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  1. Texsunburst59

    2012 Epiphone Riviera Ltd. Ed. P93 Black Pearl Royale!!!!

    I own a lot of Gibson guitars,but only own 2 Epi's including this one. I never had a chance to audition one of these when they came out,but I found this one used in great condition for a very good price. I couldn't pass this beauty up, so it's now in my collection. I've read the reviews...
  2. Texsunburst59

    2000 Gibson Amber Classic Premium Plus LP Standard!!!!

    My guitar tech had a beautiful LP that he had shown me a couple of months ago, that he wanted to sell It was a beautiful LP and told him I wanted it and I'd sell some gear to take it off his hands. Well with all this C19 stuff going on, NOBODY is buying anything off CL or FB Marketplace...
  3. Texsunburst59

    My $100 USA Fender Tele Pawnshop Score!!!!!

    I was doing my normal rounds, when I noticed this on a guitar stand in front of the racks. I saw the $100 price, but I thought for sure it was an MIM. Couldn't believe they were asking $100 for it. Took it to the counter and wanted to haggle because of the scratches and dents around the...
  4. Texsunburst59

    End of the Year Tom Anderson Pawnshop Score!!!!

    Walked into my regular pawnshop stops. This Tom A was on the wall. They were trying to move some guitars before the end of the year. I told them if they'd make a killer cash deal, I'd run down the street to the bank for the money. They gave me a really low price,but I countered with $300...
  5. Texsunburst59

    UGPS - '08 Gibson Ebony SG-3 LTD.ED SCORE!!!

    I did my pawnshop rounds today in a town I hadn't been in about 2 months. They have 4 stores in this town and it only takes about 25 min. to hit all 4. Today I hit pay dirt on my 1st stop. Went in looked around and asked if they had anything coming out, and they said they had a Gibson behind...
  6. Texsunburst59

    NG'sD- Fender Strat Plus X 3

    Ever since I found my '90 Fender Strat Plus in a pawnshop a few weeks ago, I decided I want to hunt down some more Plus's if I could find them for a good price. Well last weekend I stopped by a second hand guitar shop where I frequent, and they just happened to just get in a few of these older...
  7. Texsunburst59

    NGD - Any Vintage Ibanez Love?

    I've always liked the late 70's and early 80's Ibanez Artist series guitars and heard good things about them, but never had a chance to audition a vintage one in person. I finally was able to score an 1980 Artist AR50 earlier this week for a killer price. These things are HEAVY,but they have...
  8. Texsunburst59

    1983 Loaded Boogie MKIIC head help!!

    I just checked out this fully loaded '83 Boogie IIC head serial number 11117. I played it though an 80's Diamond Grill 4x12 this afternoon, and it sounded REALLY good. To me is sounded like my 60 watt IIC+ amp. It's not in the best of shape, but everything is working on it and there are no...
  9. Texsunburst59

    Show Your Strats / 2016 Edition!!!

    Here is my USA Fender Strat Collection. '75 Mocha, '79 Antigua, '87 (E4) Sunburst , '09 L.E. Daphne Blue, '10 Olympic White , '12 Candy Cola:
  10. Texsunburst59

    Proudly display your ES Guitars!!!

    Here's my '63 330 & '70 & '83 335's. The 330 is loaded with original 60's P90's, the '70 w/ original T-Tops's,and the '83 is loaded w/ original Tim Shaws':
  11. Texsunburst59

    Got my '75 Fender Strat back!!!

    My '75 Mocha Strat had been with my local guitar tech for a few months now. It had been getting a fret job, as well as reinstalling the original bridge pickup and a replacement pickguard. It was also cleaned up inside and out. The neck on this guitar is one of the best Strat necks I've EVER...
  12. Texsunburst59

    Issue w/ '63 P-90s pickups!!

    I picked up a '63 ES-330 a little over a month ago. It had a few issues that needed to be addressed before it could be played. Before I bought it, I did check to make sure the guitar worked in all pickup positions. The pots were scratchy and was one of the issues that needed to be addressed, so...
  13. Texsunburst59

    New to the Vintage SG family/1971 SG Deluxe w/ bigsby!!!!

    I just picked this up Thursday, and I haven't had a chance to get is set up proper yet, but I'm working on it. It does have some weird replacement wood bridge instead of the stock. Other than the bridge, it seems to be stock. Since the pickups look to be stock, but I'd like to know what...
  14. Texsunburst59

    NGD - 1963 Gibson ES-330 w/ Bigsby !!!

    Well I got my new baby today, and from what I can tell she's all original except the high E nylon saddle and screw. It does need some TLC to get it set up properly, and have the hardware, fretboard,and body cleaned up some. It did come with some cool extras in the case.It had a box of old and...
  15. Texsunburst59

    Vintage Gibson ES-330 TDC Help!!

    I stopped by yesterday at one of the pawnshops I frequent. The manager told me he'd taken in and bought for himself a vintage Gibson. Of course I wanted to see it. I turned out to be a 330-TDC. Now the manager told me it was a '66 and I asked if he wanted to sell it. He said yea,but he...
  16. Texsunburst59

    Official NGD( Red Hot 335!!! )

    I got my '83 Cherry 335 out yesterday. I brought it home, tuned it up, and plugged it in. Even with the old dead strings, the Shaws made the guitar sound great. I the tone was actually a little on the bright side. I heard that these guitars have the 300k volume and 100k tone pots, and these...
  17. Texsunburst59

    Almost (NGD) '83 Gibson ES-335 Dot !!!

    I got a call from one of the salesman at my Goldmine pawnshop. He said he had an older Gibson ES-335 that was coming out,but he'd hold it till I could see it. I begged him to send pics of the guitar, but he could never get them to go though. I told him I couldn't get there until after 4:00 pm...
  18. Texsunburst59

    Would you guys do this trade? Need help!!

    I got a lead on a '75 Mocha Strat. It has tuners and pickguard changed The bridge pickup is changed out, but he has the original and it's dated '74 The neck feels smaller than my baseball bat neck '79 Antigua, and the pickupssound a lot smoother than my '79. I'm trying to do an even trade...
  19. Texsunburst59

    NGD- 2000 Gibson SG Supreme Custom!!!

    I FINALLY found me my 1st SG. I'd waited YEARS to find the right guitar and deal to match. I scored this a pawnshop I frequent and was made an AMAZING deal on it. I'm putting it through its pace right now,and so far it sounds very good. I'll get it set up properly this weekend and I'll be...
  20. Texsunburst59

    NGD- Scored a Pretty Blonde!!!

    I'd been on the look out for an American Blonde Tele for a VERY long time. I'd almost given up when I happened into a pawnshop this Friday and found one. After some back and fourth haggling, I ended up with a KILLER deal on my new (used) 2011 Fender 60th Annv. Blonde Tele. This guitar...