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  1. Contact one of the online tube dealers and wholesale it to the best offer?
  2. Another one just appeared and got sold within minutes. https://davesguitar.com/products/hamer/standard-custom-08/
  3. Harley Benton SC custom les paul type - $250 https://miami.craigslist.org/brw/msg/d/fort-lauderdale-harley-benton-sc-custom/7279436018.html Brand new open box Electric Guitar Custom Line Series Uhhh. Ummm. No. Seriously. Despite the clearly false claim, how in actual fuck is this supposed to somehow convince anyone that getting this guitar is something worth doing? I'm gonna throw up, so now you have to also!
  4. It's a bunch of Chibsons, obviously. You can get them on ebay, but the place to get the fake guitar of your nightmares is aliexpress. There's hundreds of listings for these, find whatever you want a fake of. Customs wrote the release very poorly. They meandered between mentioning they were fakes, then going on to say stupid shit like: Yeah, except they're not, and they sell 'new' for like $300-500 shipped to your door. Saying that it was $158k worth of guitars is just absurd. It was a pile of cheap fakes. I got one a few years ago, cause I just had to see for myself. I
  5. According to 'the internet' 🧐 it is from Allen Amps and made by Heyboer. Description is of a T011S but mentions the T011C, which I can't find on there, but haven't made much effort. http://www.allenamps.com/trans.html TO11S Heyboer output transformer rated 4,000 ohms primary to 4 or 8 ohms secondary. It is the same as the above TO11C but mounted on its side the short way to prevent transformer coupled hum. It will now be the standard OT for the 10W Chihuahua. Excellent choice for a 6L6 or EL34 single-ended amp using either a 4 or an 8 ohm speaker load.
  6. Fascinating that Gibson will use that headstock on these, yet not on Epiphones.
  7. The Hamer web site https://www.hamerguitars.com seems to have no new NAMM announcements. If it was going to happen, now would be the time to say so. It does mention that it's 'a DCC business' at the bottom of the page. :shrug:
  8. 4,197.48 Euro equals $5,110.22. Isn't that like pretty inexpensive for an unmodified 4-digit? I realize the finish is a bit rough, but it's cool. Personally don't care about the pedigree, just seems like kind of a bargain regardless of history.
  9. It's being advertised as a Custom Shop 59 reissue (R9). It is a very poorly done Chinese amalgamation of some Gibson-like features, but it isn't remotely close to a decent copy. And yes, the serial number and fake 'Made In USA' imprints are a total chibson giveaway. You can buy this garbage for like $2-300 shipped on aliexpress. Many of them do look quite a bit closer to the real thing, but there are usually numerous givaways regardless. This one is just beyond terrible. 🤩
  10. Wow. That's a bad one. Should report them to ebay. I would hope that there are zero people considering one of those that would be fooled, but....
  11. I'm sure that will sound better than it was ever thought possible with Josh's magic added in. Cool pics and story.
  12. About what I thought. Thanks, y'all. Couldn't remember if there were early ones that didn't say USA on them.
  13. Yes, it's a 1987. Value-wise, people with more knowledge than me about the market for these types of guitars should be along at some point to tell you $350. 🤑 (Obviously, it's more than that, but I really have no clue.) It does look to be in really nice condition. GLWTS.
  14. There's a lot of this sort of thing: https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/crime/fl-pompano-new-temptress-arrest-20140918-story.html Women pick up guys wearing expensive watches in bars. Pretend to be interested, get back to dude's place, drug and rob him. Most of the time it likely goes unreported due to embarrassment (or marriage). But even beyond that, the gated community housewife types mostly seem to be angling for how many divorce settlements they can collect on. I know this stuff goes on everywhere, but it seems to be pervasive here. Lots of scummy, scammy people. I guess the
  15. There's one on CL here that claims to be a USA, for only $850. Could be worth buying to flip if real. https://miami.craigslist.org/pbc/msg/d/west-palm-beach-thru-neck-usa-jackson/7250456562.html There's no USA on the headstock, claims to be an 'original' case yet has TSA locks. Can't see if the serial number is impressed on the fretboard. My limited searching indicates it's probably an Rr24 or something like that. There's a shitload of variations of these things.
  16. You'll have to find a widow that never paid attention. Everyone who has guitars from those makers knows exactly what it is. And some of them may or may not say Gibson on them. 👽
  17. Awesome. I have one in none more black. Stellar guitars.
  18. Welcome! 🤩 I spent a lot of work days in Boca. It's a place. It's actually mostly nice. The wealthier you are, the nicer it is. The women, too, though most of them are thinly veiled prostitutes if they are even remotely hot. So bring your Bentley. If you are looking for nightlife, Atlantic Ave in Delray, or south to Ft Liquordale are probably the closest hotspots. You cannot complain about the music scene here, because there isn't any. Occasional restaurant-grade cover bands is about it. Like everywhere else, it has it's positives and negatives, it's a matter of what you li
  19. If everyone 'cut through the mix', wouldn't that be problematic?
  20. Way cool. I love these guitars, have an HB and a P90 in 'regular' color also, the Jazzburst works very well on it though. To me, these things are considerably undervalued compared to what it would take to get anything of similar quality and construction from a current manufacturer, new or used. Which is partly why I have 2! They get even better if you Gravelin-ize them. That song sounds quite interesting also. I quite like that one.
  21. I know some of you quite like these. Claims to include the footswitch, does not mention the possibility of shipping. https://miami.craigslist.org/pbc/msg/d/west-palm-beach-tech-21-trademark-60/7235747422.html
  22. You may want to try calling Gibson. Occasionally you luck into someone willing to look something up. Or not. 🙃 Also pulling the pickups out might give you a clue as to model code. Custom Shop regular production models CSYRRRR CS stands for "Custom Shop" Y indicates the production year RRRR indicates the guitar's place in the sequence of production Example: CS10845 is the 845th reg. production CS model produced in 2001. https://www.gibson.com/Support/Serial-Number-Search My guess on the fretboard is not Brazilian, most with it are documented. Looks cool though. We
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