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Re: Gibson Announces Acquisition of Mesa/Boogie
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2021, 11:08:36 AM »
I'm sure this means that Pre-Gibson Mesa prices are going to be going up :)

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Re: Gibson Announces Acquisition of Mesa/Boogie
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2021, 11:35:07 AM »
I wonder if they will start doing Gibson branded amps

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Re: Gibson Announces Acquisition of Mesa/Boogie
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2021, 11:37:44 AM »
If this were the other way around I might be more interested, but Gibson has been so inconsistent quality wise over the years that I can't imagine it is a good sign for Mesa/Boogie.

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Re: Gibson Announces Acquisition of Mesa/Boogie
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2021, 12:53:09 PM »
Didn't see this one coming.  I must admit I'll never be able to afford a decent Les Paul so I assume now I'll never be able to afford a Mesa.
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Re: Gibson Announces Acquisition of Mesa/Boogie
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2021, 05:24:50 PM »
Remember the Gibson-era Orange amps? ... UGH
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Re: Gibson Announces Acquisition of Mesa/Boogie
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2021, 08:43:01 PM »
Didn't see this one coming.  I must admit I'll never be able to afford a decent Les Paul so I assume now I'll never be able to afford a Mesa.
I knew it was true about some of the Henry years, but, as of late, I haven't heard or seen any issues. If we can build a triple or dual rectifier pedal, a mesa isn't in my future, but I don't play heavy metal. They look cool though.
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Re: Gibson Announces Acquisition of Mesa/Boogie
« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2021, 09:38:06 PM »
Well, I hope that Randall Smith got a pretty penny for his company. Never was a big fan of Boogie Amps but I hope the brand keeps doing well.

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Re: Gibson Announces Acquisition of Mesa/Boogie
« Reply #8 on: January 07, 2021, 06:33:00 AM »
Gibson did a pretty good job of near burying Kramer over the last couple of years....

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Re: Gibson Announces Acquisition of Mesa/Boogie
« Reply #9 on: January 07, 2021, 09:06:27 PM »
Gibson did a pretty good job of near burying Kramer over the last couple of years....
Don't forget what they did to Steinberger.
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Re: Gibson Announces Acquisition of Mesa/Boogie
« Reply #10 on: January 07, 2021, 10:15:09 PM »
Gibson did a pretty good job of near burying Kramer over the last couple of years....
Don't forget what they did to Steinberger.
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Re: Gibson Announces Acquisition of Mesa/Boogie
« Reply #11 on: January 08, 2021, 03:58:54 AM »
First order of business: install an auto-tune system into each amp  ;D
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Re: Gibson Announces Acquisition of Mesa/Boogie
« Reply #12 on: January 08, 2021, 07:10:28 AM »
Finally I can get that '59 Reissue Mk.IV that I've always wanted.
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Re: Gibson Announces Acquisition of Mesa/Boogie
« Reply #13 on: January 08, 2021, 07:27:51 AM »
Gibson did a pretty good job of near burying Kramer over the last couple of years....
Don't forget what they did to Steinberger.
And Tobias...

Yeah, the only thing that has kept them from running the Gibson brand into the ground is that, no matter what, lots of people will always want Gibson Les Pauls.

Kramer, Tobias, and Steinberger all made really good stuff, but none of them have anything like the following Gibson does.

It's funny because Fender has done about the opposite with the companies they have acquired in the past. Gretsch in particular, which now that I think of it is somewhat ironic.

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Re: Gibson Announces Acquisition of Mesa/Boogie
« Reply #14 on: January 08, 2021, 06:54:31 PM »
I'm sure this means that Pre-Gibson Mesa prices are going to be going up :)
Yup they are going to me even more over priced than they were...looks like if I ever want one Iíll need to take out a second mortgage on my house.


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