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Fried okra

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Thanks to my pal Vic Dapra for helping me acquire this wonderful piece of Gibson history. He held onto it for me till I could scrap up the funds. Cause' as y'all know, I am purchasing a Burst as well. So pulling this one off has been challenging for me. (You know, selling guitars and stuff) :hmm This is one clean, raunchy machine. It arrived Tuesday morning, so I went home at lunch and plugged her into my lil' Blues Jr and cranked. So for my lunch, I ate tones, and it was delicious. :yah The sticker-less PAFs are hot. No problem getting the overdrive to crank.

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MWR

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Congrats! Beautiful carve on that one! :salude:salude:salude:salude:salude
 

Zoomer

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Congrats that's beautiful love all the case candy too!!
 

F-Hole

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Lovely guitar.

It's funny, I've been reading your handle as Fred Okra for years....and now it makes sense. Fried is much better.

Love all the candy....and the humbucker tag too. Hope you love it.

Congratulations.
 

Steve Craw

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Gawd, that's gorgeous!! I love goldtops with black plastic. Congrats on landing a beauty.
 

sws1

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Very nice. Congrats. Looks just like mine.

Could be the photo, but looks like your ABR is sagging a bit.
 

deytookerjaabs

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Very cool guitar ya got there. I remember that photo you posted of the domino line of boxes, poor UPS guy :laugh2:
 

LHakim

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Kris, Congratulations! You're bringing some incredible things into the Magnolia State. I know you've been moving stuff to make all this happen--hope that hasn't included your Firebirds. When you land the burst I'll be curious to hear your impressions about how it's tone compares to the GT, and the Bishop.
 
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