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 Post subject: Re: Gibson facing bankruptcy ? - Article
PostPosted: February 21st, 2018, 5:50 pm 
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PostPosted: February 21st, 2018, 6:38 pm 
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PostPosted: February 24th, 2018, 2:12 am 
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PostPosted: February 28th, 2018, 10:01 am 
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Jeroen wrote:
This even made it to Dutch national radio last monday! There was an interview on the radio with the owner of a major guitar store, who claimed he is one of just two remaining Gibson dealers in our country, because Gibson is so demanding towards its dealers. Dealers were forced to meet al kinds of (expensive) demands, and to stock certain guitars (especially the ones with the Robot tuners). Many Dutch stores just couldn't meet their demands, because of financial reasons, and were apparently forced to drop Gibson sales alltogether.

The same story applies on this side of the pond.


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PostPosted: March 3rd, 2018, 6:17 am 
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Guess I finally got it


How are the necks on those? I'm thinking about biting the bullet, but I can't for the life of me find anything
regarding lefty T-Birds on the Gibson site.

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PostPosted: March 3rd, 2018, 6:29 am 
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screambasses wrote:
wolfkeller wrote:
Guess I finally got it


How are the necks on those? I'm thinking about biting the bullet, but I can't for the life of me find anything
regarding lefty T-Birds on the Gibson site.

pete

http://store.gibson.com/thunderbird-bas ... ft-handed/


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PostPosted: March 3rd, 2018, 9:10 am 
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jersey bluesdude wrote:
screambasses wrote:
wolfkeller wrote:
Guess I finally got it


How are the necks on those? I'm thinking about biting the bullet, but I can't for the life of me find anything
regarding lefty T-Birds on the Gibson site.

pete

http://store.gibson.com/thunderbird-bas ... ft-handed/


I’m amazed that they couldn’t be bothered to source an image of a left handed version for this page.... if it was a $299 cheapo I could perhaps understand it, but for over $2k, at least they could pretend that they give a damn..

Quick edit: find the lefty image and win a prize:

http://store.gibson.com/left-handed/

Grrr...

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PostPosted: March 3rd, 2018, 12:20 pm 
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jersey bluesdude wrote:
screambasses wrote:
wolfkeller wrote:
Guess I finally got it


How are the necks on those? I'm thinking about biting the bullet, but I can't for the life of me find anything
regarding lefty T-Birds on the Gibson site.

pete

http://store.gibson.com/thunderbird-bas ... ft-handed/


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PostPosted: March 3rd, 2018, 2:31 pm 
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What we need to do is get Gibson to sponsor Wolf and his band - he’s single handedly putting out more quality images of a lefty thunderbird being rocked hard than I’ve ever seen from Gibson..... rock on brother \^/

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PostPosted: March 20th, 2018, 9:52 am 
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Gibson’s issues continue to mount up...

https://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/arti ... llion-debt

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PostPosted: March 20th, 2018, 10:21 am 
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I don't think that Gibson will go away, but someone new will take over and perhaps they will come in thirsty for money and decide to offer all basses in left handed.


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PostPosted: March 20th, 2018, 10:22 am 
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If your looking for a T-Bird, I got one I would sell cheap $1400 with hard shell case, this bass is in mint condition and plays and sounds great. I got this from another board member here and it is in the same condition (Excellent) Why Pay $2K (sorry USA only)

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bobjones2260 wrote:
If your looking for a T-Bird, I got one I would sell cheap $1400 with hard shell case, this bass is in mint condition and plays and sounds great. I got this from another board member here and it is in the same condition (Excellent) Why Pay $2K (sorry USA only)

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I'm surprised it still up for sale at that price!


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PostPosted: March 20th, 2018, 8:10 pm 
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If I didn't have this color id swoop it up emediatly. Awsome bass. I need a white one.


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