The Italian Job

Discussion in 'Other Single-Cuts' started by single cut 54, Nov 7, 2008.

  1. Open_Book

    Open_Book Senior Member

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    Not real. No Spaghetti logo...
     
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  2. decoy205

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    bump for Mr. Bacon Sammich
     
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    SWEET MOTHER OF MARY!! :wow: That's NICE!
     
  5. Cookie-boy

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    Sicko!.......That is sick!!!:thumb:
     
  6. decoy205

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    Thats what i like to see!
     
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    I'm so very glad to be the new owner of this one.
    Forza Italia !! :naughty:

    [​IMG]
     
  9. Cookie-boy

    Cookie-boy Senior Member

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    Was that the one at Guitar Avenue? Looks superb! :thumb:
     
  10. JimmyM

    JimmyM Senior Member

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    Yes Cookie.

    It's about ten years old and aged very well.
    I feel lucky with this one, being a lefty and all.
     
  11. JimmyM

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    First picture of my lefty.
    Without flash and under home lighting.
    [​IMG]
     
  12. decoy205

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    Beauty!
     
  13. plainburst

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    Very nice lefty indeed!
     
  14. Marshallplexy

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    Awesome and congratulations!
    She's a beauty. I had my eye on that one.
    How is the neck size and weight?
    How dose it compare in tone and playability to a Gibson R9?
     
  15. JimmyM

    JimmyM Senior Member

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    Dave,

    The guitar was on sale for a wee while and having bought the new Player Corporation - 58-60 Les Paul book and DVD last month I caught the dreaded GAS again.
    So I thought 'Who Dares Wins" and I was definitely not wrong.:wow:

    This guitar has instantly satisfied many a long year of obsession with Lesters tempered with the frustration of being a lefty and I cannot fault it in my opinion.

    I have plenty of good R9s, all of which I have always tinkered with - not so with this guitar and presently I personally feel that this the way to go for me in future.

    'Good fortune with your search.
    You have a PM mate.
     
  16. Marshallplexy

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    Thx James...
    How is the neck thickness?
    Can you shrare with us the measurements at the 1st and 12th frets?
    I'd love to hear that through one of my plexi's.
    Congrats again!
     
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    +1
     
  18. flameburst

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    Six years on, and this Italian keeps evolving in looks and tone. The red is slowly fading, gradually becoming ice tea... just how I hoped it would. A completely inspiring guitar!

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    Not visible in this photo are the subtle changes in how the checking has increased and focussed around slight dings, scrapes, and pick wear.

    It continues to open up, in terms of tone and resonance - and takes my playing where I least expect it to go.

    Perfection in wood, wire and plastic! :thumb:
     
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    That is top shelf material, Leon!:applause:
     
  20. RAG7890

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    Great photo Leon, you can certainly see the Fade in the Cherry. :)

    :wow: :wow: :wow: :wow: :thumb: :applause:

    Cheers, Rudi
     

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