NGD The bird is the word

Discussion in 'Epiphone Guitars' started by DigitalDreams, May 24, 2019.

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    Thank you Otto.
     
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    Niiice &, courtesy of recently letting a long trapped ‘90s MIK €pis only’ genie accidentally out of the bottle, could definitely solve a serious case of Firebird GAS in my future.
     
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    whoops
     
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    Sound advice Raiyn. For what it's worth the guitar is surprisingly stable even using the trem in a sane manner (it's no floyd rose) despite all the negative BS I read about these vibratos. I always wanted a bird with banjo's since forever, but it adds weight to the head stock and unless you have a set already can be pricey. Still mulling it over.
     
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    Check yer PMs
     
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    looks like a ripper! how do the mini-hums sound?
     
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    The guitar has a warm tone which is not a bad thing. It's a blues monster. Haven't stopped playing it since I got it to be honest. That's a nice thing about a new piece of gear sometimes it inspires you to buckle down on your playing
     
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    nice! good to hear that I'm not the only one who has that guitar on their bucket list.
    Congratulations on getting one in such great condition!

    When I first started playing the guitar, that kind of Epi Firebird VII was in production and available at the stores. I thought of getting it a bit later, as my 2nd guitar. Little did I know, that they would discontinue it and never make it again. For how many years now? 13 years or more, I think.

    Now what would be really amazing if Joe Bonamassa had a Firebird VII (as opposed to his Firebird I) and had that released as a Joe Bonamassa Limited Edition.
    I have one of his limited Amos Vs and the quality is just superb. And then imagine a Firebird VII with that quality standard.
     
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    Thanks Georg. I have an Amos V as well, great guitar. A bonamassa VII would be cool to see as well.
     
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    What do we have here?
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    Finally got around to getting the banjo tuners for this girl. Very satisfying switch.

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    Wow. That's a stunner for sure. Congratulations!
     
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    Thanks Blakk
     
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    Wow, didn't think it was possible. Last time I saw this the corners were hanging a bit off the edge. Lookin' might fine! :)
     
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    Yeah definitely had to mess with the layout beforehand but I'm pleased with the result. They were a tight fit!
     
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