There is NO flippin' excuse for this....

Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by drawshot, Jun 30, 2018.

  1. drawshot

    drawshot Just one more...and that's it!

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    ...Bernie to be so mind-blowingly incredible.

    A couple solid months of black ops and back alley shenanigans resulted in my newest acquisition.

    A stunning Bernie Marsden SE with every upgrade a person could hope for.

    Legit Phase III tuners
    Ivoroid Buttons
    Core Nut
    Forum TRC
    Core Strap Buttons
    John Mann Adjustable Stoptail
    Lampshade Knobs
    Bare Knuckle Abraxas Pickup Set

    I got it around 2pm today, and haven't put it down once. I'm hungry, tired, and gotta pee...but all that can wait.

    I feel it necessary to drop mad props to bodia. That fine gentleman made this little miracle possible. I thank you, sir.

    As a Singlecut nut, this ranks right up there with every Core SC I've ever owned.

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  2. deakle

    deakle New Member

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    So where did you find it? I’ve been looking for one for months and only found one in the US and it had a couple large dings down to bare wood. All the others are in Europe and shipping is way expensive.
     
  3. WEDGE

    WEDGE Almost was a FG22 owner..

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    Nice top, big Bernie fan here too. They punch well above their weight.
     
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  4. WA Paul

    WA Paul It’s ok...I’m with Manny dog

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    Oh yeah! Great find!
     
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  5. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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    Les Paul who?
     
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  6. Eddie kim

    Eddie kim New Member

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    Nice acquisition....
     
  7. Andrew Paul

    Andrew Paul The cat's meow

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    Sweet one ! Great classic look,
     
  8. bodia

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

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    Enjoy it! It's b!tchin' in every way possible!
     
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  9. Boogie

    Boogie SuperD

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    Any SE245 or variant takes mods/upgrades SO well, especially vintage, premium, aftermarket pickups. I feel exactly the same as you guys about my SE245. Congrats...that’s a real beauty!
     
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  10. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Looks as nice as my Hammer Of The Gods McCarty Singlecut! Bet it sounds great, too!
     
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  11. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Great find! Congrats!
     
  12. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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    I’m kinda wondering what in the hell was wrong with me that I didn’t buy that?
     
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  13. drawshot

    drawshot Just one more...and that's it!

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    Bodia told me that you were gonna snag it...but heard that I wanted it.

    Being a man with a golden heart and pure spirit, you let me have the opportunity.

    That's why you're destined for eternal bliss in the afterlife...and I'll be reincarnated as a sewer rat.
     
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  14. drawshot

    drawshot Just one more...and that's it!

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    Quick family photo, and solo shot of my Tonare, for good measure.

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  15. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Great group!
     
  16. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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    If I didn’t have a Bernie already or so many burst colored guitars, I probably would’ve bought it tomorrow.
     
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  17. fender1punk

    fender1punk Certified Guitar Hoarder

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    I was thinking about the Abraxas set for mine, but was thrown off by all of the options. How are yours spec'd? Tall/Short spacing? I'm a neanderthal with this stuff.
     
  18. grausch

    grausch New Member

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    For PRS it short leg would be a better and easier fit. For string spacing you would generally go 50 mm, although I believe 53 mm could also fit (haven’t tried yet).
     
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  19. bodia

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

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    The Abraxas set in this one are short and 50mm
     
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  20. bodia

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

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    How about a One?
     
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