Score! Back in... Antique Burst

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  1. jstarr823

    jstarr823 Senior Member

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    Picked up a new 2017 Tradish in Antique Burst today for about $400 less than a 2018 Studio! I love it when these “can’t pass it up” blowout deals come along. Usually, I’m the guy that misses out on these blowouts. Grabbed a few photos before they pulled it from the site. Fairly light for non-weight relieved LP at 8 lbs 3 oz. NGD thread pending.

    Ahhh... it’s great to be back. I missed you guys. Cheers!

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  2. marsten

    marsten Senior Member

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    Very nice Sir and a heck of deal to boot :)
    Good to see you back. :thumb:
     
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    Congrats & hngd! Welcome back.
     
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    Me want to touchy! Enjoy that beauty!
     
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    bum Senior Member

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    That looks good enough to eat - congrats!
     
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  6. Nippon

    Nippon Insert Kanji here... Premium Member

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    Such a good deal.
     
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    Now that`s nice :thumb:

    Congrats and HNGD :applause:
     
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  8. DarrellV

    DarrellV Derl Ver.... ERMAHGERD!.........It's a Nerlin! Silver Supporter Premium Member

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    Lemon chiffon... :drool:

    Really nice score! :jam:
     
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    cherrysunburst00 Senior Member

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    NICE and CONGRATS. I don't know why, but i think the non-weight relieved Lesters are SO freakin' cool. Looking forward to your NGD fo sure.
     
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    +1 on "Tradish".
     
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    jc2000 Senior Member

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    Well Done!:applause:
     
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    Beautiful! Congrats!!!
     
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    Gibsonrocknroll Senior Member

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    Nice congrats.
     
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    jstarr823 Senior Member

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    I know that there is a lot of hate for the Antique Burst... I was one of the original haters. But, my local shop had one a few months back and I thought it looked absolutely superb in person. When I saw this one pop up for the ridiculous price, I had to have it. UPS says it will be here around 530 today. Kinda stoked.
     
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    Beauty score! Hope it sounds as good as it looks.
     
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    If it looks like on the Picture it's a Beauty, congrats! Love my 2011 Trad :)
     
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    Congrats! HNGD!

    I must admit I was quite surprised when I opened the thread and saw the pic. Didn't expect you to buy one of these :D.
     
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    If I could find an Antique burst Trad that looked like that and was on offer, I'd be all over it. Congrats!

    Can't wait to see the in-hand pics.
     
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    Nice, and the weight is amazing for a USA Trad with no weight relief! Congrats!
     
  20. jstarr823

    jstarr823 Senior Member

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    No point in starting a NGD thread... Might as well just follow up here.

    This guitar kicks ass!!! It's absolutely perfect on the fit and finish. Ridiculously light. So light that I'm shocked it's non-weight relieved. Undoubtedly the hardest to photograph the true color. I'm telling you, it's stunning in person. It's a creamy gold... Not really yellow. I love it.

    Nylon nut, Burstbuckers, ABR, point to point wired controls with orange drops, light weight solid hog body, non pickguard mounted, great top, perfect fit and finish, plays like a dream. Vintage brown case chocked with killer case candy. I could go on. No doubt, this is a top 2 out of countless LPs I've owned. And to think that I payed next to nothing for this beauty. Couldn't be happier!

    And the smell... OMG. They should bottle this stuff!

    Cheers!

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