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Orville by gibson...

Post by bruno » Tue Mar 22, 2005 3:36 pm

does "orville by gibson" only differ from "orville" because of the electronics (pickups and wiring) and the nitro finish? Is everything else the same, like woods, construction and hardware? I'm talking about 59 style models...
Also do "orvilles" have long tenon?
And are their necks 60 thin, 58 fat or the 59 "in between"?

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Re: Orville by gibson...

Post by gigantor » Thu Mar 24, 2005 4:59 am

bruno wrote:does "orville by gibson" only differ from "orville" because of the electronics (pickups and wiring) and the nitro finish? Is everything else the same, like woods, construction and hardware? I'm talking about 59 style models...
Also do "orvilles" have long tenon?
And are their necks 60 thin, 58 fat or the 59 "in between"?

thanks
"Orville by Gibson" means that the guitars have original Gibson pick ups.
Otherwise they're the same.

The do have a long tenon.

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Post by bruno » Thu Mar 24, 2005 7:01 am

There's one thing I forgot to ask: Do they all come with the long neck tenon, even the standards or just the (58/59 type ones)?

Plus can you give info on the neck, wether it's fat or slim?

thanks once more

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Post by gigantor » Thu Mar 24, 2005 7:09 am

bruno wrote:There's one thing I forgot to ask: Do they all come with the long neck tenon, even the standards or just the (58/59 type ones)?

Plus can you give info on the neck, wether it's fat or slim?

thanks once more
So far I've only seen long tenon guitars.

The neck is a really good "in between" shape. Not too fat.
I like it a lot.

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Post by 20 century boy » Thu Mar 24, 2005 8:11 am

Be carrefull, there's afew "orville" made in Korea (for a short time) that are really crappy.
nankurunai sa!

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Post by villager » Thu Mar 24, 2005 12:10 pm

see the japanese replicas section at

www.japanguitars.co.uk

oh and the korean orville have a sticker ..not a serial number..

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Post by bruno » Thu Mar 24, 2005 5:42 pm

thanks for all the help, is there anyway to recognize those few guitars made in korea? Something that can imediatly allow them to be distinguished from the japanese ones?

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Post by bruno » Thu Mar 24, 2005 6:47 pm

well forget that last question of mine, I've found the answer...

so in case anyone is wondering also, let me share:

http://www.guitarsjapan.com/orvillegibsoninfopage.html

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