Gibson USA Flametop Friday!

Phillycheez402

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Nick-O

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It's Friday. First, Gibson said this top wasn't good enough for a historic reissue. Then someone didn't like it enough and parted it out and sold the husk - to me. It's a 2021 Gibson USA Slash AFD. Building it back up as just a no-sig no-frills Les Paul with a twice-rejected ugly top and no tenon to speak of.

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That's beautiful...was that one of the ones strat-o-sphere had listed?
Just love the character in that top.
 

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I don’t think I posted these here yet, if so, sorry I’m old! Can’t remember what I had for breakfast and I have the same thing every day. Lol… Nonetheless, here’s a little Relic Porn!


Very hard to find 2013 lefty “59” Historic Makeovers Brazilian!

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1998 “59” RS GuitarWorks Gold Top Conversion. Yeah, it use to be a Gold Top!

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DaveSG

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That's beautiful...was that one of the ones strat-o-sphere had listed?
Just love the character in that top.

I was just about to say that. This one has some character. Definitely not boring to look at!
 

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Happy Friday guys! Was admiring some of the flame peaking through last night. Nearing the 1 year anniversary of when I got h
Happy Friday guys! Was admiring some of the flame peaking through last night. Nearing the 1 year anniversary of when I got her too. :dude:

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Very pristine for the year! My bridge after a year is worn down to the copper plating. The E and A string saddle corners are worn to a nice rounded edge instead of the pointy stock corners..... Put in 100's of hours to get it that way.
 


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