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    NGD: And then there were two..... :)

    I took delivery of this awesome guitar yesterday. The ONLY bad thing - I was a little disappointed with how dirty the fretboard was. The place I bought it from touted their "CLP" (Certified Luthier Program) in the description of the guitar and how much care is taken of instruments (including oiling the fretboard) during this process before they are put up for sale. This guitars' fretboard wasn't touched. Three wonder wipes later it is spotless . Buffed up the body and cleaned the neck also. It is now in excellent condition save for the usual pickguard scratches.

    This guitar has the same finish as the 2015 PDN run - vintage tobacco burst. I'm a big fan of it. Very nice. I'm also a huge fan of Mahogany Body guitars and how warm the tone is. Coupled with the pups EBMM designed for this guitar it can take you to a LOT of different places tone-wise. I also love the SS frets (I can see SS frets in my 25th's future down the road). It is a very nice complement to my 25th and I'm happy and content to have two EBMM options to play. Here are some pics:

    NGD:  And then there were two..... :)-stingraypost1-jpgNGD:  And then there were two..... :)-stingraypost2-jpgNGD:  And then there were two..... :)-stingraypost3-jpgNGD:  And then there were two..... :)-stingraypost4-jpgNGD:  And then there were two..... :)-stingraypost5-jpg
    EBMM 25th Anniversary G47729 DOB 8/5/2009
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    EBMM - a guitar like no other.
    Even we mancave noodlers can appreciate the perfection that is an EBMM guitar.
    "one likes to believe in the freedom of music..."

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    congrats... very pretty!
    I always enjoy the NGD inspection, cleaning and set up process as part of the bonding experience... even on brand new gittars...
    Enjoy Your Balls!!!

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    Banging colour. Love it

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    Nice grain on that one. Mahogany can be kind of plain sometimes, but not that one. Congrats.

    I had some grime on the one I got yesterday, too, but surprisingly, the work I put into it last night was actually pretty satisfying -- taking it from something that looked and felt good to something that looked and felt great.
    My stuff:
    2007 Axis Pacific Blue Burst (9/25/07)
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    2016 Gibson Les Paul Studio Deluxe Caribbean Night
    1995 Washburn N2 Padauk Stain
    2017 Taylor 224ce-K DLX Koa
    SBMM JP70 Trans Purpleburst
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    Beautiful finish, congratulations and have lots of fun with it!! =)

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    Ed, very nice man, looks like a really nice guitar. Is it weird with the plate on the back for the selector switch?

    Glenn |B)
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    Beautiful !! I would really like to hear your feedback on the Stingray as that is on my radar !!!

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    Nice couple you got there...
    Cheers, Michael

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    Quote Originally Posted by GWDavis28 View Post
    Ed, very nice man, looks like a really nice guitar. Is it weird with the plate on the back for the selector switch?

    Glenn |B)
    Thanks Glen - honestly, I don't even notice the plate for the selector switch.
    EBMM 25th Anniversary G47729 DOB 8/5/2009
    EBMM Stingray RS G84600 DOB 3/20/2018
    SBMM SUB AX4 Duncan JB/Jazz pups SD pots StoneTone Rock Block trem block upgrade
    EBMM - a guitar like no other.
    Even we mancave noodlers can appreciate the perfection that is an EBMM guitar.
    "one likes to believe in the freedom of music..."

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    Beautiful.

    2018 Axis - BFR - Buckeye Burl
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    2013 Albert Lee - BFR - Pinkburst with Sustainiac and Gravity Storm
    2013 Luke III - emerald green sparkle with an all rosewood neck
    2012 Morse - BFR - Dark Lord
    2012 Axis - PDN - Honeyburst
    2011 Axis - BFR - Black Sugar Roasted
    2009 Axis - Pink Quilt (Oinky) with pink video game button kill switch
    2006 StingRay - 30th Anniversary fretless

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    Love it! Congrats!!


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