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That other model called a Special...

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This one's on the way.  I've had a love hate relationship with P90s since I was a teen.  We'll see what happens!

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Love the Korina-coloured mahogany.

Love the bound neck

Love P-90's, they sound great.

In case of too much hum, buy Kinman's (or Fralin's).

 

Gabe 😀

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thought it was korina
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Very very nice!!

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Not many digits in that serial number.  I don't understand their scheme.  Pretty nice-looking fiddle, though, for not being a Hamer.  Enjoy!

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1 hour ago, Steve Haynie said:

Is that korina or limed mahogany? 

Mahogany.  Good eye...

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Too many knobs... but I love everything else about it. Congrats!

Hows the neck on that thing?

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Gibson...So Mahogany  from the Custom Shop version...A good choice. Enjoy !!!!!

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Dig it! Mahogany + P90's go together like peanut butter and jelly.

Play. da. yit. right. out. of. it!!

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What is the model, year, etc.?  I have been think about a double cut with single or double P90s.

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Wow. Nice axe.  The 0 on headstock means 60 reissue special.   My local store has a batch of stuff from the custom shop. (Mahog) but they all rock.  The 57/58/59 specials and juniors have fuller necks but pretty sure the 60 has a decent sized neck. At least compared to the earlier 90’s hamers.    Dig the nylon nuts that are usually well cut.     Rock it 

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Hot damn, that's a sweet plank o' hog right there.

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7 hours ago, Pieman said:

What is the model, year, etc.?  I have been think about a double cut with single or double P90s.

It's a 2005 VOS model.  The neck carve is, being a '60, is a bit thinner than a '59 and a good bit thinner than a '58.  It's only 8.4 pounds.  The guy had the wrong weight on the ad on Reverb.  I asked him to weigh it and the great weight is what sold me.  And the killer mahogany/finish.  It does look like some of their Flying V's!

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22 minutes ago, The Shark said:

I asked him to weigh it...the great weight is what sold me

Wait one minute there...we've been assured for years around here that anyone asking for weight will not buy a guitar.  Surely you're mistaken.

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3 hours ago, cynic said:

Wait one minute there...we've been assured for years around here that anyone asking for weight will not buy a guitar.  Surely you're mistaken.

I have one heavy guitar.  They are usually about 12 pounds (no shit).  This one is 10 pounds even, so you could say that I bought a "light" one...

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I get the love-hate p90 thing totally...I currently have a p90 in my Newport bridge and it is perfect.. but only because I can switch to the sweet middle or throaty neck when needed. I LOVE a bridge p90, but can tire of it if that is the only tone.....but none more better for rock and roll!

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5 hours ago, Jakeboy said:

I get the love-hate p90 thing totally...I currently have a p90 in my Newport bridge and it is perfect.. but only because I can switch to the sweet middle or throaty neck when needed. I LOVE a bridge p90, but can tire of it if that is the only tone.....but none more better for rock and roll!

What pickups do you have in the Newport? 

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@Disturber I had AC at Rumpelstiltskin Pickups wind an HB sized P90 for the bridge and a alnico Rod single for the neck...also HB sized. I like the Casino vibe. Models are called the Archer neck and Chameleon bridge.

The Rumpeltrons are now back in my Artist.

OP, I apologize for the hijack..,your new Special looks beautiful.

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1 hour ago, Jakeboy said:

@Disturber I had AC at Rumpelstiltskin Pickups wind an HB sized P90 for the bridge and a alnico Rod single for the neck...also HB sized. I like the Casino vibe. Models are called the Archer neck and Chameleon bridge.

The Rumpeltrons are now back in my Artist.

OP, I apologize for the hijack..,your new Special looks beautiful.

No worries.  That's what threads are for!  Unless it's a "for sale" thread....

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