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Thread: NGD * 3: Morses galore!

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    NGD * 3: Morses galore!

    Joe posted an INSPIRING video last weekend - GAS inspiring that is - so I went on a little shopping spree.

    Picked up a Y2D De-Purple and a Y2D Sunset Purple - because SWMBO liked both colors and couldn't decide which she liked best and she was going to call one of these "hers" (even though she doesn't play) - then ran across a True Gold with solid rosewood neck (props to soupcon for posting that link) and that is a RARE BEAST in Morseland so couldn't pass it up.

    And, herewith is the eye candy!





    I'm more a fan of quilt than flame, and prefer plain headstocks to matching, so here's the Sunset Purple





    The True Gold is pretty clean - and has the BFR badge which I *love*!!!





    De-Purple is discontinued, and I can see why since it's kind of an odd "purple to blue" bursting. This one has great quilt on the top and some striking birdseye in the neck.







    So, that's the new babies in my house - now to love them and give them the attention they deserve!

    Kevin
    Curator of The Morseum

    Top dollar paid for "First 50" Morses!

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    Oscar, Mike, Golf.

    I'm speechless over here! three cheers for shopping sprees! very nice.
    SM standard vintage sunburst
    JP6 pearl red burst
    JP6 desert gold
    JP6 autumn redrise
    JP6 blue dawn
    JP6 Cardinal red sparkle
    JP6 Starry Night
    JP6 Majesty Artisan Marrone
    JP6 Majesty Monarchy Imperial blue
    JP6 Majesty copper fire

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    Congrats!!! Enjoy

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    totally agree on the matching headstocks...not my thing.

    All great looking guitars. That sunset purple is one of the best I've seen. I just bought a medallion gold silo spec, so I'm really into the gold, too...however, I've never liked pearloid pickguards.

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    Fantastic axes!

    Love the True Gold/Rosewood combo.
    Starry Night LIII HH
    DuBaldo Blue LIII HH
    Bali Burst LIII HH
    some other LIIIs
    25th Anniversary

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    awesome kevin!
    still can't believe that you bought three guitars within 24hrs....
    eveb i'm not a big fan of the standard morse, the true gold withe rosewood neck is great! if you ever want to sell it, let me know.

    the purple sunset has a very nice quilt, love it! would fit in my collection as well
    91 EVH Trans Black Quilt Top
    ?? Axis EX Trans Red Quilt Top
    05 JP6 Mystic Dream
    09 JP6 Dargie Delight II
    10 JP6 Pearl Redburst Limited
    07 JP6 BFR Ruby Red Burst
    05 SM-Y2D Purple Sunset
    06 SM-Y2D Tobacco Burst
    10 SM-Y2D BFR Black Sugar
    12 SM-Y2D PDN Honey Roasted
    14 SM-Y2D Rosewood Neck Solar Flare
    OLP MM-5 Silhouette Bassguitar
    OLP MM-1
    SBMM JP70 Stealth Black
    SBMM JP70D Pearl White ltd.


    check out: www.reverbnation.com/morbidsky

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    Take a week off from work, you're going to need it! I recently added a Y2D to my herd and it's a great sounding guitar.
    Guitarist, Keyboardist, owner of the Academy of Noise and the Red Door Studio.
    Kansastribute.com

    Armada, Gamechanger reflex, Y2D, JP6,, 25th Anniversary Reflex
    3 Stratocasters, RG3120, Variax, Stingray Bass.

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    Whisky Tango Foxtrot

    that's some serious gas here

    Congrats!
    EVH Hardtail Red 1995
    Axis Sport SSS Trem Transparent Purple 1998
    Axis Sport MM90 Trem Transparent Orange 1999
    Axis SS Hardtail Piezo Honeyburst 2007
    Albert Lee MM90 Hardtail Dargie Delight 2007
    Bongo 4HH Stealth 2007
    BFR 25th Anniversary Venetian Red burst 2009

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    that True Gold ----ROCKS-----
    Balls are Best!!

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    wow, just wow
    Steve Morse plays a gold one like yours here:
    Last edited by banjoplayer; 10-25-2014 at 01:00 PM.
    blueburst Steve Morse Standard, Jan 03, 2005
    pinkburst Albert Lee, Jul 13, 1994
    cinnamon SUB1, Mar 08, 2004
    vintage gold reflex, June 22, 2011

    My Band: Groove Bang

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    Quote Originally Posted by banjoplayer View Post
    wow, just wow
    Steve Morse plays a gold one like yours here:
    banjoplayer,

    That was the motivation for me getting it.

    I've heard that EBMM won't answer "how many guitars like this were made?", but this is the only two I've ever heard of.

    Has anybody else ever seen another Morse standard in True Gold with rosewood neck?!

    Kevin
    Curator of The Morseum

    Top dollar paid for "First 50" Morses!

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    Kevin, I haven't seen any other Morse guitars in the True Gold so you definitely have a rare one.
    BTW, this was the motivation behind my getting the True Gold Albert Lee. It's such a nice finish and looks so cool on your Morse. Hey, aren't you also obsessed with the BFR badge? Lol, looks like you scored perfectly on this one. Oh, and the other ones are very nice as well.

    EBMM Game Changer - HSH
    EBMM Armada - Black
    EBMM Majesty 7 - Arctic Dream
    EBMM Luke III - 2014 PDN Neptune Blue HH - Roasted
    EBMM Luke III - Olive Gold - HSS - Roasted Maple Neck
    EBMM Axis - Trans Gold Quilt -Roasted Maple Neck
    EBMM Albert Lee - True Gold - Roasted Maple Neck - Mahogany Body - MM90's - Piezo - Hardtail
    EBMM Albert Lee - Classic White - RW Neck - MM90's - Piezo - Hardtail
    SBMM JP50 - Stealth Black
    SBMM AX30 - White
    SBMM AX40 - Trans Blue
    SBMM Silo20 - Black
    SBMM Ray 34

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    Wow, Kevin, you are officially out of control. haha, in a very good way! That true gold is off-the-hook!

    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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    Really cool! I never got the standard Morse switching but he makes it sound great! Awesome color and neck, your starting to catch up with Joe!

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    Wait a minute your tied with Joe at 8 Morse a piece! CRAZY!!!!!!!!

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