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    What do you think about this top?

    Beautiful R9
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    Getting new 60th Anniversary R9, gloss or VOS?

    oh yeah i hear that..lol.I could t even get the color to show up right on The photos i took.One of the main things i loved about this burst,is the bright cherry red outer edge of the burst.It looks dark red doesnt it.
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    Getting new 60th Anniversary R9, gloss or VOS?

    Heres more pics, im trying to upload more but the files are too big
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    Getting new 60th Anniversary R9, gloss or VOS?

    Ok guys i just got the guitar and its absolutely beautiful, plays really fast and clean, the only things i found that were strange is that the 3 way toggke switch seems to have some resistance,when you try to throw it into the neck position,there seems to be some grey Glue type stuff right...
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    Getting new 60th Anniversary R9, gloss or VOS?

    Yes thank you guys, but i mentioned on the second page of this topic,that i went ahead and talked to the the guys from Watchtower guitars and found out what the guitar was all about, in that it was a hand selected special order,i guess i was just nervous in that i never saw any gloss models...
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    Getting new 60th Anniversary R9, gloss or VOS?

    Thanks guys i will add pics
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    Rolled the Dice - Blackface Twin Reverb

    Dumble steel string singer
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    Getting new 60th Anniversary R9, gloss or VOS?

    Well,i ended up talking to Bret and he wasnt able to budge at all, but then talked to Watchtower guitars and they told me everything about the original R9 i wanted,and its basically the same deal,as another popular vendor.Watchtower is not,an Gibson dealer,but the owners partner is,a long time...
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    Getting new 60th Anniversary R9, gloss or VOS?

    Wow!! Thanks alot for that link i really like that one,not sure he would match $4800
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    Charlie Daniels - RIP

    Rest in peace Charlie Daniels
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    Getting new 60th Anniversary R9, gloss or VOS?

    yes thats exactly my concern...as to why i made this post, not as a poll, Gloss vs VOS, but, its just that ive never seen a gloss 60th R model before,and watchtower guitars has 2 and said they were custom orderd.I guess thats what i meant by, the guitar holding value, ..or maby that wasnt the...
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    Getting new 60th Anniversary R9, gloss or VOS?

    This les paul is coming from Watch tower guitars,the owner said that he special orderd 2 of these in gloss, because you dont see any gloss 60th R models. also,while i have this post, going i figure ill ask here,instead of starting a new thread.You guys know how Gibson laquers over the sides of...
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    Getting new 60th Anniversary R9, gloss or VOS?

    Hahahahaha, i hear that, cool R8
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    Getting new 60th Anniversary R9, gloss or VOS?

    Very good points you guys made....i like the gloss so that the guitar can age and attain natural patina, like the gold hardware on my 1996 SRV strat, i just have not seen any gloss 60th R models so i was looking to stay innthe norm of what Gibson was trying to do for that year?? I guess,..lol...
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    Getting new 60th Anniversary R9, gloss or VOS?

    Im shopping for an 60th R9 and i have seen nothing but VOS models, accept for one shop that special orderd a couple all gloss finish nickle hardware models.My question is, should i get a vos or the gloss model, as far as would the gloss model be less collectable or an odd ball in this series of...
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    1969 Gibson SG Standard "Large Guard" with Maestro Vibrola

    Is that for real!!!! Holy sh@@!! Im shopping for another R9 but never had an SG before
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    "Sandy" at Guitar Shop Taiwan

    Its strange,during the video of the guitar being played,the guitar is strung traditionally.But the static photos of the guitar show it “Top wrapped” maby it is the CC model,that looks soo glossy,im watching be played
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    60th Anniversary 60 - My impressions

    I would keep that one.If its as good as you say, ..it certainly looks beautiful,i would keep it.I got my first Historic last may.A 1960 Historic R0, im getting ready to grab my R9 within the next month,then the R7, R8...i have to get back in the kitchen ,speaking of witch


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