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    Cool NYNGD: New Year's New Guitar Days! NYNGD #2019-13

    Welcome to Day 13 of my annual New Year's New Guitar Days (NYNGD)!

    OK, guys. We have come to the end of 2019 (and well into 2020 now) and also to the end of the 2019 edition of my New Years New Guitar Days (NYNGD). I have done this now for 8 years and I really enjoy recapping my GAS and sharing with my fellow Knuckleheads. As I've said in my manifesto, (and I quote myself):

    Quote Originally Posted by dibart77 View Post
    Hopefully most of the folks here get the vibe from me that I am down to earth, not an egomaniac, not cocky, and not trying to rub anybody's nose in the fact that I have been blessed and have earned some bucks and spend my money. Hopefully most of the folks here -- and I sincerely get this vibe -- enjoy living vicariously through me and think it's fun and cool to come along for the ride. Kind of like that buddy of yours who seems to get all the girls (which I was definitely not that guy) -- you can either be jealous of the guy or high five him and listen to his stories! I've always been one of those high-fivers.
    The plan is that I'm supposed to time this so that I launch the final guitar on New Year's Eve, but three years in a row now I have blown it. This takes quite a bit of time -- I spend about 45 minutes to an hour photographing each guitar (because I am not a pro photographer), and then for each guitar I spend another another three hours sorting through the photos to find the best color accuracy and angles, cutting the images, cleaning the images, etc. I love every minute of it, and it's an OCD freak's dream, but it takes time. I'll try to start sooner for next year's run, because I really enjoy launching the final guitar on New Year's Eve instead of (yawn) February 8th.

    I've enjoyed reading your feedback and thoughts and POV's. And I've enjoyed feeling like it's maybe a little bit of a smaller world by being able to "hang" and shoot the sh!t about the guitars we love with you guys from around the world:

    • Australia (Stevie)
    • Canada (beej)
    • France (DrKev, fbecir, MusicMan_Luke, threeminutesboy)
    • Germany (headcrash)
    • Greece (johnnyboogie)
    • Sweden (Keno)
    • UK (TrapperJ)
    • US - Alabama (Razzle)
    • US - California (xjbebop)
    • US - Hawaii (kimonostereo)
    • US - Illinois (edhalen, Flash Gordon)
    • US - Louisiana (spychocyco)
    • US - Massachusetts (GWDavis28)
    • US - Nevada (Sweat)
    • US - New Jersey (tbonesullivan)
    • US - New Mexico (radrock)
    • US - New York (LesPaul, nervous)
    • US - North Carolina (Samoht)
    • US - Ohio (click track, mikeller)
    • US - Oklahoma (jlbasscatcher)
    • US - Rhode Island (Tollie)
    • US - Tennessee (jones4tone)
    • US - Virginia (JasonT)
    • US - Washington, D.C. (Wahoonc)
    • Unknown (thejone, DevRock, bearreport)

    Finally, thanks to BP, Brian, Scotty, Derek, A.J., Tomas, Teri, Drew, Dudley, Jim, Joel and the rest of the good folks at EBMM who continue to dedicate themselves to creating the tools that we enjoy -- that help us make our music, help us aggravate our spouses, and bring us together as fellow Knuckleheads!

    OK Jeff, enough of your babble. Let's get to the final NYNGD of 2019: NYNGD #2019-13!

    Today's NYNGD is an interesting one, as it's one of these special runs that EBMM is doing with dealers. In this case, Willcutt Guitars did a special run to commemorate their 50th Anniversary. Man, this thing is just AWESOME. The body wood looks amazing with this stain, and the quilt maple shield is a masterpiece! I cannot overemphasize how great this guitar looks, feels and plays.

    You gotta agree this guitar deserves the Grand FinaleTM slot! And if you're digging it, Willcutt has two more in stock! GET THEM NOW!

    So, there we have it. 2019's NYNGD run in the books. Onto another year of GAS! There are already two members in the class of 2020, and eight more on order. You know I can't just stop at 10... What could be in store for 2020? Time will tell, my friends! Cheers and happy new year (5 weeks late)!

