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Ed Hannifin
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Re:Gibson
Sunday, March 11 2018 @ 04:23 PM CDT

Apparently the CEO has moved on from blaming Obama to blaming guitar stores:

https://www.theindustryobserver.com.au/gibsons-ceo-blamed-guitar-stores-companys-financial-struggles/

"We have to remember...when it's surrender that's called for, it's not surrender of your brains. It's surrender of your ego. It's a different thing." --Bruce Cockburn
Ed Hannifin
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Re:Gibson
Sunday, March 11 2018 @ 04:32 PM CDT

From the store where I bought my first electric guitar (a factory second Gibson L6-S):


"We have to remember...when it's surrender that's called for, it's not surrender of your brains. It's surrender of your ego. It's a different thing." --Bruce Cockburn
Ed Hannifin
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Re:Gibson
Monday, April 02 2018 @ 08:31 PM CDT

typical error thing

"We have to remember...when it's surrender that's called for, it's not surrender of your brains. It's surrender of your ego. It's a different thing." --Bruce Cockburn
Ed Hannifin
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Re:Gibson
Tuesday, May 01 2018 @ 09:16 AM CDT


"We have to remember...when it's surrender that's called for, it's not surrender of your brains. It's surrender of your ego. It's a different thing." --Bruce Cockburn
Ed Hannifin
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Registered: 05/24/05
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Re:Gibson
Tuesday, May 01 2018 @ 09:17 AM CDT


"We have to remember...when it's surrender that's called for, it's not surrender of your brains. It's surrender of your ego. It's a different thing." --Bruce Cockburn
Ed Hannifin
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Registered: 05/24/05
Posts: 3515
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Re:Gibson
Tuesday, May 01 2018 @ 10:16 AM CDT


"We have to remember...when it's surrender that's called for, it's not surrender of your brains. It's surrender of your ego. It's a different thing." --Bruce Cockburn
 
MikeRobinson
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Location: Chattanooga, TN United States
 
Re:Gibson
Wednesday, May 02 2018 @ 10:46 AM CDT

Most likely, instruments will be made (as usual) in China, where they can use any woods they want and simply mis-represent what the wood actually is on the import documents.   A few hundred American craftsmen are put out of work, but why should Americans have jobs in America anyway?   :-[