Rare Gibson Historic 2003 R8's with Highly Flamed Tops

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  1. HolyGrail

    HolyGrail V.I.P. Member

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    Only other one I know of and it's Beautiful !:)
    ( Sadly someone built it Backwards ! :eek: )

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  2. johnnyjellybean

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    WOW!! That is the nicest one I have seen to date!
     
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    sort of has the flame as my 7 string top






    Is that the money shot or what :eek:
     
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    Thanks !

    Great to see you Johnny !:)
     
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    Idea ~ mercilessly Stolen from the Brock Burst .:p ( Money Shot , that is )
     
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    My best friend has one. I'll see if I can get him to sign up and post the pics.
     
  8. HolyGrail

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    Love to see it . :)
    That would be a highly flame 03 R8 ?

    I've seen some that are lightly flamed .
     
  9. Rock Johnson

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    I would consider it highly flamed, along the lines of the pics you posted. Of course... now that I think about it, it might be an '02. I don't recall.

    Of course... I play plaintops, so what the hell do I know about flame? :)
     
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    This is the best I can do

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  11. HolyGrail

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    Nice ! Looks like at least an 03 to me .
    I wonder how many more escaped ????? :hmm:
     
  12. jakeddy

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    03 R9 Brazillian.

    Sorry, I just noticed this was about R8s. :shock:
     
  13. HolyGrail

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    Ahhhhh OK ! :wave:

    Start a Brasilian R9 Thread ! We can never see too many of those either ! :cheers:
     
  14. Mr Bones

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    On the Bay?
     
  15. HolyGrail

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    Browneyes ~ by the sn# No, and no one at Gibson will say it is, but there is more to the story of this guitar. :naughty:
     
  16. Todd Louis

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    Yep there BRW!!! that's how i got them :thumb:
     

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