IBANEZ TALMAN
   
Used by Kim/Thurston: 1999-2009

  • 1999 -- F#F#GGAA (probably -- THURSTON) & DADGGB (Lightnin' - KIM)
  • 2000 -- DADGGB (Lightnin' - KIM)
  • 2001 -- DADGGB (Lightnin' - KIM)
  • 2002 -- EBEGGB (Plastic Sun - KIM)
  • 2003 -- EBEGGB (Plastic Sun - KIM)
  • 2004 -- EBEGGB (Plastic Sun - KIM)
  • 2009 -- CDGADG (Malibu Gas Station - KIM)

    NOTES:

  • Purchased immediately after the gear theft in July 1999, this was originally played by Thurston during the remainder of the July gigs, then used by Kim for "Lightnin". She seemed to favour it during her solo SYR5 gigs, too.
  • Resurrected for an oddball tuning (yes, "ADG" are all tuned up!) on 'Malibu Gas Station' in 2009, Bigsby now removed.
  • Gold finish
  • 2 soapbars
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Tortoise pickguard
  • 2 knobs
  • 1 slider
  • Bigsby style tremolo (added)
  • Gauges for CDGADG = .052 .042 .026 .017 .014 .012
  • Listed as "IBANZ" on 2000 set lists.
  • Listed as "ibanez" on 2002 set lists.

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