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    My recent FORTUNATE EBMM experience with rosewood JP15

    Hey all! Second topic here, and this time, it's positive. Previously, I had gone through two Bali burst majestys from guitar center. Same problem. I was a bit disappointed and annoyed but hey, it happens. I kept the EBMM faith and ordered a rosewood BFR JP15.

    Let me say this first: I've owned fender custom shops, several ebmm and bfr, an ibanez pia, a few jems... and I'm very picky. I tell you that to say I'm not just dazzled by my first nice guitar.

    I considered writing a review, but I'm not going to. I wager the majority of you have read many, watched YouTube videos on them, or owned a jp15. You know what this thing is. You know what it has and does.

    So, I just want to say this. I have no idea if this forum is frequented by EBMM employees, but if it, bravo. This guitar is absolutely stunning. As a woodworkers son and an amateur luthier, I appreciate a nice piece of lumber. I understand it's not everyone's cup of tea, but the top, the back, and the neck of this thing all look and feel incredible. They are virtually naked. Smooth, silky, and feels like a dream.

    This one, fit/finish/QC wise is 100% perfect. I didn't even need to mess with the action. I'm normally a maple guy (that's why I wanted the Bali burst) so I was a tiny bit apprehensive. I'm won over. Bravo, a million times over, guys. And thank you.

    It's sort of a running joke among me and my friends that I never keep a guitar long. I'm always trading, or selling to fund something new. This one, I intend to keep until I die. If you knew me, you'd know that's about the biggest compliment I can pay.

    Thanks, EBMM. I'm in love.

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    Cool nice one . In 50+ of buying guitars I've owned 10 guitars of which 4 I still have.
    Black Cherry Burst Albert Lee , SSS,Trem & Piezo 2005
    Black LE Albert Lee MM90,Trem 2006 with solid 9k gold knobs;Mesa F50 Combo; Original (owned from new)Marshall 25/50 Silver Jubilee signed by Jim;AER 60 ;WEM Clubman 5W;Musicman RP 65 112;Musicman RD 50 112:
    Fender Jaguar Modern - P90's

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    Congrats! Beautiful instruments!
    I'm a big fan of oil finished, 'naked' wood guitars myself!
    Balls are Best!!

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    Congratulations!! Rosewood overdose!!

    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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    That rosewood model is the bomb.
    2007 EBMM JP6 Mystic Dream w/piezo, matching headstock, dot inlays
    2002 EBMM Axis Sport Trans Gold, hum/hum, matching headstock, trem
    4 other non-MM gtrs

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    Thanks guys! I'm a newbie posting here, and if I could figure out how to upload pics and not get "upload failed", I would :-)

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    Host them on one of these sites and then just link them here.

    ImgBB — Upload Image — Free Image Hosting or Imgur: The magic of the Internet

    I use IMGBB myself. Hope this helps, Glenn |B)
    Silhouette Special SSS in the first Fuschia Sparkle (Hardtail) [1/01/2002] [2001 NAMM piece, 1 of a kind from CLB]
    Silhouette Special HSS in Gold Sparkle (Hardtail) [7/12/2002] [Made for Matchbox 20]
    Albert Lee 3 MM90's in White Sparkle (Hardtail) [8/14/2001] [NOS Just pure awesomeness]
    Albert Lee HH in Black Sugar (Hartail) [1/06/2011] [BFR with the 12th fret logo]

    Like BP said in the Chapman video "You've got a room full of guitars, and no money!! @ 6:00"

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    Nice!! Glad this experience was much more positive for you. Those are incredible guitars. Such a great look too with all the rosewood.
    2007 Stingray 5 HS Cherry Burst / Maple FB / Ceramic Pickups
    2012 Stingray 5 H Pearl Blue / Rosewood FB / AlNiCo Pickup
    2012 Steve Morse Morse Blueburst / Rosewood FB
    2012 Luke III SSH Vintage Sunburst / Rosewood Neck
    2021 Stingray RS Pacific Blue Sparkle / Maple FB

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    Well said. Enjoy it

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