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    Mecum auctioning two bursts

    Those look to be the guitars owned by the CEO of Chicago Music Exchange. I sure wish I could pick it up for the opening bid price. ES-335 Demo CME Web Link
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    NGD R0 Made2Measure

    Thanks for doing the math for me I was wondering about that. Also the metal switch cover weight is right around an ounce so I put the plastic one on in its place. You all have convinced me. The Bigsby will stay unpainted.
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    NGD R0 Made2Measure

    With what I am hearing from you all today, I am guessing this will be the winning vote for sure.
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    NGD R0 Made2Measure

    I got your shop to thank for it dude.
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    NGD R0 Made2Measure

    I told them when I was picking out the top " just give me your most screwed up, messed up top". They knew what I meant and I think it turned out great. The chambering has made this the ultimate couch guitar, its almost like playing an acoustic unplugged. To answer davidos questions I got. I put...
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    NGD R0 Made2Measure

    Thought I would share this NGD. I am super happy with the way everything turned out. I put in the order at a M2M event at my local music store which is Chicago Music Exchange and got to pick the serial number. R0 specs but the body is fully chambered. It has the new 2019 pickups and...
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    Ace Frehley rocking a Reissue

    When you can have a tech hand you a new guitar every song I am not sure it matters.
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    Ace Frehley rocking a Reissue

    I have always loved Guitar Moves. Ace is getting some pretty sweet tone here. https://youtu.be/VPnpSRg01ao
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    Custom Shop Twitter

    They posted my order back in April. It was pretty cool to see pop up on my instagram feed. https://twitter.com/CustomGibson/status/726061183443308547
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    Ordering a Made to Measure

    https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1192656887413124&substory_index=0&id=269428026402686 It's on the Custom Shop fbook page.
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    Ordering a Made to Measure

    Yeah, I mean I am sure you can order the same board that comes on the SG custom. I don't know if you think that is "actual" ebony. But here is one. Gibson Custom Shop SG Custom Reissue Maestro Lightly Aged Faded Cherry (Serial #041471) | Chicago Music Exchange
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    Ordering a Made to Measure

    Walnut grain filler is on and serial number has been stamped.
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    Ordering a Made to Measure

    I have always loved the Walnut SG of the 70's. The other issue for me is that a full nitro gloss finish always feels sticky in my hand on the back of the neck(am I crazy or do others feel this way). I know its a simple guitar but I have always loved the fell of the SG Faded series. When the...
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    Ordering a Made to Measure

    Well it is starting to look like a 61. So I went with body number 2 (I chose to have the face of the wood shown in the photos used as the back because the front will be pretty covered up). I went with neck number 2 as the wood and grain matched the body the best. For finger boards I went with...
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    Precision LP Kit

    Pretty great looking. Did you cut your own headstock or is it their design?
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    Ordering a Made to Measure

    Everything is just in rough mill and is not shaped at all. It is more to get an idea of grain and color of the wood. Also with the fret-boards I asked for something different with some figure in it. Here are some photos of the body being rough milled. The guy working in rough milling is...
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    Ordering a Made to Measure

    Yeah I am not to worried about not being happy with it. I mean I am picking out every single piece of wood and it is being built right to my spec. Also there is not any real upcharge for this M2M over any custom shop SG so why not. So I went with body 2. Neck and fingerboard shots.
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    Ordering a Made to Measure

    So stuff started getting going on my M2M about two weeks ago. I am ordering a 61 Les Paul (SG) with some items that the custom shop does not usually make. It will be true historic spec all hide glue. So I got to pick my slab. Which one would you go with???


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