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Old 02-23-2017, 10:00 AM   #61
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Re: Rant: R9's are too flamey

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I don't know if it's a thing, but I like it!
R9 tone deep fried in lard

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Old 02-23-2017, 06:30 PM   #62
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I don't necessarily agree that they're too flamey, but some of the flame is very "fake" looking. I think it just comes down to the difference between eastern and western pine. The eastern stuff used on most if not all R series LPs are pretty authentic looking. Nice flame and mineral streaks. The western stuff is too perfect for me and looks fake, or I guess I should say unauthentic to a real 59.
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Pine?
Why not?
I love Pine Syrup on my pancakes.

Pine old wood...

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Old 02-23-2017, 07:17 PM   #63
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Re: Rant: R9's are too flamey

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From what I've been seeing on these forums over the past 3 - 5 years, Gibson is giving R8s flame tops that I tend to prefer over what R9s are getting.
Ehhem Timmeh. Still waiting for you.


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I like flame, plain, and grain. All are cool
Meeee too!
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Ehhem Timmeh. Still waiting for you.
Meh.

Just kidding. You know I want it.
But I have too many as is.
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Ehhem Timmeh. Still waiting for you.


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