    Past Days:
    #2019-1 | #2019-2 | #2019-3 | #2019-4 | #2019-5 | #2019-6 | #2019-7 | #2019-8 | #2019-9 | #2019-10 | #2019-11 | #2019-12 | #2019-13 | #2018-14 | #2018-15 | #2018-18 | #2018-19
    #2018-1 | #2018-2 | #2018-3 | #2018-4 | #2018-5 | #2018-6 | #2018-7 | #2018-8 | #2018-9 | #2018-10 | #2018-11 | #2018-12 | #2018-13 | #2018-14 | #2018-15 | #2018-16 | #2018-17
    #2017-1 | #2017-2 | #2017-3 | #2017-4 | #2017-5 | #2017-6 | #2017-7 | #2017-8 | #2017-9 | #2017-10 | #2017-11 | #2017-12 | #2017-13 | #2017-14 | #2017-15 | #2017-16 | #2017-17
    #2016-1 | #2016-2 | #2016-3 | #2016-4 | #2016-5 | #2016-6 | #2016-7 | #2016-8 | #2016-9 | #2016-10 | #2016-11 | #2016-12 | #2016-13 | #2016-14 | #2016-15 | #2016-16 | #2016-17
    #2015-1 | #2015-2 | #2015-3 | #2015-4 | #2015-5 | #2015-6 | #2015-7 | #2015-8 | #2015-9 | #2015-10 | #2015-11 | #2015-12 | #2015-13 | #2015-14 | #2015-15 | #2015-16 | #2015-17
    #2014-1 | #2014-2 | #2014-3 | #2014-4 | #2014-5 | #2014-6 | #2014-7 | #2014-8 | #2014-9 | #2014-10
    #2013-1 | #2013-2 | #2013-3 | #2013-4 | #2013-5 | #2013-6
    #2012-1 | #2012-2 | #2012-3 | #2012-4 | #2012-5 | #2012-6 | #2012-7

    (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. The same question came up during my NYNGD posts a few years ago and my answer was pretty detailed and well thought-out, so please check it out here!)

    (Also, in case anybody gets any funny ideas -- these guitars are not at my house. They are all in my very secure and alarmed studio facility. I usually only have two guitars floating around the house...)

    Last edited by dibart77; 02-22-2020 at 06:37 PM.

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    The year of the Majesty at your place! Thanks for sharing your haul with us on the forum.
    Axis SS Semi-Hollow in Diablo Blue
    Hunter Hayes Cutlass in Lake Tahoe Blue
    Cutlass RS in Charging Green
    Luke 3 HH in Starry Night
    Valentine in Trans Maroon
    Reflex Game Changer HSH with Piezo

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    Gasp... Speechless on this one. Wowzer!

    What a year, Jeff! Congrats and thank you, thank you for sharing... and in such a time consuming manner!

    Also to the ladies and gents at EBMM for continued amazing craftsmanship!

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    Congratulations on all 13!!

    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
    NOMAC MAJESTY Timeworn Matte Silver M06246
    MAJESTY Charred Silver Sparkle M08237
    MAJESTY Dargie 3 M08360
    MAJESTY Gremlin Green M0????

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    Man... This may just be the best looking Majesty I saw. The shield looks a lot less awkward to me with that finish. Beautiful.

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    To tell you the truth, I was hoping for a one-off Cutlass or Silhouette rather than another Majesty but I must say, I sure did sit up and take not of THIS ONE! WOW!

    That is a seriously beautiful instrument and a fitting finish to the 2019 series.

    Well done! Thank you for putting so much time and effort into this, no matter how far past New Years day it goes.

    And thank you for being such a cool part of the forum community.

    What kind of inlays are on that fretboard?
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    Thanks for 2019! I always enjoy this every year

    I wonder who has more Majestys, you or JP?

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    Wow! The maple in that shield is drop dead gorgeous! This year's posts have been my favorite of yours since I've been on the forum because I'm a complete Majesty fanboy. Thank you for all the effort you put into this!


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    EBMM Majesty 6 Arctic Dream
    EBMM Monarchy Majesty 6 Imperial Blue
    EBMM JP6 BFR Solar Burst
    EBMM JP16 6
    EBMM Cutlass SSS Turquoise
    Taylor 414CE
    Mesa Boogie JP2C

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    Spectacular! But I have a crush for Luke.

    Thanks for your hard work and for sharing that with us.

    Happy new hunt for 2020
    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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    Fantastic haul again this year, Jeff! Thanks for sharing with us.

    p.s. I'm in Northern Virginia outside DC.
    Starry Night LIII HH
    DuBaldo Blue LIII HH
    Bali Burst LIII HH
    some other LIIIs
    25th Anniversary

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    The wood is beautiful on this one !
    Your photos are really well done. Congratulations

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    Wow, yeah I see #13 (or #1) on that for sure!! Really spectacular. Thank you for sharing this each year, really enjoy it and look forward to seeing what you acquire!!!

    EBMM L3 HH (Olive Gold)
    EBMM L3 HSS Roasted (Bodhi Blue)
    EBMM Silo Special (Blue Dawn)
    EBMM Albert Lee SSS (Sky Blue)
    EBMM Cutlass (Vintage Turquoise)
    EBMM L3 BFR (Blueberry Burst)
    EBMM Cutlass HSS (Firemist Silver)

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    Nice!! That’s a nice looking run of guitars Willcutt spec’d out.

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    Very nice as always, that is a great looking Majesty!

    Thanks for sharing

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    Another nice one! Thanks for taking the time to show us your ever growing collection!

    EBMM Axis Gold Flame
    EBMM Axis Tribute Purple Quilt
    Warmoth Strat Purple Quilt
    Warmoth Strat Tobacco Burst Quilt

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