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MATSUMOTO Double Cutaway!

JJ Jones

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MATSUMOTO Double Cutaway:

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Kinda weird looking with the switch located at the upper horn. :wha
 
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Troels

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Gibson? No way. It's an Japanese guitar. Gibson is American.
 

loverocker

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Er... I'd have thought that being made by the Custom Shop is a clue to it being an American guitar! :)
 

rockandroller

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those horns look vaguely Rickenbacker-ish...

what's the deal with the big red 'pillow' on the back? Maybe Gretsch can sue them for THAT?
 

JJ Jones

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There are no guitars made in Japan with Gibson on the headstock. Those are called Epiphone Elite. :)
 

dmt

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Hey, it's a 22 fret DC -- I'm interested. I think the three knob setup could work for me too. The only thing I don't like (besides the quilt top -- just a gold top would suit me) is the upper horn -- it's too heavy metal-ish, not enough classic Paul-ish. I wish they'd do a 22 fretter with the horns exactly like on the Les Paul DC (and no tone chambers inside). Regular trapazoid inlays would be cooler too. Oh well, maybe I'll have to become a big guitar hero in a major market to get it done. Kudos to Tak for getting them to build a 22 fret DC though.
 

RickN

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I actually think that guitar is cool. I'm with dmt - gimme a 22-fret DC. That guitar is probably as close as I'd ever get. Wonder how I'd get my hands on one?
 

Hackubus

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I kinda like it. I think it looks better with creme rings & things, maybe skip the pickup selector ring, but it's fairly modern looking for a Gibson. Does look suspiciously like a Baker tho. I approve!
 

Magnum

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I like the blue one but would prefer black pickups and agree with ditching the pickup selector ring.
 

Just-An-Epi

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When I first saw that a couple months back, I didn't like it..

Now it's really growing on me. It would be a great 2nd guitar to an LP.
 

holygrail

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Magnum said:
agree with ditching the pickup selector ring.

Then how will you know what pickups you're using ?

:2lol :spin :lol :biglaugh: :sspin > :rof <
 
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