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    NGD: BFR Aqua Blue Axis Super Sport

    Received this Friday afternoon, been busy and playing but took time today to take some pictures. This one was a long time coming and kind of funny story with it.

    I ordered this from Pete right after NAMM 2017. Paid the deposit and he guessed fall 2017 for a delivery date. After a couple of months I totally forgot about ordering this guitar.Fast forward to mid December 2017, I get an automated email from DuBaldo music stating that my guitar was almost ready. As I stated I forgot about ordering this. I immediately emailed back asking what this was about. A couple minutes later my phone rings and its Pete.

    We start discussing the order and after some deep digging in my in box I find the details. I had to laugh about it!

    So expecting this sometime in January but it was not quite ready and then experienced a shipping delay due to NAMM 2018. Finally it made it to Pete and now to me. It is stunning forgot how much I love the Axis Super Sport, been awhile since I had one. The quilt top is fantastic as is the body woods and neck. Love the chrome. Color looks much better in person that pictures The pictures tend to make it look like a lighter blue than it is.

    Super happy and only realized this weekend that I own both January 2018 BFR releases, the Malibu Gold Cutlass and this one. As soon as the weather gets better will take an updated family picture, OK enough rambling pictures!

    Last edited by Sweat; 02-25-2018 at 03:25 PM.

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    Congratulations and lots of happy playing!!

    PS: I'd love to be in a position in which I'd forget about ordering guitars =D

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    Newbie question (if you look closely under my username I am in fact a noob), how do you post large pictures like this? I have looked around and not found an answer. Thanks! Oh and sexy guitar by the way love the top on that!
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    Congrats bud, that is one sweet guitar!! Mahogany body and roasted neck? I love it!
    Play Ball!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MaxKlein40 View Post
    Newbie question (if you look closely under my username I am in fact a noob), how do you post large pictures like this? I have looked around and not found an answer. Thanks! Oh and sexy guitar by the way love the top on that!
    Many did use Photobucket until they decided to start charging ridiculous fees. I now use a site called Imgur, try Imgur.com, it is a photo hosting site that allows you to link the pics to forums. BTW thanks for the guitar compliment!

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    Quote Originally Posted by fsmith View Post
    Congrats bud, that is one sweet guitar!! Mahogany body and roasted neck? I love it!
    Hey Fred,

    Hope all is well! Yep mahog body and mahog roasted neck and all chrome which I love! Doing much meat smoking lately? Miss seeing the Egg in action!

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    Wow. No joke on the Aqua part. Legit looks like waves on water.

    Congratz and enjoy!
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    Wow is that ever stunning.

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    Thanks for the compliments Forgot to add a big thanks to Pete DuBaldo and DuBaldo Music for a great deal on this one as well as Big Poppa and the EBMM staff these current BFR's are fantastic and this Axis Super Sport is 2 of 35 so rare bird indeed!

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    Wow...what a quilt! Very nice...

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    Beautiful guitar Keith! So glad you're back in the saddle and having fun with the purchases again. Does that neck have a satin finish or is it bare wood + oil/wax?
    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

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    That's a real beauty, Keith! Love the mahogany body and neck. Nice score!
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    Bali Burst LIII HH
    some other LIIIs
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    Keith, congrats man that’s really nice I’m sure you’ll completely enjoy it!!!

    Glenn |B)

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    Awesome. Congrats on a beauty. I'm seeing lots of interesting variation on the quilt on this model, but that one is gorgeous.
    My stuff:
    2007 Axis Pacific Blue Burst (9/25/07)
    2016 Axis SS Starry Night PDN (11/23/16)
    2016 Axis SS Semi-Hollow Trans Teal one-off (6/8/16)
    2018 Axis BFR Steel Blue No. 45 (9/18/18)
    2010 JP6 Mystic Dream (6/22/10)
    1989 Fender HM Strat HSS Blackstone
    2016 Gibson Les Paul Studio Deluxe Caribbean Night
    1995 Washburn N2 Padauk Stain
    2017 Taylor 224ce-K DLX Koa
    SBMM JP70 Trans Purpleburst
    SBMM S.U.B. SB4 Black


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    As always, thank you for the biz! The color and quilt on that Axis are tremendous. Looking forward to pics of the two new ones together.
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