NGD, 2016 R8 WDF

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  1. candle

    candle Junior Member

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    My first gibson custom in western desert fade finish ;)


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  2. scott1970

    scott1970 Senior Member

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    Handsome. Western Desert Fade is a new one on me.

    I'd love to see a compendium of burst color designations used by Gibson.
     
  3. RangerJay

    RangerJay Glam Bastard Premium Member

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    Lovely!
     
  4. mfolet

    mfolet Senior Member

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    Welcome to the club.Nice R8. Play it loud.
     
  5. rockinlespaul

    rockinlespaul Oxblood Addict V.I.P. Member

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    Other than being backwards, it looks fantastic, congrats! lol
     
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    PierM Black & Gold Premium Member

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    !Beauty! Congrats!
     
  7. Microdot

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    Very nice top on that beauty. Love R8's.
     
  8. BBD

    BBD Senior Member

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    Nice guitar that. Also interesting - a couple of years ago, UK dealer Andertons Music did a run of guitars very close to the spec you've got there: WD tops, R9 body but with a V2(?) neck - they called it asymmetric, as in JPage-inspired - uncovered zebra bridge p/up. I seriously considered one, but in the end went for an R9 for the fatter neck. Colour IRL was pretty much the same as yours btw, though it looks a bit different in this pic:


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    joff Senior Member

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    Looks sweet...and the dent in the corner of the outer shipping box is a reminder to me why you should always double box a guitar when using a courier! :)
     
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    bossaddict @david.beason on IG Premium Member

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    WDF is a great color. I used to have one. Congrats on a beauty!
     
  11. Jamie_h

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    whoah looks great!
     
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    musicmaniac Senior Member

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    Sweet congrats!
     
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    rclausen Senior Member

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    Jimi, is that you? Lol congrats on the new piece
     
  14. lakeburst

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    Thats a beautiful top ... Congratulations
     
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    Farquad Double Platinum Supporter

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    Really like the top on that. Congrats on your new baby!!!
     
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    That's very lovely, nice one mate!
     

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