Rant: R9's are too flamey

Discussion in 'Historics & Reissues' started by MikeC, Feb 17, 2017.

  1. MikeC

    MikeC Senior Member

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    I don't think monster tops on R9s are vintage correct.

    I believe R8s with figured tops have the right amount of flames. With saying that, R8s should strictly have plain tops.
     
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  2. WhiteEpiLP

    WhiteEpiLP Senior Member

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    #firstworldproblems
     
  3. jenton70

    jenton70 Premium Member

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    But vintage bursts from all 3 years had hugely varying degrees of flame. So why should 59's be more figured than 58's or 60's? It's just marketing.
     
  4. Crotch

    Crotch Premium "Member" Premium Member

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    I like flame, plain, and grain. All are cool
     
  5. jenton70

    jenton70 Premium Member

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    Yep, same here.
     
  6. Crotch

    Crotch Premium "Member" Premium Member

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    I also like strats :)
     
  7. buckwild

    buckwild Premium Member

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    that's cool, but I think you are wrong....bahahahaha

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  8. LenPaul

    LenPaul Premium Member

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    ,,I prefer the modest look of a plainer top. I found a beat up Telecaster , butt ugly, it doesn't make a visual statement.
    Suits my personality, still like LP"s , but everyone does.:) No one asks if they can play your beat up Tele.
     
  9. capnjim

    capnjim Senior Member

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    I don't get the whole R thing and all these replicas that are over 5k. There are plenty of models out there with just as nice tops for 1500-2000$.
     
  10. jason_mazzy

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    Not too bad I hope.

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  11. Starman

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    I like fake boobs that look real and real boobs that look fake.
     
  12. LenPaul

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    Nice guitar!! Just let me play it for one song,, Please.
     
  13. LPCollector

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    There is no other acceptable answer on a forum full of Les Paul fanatics than this.
    I, also, concur. :thumb:

    If it gives me wood, It's all good. :wave:

     
  14. LPCollector

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    Seems legit....:laugh2:
     
  15. LenPaul

    LenPaul Premium Member

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    Whoa, easy now.
     
  16. megaweapon

    megaweapon Senior Member

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    You might be surprised. From the burst serial page:
    90629
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    90596
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    90593
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    90597
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    90600
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    90644
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    90686
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    90676
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    etc. Didn't get very far, but there are quite a few flame 1959's
     
  17. megaweapon

    megaweapon Senior Member

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    Couple more sweet ones :
    91981
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    91978
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    92011
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    ok, I'll stop
     
  18. Bluplirst

    Bluplirst Senior Member

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    There is more to a nice Reissue than the top.
     
  19. ARandall

    ARandall Senior Member

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    Are you really this shallow??
     
  20. joebonsai

    joebonsai Senior Member

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    just one more real 59er
    Doris, for sale at rumbleseatmusic

    .....and yes it's a REAL 1959 Les Paul Standart sunburst!!!!!!!
    :wow::wow::wow::wow::wow::wow::wow::wow::wow:

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    have a nice Weekend

    :hippie:
     

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