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Gibson EB-0 on Ebay

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Thangfish, Mar 15, 2008.

  1. Thangfish

    Thangfish ...overly qualified for janitorical deployment...

    Gibson experts?
    Gibson EB-0 on Ebay

    Besides the pickup and tuners, has this been refinished?
    What about the headstock... just looks funny to me.

    Looks like a cool bass, but is any of it legit?
  2. Im no gibby expert, but hey...

    Headstock has been sanded down, the gibson logo looks legit though, inlays...tuners are sketchy as hell...haha. Is that a crack or a scratch on the lower horn?

    May have been refin but meh, looks good. Shame about the replacement PU though, to me that's where half the value lies in these old instruments. :)
  3. bongomania

    bongomania Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    The headstock has very clearly been monkeyed with. They were black originally, and you can see the black around the inlays.
  4. Thangfish

    Thangfish ...overly qualified for janitorical deployment...

    Right. Who wants that Dimarzio.
  5. Anything that's justified 'cause "Billy Sheean has one" = eek

  6. ALERT

    I wouldn't trust this seller at all. Look at the
    "100 FEEDBACK in a MONTH !!! ONLY $0.01 WOW !
    This seller accepts PayPal
    # US $0.06" in their store... doesn't look good...
  7. I noticed that too....He's got 20 feedback auctions running, five chintzy jewelry listings and then....a 1960s Gibson.
  8. Bett


    Jan 27, 2008
    $100 for shipping? Seems like a lot.
  9. bongomania

    bongomania Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    It's being sent from Thailand, so $100 is reasonable. The seller looks sheisty for many other reasons though.
  10. The bridge is from 1965-66, the one tuner looks original but on a 1970 or later---a mongrel.
  11. bassman10096


    Jul 30, 2004
    Headstock has been sanded. They had a black, fiber overlay that's gone on this one. Apart from that, the seller looks shiftier than all get out...

    There are EBOs frequently on the 'bay that may need a little TLC, but are more intact than this one. Often you can get one for about 5 bills.
  12. GeneralElectric


    Dec 26, 2007
    NY, NY
    I like how it say No Reserve in the auction title, but it says reserve not met on the auction page.
  13. thailand?

  14. dont buy basses from thailand... seriously.. why take the risk... this is another reason ill only buy basses here and ( depending on the seller ) ebay
  15. mellowgerman


    Jan 23, 2008
    Orlando, FL
    shady as hell man, don't do it! haha

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