NGD 2017 Gibson M2M- R9 Royal Crimson

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  1. JUNAE9

    JUNAE9 Senior Member

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    Finally it's in my hands .... 2017 Gibson M2M-R9 -Royal Crimson Gloss..I will soon post more pics and details..Thanks Jessica (Musiczoo) and also thank you to some friends here from the forum. Jeff and Mfolet, mainly.
    Below is your specifications:
    Slim taper profile V3 (.800 - .870)
    Grover Tuners
    8.4 lbs.
    *Detail: I ordered a R0 and Gibson Custom Shop delivered a R9 number.
     
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    That's a sweet ţop and a nice dark board too!

    Congrats! :applause:
     
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    It looks great congratulations!
     
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    DrSte31n Senior Member

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    Looks great! Congratulations! Copied/pasted the BBCode for you below.

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    John Dewey Senior Member

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    That's much better! It's just gorgeous man!
     
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    bossaddict @david.beason on IG Premium Member

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    Cool color. Congrats!
     
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  7. JeffH66

    JeffH66 Pelham Blue Addict Premium Member

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    That is stunning my friend, simply stunning. I love the color, the dark fretboard, reflector knobs.... everything. Congrats on a beautiful instrument. Play it in good health.
     
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    Mighty FINE. CONGRATS with that Beauty
     
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    JUNAE9 Senior Member

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    Thank you all!
     
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    That Color Is Just Un-Real. So Beautiful...
     
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    Looks like a ruby congrats!
     
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    Very cool, wow!
     
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    very nice, love red guitars. congrats.
     
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    I think it looks awesome. Slim Taper, Grovers and Reflectors!!!!

    I have to ask though, and I am not trying to rain on the party, I'm just curious. Were you pissed that you ordered an "R0" and it came stamped R9? That, to me, wouldn't be acceptable on a M2M build.
     
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    Of course I was upset. I did the m2m after thinking a lot (lots of money). In 2014 I bought a R0 (Daves Guitar) that came with factory defect (bent bridge screws). I was tired of the poor quality of Gibson Custom Shop guitars, but I decided to do the m2m. I chose everything I wanted and found a salesperson who was extremely helpful during the sale. Yes, the number changed is an unacceptable mistake, but the guitar is perfect. Weight, frets (jescar fw51108), grover tuners, color, I chose one beautiful top maple. I could return the guitar, but going through it all again and taking the risk of having an R0 with another defect is not for me. Not everything is perfect and I can live with a R9. This is just aesthetic to me, even though I know it's an absurd mistake. Another hypothesis is that they used the body of a R9 to do my M2M (Jamman warned me about it).




     
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    Absolutely, I wouldn't let it ruin a good guitar. You don't play the serial number stamp :)

    I was simply stating I would be making them pay in some way (discounted price?) for the mistake.

    Makes me pissed to read stuff like this. Glad the guitar is awesome at least.
     
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    I understand and agree with you Crotch.
    This time, I find myself so tired (I've had many bad Gibsons) that did not want to buy a fight.
    But you're right.



     
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    Sorry man. Wasn't trying to open up an obvious wound for you. The guitar looks great and the specs are there so its just a number.
     
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    I agree that it's just a number and if the guitar is perfect otherwise, so be it. This "mistake" may work in your favor, as in my experience, R9's are worth more money than R0's. It's moot if you ever sell it though.

    I just can't get over the color and the top, it's stunning. Ever since I saw Darrell IV's CAR Standard, I can't get having a CAR '57 RI out of my head.... and this thread isn't helping.

    Congrats again.
     
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    Love that finish!

     

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