Guess this deserve its own thread. A few things that bothers me about Gibsons version is not the small things like 192p axial poly capacitors vs polypropelene. Or the 5 vintage mushrom bushings with one 90s vs 6 gotoh. Its the color and lack of burst. Why not try harder? Sanding sealer on Test shot pre fading june 2014 no wet sanding Test shot post fading aug 2014 @seymour duncan a couple of years ago. Real Derrig almost pin stripe rev chevron in this angle Not just thick flames as most believe And lots of action both horizontal and lateral. Here are 2 pictures. Both are off in color. But in late 86 its vibrant and burst is there. (Robert Johns book contain the original in correct color. In 88 it had faded / washed out a bit. And in 2014 the burst is still visable. OCD-style replica made of a real afd vos. Sneak peak already posted of the body laquer color matching. Headstock with real checking. Full 86 spec. Sprauge 192p 5% 0.022uf 600v axial capacitors Small example of control cavity vs the real deal when Andy Brauer did some work on it. Gotoh bridge and correct material for wheels and screws 1985-1992 gotoh NOTE logo and screw differences 1960-1970 double ring tuners 1960-1970 reflectors Dimarzio centralab 500k pots 1986 vintage Seymour duncan Aphbj and Aphnj More info here Tribute to MJ wound Alnico II pro from 1986 to 2013 5 vintage 1960s push in bushings one modern for B-string 1976 switch ring Vintage nut 70-80s jack plate One m69 and one metric asian ring.