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    NYNGD: New Year's New Guitar Days! NYNGD #2013-6! HAPPY NEW YEAR!

    So alright, alright, alright! HAPPY NEW YEAR!

    Here we go with the final installment of this year's NYNGD: New Year's New Guitar Day! This one is pretty special: A Luke III in "Classic Translucent White" (a/k/a Mary Kay) with a mahogany body, roasted maple neck, rosewood fretboard, and gold hardware!

    This guitar was created for the Philadelphia Guitar Show in November 2013. In a very special 'Classic Translucent White' finish, which is reminiscent of classic 'Mary Kay' finishes, this Luke III was presented alongside a twin in the same finish. However, the other Luke III had the standard alder body, while this one is mahogany. Top that off with an amazing roasted maple neck, rosewood fretboard, and gold hardware, and we have a very special guitar, indeed!

    This guitar is just outstanding! The tone is unique yet familiar, the feel is new yet old hat, and the look is 100% class. Play the neck pickup on your clean channel, and then hit the guitar's gain boost and see how amazing your amp reacts. Just stunning!

    I had never played a Luke III before, much less planned to buy one, but this one just blew my mind at the Philly show and suddenly my American Express was being swiped!


    And that does it for this year's NYNGD: New Year's New Guitar Day run. I had fun doing it again this year, and hope you all enjoyed it too! My Guitar Gallery is now up to date (except for my Breedlove MasterClass C12 Custom acoustic, which I will add in the next day or so).

    I wish you all a happy and healthy 2014!


    P.S. I received a couple PM's about my collection and whether I play all of these guitars. The same question came up last year during my NYNGD posts and my answer was pretty detailed and well thought-out, so please check it out here!

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    Wow, you really saved the best for last!

    This is amazing, love the luke in this,config (and didnt't know it existed until now!)

    Congrats Jeff, amazing collection and always great to read and see your NGD!
    Y2D PDN DOB 09/27/12
    Standard Morse DOB 07/17/12
    Darklord DOB 06/29/12
    Silhouette special all rosewood neck DOB 04/27/11
    25 anniv. BFR all rosewood neck. Nº 20 of 25 DOB 09/09/09

    Mesa/Boogie MarkV head + 4x12 Recto Cab, Slant.

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    Wooh this Luke III is just beyond words......

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    That's just a beautiful guitar! Wish I could travel to those shows and see all these rare birds... Then again my wife and wallet are glad I can't...
    Trans Gold Axis- Flame (DOB 12.13.1996)
    Trans Green Axis Sport (DOB 12.02.1997)
    Trans Green Axis- Quilt (DOB 03.14.2000)
    Black HH Albert Lee (DOB 12.01.2009)
    Honey Roasted Axis - Quilt (DOB 09.20.2012)
    White HSS Silo Spec (DOB 02.03.2014)

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    Wow! How unique - I really like it.

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    Stunning example of a clear finish. WOW. Enjoy.
    2009: JP6 w/BFR Rosewood Neck - Ice Blue
    2010: Silhouette HSH w/Matching Neck - Black
    2010: Ernie Ball WAH - Black/Green and smooth like silk
    2011: Sterling H w/Matching Neck - Black

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    Quote Originally Posted by guitarp77 View Post
    Wow, you really saved the best for last!

    This is amazing, love the luke in this,config (and didnt't know it existed until now!)

    Congrats Jeff, amazing collection and always great to read and see your NGD!
    I agree, you saved the best for last, Jeff. That Luke is very unusual. I love it!

    2019 Albert Lee - BFR - Electric Shimmer
    2019 Axis SS semi hollow - DuBaldo Blue - rosewood neck
    2019 StingRay fretless - BFR - Sierra Vintage Burst
    2018 Axis SS - BFR - Buckeye Burl
    2017 StingRay 5 - 30th Ann
    2013 Luke III - PDN - emerald green sparkle
    - rosewood neck
    2012 Morse - BFR - Dark Lord
    2010 Axis SS - red flame - rosewood neck
    2009 Axis - pink quilt
    2006 StingRay fretless - 30th Ann
    2000 Axis SS - Lavender Pearl
    1996 StingRay - 20th Ann
    1995 Albert Lee - Jim Messina’s

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    you're outta control Jeff !!!
    '97 Axis Sport Transparent Purple
    '05 JP6 Medallion Gold
    '09 Axis Amber Quilt
    '11 JP6 Pearl White
    '11 Axis Purple Quilt
    '12 SM-Y2D Purple Sunset
    '18 Majesty Monarchy Majestic Purple

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    Good Lord thats alot of guitars ya got there,How do you choose which one your going to play for the day?
    EBMM Luke III Olive Gold HSS rosewood neck
    EBMM JPXI - 8/21/13 (sold)
    Ibanez RG920qm premium
    Mesa Lonestar
    Peavey 6505+

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    Whoa! Never seen this one. It's gorgeous!

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    I'm speechless................
    25th Anniversary,Venetian Red Quilt,Maple neck,G47369,
    Axis Supersport BFR,Tobacco Burst,Rosewood neck,G47057,
    Axis Tribute,Purple Quilt, Maple neck, G54353
    EVH Red Quilt Hard Tail,Maple neck,87269
    Semi-Hollow Super Sport, Neptune Blue,G72992
    Silo Special,Sky Blue,Hard Tail,G70886

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    That just looks killer!! The gold hardware really makes it pop.
    2014 EBMM Luke III - HH - PDN Neptune Blue
    2001 EBMM Luke II - SSH w/ Piezo- White Sparkle, MH - DOB 10/30/2001
    2013 EBMM Luke III - HH - PDN Emerald Green

    2006 Fender Stratocaster - Sea Foam Green - JB
    2000 Gibson CS 336 - Tangerine Burst
    2003 Valley Arts - Custom Pro - T-Series - Trans Blue
    1992 Valley Arts - Standard Pro - White
    1992 Gibson Chet Atkins CE
    2008 Fender Stratocaster - Fiesta Red - CS
    1982 Ibanez Musician MC 150 PW - Polar White
    1977 Guild S-60D - Sunburst

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    "The more of our stuff you have the more awesomely freaky you become." -- BP

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    Quite honestly the best looking Luke3 I have seen to date. Nice score!
    Vintage Sunburst Silhouette Special, '06; 20th Anniversary Silhouette, '06; Honeyburst Sterling '00

    I stepped upon the platform, the man gave me the news
    He said "You must be joking son, where did you get those shoes?"

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