What model Gibson is this?

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What model Gibson is this?

Post by mjet » Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:28 am

Seen in a KEXP recording of the Psychotic Monks (Paris). Is this an ES-175 Thinline?

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Re: What model Gibson is this?

Post by Cpe4spd » Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:14 pm

Gibson L-5, you can look the up now :)
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Re: What model Gibson is this?

Post by Gordon » Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:48 pm

Pretty sure it's an ES-446.

http://www.es446.com/
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Re: What model Gibson is this?

Post by timtam » Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:33 pm

Could also be an ES-135 with HBs from 1990s.

I quite like some of the more obscure semi-hollows Gibson has done ... ES-446, ES-135, ES-137, ES-235, Midtown. But not the ES-Les Paul.
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Re: What model Gibson is this?

Post by Gordon » Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:02 pm

timtam wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:33 pm
Could also be an ES-135 with HBs from 1990s.
I don't think so, the body size is different: look at the trapeze tailpiece and how far from the bridge it is.
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Re: What model Gibson is this?

Post by Gordon » Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:04 pm

Plus the picture in the first post really seems to have a belly cut, like the ES-446.
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Re: What model Gibson is this?

Post by Cpe4spd » Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:44 pm

Yes could very well be a ES-446. Looks close to one of the L-5 versions. But I will go with the 446.
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Re: What model Gibson is this?

Post by mjet » Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:20 am

Looks right. Thanks!

While I was looking through online images, I stumbled across this Epiphone Sorrento which might be one of the sexiest guitars I've ever laid eyes on.

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Re: What model Gibson is this?

Post by sookwinder » Sat Mar 23, 2019 5:37 am

yes they sexy and the mini HBs are heavenly

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Re: What model Gibson is this?

Post by Cpe4spd » Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:41 am

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Re: What model Gibson is this?

Post by PorkyPrimeCut » Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:32 pm

sookwinder wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 5:37 am
yes they sexy and the mini HBs are heavenly

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