The 1970s rd artist was an incredibly comfortable guitar to play, but was not very popular at the time. With the exception of the nut, this bass is all original including the case, which is also in great condition. Gibson rd standard electric guitar musicians friend. Gibson rd artist basses announced for 2018 bass guitars. Before i got any v, i thought, balancing problems, floating neck, diving body, uneven weight distribution.
I own a rd artist bass 1981, i am the original owner and i also own the silverburst rd standard reissue. The modern collection builds on our legacy of innovation by introducing modern features and shaping sound for future generations. This 68 reissue les paul custom flame top has only a handful of small dings and scratches, nothing compromising the finish, no fret wear, and only light tarnishing of the gold hardware. Then i saw these, also listed as a gibson rd standard reissue, but not a limited run or anything. Gibson guitars, bass guitars, electric guitars, music rooms, les paul guitars, gibson les paul, vintage guitars, porn, music instruments. Gibson rd artist bass sunburst 1979 this bass is representative of a gibson era when they were taking risks and. Why is nobody talking about the 2018 gibson rd bass. Our rd 1 has a basswood body and maple neck 22 frets with blackwood ii fretboard. Gibson sg standard, cherry, 2005 elite vintage guitars. Originally released in the late 70s, the rd artist bass offers players a full 34. Sam ash clearwater view all items at this location. It consisted of three sixstring guitar models rd artist, rd custom and rd standard and two basses rd artist and rd standard.
Reintroducing a modern design classic of the late 70s, the special edition rd artist 40th anniversary guitar. Details mahogany body mahogany neck rounded neck profile 1. Free shipping lovies guitars offers free shipping to the 48 us states. We always stock used electrics, used acoustics, used bass guitars, and used amplifiers at every price point and for every type of player. This bass is 100% original and comes with the original gibson hardshell case. The rd series guitar and bass was the result of gibson s desire to tap into the developing synthesizer market, which was thought to have taken customers away from guitars. Gibson usa sg reissue bass hc 4strings electric bass with hard case from jp fs. To honor novoselics impact on the sound of contemporary rock, the krist novoselic signature rd bass presents an instrument primed with unparalleled playability and powerful contemporary tones. Gibson 4 string bass guitars for sale in stock ebay. At the music zoo, we are proud of our extensive selection of used gear, from the everyday classics, to the rare vintage pieces and oneofakind custom shop masterpieces. With the same bright sound and innovative design, the gibson rd s return is cause for celebration. Gibson rd standard reissue natural cme quick riff lance. I absolutely love the ripper, grabber, rd, and this g3 bass.
The new rd artist bass packs punch along with extreme sustain and clarity thanks to a full maple construction paired with a rosewood fingerboard. Find great deals on ebay for gibson gibson grabber bass. The gibson rd series solid body electric guitars were launched in 1977. The rd series guitar and bass was the result of gibsons desire to tap into the developing synthesizer market, which was thought to. Its powered by two humbuckers and comes stock with good quality chrome hardware. According to the gibson product development director at the time, bruce bolen, it had been designed from a musical purpose point of view, to determine what the musical instrument is supposed to.
Gibson rd bass krist novoselic signature 2012 ebony bass. The new eastwood version will feature a solid body with set neck, dual humbuckers, two volume and one tone control. Gibson usa has long been a leader in the world of solidbody electric guitars. The gibson rd standard reissue is a fantastic reissue that captures the unique vibe of this unusual electric guitar, but incorporates many of the tried and true features that gibson fans have come to know and love. Tom and mark check out this awesome gibson rd artist custom. Im absolutely shocked by their discontinuation and limitedrun reissuesremakes. We manufacture custom pickguards for most gibson models. Dealer locator online dealers dealer resource center. Gibson rd artist 40th anniversary vintage sunburst 2018. Im absolutely shocked by their discontinuation and limited run reissuesremakes. Daves guitar shop daves guitar shop is an authorized retailer of guitars and guitar accessories from fender, gibson, gretsch.
Price drop 1978 gibson rd artist bass in exceptionally clean condition. The gibson rd artist bass 2018 marks the reintroduction of gibson s first active bass guitar. I couldnt imagine how expensive a dead on reissue would run, if even possible not that this one is cheap. The rd artist was launched in late 1977, after two years of development see the rd artist timeline, as gibson s first active bass guitar see also the passive rd standard. According to the gibson product development director at the time, bruce bolen, it had been designed from a musical purpose point of view, to determine what the musical instrument is supposed to accomplish.
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The 10 most obscure 80s gibsons on reverb right now. Its a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at. Guitar is finished in nitrocellulose, oozing a vintage feel. I was shocked by the amount of low end it had the first time i used it. View all results for gibson rd reissue at sweetwater the worlds leading music technology and instrument retailer. Gibson 2018 rd artist 40th anniversary vintage sunburst.
I played with my cmd121p and ext speaker for a fund raiser last weekend and just used the cmd121p by itself for practice last night. Gibson eb 4 4 string electric bass guitar satin vintage sunburst finish 2017. The gibson rd line of guitars was unveiled in 1977. Gibson rd artist bass guitar soundclips flyguitars. Eastwood probably saw the novoselic and wet themselves with delight thinking of how they could knock it off without having to invest in period correctish pickups.
Gibson 59 reissue mahogany flying v 17 madison 608. Dark rosewood fingerboard with a traditional sg with humbucking pickups, and fixed stoptail. This reissue became available in the united states, as the rd standard exclusive, in 2011. Just when you think gibson has revealed all its guitars for 2018, it stealthdrops a few more including the official gibson headstocked return of the rd artist, plus four new models were surprised it took gibson this long, to be honest. They are known for their acoustic and electric stringed instruments, primarily in guitars and mandolins. Used gibson krist novoselic rd bass limited edition jb pu long scale whsc. Ive been using it with a gibson sg reissue bass and it shakes the floorboards from all the low end. These gibson pickups are extremeoutput units designed for more of everything. Enjoy the lowest prices and best selection of gibson bass at guitar center.
But im just a crabby old longtime gibson bass player. Distinguished by its active electronics rd is the abbreviation for research and development, they were designed to appeal to those interested in synthesizers as well as guitars. Gibson basses were particularly admired from the 60s to the 70s with the introduction of the gibson thunderbird, gibson rd artist, and the semiacoustic gibson eb2. Iconic guitar from the gibson stable, a 2005 gibson sg, body and neck crafted from mahogany, usual doublecutaway style with bevelled edges. Very nice condition overall, some scratches mainly on the signature piece on the headstock from a. Will 1978 gibson g3 tc electronic wiretap logic pro x classic amp logic pro x classic 8x10 cabinet. Rd stands for research and development and this range of instruments certainly was a technological leap forward for the gibson company. The rd reissue guitar also sports 2 dirty fingers humbucker pickups. Gibson is a wellknown musical instrument company in the united states, with origins dating back to the 1890s. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of nirvanas breakthrough nevermind album, gibson usa is proud to introduce the gibson krist novoselic signature rd electric bass guitar. The unique rd body style in solid mahogany complements a mahogany neck with rounded profile and an exotic torrefied granadillo fingerboard. The original moog circuitry and pots are untouched. Unplayed 2018 gibson rd artist antique natural bass guitar.1535 1522 1197 171 444 248 727 952 1562 798 1419 991 1501 1523 1210 485 734 426 1393 1136 501 1551 785 517 1387 523 1128 1354 964 987 41 606 1356 324 245 676 248 1466 519 923 442 149 686 261 835