, people kinda pushed these aside but they will hold their own...
  19. Tommygunn

    Tommygunn

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    Hmmmm...
  20. Jaymi

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man Supporting Member

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    obviously, they are cool but people had "f**der-itis.....lots still do but that's okay...
  21. Tommygunn

    Tommygunn

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    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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