NGD - SE Chris Robertson - Blackstone Cherry

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  1. shimmilou

    shimmilou Established in 1963

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    I actually got it from Daves a few weeks ago, but just got to hear it with the band today. What an amazing guitar! It is so responsive and articulate, with a nice variety of sounds with the switching selections and pups. The 57/08 sounds super sweet by itself, clean is great, exceptional when using more gain on the amp, and blends extremely well with the P90, which also sounds great by itself. The middle position with the bridge split is fantastic! It is a little noisy when using higher gain on the amp, but very tolerable, and not very noticeable while playing. To me, the fret board looks a bit like ziricote, just beautifully figured. Of course the whole guitar looks terrific too. The band leader put this guitar among his top few favorites, and I have to agree, especially after hearing a pro play it. We all enjoyed it very much today, super inspiring sounds, and quite a treat to look at also. :cool:

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  2. Tim S

    Tim S King of the barre chord

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    I *knew* I should have bought one new when when I heard their production was stopping, but I missed out. Your post confirms that.

    Enjoy that beautiful, flexible machine.
     
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  3. Jo-

    Jo- f-hole lover

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    Wow look at that fretboard. It's a looker... grats and enjoy!!!
     
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  4. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Too Funky

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    Bangin’!
     
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  5. Eddie kim

    Eddie kim New Member

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    I’m really not a red person, but your SE looks fantastic.
     
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  6. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Congrats on the snag my man! I miss the hell outta mine! They cover a lot of sonic territory. When the wife gets back to work full time after this Dos Equis virus sh!t is over...I gotta have another one.
     
  7. Hotspur

    Hotspur New Member

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    That's a gorgeous one!

    I've never seen a SR without any black around the edge of the burst. Mine is much darker - but also the flame is much subtler. Yours almost looks like a flamed cap, not just a veneer.
     
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  8. TonyG

    TonyG New Member

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    Great guitar. Best SE ever (imho), gives cores a good run for the money. Enjoy :)
     
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  9. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    That's a great score, congrats!
     
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  10. IRG

    IRG New Member

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    I just bought a new, different SE but I would love to add this to the arsenal as well. A real beauty, enjoy!
     
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  11. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Awesome guitar. Congrats!
     
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  12. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Congratulations, that’s a bonnie guitar and I’m betting the combination of the 57/08 and the p90 are great fun.
     
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  13. shimmilou

    shimmilou Established in 1963

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    Here is a video of the guitar in action, while I try to play bass. We messed up a little, but still had fun.

     
  14. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Cool! Nicely done. Me and bass don't always get along, especially if I have to sing.
     
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  15. tyfu20

    tyfu20 New Member

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    Awesome, enjoy!
     
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  16. SinSir

    SinSir New Member

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    Congrats! What a cool guitar.. the top is killer!
     
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  17. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Nice version! Cool guitar.
     
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  18. g.wizz

    g.wizz Nabs

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    A versatile guitar, congrats
     
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