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#1 User is offline   Dave1963 

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Posted 26 December 2017 - 03:37 PM

Picking up this bad boy on Thursday.....


https://www.flickr.c...57689932395631/

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Posted 26 December 2017 - 03:43 PM

You have to be signed in to see it.
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#3 User is offline   Dave1963 

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Posted 26 December 2017 - 03:46 PM

It is like my second post, what do i need to do?
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Posted 26 December 2017 - 04:13 PM

View PostDave1963, on 26 December 2017 - 03:46 PM, said:

It is like my second post, what do i need to do?


It's not this site (welcome, btw :) ). It's flickr.
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Posted 26 December 2017 - 04:19 PM

Thanks. I will open a photobucket account...
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Posted 26 December 2017 - 04:41 PM

Intercourse photobucket, they'll make you pay.
Try imgur instead.
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Posted 26 December 2017 - 04:52 PM

View PostSteveFord, on 26 December 2017 - 04:41 PM, said:

Intercourse photobucket, they'll make you pay.
Try imgur instead.


Just tried photobucket, loads of ads...

]http://i1262.photobu...zpsmuk9nwou.jpg[/IMG][/URL][/img]

A bit new to this photosite malarky and franky finding it a bit frustrating TBH.....
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Posted 26 December 2017 - 05:08 PM

It was worth the effort, though.
Bet that will look stunning in person.
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#9 User is offline   Dave1963 

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Posted 26 December 2017 - 05:13 PM

View PostSteveFord, on 26 December 2017 - 05:08 PM, said:

It was worth the effort, though.
Bet that will look stunning in person.


I can't wait Steve.....I ordered it on Xmas eve and they reopen on Thursday.
Pretty isn't she?
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Posted 26 December 2017 - 05:15 PM

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Hers a link to the ad....Better pics there too....

http://www.peachguit...age-natural.htm

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Posted 27 December 2017 - 06:33 AM

That's one gorgeous guitar, Dave.

Congratulations!!

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Posted 27 December 2017 - 09:42 AM

Sweet! Thatís very nice.
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Posted 27 December 2017 - 09:53 AM

Well done.
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Posted 27 December 2017 - 10:14 AM

Cheers guys, I will report back when I get it and more to the point, play it.
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Posted 28 December 2017 - 04:31 AM

So it has arrived!

Very, very cold and condensation forming on it as soon as I brought it in. I let it warm through for half an hour and then tuned her up. Bam! Straight into tune, without any issues at all. The neck is just glorious, as is the set up. Slightly high, but I will leave it for a bit before messing with it. Intonation is spot on, no high spots anywhere on the frets that I can make out. A truly amazing guitar out of the box. Tonally the thing is immense. The pickups are the Memphis ones and are exactly spot on for my taste, articulate and very smooth. No harshness at all.
The finish is not what I expected to be honest. I was under the impression the '63 was a reissue only, but this has all the hardware tarrnished and the nitro deliberately flat as if aged. I was expecting a "new" version of an old guitar, but boy am I glad it is how it is. COA all there, case is not marked Gibson, which also surprised me, but it is a very well made (and heavy!) item.
First impressions, which are meant to the be the lasting ones, are just unbelievable. This is my first "New" Gibson, as both my previous purchases have been secondhand and I have not been dissapointed. Stunning!
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Posted 28 December 2017 - 04:51 AM

Here she is....
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Posted 28 December 2017 - 07:05 AM

View PostDave1963, on 28 December 2017 - 04:51 AM, said:

Here she is....


Niiiiiice! That is some serious quilty flameage!

You can also right click on the pics from the ad, "copy image location," then click the "insert image" button on the ribbon above the post-your-text box, and paste in that image location, like this....

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Posted 28 December 2017 - 07:17 AM

Thanks Cougar! Mucho appreciation!
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Posted 28 December 2017 - 11:25 AM

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Posted 28 December 2017 - 01:53 PM

Beautiful looking guitar, Congrats!
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