Well... this isn't the video I wanted to make today. Sorry Slash, your birthday video will just have to wait. Welcome back troglodytes to your daily dose of guitar information - the Trogly's guitar show. Current Event Time! Reverb announced today that they will be handing the keys of ownership over to Etsy in the … Continue reading Reverb Bought-Out By Etsy
https://youtu.be/CrlWcB0Z0iE Episode Guide 0:15 - Joan Jett History 1:50 - What's a 339? 2:47 - How Does this One Differ? 3:57 - Best Personalized Features 5:03 - Inside Look / Specs 10:51 - Tone Test 14:24 - Final Thoughts 15:59 - Special Case + Candy Buy on ReverbSearch eBay for Used Mentioned Videos: Government 335 … Continue reading 2019 Gibson Joan Jett ES-339
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0jRG7gsy2w Here is your chance to win this awesome Somnium Electric guitar with their patented Hot-Swap Pickup system. 1st Prize will receive this guitar with their choice of in-stock pickups and a Gator hardshell case. It might not look like much - but trust me, I had a great time with mine and you'll love … Continue reading Trogly’s Somnium Guitar Contest
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnkxiskpHKA Today I'll show you the rare LPR7 Cobra Les Paul that was a Sam Ash Exclusive from 2010 - similar to the Black Widow Les Paul of 2009. These are hard to find guitars that sell for crazy money to the collector's of quirky guitars. I love these evil, spooky and fun LPs. Only … Continue reading The LP with EXTRA Bite. 2010 Sam Ash Exclusive LPR7 Cobra Les Paul
Gibson is taking Dean's Parent Company to Court over these 7 Designs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTgrckq8jw4 There are 3 main semi-hollow body Les Paul Specials that people often get confused about or wonder about their differences. I will cover that topic in-depth in today's episode!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bkio7YxT65g&lc=UgxoPlPHYtAJ-Ld-6154AaABAg For Sale Page Here we are for a re-take on the Gary Clark Signature SG. Last time, I shared the story of why the Gloss Yellow GCJ SGs inflated in price quickly after discontinuation and this time I get to share the story of a potentially new Signature Gibson Gary Clark Flying V! This … Continue reading Gary Clark Signature SG + New Flying V on the Way?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mclc2TaEM8E That's a Blue Stratocaster When I first saw this incredibly Blue Fender Stratocaster, I knew I had to cover it! While this is an extra fancy Fender Strat done by Masterbuilder Yuriy Shishkov, it is just fancy enough without going over board. It has a beautiful royal blue finish all over the instrument's flame … Continue reading The Very Blue Stratocaster | Fender Masterbuilt Yuriy Shishkov 1960 Stratocaster
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-K8zEhD3w0 Want to Buy My Demo Model? Click Here Here is the new Michael Clifford Signature Melody Maker - This is a limited edition that seems to be selling out fast and is hard to find in stores. Michael Clifford is the guitarist for the band Five Seconds of Summer ( 5SOS ) and this … Continue reading 5SOS Michael Clifford Signature Melody Maker Review
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCy9vSYVMHI More Photos Here This is the Les Paul that has made people scratch their heads for years. The one Neal Schon used in the Band "Journey" especially for the "Any Way You Want It" music video. Is it a 25/50 Anniversary Les Paul or a Les Paul Supreme? No - it is the one … Continue reading The Neal Schon “Anyway You Want It” Guitar | 1980 Gibson Les Paul Limited Edition “Super Custom”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVtVEscfPJ4 Welcome back to your daily dose of guitar information, the Trogly's Guitar Show! Today, I felt it necessary to dive into another commonly asked viewer question - What is this?!?! The same guitar listed multiple times on eBay for sale from Japan at different prices Why are there so many different listings for the … Continue reading This is NOT a SCAM! Multiple eBay Listings of the Same Guitar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arWmij7vzFQ Today we take a look at Gibson's Experimental prototype that was designed to compete with PRS (a rising star and competitor at the time.) This model eventually became the 1998 Gibson Les Paul Standard Double Cutaway DC as well as the 2007 Custom Shop Gibson DC Pro. This prototype has a very quirky vibe … Continue reading 1992 Gibson Les Paul Double Cutaway Experimental Prototype
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7a4cSNCw7BY In today's episode, we take a look at the Brand New 2019 Gibson Les Paul Standard 60s guitar that was released April 29th, 2019. These were touted as the models that would turn Gibson around. Standards are standards again without weight relief! No more fancy electronics, just standard pots. 2019 Gibson Les Paul Standard … Continue reading 2019 Gibson Les Paul Standard 60s
This military themed instrument has many more features that you've never realized before! Check out that Conduit!
The Stratocaster only had one 'standard' until the year 1979. This was the highest end strat at the time that it is rumored that Fender lost money creating!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJt4btQY4ZI Many guitarists find that when they are recording their music, it would be great to have a bass and many even an electronic drum kit to assist in their creativity. Sure, you can program basslines and drum tracks, but sometimes it is just easier to play it on an actual instrument. I've found myself … Continue reading Glarry GP Electric “P” Bass
h https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSbLrmYkR_k This guitar is not for sale Nash Guitars was started by a man named Bill Nash. His company has existed since 2001 and has grown a lot over the years. They only produce aged guitars. They will NOT sell you one in mint condition. This is a rare, very early production, painted over … Continue reading Early Bill Nash Guitars Fender Stratocaster Painted Over Relic
Here is an interesting Class 5 Gibson Custom Shop Creation in Orange Crush Flame Top Finish!
https://youtu.be/HcgOHIm4zMg The SG-XXX series of guitars consisted of 5 models. The SG-100, SG-100 P90, SG-200, Sam Ash SG-200 and the SG-250. These instruments were made from 1971-1972 as direct replacements to the Melody Maker guitars of the 60s and were then quickly replaced by the SG-1 / 2 models. Unique features to these instruments are … Continue reading 1971 Gibson SG-250 Cherry Sunburst
Here is a fun custom build that a fan of the show brought in to share with everyone!
This is the guitar that started the whole Widow series for Gibson, but do you know the origin story of it?
It's the iconic "Cream" SG Bass with the Infamous "Mudbucker" pickup. Let's learn a bit about this thumpin' beast!
When Gibson was raided in August of 2011, once their wood was returned, they "thanked" the Government with this run of guitars!
This is a run of fun colored, satin finished MIM Strats!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zo3rl0kciTQ 2018 was a huge year for Gibson. From having to declare chapter 11 bankruptcy to the release of many limited edition models (such as the Modern Flying V) The most memorable event has to be the replacing of their CEO, Henry Juszkiewicz. Thus, Birthing a New era. We've had the Golden McCarty era (1950-1966), … Continue reading A New Era Begins – The Top 5 Most Influential Juszkiewicz Era Guitars
I purchased one of the 2019 The Paul Reissues because I had to know if it would be as good as the original. Let's find out if it's worth $1399!
The Paul (1978-1980) is my most recommended budget LP for someone starting out - Gibson Reissued it in 2019!
Welcome back Troglodytes to Would You Rock or Not - Fender Friday Edition Ep. 161 Don't forget to vote on the poll at the end of the article! Today we are going to dive in to a chapter of Dan Smith era Fender History when an interesting finish concept that later changed history was first … Continue reading 1984 Fender Marble AKA “Bowling Ball” Stratocasters and Telecasters
The Gibson Firebird X received a lot of hate, but does it deserve it? Perhaps there are redeeming qualities about this Henry J creation!
A First-Hand Experience of the Most Controversial Gibson Guitar of 2018