NGD : 2017 R8 Plaintop

Maestro Fuzz

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Here it is my friends! Its a 2017 Les paul Historic R8 in plaintop. I had a Traditional and played some Standards but IMHO nothing comes close to this guitar. Im absolutely floored by the Custombuckers! I know im a minority here but i actually prefer plaintops, and it does remind me a bit on Jimmy's no.1 :):):)
P.S. I guess the pinkish dye on the binding is normal???
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Thundermtn

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Congrats! Looks great. The bleed comes from thumb placement too. So far mine only has it from the first to the third fret. It's a vintage correct trait as well.
 

BSeneca

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Nothing wrong with a plain top. One of the best I ever had was an 2009 tobacco. Really miss that one. Looks fantastic. Congratulations
 

Frozen Rat

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I'd prefer to have one like yours rather than a flamey one. Just personal preference. I haven't seen a historic yet using analine dye that didn't have that bleed. Maybe some don't, but the majority sure do. I notice that now on the non-aniline dyed historic they are doing something to make the binding look aged, or at least more aged than they used to be.
 




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