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NGD 2020 R8

LuteGuy

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First LP purchase in almost 20 years. My '03 Braz R9 was not a keeper (luckily, it appreciated in value). I've spent decades chasing the LP that would most remind me of the vintage 'burst I had in the '80's and though I found a few that came close, never felt compelled to go for it.

Finally, I just bought the lowest priced one I found online last Friday.

Why? Maybe I'm just cheap, or I had the realization that no new guitar was going to "fool" me into thinking it was my old one. Probably both.
This guitar plays well and, to my memory, has a tone reminiscent of my old 'burst...it inspires me to play my best and rewards the effort. It will need to be broken in and maybe have the set up tweaked a bit, but it's mostly good to go right out of the case.

It turns out that this "affordable" 2020 R8 will do just fine.

Thanks to Hunter at Breaze Guitars for a solid deal!

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goldtop0

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You knew what you were looking for and found it................congrats.
 

Drayve85

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Beautiful Lester, dude!!! That second pic that shows the sexy af carve is magnificent!!

edit: sorry! I forgot to say CONGRATS and HNGD!!
 
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C-4

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LuteGuy,
I bought my 60th Anny from Breaze Guitars about 18 months ago, and it is a wonderful R9.

Congratulations on your R8. It looks terrific. :)
 

Redhod

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That color looks terrific. I don't think you'd hear a chorus of complaints if you decided to, you know, post another picture or two.
 
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