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Discussion in 'Fred's Barcalounge' started by TSims1, May 21, 2019.

  1. TSims1

    TSims1 Friend of Fred

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta
    Its the other G brand. ;)

    Another Gibson acoustic this time........have I told y’all how much I love Gibson acoustics?


    This is the Gibson CJ-165, and it is spectacular. A mini jumbo that plays and sounds SO good. I am elated. This makes a trio of Gibson acoustics now.......



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  2. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Age:
    71
    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Lovely guitar,congrats Tony!
     
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  3. Beardog

    Beardog Synchromatic

    Age:
    56
    915
    Apr 15, 2018
    Nova Scotia
    Congrats, it's a beauty
     
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  4. tdtom

    tdtom Gretschie

    298
    Oct 26, 2018
    new zealand
    I admire your appreciation for the guitar Tony. Congrats on your latest find. Do you ever acquire other instruments?
     
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  5. Merc

    Merc Country Gent

    May 6, 2017
    Florida
    Very nice trio
     
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  6. shupe13

    shupe13 Electromatic

    84
    Apr 6, 2012
    Indiana
    Congrats!

    Sent from my REVVLPLUS C3701A using Tapatalk
     
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  7. LivingMyDream

    LivingMyDream Country Gent

    Congrats on the new Gibson, Tony. It creates a beautiful trio!
     
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  8. T Bone

    T Bone Country Gent

    Gorgeous (all three!). While I have 9 Gibsons, all are solid body electrics. So many guitars, so little time.

    Congratulations on the new flat top, may she serve you well! So when are you going to get that Mosrite? :D
     
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  9. TSims1

    TSims1 Friend of Fred

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta

    Lol......Mosrite.......not really on my list or radar........but doggone it, if you keep it up I’ll probably wind up with one!
     
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  10. Lee Erickson

    Lee Erickson Country Gent

    Apr 20, 2009
    Eagan, MN
    I own a 1971 J50. Some professional attention was need to set it up, but I like it a lot.

    Lee
     
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  11. nickurso

    nickurso Gretschified

    Age:
    53
    Dec 24, 2012
    New Orleans la.
    Congratulations that’s a beauty!! I’m so jealous. That’s great trio you have. But the CJ-165 is a dream. I’d love one of those
     
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  12. larryb

    larryb Gretschified

    Age:
    50
    Oct 29, 2012
    Greenville, SC
    Love them!!! Congrats, brother!
     
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  13. Ricochet

    Ricochet Gretschified

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Congratulations T, they look happy together.:)
     
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  14. JeffreyLeePierre

    JeffreyLeePierre Gretschie

    Age:
    52
    459
    Nov 11, 2018
    Paris, north down Montmartre hill
    Congratulations, and nice alternate-G family.

    I don't get the concept of mini jumbo. Thought jumbo was about the size, is that about the shape?
     
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  15. Lionpotato

    Lionpotato Gretschie

    303
    Oct 10, 2018
    Upland
    Very nice! A range of tonality in that set.
     
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  16. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

    Age:
    60
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Nice Tony and congrats . Those Gibson's have a big sound to them . I have a trio also .... dare I say the " M " word . Enjoy
     
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  17. TSims1

    TSims1 Friend of Fred

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta

    It is funny isn’t it?

    For me, a J-200 is just slightly too large. I’m 5’9 with medium hands and weigh around 155. I’ve always dug that J-200 LOOK though, so this is basically that for me. Also the tone is a bit more focused and present due to the smaller size imo. It’s not boomy.
     
  18. JeffreyLeePierre

    JeffreyLeePierre Gretschie

    Age:
    52
    459
    Nov 11, 2018
    Paris, north down Montmartre hill
    Sorry, had not understod, thought that was a usual / "official" name for a range of guitar. I'm still a noob in English guitar wordings :oops:
    Now that I get it, yes, that's funny.

    Same, after conversion on the internet, you're taller than I am: I'm only 1.73 m for kind the same weigh (70 kg) :p
     
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  19. Henry

    Henry Gretschified

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    Very nice. Mini jumbo ,love it. ;)
     
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  20. sh4rkbyt3

    sh4rkbyt3 Gretschie

    331
    Mar 8, 2019
    Elkton, MD
    Mmmm nice! Makes for quite a gorgeous set of acoustics too!

    All 3 definitely display worthy!
     
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