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Bought my first R9!

charliechitlins

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I finally took the plunge and bought a 2021 Gibson LP 59 std from Long &Mcquade, definitely great guitars, it does have a couple flaws in the finish but it doesn’t deter the sound whatsoever 😉..

-8.01 lbs
-Bourbon View attachment 20158 View attachment 20159
Wait a second...finish flaws don't deter the sound?
On a Les Paul, the wrong material switch tip can deter the sound!
 

GimmeGibson

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Actually bought it at the Brampton location, there was also some nice 59s at The Burlington location!:)
I saw one in Burlington which is also a demo. $7999 if I recall. I could not find any marks on it. I should have bought it then as the prices are just going crazy.
 

ZZ Not

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Man, that is one gorgeous guitar! Love that BB finish. Play the living daylights out of that thing.
 

Jethro Rocker

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That is stunning!! What a fantastic flame!
So this was the Reissue rather than the 59 Standard... they all seem to be VOS. I haven't found one at Land M that isn't?
Seems odd one cannot get a 1960 reissie that has new looking hardware in Canada.
That is a super nice score!!
 

MKA

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That is stunning!! What a fantastic flame!
So this was the Reissue rather than the 59 Standard... they all seem to be VOS. I haven't found one at Land M that isn't?
Seems odd one cannot get a 1960 reissie that has new looking hardware in Canada.
That is a super nice score!!
yes it was a 59 standard VOS made 2 measure , it has a bit of aging on..it looks great,
 

Bulwark

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98% of the time I am a guard on fan, but man when u have a top like that u gotta let the whole thing show, KILLER GUITAR.... Welcome to the cult...i mean club

I second that, and add that I’d consider taking the poker chip off of this one too. If ya got it, flaunt it, eh? ;)
 

Redhod

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You have to wonder if, two or three years ago, the technician who finished off this guitar stood back and whistled and said, Job well done.
 

jb_abides

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Really love the bourbon.

Someone said stunning, I concur. A much used jest around here circa late-Aughts was intentional overuse of the term 'Stunner' as a sobriquet applied to tops... but when it fits, it fits!

Congrats, enjoy in good health.
 
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