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what the most mineral flecked historic of all times ?

Garampingat

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Humbuck

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I too am a fleck aficionado!! I don't really like curly maple tops without it.

Actually, that's not true...I just like me some flecks!
 
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pinefd

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Frank, if one day you have the crazy thought of selling that one, please provide me the opportunity... I'd give it a great home!

- Ian


Thanks, Ian. I will definitely keep you in mind!
 
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Olli

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It´s nice to have so many potential buyers for my R9 gathered in a single place.
Unfortunately it is not for sale and I can not really see me parting with it in the future. However, nothing is carved in stone so I will most certainly keep that in mind.

Fortunately I´m in the good situation where I don´t have to sell a guitar to get a new one - unless my wife commands it, and that is certainly negotiable. :D
 
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Olli

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Beautiful Olli

Tell us the story of how you acquired this beauty? Good weight? Tone monster? 07 R9??


I´ll be glad to do so.
Not a big story though.

I bought a 58 reissue unseen from a dealer near Frankfurt and after a few weeks (2 or 3) I felt the need for a 59 Reissue. I guess it´s the fault of me hanging out in these internet forums :wah . I checked with the same dealer and judging from pictures only I had set my mind on buying a nice 2007 Lemondrop R9. I drove there on a Friday after work to pick it up and the guy practically forced me into A/B ing it with the 2007 iced tea R9. In the end I found the iced tea one to be much more resonant and with better unplugged tone, ring and sustain. The neck pickup has a sound I have not heard before - can´t really describe it. The sound and resonance were what made me buy it in the end rather than taking the Lemondrop. I liked the color too, but the flecks and the grain were something I only really noticed when I brought her home. I knew in the shop that I really liked the top better but I didn´t really know why, at the time I bought it.

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Chef Greg

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That's a beauty, Olli... I'll bet it sounds good with a tall glass of Koepf or Heubacher on the amp too!! :salude
 

rstorey

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Thanks for the nice comments on Scarface. :salude
I have always liked the mineral streaked tops and it sounds as vintage as it looks. I have the pleasure of playing out live with it in the nicer venues.
 

Dr. Green

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unbelievable thread ...... do we any new mineral fleck monsters to show ??????

here is a musical treat for you guys too - I am sure you will love it


 

rockabilly69

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unbelievable thread ...... do we any new mineral fleck monsters to show ??????

here is a musical treat for you guys too - I am sure you will love it


Michael is a friend of mine, and we've shared the bill on a few stages! He's a great player. He also occasionally subs at one of my house gigs! Last time he subbed he did a killer surf melody on that exact guitar, and a small little AER 60 amp.
 

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The lack of pics due to old broken links in this thread is underwhelming.

But if a super flecked historic exists, it should be called the Danny Trejo burst.
 
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