Tag archive for ‘Gibson’
By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Vintage Time Machines: Gibson Trini Lopez

With its diamond soundholes, the Trini Lopez is one of Gibson’s most recognisable semi-hollow designs. This original 60s example is in excellent condition for its age… While never one of the more mainstream More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, February 26th, 2018

DIY Workshop: Goldtop Conversion Part 4

Our Greco conversion project continues with work to be done on the neck and body. Huw Price discovers that luthiery sometimes sucks… With fretting, binding and body veneering all needing to be done in this More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Guitar Classics: The Les Paul Bible is on sale now!

It’s 60 years since Gibson released the sunburst Les Paul Standard, creating what would become the holy grail for electric guitar enthusiasts, rock stars and vintage collectors alike. Get your copy here. Digital More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, February 12th, 2018

Vintage Bench Test: 1969 Gibson Flying V

Ted McCarty’s modernist models were ahead of their time but second time around, they proved perfect for psychedelia, glam, metal and more. Huw Price test pilots a 1969 Flying V… These days, the Flying V More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Revive Your 335: Get pro tone from your Gibson or Epiphone

Gibson’s thinline Electric Spanish guitars have been used to give the world some of the greatest rock, pop and blues guitar tones in the history of hot wax. From Chuck Berry, BB and Freddie King to Clapton More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, December 15th, 2017

Vintage Time Machines: 1963 Gibson ES-330TD

From Keef to BB, the 330 has charmed guitarists of all kinds – we take a look at a well-loved 60s original… The Gibson ES-330 – or ES-330TD as it’s officially known – has always been something of a More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, November 10th, 2017

The Money Shot: 1957 Gibson ES-350T

Gibson’s records indicate that just 74 ES-350T instruments were shipped with a natural finish in 1957, and this gorgeous electric hollowbody is one such example. Introduced two years earlier, the thinline More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Vintage Bench Test: 1969 Gibson SG Special

Gibson used ‘Special’ as a model designation for their more upmarket P-90-equipped student models with added neck pickups. Huw Price checks out a rather special SG survivor from 1969… With the benefit More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Vintage Time Machines: ’54 Gibson ES-175D

The ES-175D added an extra pickup to Gibson’s most affordable hollowbody jazz box, adding versatility to this stage-ready semi-acoustic… In the late 1940s and 1950s, Gibson had already established itself More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, September 1st, 2017

The October Issue of The Guitar Magazine is out now!

The October 2017 edition of The Guitar Magazine is on sale now! Buy your copy here. Digital copies are available via Pocketmags. Here at the UK’s best-loved and most affordable guitar magazine we love More...