Gibson prototype (possibly) on Ebay...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by moonshinegtrs, Oct 15, 2017.

  1. moonshinegtrs

    moonshinegtrs Inactive Commercial User

    Jan 28, 2009
    White Bluff,Tn.
    Owner: Moonshine Custom Guitars
    Not affiliated with this sale, in fact I was going to bid on it but it has passed what I was willing to pay ($1000.00)...

    Vintage GIBSON Bass Long Neck With Original Case Age Unknown | eBay

    Most likely a Ripper (L6/L9?) prototype. Pretty cool looking. It has the double EB-0 pickups like the some pre production Rippers.

    When I googled "Gibson Ripper Prototype" I also found this pic:

    I also saw this one but I think it is a mod (cool idea).

    Moonshine :bassist:
    Last edited: Oct 15, 2017
  2. Dluxe

    Dluxe Guest

    Jan 9, 2011
    I'll bet it weighs a ton. Looks like someone removed the frets. It's the 3rd on I've heard of.
  3. Basvarken

    Basvarken Commercial User

    Dec 3, 2010
    Velp Rockcity
    Amateur Luthier / Gibson Bass Book
    Yep. That other one resides with a German lawyer... :thumbsup: