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RUFFCUT

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"Very" nice Fornax. I have a 2011 R9 as well that has a top that I'm "fairly sure" came from the same piece of maple....:hmm :salude
 

Classic71

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Wow, Mark strikes again - that one's a beauty. Not bad for your first Les Paul! What made you splurge on a Les Paul after all the years playing Strats? Probably hanging around here too much I imagine. Anyway, :salude and let us know how you bond.
 

Fornax

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I always like the LP tone and playability, but nice ones were out of reach. I considered getting one in the early nineties, and checked out a few off-the-wall Standards at Manny's in NYC. Man, was I disappointed with the quality and playability - the thing couldn't stay even close to being in tune. With the rise of the Custom Shop, though, things have really turned around. When I got a nice unexpected windfall, I knew it was now or never. Best splurge I've ever made!
 

goldtop0

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That is a beauty right there Fornax.........yesum granny she's a keeper:salude
 

Fornax

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Hey Ruffcut! How 'bout posting some pics of your kissin' cousin'!!!
 

garywright

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beautiful shot :salude
 

Steven

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Thank you. How are you doing...?

I'll get by. Got a '55 Exclusive Goldtop, with 'buckers/ABR/Stoptail a few days back. Nice guitar, but the nicle was so damned shiny that som 'acid' was necessary.
 

pit_s_xroad

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That's an awesome guitar... :3zone

Congrats and have a lot of fun with it... :peace2

PIT... :salude
 

RUFFCUT

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I'll get by. Got a '55 Exclusive Goldtop, with 'buckers/ABR/Stoptail a few days back. Nice guitar, but the nicle was so damned shiny that som 'acid' was necessary.
The one with the Tone-pros and the special neck carve? If so, how's the neck? I'm sure you were happy to supply the 'acid'....


Fornax, please excuse the hi-jack....
 

Fornax

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Nice guitar, RUFFCUT!

Your axe's top might be from the same tree felled by the same axe as mine! ; )
 
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