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    Gibson's Robot Guitar -- VH reference

    FYI, Gibson is introducing a new "Robot" guitar -- basically a guitar that self-tunes.

    There's a brief Van Halen reference in the article:

    "If you're so inclined you can override the device and tune manually. But why would you? It takes all of 10 seconds for the Robot Guitar to do its thing—and blow your mind as it hasn't been blown since the first time you heard "Eruption."

    Here's a link to the entire article.

    http://www.newsweek.com/id/74084?GT1=10645

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    Does multiple tunings.
    It even intonates.
    Pretty f'n cool!
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    Tuning a guitar hardly ranks up the excitement meter as the 1st time hearing Eruption.

    Oh that e flat tuning gave me fuckin chills dude!! Right...
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    Maybe soon they'll make a guitar you don't even have to strum, and it will do that for you too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brett View Post
    Maybe soon they'll make a guitar you don't even have to strum, and it will do that for you too.
    you can already get those!, they're called session guys!
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    $2,500? That doesn't seem like a lot figuring that I see Les Pauls going for over 3,000 in my guitar shop...am I crazy?
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    My first question would be, will it start automatically re-tuning even when you're bending strings/using whammy?

    Plus, no offense to those that own one, but just getting your average Gibson to tune AT ALL (let alone STAY in tune) would be a miracle!
    It's Rock and Roll..enjoy the f*****ing ride!

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    Default Cool tuners Gibson is taking credit for

    I saw this company at the Namm show this year. The company makes the tuner and knob that controls the tuning feature plus the computer that is mounted in your instrument.

    They had Uli Roths guitar their that they installed the tuners on.

    http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l1...s/DSCN5408.jpg
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    Default Tronical

    The company is named Tronical and the tuners wourk very well. They only tune when that function is activated.

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    Default Tuning keys


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    Default Ed would love these

    Ed should set up a guitar with these onboard. He could set Top Jimmp as one of the tunings and some of the other low tuned tunings as well. He would need to use a standard trem but what a cool set of machone heads.

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    Would those even work with EVH's tuning demands?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bosstone.net View Post
    those are HUGE
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    Can you say Dog-Assed Ugly?

    I knew you could...

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