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    My new Howard Roberts Fusion

    So, I'm pretty much a 335 player. I've got a Casino, a Tennessean and sometimes I play my Strat. I've had many solid body Gibsons, but the whole semi-hollow thing is where I'm at most of the time. Knowing that - I figured I'd get another guitar to compliment my 335. I knew about the Howard...
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    Alex Lifeson Signature 355 - in the works...

    So, there's been no official announcement from Gibson yet - but I was checking out the Alex Lifeson interview videos on http://www.guitarplayertv.com/ (click Alex Lifeson - Guitars) and he mentions that Gibson is working on the new signature model that should be out soon... Alpine White 355 -...
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    Howard Roberts Fusion - Could I put a stop bar on it?

    Hey Guys, I'm planning on getting a Howard Roberts Fusion 3 fairly soon and was hoping that I could replace the 'fingers' tail piece with a stop bar. More like the older HRF 2 from the 80s. I know that it has a 'chromite' (balsa) center block - and I'm concerned whether the wood is strong...
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    RS Gutitarworks - Hovlands Discontinued

    Well bummer, I thought this would be of interest to everyone here. I got this email from RS guitarworks today... RE: Hovlands Dicontinued "Due to increasing demand of our upgrade kits and constant supplier issues, we will no longer be carrying the RS GuitarCap from Hovland. Our relentless...
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    When did Gibson start wax potting pickups?

    For the past few weeks I've been delving through all 300 pages of 'The Tone Zone' here. No particular search, just kind of taking it all in. I learned alot about all pickups, particularly PAFs. I've got a '73 335 that has been my main guitar for many years, but has been robbed of it's original...
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    My '73 335 - Neck joint question (with pics)

    Hey Guys - First post here...glad to finally join ya'll! I've been wading through the vast info on this site for weeks now. I've had a '73 335 that has been my main guitar for years now. I got it cheap at a guitar show in orlando about seven years ago. It had been harvested for parts at some...
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