That's Awesome Clive. Great pictures and great story!!!!
I will be addressing some issues like the pots and wiring after the honeymoon phase. Right now I am too busy playing it to think about modding it but it is a keeper and will be getting the best there is to offer for it.
I told my Sweetwater rep, the only thing I was able to mutter when I picked it up was "Oh my"
This has to be the best value in a guitar that I have bought for a long time.
Craftmanship: The craftsmanship is superb, the neck joint is done well and sets up well, I had the guys at Sweetwater...
Thanks guys. My friend asked if it was going to be my new #1. As far as looks? Yes. I am still really digging on the Charvel I got recently too. The necks are thicker on both of these unlike the RG's i've had.
Earlier this year I bought a LP Studio Faded just to try out the LP's and I LOVED it but wanted something nicer so I sold it, waiting for the right one. I had always lusted after these but was not ready to go the LP way. I am now.
I couldn't believe how perfect this thing is was for a used...