NGD - Gibson Custom 1958 Les Paul Standard Reissue VOS - Lemon Burst

Slater529

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Wow, beautiful top! I have an R8 that looks very similar and I love mine to death. Congrats!!!
 

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I recently got a Les Paul kit from Precision Guitars out of Canada (superb kit) and wanted to get that lemon burst when spraying it but ended up messing up the color a little so it's now more orange/red (which I've grown to love over time), however I really really wish I had a lemon burst like yours. Yours is a beauty. Play the hell out of it!!!
 

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Wow. I am not a “plain top” person nor lemon, but that is drop dead gorgeous. Love the grain and the finish is almost 3-D with nice depth. Excellent score, hope it plays and sounds wonderful. Where did you get it? Just curious if you played it or was it an internet purchase.
 

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Now THAT is a plain top that's not really all that plain. Great score - I love the grain and the color.

My Tobacco burst R8 is my go to guitar - they're really hard to beat.
 

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I just LOVE 'plaint tops'- that one is particularly beautiful!! I am heading to Dave's this weekend in hopes of adding one to the collection, and maybe pairing down a bit. Nice choice- let the flashy people play the flashy guitars- I'll go with these every time.
 

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Pulled the trigger on my dream guitar - a Gibson Custom 1958 R8 in Lemon Burst. Best guitar I have ever seen, played, or owned. I am beyond in love with this perfect guitar. Just had to share on here how happy I am!

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Yea, that is gorgeous. Look at my own little picture by my user name. It's more like yours than any I've seen. That's a brownish on the corners of mine by the way, not red. You have a beautiful guitar. Really, really... :)
 

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Thanks all! I got her from Sweetwater and just couldn't pass her up. Worked with my guitar guy there and got her for a great price. It was sold as a demo model, but I can't find a thing on her that is wrong. Saved $1,000+ by doing that and still got three years interest free payments. By far the best guitar I've owned or played in my life. Just love her. Thanks all, I really appreciate the good vibes on this forum. All positive.
 

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I have a question about the serial number and dating it. I have written Gibson for clarification too. My serial number is 8913** and the Final Pack Checklist says 03/18/20. So my question is: Is it a 2019 or a 2020? The serial number says 2019 because the second number is 9 but the packing list says 3/2020. So, I am confused. Gibson was always good about responding but recently they have stopped answering emails. (Maybe because of Covid-19) Thanks!
 

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When I first discovers the Les Paul I was all about the heritage cherry burst, now I have matured it's all about the Lemon top.
 

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Wow! Congrats she’s beautiful. From one R8 VOS owner to another, it is the best in my book. Played my for 2.5 hours today. You’re going to love it!
 


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