[NGD] 2021 VOS M2M R9 Iced Tea Burst

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Picked this up today at a local shop... neck feels slightly smaller with less shoulder than my 60th V1 R0. Weight is 9.1lbs (my R0 is 8.6) but I honestly cant tell the difference between the two. The top was handpicked (hence the M2M designation) and the dealer told me they spec'd the cherry back to be slightly lighter. Almost looks like the color on the "fixed" Murphy bursts. I'm planning on sending it off to HM for a deluxe makeover in the next couple months assuming I don't get distracted with another purchase.

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Picked this up today at a local shop... neck feels slightly smaller with less shoulder than my 60th V1 R0. Weight is 9.1lbs (my R0 is 8.6) but I honestly cant tell the difference between the two. The top was handpicked (hence the M2M designation) and the dealer told me they spec'd the cherry back to be slightly lighter. Almost looks like the color on the "fixed" Murphy bursts. I'm planning on sending it off to HM for a deluxe makeover in the next couple months assuming I don't get distracted with another purchase.

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Nice, great color and top!
 

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Very nice! Congratulations :)
 

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My best sounding guitars are right around 9lbs.

Looks nice. Congrats.
 

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Very pretty! Congrats, HNGD :jam: and play her in good health!
 

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Thats just about as nice a top as you can get ! Don't know how HM can get it better, besides neck shape etc.....
Enjoy that's a keeper.
 

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Thats just about as nice a top as you can get ! Don't know how HM can get it better, besides neck shape etc.....
Enjoy that's a keeper.

thanks! Yeah the HM thing has just been on my bucket list for years… partially did a ’64 SG with them but would love to do the full package on a Les Paul.
 

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Picked this up today at a local shop... neck feels slightly smaller with less shoulder than my 60th V1 R0. Weight is 9.1lbs (my R0 is 8.6) but I honestly cant tell the difference between the two. The top was handpicked (hence the M2M designation) and the dealer told me they spec'd the cherry back to be slightly lighter. Almost looks like the color on the "fixed" Murphy bursts. I'm planning on sending it off to HM for a deluxe makeover in the next couple months assuming I don't get distracted with another purchase.

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Really nice guitar ! what would be done to enhance it by HM ! (who is HM)
 

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Really nice guitar ! what would be done to enhance it by HM ! (who is HM)

Thanks! That’s Kim at Historic Makeovers. They’ll reshape the top carve, neck, replace the fingerboard with Brazilian rosewood, redo the headstock veneer, re bind the guitar (i think), and refinish the entire guitar. As far as I know this will bring it as close to a real ‘59 as possible without buying the real thing or a hand made replica
 

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Picked this up today at a local shop... neck feels slightly smaller with less shoulder than my 60th V1 R0. Weight is 9.1lbs (my R0 is 8.6) but I honestly cant tell the difference between the two. The top was handpicked (hence the M2M designation) and the dealer told me they spec'd the cherry back to be slightly lighter. Almost looks like the color on the "fixed" Murphy bursts. I'm planning on sending it off to HM for a deluxe makeover in the next couple months assuming I don't get distracted with another purchase.

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Man I wouldn’t change a thing on this one - looks absolutely fantastic already
 

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What Cory said x 10. That's a really good looking Gibson. Still, it's your choice.
 

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