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NGD 52 / 57 Conversion

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Jun 17, 2018
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HI From the UK, Thought I'd post a pic of my newly acquired conversion. I've owned a couple of great LP's, Juniors and special's but this is my first 50's LP Standard. It was bought by the previous owner from Killer Vintage about 15 Years ago as a stripped guitar (Has lovely flame) and then sent to Dave Johnson for a tidy up, Neck reset and refinish. Has a great top end I've not heard on any modern guitar a great neck. Currently has a set of 50's PAF's and a 55 Harness.



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fakejake

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Sep 3, 2010
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From the pictures, that's an amazing refin job. Very few can do a proper goldtop refin, this is one of the best I have seen so far.
The tuner tips are original as well?
Congrats, looks like a phantastic guitar!
 

DutchRay

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Mar 15, 2015
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Great guitar! I love goldtops, to many are sprayed sunburst, I'm glad yours is showing it's true color.

It looks almost indentical to my '55>'57 conversion!

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corpse

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Jun 9, 2007
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Welcome- we are a bad influence here- although most members don't need much influencing...
 
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Jun 17, 2018
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Thank you all, Very kind and its great to be amongst fellow GAS sufferers. i have to say the finish work is excellent on this one, Never seen Dave's work up close but its really nice indeed. This one player really well, I need to double check the weight but I think its around 9lbs.
 

Enlarscom

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Jan 21, 2022
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From the pictures, that's an amazing refin job. Very few can do a proper goldtop refin, this is one of the best I have seen so far. The tuner tips are original as well? Congrats, looks like a phantastic guitar!
Yes, it is unforgettable feelings. :love:
 

Armenfish

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Jan 29, 2022
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Nice ones!

I’m going to receive my 52 to 57 in a few weeks.

Can’t waittt!!
 
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