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    Les Paul Forum Member tom's Avatar
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    NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    2016 Gibson Les Paul Standard Historic R9 - thanks Dave...

    .92 at the first fret. Plays with the lowest action I have ever played in over 40 yrs...

    Sounds great, feels great, and looks great too. Sunrise TeaBurst



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    Re: NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    Congrats on your fine New Les Paul !

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    Re: NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    Congrats, looks awesome

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    Re: NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    Beautiful guitar. Congrats

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    Re: NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    Very nice!

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    Re: NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    Thatís the kind of guitar u should give to me , believe me it will make us both feel better !
    Ive never confused owning a bunch of high end gear with being some kind of a guitar player I'm a hack and I love guitars !

    The myth :The most disturbing thing about buying a fake Les Paul is how my research after the purchase is received by Forum members ??? 2020

    The Myth: Neat wiring layouts always equate to great-sounding amps.

    The Myth: If I would have lived with MOM & mooched till I was 48 I would play like Clapton !
    Think about it
    won't you ...... Please !

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    Re: NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    Pretty! Congrats, HNGD and play her in good health!
    Midnight Blues

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    Re: NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    .920 at the 1st is ideal and what a great looking LP............congrats........a terrific score for a 1st historic........now you just gotta dirty her up a little

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    Re: NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    What a beautiful beast!

    It looks like it could breathe!


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    Re: NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    It looks great, and probably sounds better! Play it every day, you won't regret it!

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    Les Paul Forum Member tom's Avatar
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    Re: NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    Thank you for all your kind words.

    It took quite awhile, but by "trading up" over many years...it finally paid off for me.

    (it took me 10 years to get my first Gibson LP Standard.)
    "If I'd have known I would have to play this song for the rest of my life, I'd would have written something else." -Joe Walsh-

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    Re: NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    WOW! Very nice!!
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    "Lemme' 'splain you Lucy. The 5e3 circuit... Has a fat ass. Like a '57 chevy. She likes to talk dirty... 5e3's are like that. I start at turning. Ever thang up to six. Above that approaches. Wettern' a shampoo'd water buffalo territory. Slap that ass. And pull her hair. With a Les Paul. And p90's. They like to be liking that. When it comes to tweed deluxes. It's not about. When you are sick and tired. Of her shit. It's about. Does she have a sister?" Texas Blues 1/22/19



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    Re: NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    I have the exact same guitar - same year and finish. I love it.

    Congratulations and enjoy

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    Re: NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    Looking fantastic!

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    Re: NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    Killer top, congrats.
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    Re: NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    Love the flame and the color!

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    Re: NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    congrats-- beautiful guitar

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    Les Paul Forum Member corpse's Avatar
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    Re: NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    Sure looks great. Very nice.

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    Re: NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    Very good looking!

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    Re: NGD 2016 Historic R9 My First one...

    Gorgeous, Tom! Congrats on a beautiful guitar. I really love the colour and the figure. Great vintage vibe. Is she a screamer or a moaner? Enjoy!!!

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