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    NGD Axis Super Sport

    For the first time ever UPS got something here a day early! I'd been on the lookout for an ASS, hehe, for a while now and couldn't pass this one up. I had been eyeing almost the same thing but this is a 2016 with the matching headstock and it was marked down as a display model.

    I was originally thinking my Valentine sig might be going on the block when this showed up but they all have their own unique thing going on. Let the honeymoon begin!


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    Wow! Love that top.

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    Congratulations, enjoy honeymooning =)

    JPXI Cardinal Red G57082
    JP12 Cherry Sugar G59225
    JP12 7 Cardinal Red F29322
    MAJESTY Glacial Frost M08083
    MAJESTY Ferrari Rosso M07113
    ARTISAN MAJESTY 7 Rosso M04775
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    Congrats!!!! Agreed Beej, that is a stunning top!!!!

    Glenn |B)
    Silhouette Special SSS in Fuschia Sparkle (Hardtail) [1/01/2002] [1 of a kind from CLB]
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    Congrats! That top sucketh!!!! (that's what we say around here when the top actually ROCKS!)
    EBMM BFR Morse Tahitian Blue S/N G79179 DOB 2/7/17
    SBMM SUB AX4 Trans Red Quilt DiMarzio AXIS pups SD pots GOTOH GE1996T Trem
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    Great guitars!
    Stunning top and color combo!
    Balls are Best!!

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    Nice. Hard to beat an Axis. (And blue is the best tone color. )
    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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    So first impressions are in. Of course the neck is amazing, no question about it. Pickups are doing what they need to with a nice contrast to the rest of the stable. It's balanced well and weighs in at just about 7.5lbs.

    Then there's the tuners I used to like Schallers but I haven't used a single set in the last 7 years that didn't have some kind of issue. It's the same thing on my Valentine and Cutlass. Not smooth at all and feel like they don't quite catch sometimes. I'm pretty close to looking up the specs to see if a set of Gotoh 510's will fit. So far I've tried:

    1. Fresh strings
    2. Less than a single wrap on the posts
    3. Lubed the nut, saddles, and pivot points
    4. Tremolo is not floating, flush with the body and not being used

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    An Axis Super Sport is high on my wish list. Jealousy over here. Really awesome. Congrats.

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    Oh wow! That is one BEAUTIFUL guitar. They really do make some incredible looking guitars here at EBMM.
    2007 Stingray 5 HS Cherry Burst / Maple FB / 3 Band EQ / Ceramic Pickups
    2012 Stingray 5 H Pearl Blue / Rosewood FB / 3 Band EQ/ AlNiCo Pickup
    2012 Steve Morse Morse Blueburst / Rosewood FB
    2012 Luke III SSH Vintage Sunburst / Rosewood Neck

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    Nice color. I like the grain pattern. Looks like it's exploding from the center. :-)

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