NGD - Gio Beater Content

Discussion in 'Standard Guitars' started by VBCheeseGrater, Jun 11, 2012.

  1. VBCheeseGrater

    VBCheeseGrater not quite a shredder

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    So i picked up an Ibanez Gio off craigslist yesterday. I had a Gibson Burstbucker pickup laying around and needed something to put it in. Originally offered $50 for the guitar but when i saw the shape it was in, which was a rusty mess, had to go $30. After a $5 trip to the hardware store for some replacement screws and some TLC here's the finished product (actually i have 2 more screws to replace)...grand total - $35 + traded stock AH3/4 Ibanez 7 string pickups for the burstbucker.

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    Yup, it's a Gio, but hey a guitar is a guitar. The burstbucker sounds decent in there, the other pickups are rubbish, but don't sound too offensive. I may give this to my daughter if she shows interest in guitar, but for now i kinda like the green finish.
     
  2. TheOddGoat

    TheOddGoat SS.org Regular

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    Definitely not a bad deal for a starter guitar for your daughter!!!
     
  3. JP Universe

    JP Universe Giggity Contributor

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    Wish I could buy a basic electric guitar for 30 bucks! Nice catch
     
  4. Dawn of the Shred

    Dawn of the Shred MIW Creature

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    good deal bub. congrats!
     
  5. Blitzie

    Blitzie SS.org Regular

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    Nice score!
     
  6. Don Vito

    Don Vito SS.org Regular

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    I like the finish.

    My friend has a burstbucker in one of his guitars. Good pup for classic rock and blues.
     
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    Michael T Sea Turtles mate Contributor

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    Dat green is purdy son.

    Great score man, well worth the 30 bones.
     
  8. VBCheeseGrater

    VBCheeseGrater not quite a shredder

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    Thanks for all the replies, did a full setup on it last night, it's a decent player as it sits now. Gonna try a couple songs with it next band practice.
     

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