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Gibson G-3

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by WarwickFan, Feb 21, 2006.


  1. WarwickFan

    WarwickFan

    Feb 7, 2005
    Florida
  2. Well, it's certainly not like the neck (w/ 2+2 headstock) on the G-3 I had in the '70's, but I've learned never to say never. Who am I to say Gibson didn't build 'em with that neck?
     
  3. Nocturnal

    Nocturnal Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2002
    Chandler, Arizona
    I've never seen a neck like that on a Gibson. EVER. Looks a lot like an old Peavey neck (like around the time of the Dyna basses and maybe the original Jeff Berlin models). He says that he talked to Gibson and they said the numbers are correct. MAybe he should email them a picture so they could tell him if it was indeed a "prototype" neck. He may not be knowingly trying to mislead anyone, but someone somewhere isn't/wasn't being honest IMO.

    Andy
     
  4. Nocturnal

    Nocturnal Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2002
    Chandler, Arizona
  5. aquateen

    aquateen

    Apr 14, 2005
    maryland
    the PV logo makes me think that it's not a Gibson.
     
  6. Pennydreadful

    Pennydreadful Goin out West

    Jun 13, 2005
    Arlington, Texas
    The only headstock like that I've ever seen on a Gibby was on the old Kalamazoos.
     
  7. +1.

    I also owned a Gibby G-3 in the late 70s, but I also don't know every model and prototype that Gibson made.

    That headstock doesn't look right to me.

    Mike