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ppgf

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i haven't bought a new gibson in 8 years. having been hipped to dave's blow out sale here, i jumped on this.
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madformac

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That's gorgeous.

So much going on in the top and the ageing is just about right for me.

Perfect time to buy an R8 in many ways as a customer, end of an era.

Enjoy that one :salude
 

ppgf

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thanks for the good word. i scoured dave's inventory and this one really spoke to me. figured it was a great way to honour the end of edwin's legacy, plus dave is such a pleasure to deal w/ so here's to dovetailing interests.
That's gorgeous.

So much going on in the top and the ageing is just about right for me.

Perfect time to buy an R8 in many ways as a customer, end of an era.

Enjoy that one :salude
 

madformac

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thanks for the good word. i scoured dave's inventory and this one really spoke to me. figured it was a great way to honour the end of edwin's legacy, plus dave is such a pleasure to deal w/ so here's to dovetailing interests.



End of an era for Dave's too, at least until Henry pulls his head out of his ass (not likely), or Gibson restructures it's business model.

The thing I've found with the newer R8's and 9's is the necks have a lot less shoulder and are much more comfortable. My 2006 R9 is like a baseball bat in comparison to my 2014 R8.
 

DanD

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Sweet! HNGD :salude

I've looked over many Dave had over past month or so. There are some very good deals to had. Glad you found one! :peace2
 

J.D.

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Sounds more like Dave dropped Gibson than Gibson dropped Dave. Whatever the case, Dave's sure is offering some deep discounts on the remaining inventory.
 

SimonBarSinister

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Nice guitar good luck...

For the last few weeks i had been shopping for another LP and noticed that none of the dealers had their usual supply (except WW). Maybe its me but it seems like Willcutt, Eddies, Daves, Rainbow and the Music Zoo may have all gotten out of the Gibson Business. Even WW hasn't been receiving a lot of new stuff..

Something is going on....
 

DanD

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Willcutt's dropped, or was cut by Gibson a while back. Sux as they were the closest 'premiere' dealer. Nothing but GCs and Sam Ash for over 200 miles in any direction now. :dang
 

ourmaninthenorth

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Play in the finest of health Matte.

When those mis-matched tops are right, man are they right.

:salude
 

Pellman73

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nice score Matte!

I like the mismatched top to be honest.

what is it? I may have missed somewhere where you give the details
 

deytookerjaabs

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Someone hit the bargain bin!!


Very cool. I remember a few months back CME blowing out Memphis inventory, didn't have the cash at the time but holy smokes were the deals enticing, almost kept me awake at night.
 

Dothedew

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Congrats! That's the nicest washed cherry R8 Dave had up for the sale, really digging the top it has a little bit of everything going on.
 

lpjunkie

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Almost bought that one the other day. Love the mismatched top...def has a vintage vibe going on. Enjoy!
 

fjminor

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Congrats, beautiful guitar. Saw that on Dave's and said someone is going to be very happy:dude::hank
 
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