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Original Article Written for Bass Guitar Magazine Back in 1973 Gibson introduced not one, but two new and distinctive basses to the market, The Ripper and The Grabber. Both basses may have been modest options in terms ok looks - available in limited colour options with no decorative inlays and controls and pickups mounted on the scratch-plate, but the Gibson Grabber and Ripper were quick to become a two of Gibson’s most iconic basses. Both basses introduced an all-new body shape made from maple. Their contoured edge bodies vaguely echoed the SG, whilst their offset horns were clearly reminiscent of...

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