GIBSON GARY MOORE SIGNATURE LES PAUL BFG

The Gary Moore Signature Les Paul BFG is a stripped-down Les Paul, with no body or neck binding. This model has an uncovered Zebra Burstbucker 3 humbucker in the bridge, with a single-coil P-90 in the neck, all controlled by two top hat style volume controls and one tone knob. The traditional toggle switch has been wired to act as a kill switch, and a smaller toggle pickup selector switch in the place of the missing tone knob controls pickup selection.

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GIBSON GARY MOORE LES PAUL STANDARD

The Gibson Gary Moore Les Paul Standard is a reissue of the 2000-2002 Gary Moore Signature Les Paul model. It was introduced in 2013, two years after the death of Gary Moore. This model no body binding, an AA flamed maple top finished in lemon burst (inspired by Moore's Peter Green Les Paul), a 1959 profile neck and an unbound granadillo (cocobolo) fingerboard. It has two BurstBucker pickups, on this model the pickups are covered unlike the first Gary Moore LP.The neck pickup is reversed in its mounting, in recognition of a similar modification to Peter Green’s Les Paul.

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EPIPHONE SORRENTO

The 1962 50th Anniversary Epiphone Sorrento was a limited edition thinline archtop reissued in 2013 (1,962 were made). It was based on the original Sorrento first produced at the Gibson & Epiphone factory in Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1962, the same factory that produced the Gibson Les Paul Standard, Gibson SG, and the 335.

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SHAW

Rick Shaw builds custom guitars in his workshop near Waco, Texas. Shaw offers solid body, semi hollow and hollow body guitars and basses. Styles can be a redesign of an existing model or a completely unique creation. According to Shaw:

GIBSON Q SERIES (ALPHA SERIES)

The Gibson Alpha Series was a range of superstrats made in the mid to late 1980s period. These were Custom Shop models made at a time when Wayne Charvel was involved with the Gibson Custom Shop - and possibly he had an influence on these Alpha Series designs.

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Fender Jaco Pastorius Jazz Basses

Jaco Pastorius was a legendary bass player who played with Weather Report and Joni Mitchell. Jaco's best known bass was his sunburst-finish fretless 1962 Jazz Bass nicknamed the Bass of Doom, originally fretted but Jaco removed the frets. Pastorius finished the fretboard with marine epoxy to protect the wood from the round wound Rotosound Swing 66 strings he used.

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AVON

The Avon brand was used by UK distributer Rose Morris in the 1960s and 1970s. Avon was the Rose Morris entry level brand and Avon guitars and basses were typically made in Japan. Shaftesbury was the Rose Morris higher end brand.

COLUMBUS

The Columbus brand name was used on Japanese and Taiwanese made guitars and basses imported into the UK in the 1970s and 1980s. They were budget instruments, but were playable and are fondly remembered by many UK guitarists who started out on a 1970s Columbus Les Paul or Strat copy. Some Columbus badged guitars were made by the Japanese Matsumoku and Tombo companies.

SAMICK S-7 EC (CHAMBRAY) #unknown

Philipp Krosigk Germany

Both build in 1989 wit solid cedar top, ovangkol or rosewood back and side laminated, fredboard ebony and mechanics Schaller. Both are great guitars with a fantastic smoth sound, light construction and swinging top. The S7-EC has a fault...can you see it.

Otherwise this guitar will never be for sale.

Both build by S.Yairi sametime he manufactured for Lowden.

SUMMERFIELD MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

Summerfield Musical Instruments Ltd was established by Maurice Summerfield - son of Charles Summerfield of the CSL company. Summerfield MI Ltd are now one of the UK’s leading distributors of musical instruments and accessories serving music stores in the UK and Ireland. The Summerfield family have been been musical instrument distrbutors for over 50 years and recieved a NAMM Milestone Award recognising its contribution to the industry.

B.C. RICH ST III (U.S. Series) #unknown

1986 Model, Dimarzio's, Gotoh Bridge logo'd as BCR, Alder Body, Maple Neck, Rosewood Board, Gotoh Tuners

JAY TURSER FUTURÉ SERIES

The JAY TURSER FUTURÉ SERIES was a group of 3 radically shaped electric guitars: Spectré, Spirité and Stiletté; as well as the Scarabé bass introduced around 1999. The Futuré models were produced in limited quantities and are relatively rare.  Gibson did as similar thing in 1957 when they introduced three radical designs: the Flying V, Futura and Moderne - which caught on eventually. Unfortunately these intersting Jay Turser models did not last beyond 2002.

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Music Man Axis (Van Halen) Series

The Ernie Ball / Music Man Eddie Van Halen signature model was introduced In the early 1990s and Eddie used on the For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge and Balance albums. When Eddie left Ernie Ball/Music Man in 1995, the company was made to keep the guitar in production pretty much unchanged as the Music Man Axis model. All of the design, including the neck, pickups, and woods used are the same, but there were a few improvements made.

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LTD JH-600 EC

The LTD JH-600 EC is the LTD version of the ESP Jeff Hanneman EC (Eclipse) model, built to Hanneman’s specifications. It features neck-thru-body construction at 24.75" scale, an alder body with arched top, a maple neck with ebony fingerboard, and 24 XJ frets. Components include EMG 81 (bridge) / EMG 85 (neck) active pickups. The LTD version does not have the EMG SPC Control found on the ESP model. The LTD model has Grover tuners and a Kahler Hybrid tremolo (compared with Gotoh tuners and Kahler 2315 on the ESP).

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ESP JEFF HANNEMAN EC

The ESP Jeff Hanneman EC is a customized version of the popular ESP Eclipse model, built to Hanneman’s specifications. It features neck-thru-body construction at 24.75" scale, an alder body with arched top, a maple neck with ebony fingerboard, and 24 XJ frets. The Jeff Hanneman EC guitars have a traditional-style full body thickness but with a waist cut. Components include EMG 81 (bridge) / EMG 85 (neck) active pickups, and the ESP version includes an EMG SPC Control.

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WASHBURN DC6012 (LEXINGTON)

Lots of frets and lots of strings, the Washburn DC6012 is one of the few 12 string 24 fret acoustics ever made as a production model . It has a Stephen's Extended Cutaway acoustic model giving great access to those upper frets. Introduced around 1987 Washburn DC6012 Lexington was the 12 string version of the DC60 Lexington.

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