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NGD! 2014 Gibson R8

Post by Cory » Fri Feb 27, 2015 2:26 pm

Hey all - just sharing a pic of my new guitar - it's a 2014 Gibson R8 VOS - sunrise teaburst. Took a pic of it along side my 2013 Gibson R9 VOS in faded tobacco. 8) 8) 8)

...my wife said no more guitars for the rest of the year! haha.

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Re: NGD! 2014 Gibson R8

Post by dodger916 » Fri Feb 27, 2015 2:55 pm

Nice pair of axes!

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Re: NGD! 2014 Gibson R8

Post by swbo101 » Fri Feb 27, 2015 3:48 pm

Are those both 'weight relieved'?
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Re: NGD! 2014 Gibson R8

Post by Cory » Fri Feb 27, 2015 4:45 pm

nope...no weight relief for either one - solid hog!
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Re: NGD! 2014 Gibson R8

Post by knotts » Fri Feb 27, 2015 10:48 pm

Congrats. Love the color on that burst.
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Re: NGD! 2014 Gibson R8

Post by RR » Sat Feb 28, 2015 4:48 pm

Beautiful, I love any kind of sunburst with figured maple. :wink:
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Re: NGD! 2014 Gibson R8

Post by thejay » Sat Mar 07, 2015 6:25 am

Nice LPs!
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Re: NGD! 2014 Gibson R8

Post by Nitrobattery » Sat Mar 07, 2015 11:40 am

Congrats!

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Re: NGD! 2014 Gibson R8

Post by Cory » Thu Mar 12, 2015 11:20 am

thanks all! I know I will probably end up eating my words, but I can't ever see myself selling either one of these - actually thinking about unloading some other guitars because of them - Gibson's custom shop is like night and day compared to their standards - not saying at all that the standards aren't really nice (I really like the traditionals), but the historics just have such a rich quality feel to them, can't explain it but you probably know what I mean if you own/have played one.
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