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    NYNGD: New Year's New Guitar Days! NYNGD #2014-10

    Welcome to Day 10 of my annual New Year's New Guitar Days (NYNGD)!

    Well, my friends, it's New Year's Eve and we are about to move into 2015! But not before ringing in the new year with our final NYNGD for 2014!

    Past Days: #2014-1 | #2014-2 | #2014-3 | #2014-4 | #2014-5 | #2014-6 | #2014-7 | #2014-8 | #2014-9

    For our final NYNGD of 2014, we have a 2014 Premier Dealer Network (PDN) Axis in Neptune Blue with a Roasted Maple neck!

    As I said yesterday, this PDN run is another triumph for EBMM. But the guitars with the figured tops are the ones who REALLY make the most of the Neptune Blue finish. You can LITERALLY swim in this top. Between the African Mahogany body and roasted maple neck, this guitar sounds warmer than most Axis guitars. Just a joy to play. Take a look at the photo where I have a closeup of the binding -- I'm not sure if the little blue pinstripe is intentional or not, but it sure does add a touch of class and reminds you that a PERSON finished this guitar -- not a machine, a PERSON. To Tomas and his crew in the factory: HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU!

    NOW, for those of you who speculate and ask whether I actually play these guitars, and whether I play them out, I give you the Neptune Blue Axis live just three weeks ago!

    And with that, we have reached the end of this year's run of NYNGD: New Year's New Guitar Days! I enjoyed putting these together and hope you all enjoyed it too. It's in our shared love of these guitars that we come together for 5 minutes a day and high five eachother. And with that, I wish YOU a Happy New Year as well!

    Thanks for looking everyone!

    Past Days:

    (The back story in case you're new to my NYNGD: For the past couple of years I've done a fun thing that most of you I think enjoyed, and I thought I would do it again this year. Every year, I am a slacker about keeping my Guitar Gallery up to date... So, as a fun holiday thing, let's launch a guitar in the Guitar Gallery each day leading up to New Years Eve! In the past I've received PM's about my collection and whether I play all of these guitars. My answer is here!)

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    Wow. What a beauty.
    EVH - Blue Quilt
    1995 - Luke I - Pearl Blue
    2009 - 25th Anniversary
    2011 - Luke II - True Gold BFR
    2012 - Axis Tribute - Trans Pink
    2016 - Cutlass - Vintage Sunburst
    2017 - St. Vincent - Stealth Black

    Take a break from playin' guitar and read a webcomic: nemu*nemu!

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    Damn Jeff, now that top is making me drool...........
    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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    Jeez, that IS the nicest quilt maple top finish ever - the Neptune Blue goes from awesome to über awesome with a nice figured top. QED. Fantastic guitar as a whole as well, great to see it gets out and about.
    Luke III HH Olive Gold, Rosewood Neck
    StingRay 4H 30th Anniversary
    StingRay 4H 20th Anniversary
    StingRay 4HH Dargie Delight MHS
    StingRay 4H Neptune Blue
    StingRay 4H Mary Kaye White Fretless
    Big Al 4SSS Pearl White MHS

    ~~~~ Thanks EBMM, you're the best ~~~~

    Looking for: Silhouette 20th anniversary | Dark Lord Y2D

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    That is a quilted top to die for - I see why you saved it for last in the series this year!

    Curator of The Morseum

    Top dollar paid for "First 50" Morses!

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    great quilt top!
    btw. i think the little blue pin stipe is the rest of the maple top you see under the binding.
    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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    EVH Blue - 82854 - Born on 10/9/92
    Axis Tribute Trans Gold - G61323 - Born on 8/10/11

    Axis 2014 BFR PDN Neptune Blue - G57761 - Born on 7/30/14

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    Boy you ain't kidding when you said you could swim in that top. And all of y'all are right, the PDNs are u-n-b-e-l-i-e-v-a-b-l-e.
    '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

    MY MUSIC is on Facebook and Reverbnation.

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    Saving the best for last, eh Jeff? That is a beauty and I love the live pics.
    I've enjoyed your NYNGD series...thanks for posting, and Happy New Year!!!

    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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    Wow, that's a beautiful top indeed. Congrats man

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