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Would you like to see three of the best bursts on the planet?

mistersnappy

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Goldie FTW! Never really liked "Cherry Sunburst". Glad some faded! :wah :salude
 

Dr Mike

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NO!! I do NOT want to see.......damn......to late!!
Now I won't sleep for a freakin week!!
Thanks-really thanks a lot:))))
 

Decoy205

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Those are all amazing and the photos are stunning. Wow. You guys that get to see these up close and play and hear them are lucky.
 

K_L

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Beautiful guitars! Great photography as well! Thank you!
 

Tom Wittrock

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Goldie, back in the 80's:

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CDaughtry

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My absolute favorite light to shoot in is early morning light. While it casts long shadows, there's something about it that really pops the flame, like no other time of the day.:jim


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ourmaninthenorth

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My absolute favorite light to shoot in is early morning light. While it casts long shadows, there's something about it that really pops the flame, like no other time of the day.:jim














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That is simply bloody marvellous....

Thanks for continuing to post your work Charlie.

:salude
 

renderit

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And thank you muchly for the photographic tips.

That is something else I suck at.

I have great equipment to do it but the skills of a monkey.

My brother is great at it and gives me tips from time to time but for some reason my mind just misses it and I go into lala land.

It's like it just 'won't take'.

I don't know why.
 

Axelorox

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Very interesting to see bursts in such pristine condition (no obvious checking, to my eye at least). Are there signs of aging that don't show up in photos? Or were these kept in their cases in climate-controlled environments their whole lives?
 

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Name="List Table 7 Colorful Accent 6"/> </w:LatentStyles> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 10]> <style> /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:8.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:107%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} </style> <![endif]--> of playing Goldie four years ago when it was on display at the old Carmel-By-The-Sea location of Rumble Seat music. I'm just some slob that walked into the store at the right time.

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Tom Wittrock

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Are there signs of aging that don't show up in photos?

Definitely! :)

Check out the photos of Goldie on BurstSerial. Tons of wear.
Looks like the partially split headstock has been restored better than when I owned her. :)
 

Axelorox

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Definitely! :)

Check out the photos of Goldie on BurstSerial. Tons of wear.
Looks like the partially split headstock has been restored better than when I owned her. :)

Thanks for directing me to that site. Fascinating to see what 60 years will do to a guitar!
 

Tom Wittrock

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Thanks for directing me to that site. Fascinating to see what 60 years will do to a guitar!

Better would be to see them in person.
I'll have one or two at Dallas in three weeks if you want to see them up close. :salude
 

Doc Sausage

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Are these associated with a particular religion or house of worship? I’d consider a total conversion. :biggrin:
 
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