Picked it up Monday. I did post it in thread about the JB, but figured I better make it official..... Well it arrived! Finally! Been what 6 months (ish). The Gold has been in Canada for a while but it's took this long for the sunburst to get here. It was worth the wait! it is a 2017 model (even though its a 2016 limited run). The guitar was perfectly set up. No flaws. Sounds and looks fantastic. I has a 2015 Gibson Firebird which I ended up returning as it wouldn't stay in tune at all. This is a much better guitar in all ways. The piece of Rosewood on the fret board is a very nice piece. Tuners excellent. There is quite variety of tones from one volume and one tone knob. Very glad I bought the case a couple of months ago. I just don't feel comfortable with it in the soft case with the way the headstock angles. The only thing I've noticed is the COA and photo were not in the little booklet that I've seen others posted with, and like what came with the JBLP just separate pieces of paper. My local store got two of these in and both were like that. I will be contacting the Gibson rep.