What do you see?

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  1. fleahead

    fleahead Senior Member

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    Local music store showing off their Gibson warranty work..... replacing an inlay... what pops out at you?
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    Sharp corners
     
  3. NotScott

    NotScott Silver Supporter

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    Crooked?
    Mismatched color?
     
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    all of the above? is that perhaps mop instead of celluloid?
     
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  5. Who

    Who I'm back. Back in the New York groove.

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    Strings are in incorrect order.


    Signed,
    Paul McCartney.
     
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    i didn't notice how you 'signed' that, but i left thinking.....this dude gotta be lefthanded. then i went back and caught it...that's funny, paul.....signed, ringo.
     
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    All that. I had to laugh a bit. I know the store, was not impressed if that's what they think is a great job.
     
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    Who I'm back. Back in the New York groove.

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    Paul, the strings are fine. The fret inlays are upside down.

    Signed,
    Jimi Hendrix
     
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    paul, i still think you're just jealous and acting out because drummers get more chicks than bass players, ringo
     
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    C'mon Billy - the first Paul would have noticed the color difference. And when you're signing, do you do it the same way as a righty, or are the words all backwards?
     
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    Top one was replaced....

    The Jimi post killed me.
     
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    If I cross my eyes it looks great.
     
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    The colour mismatch and sharp corners are the worst part. It does appear crooked as others have remarked and is there a gap on the top left corner of the inlay? I suppose it could be some sort of image issue...

    Not great.
     
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    It looks like it just came from the factory?
     
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