New R9..Whataya think?

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  1. Jim Wagner Pickups

    Jim Wagner Pickups Member

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    Took longer than I thought it would to finally get the Historic. Sure plays nice....
    '03, never played, never displayed.
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    Jim,

    I'm not an LP player but that is real nice!

    How'd you find one "never played, never displayed?"

    Must be a story behind it, no?


    Thanks
     
  3. Jim Wagner Pickups

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    Just got it from a friend with a dealership. That's what he told me, and since I know him pretty well, I believe it. Looked totally, completely untouched. Not anymore....hehhehheh
    It plays really well, but of course, I don't like the pickups or electronics.
    I think I am just going to leave it "as is" for a comparison tool.
    Works well like that, just ask Vinni......:dude
     
  4. ToneRanger

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    Does it have a Braz board? I think you can check the ones from '03 that had the braz from Gibson Custom's website somewhere...
     
  5. MarcJ

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    That's a real beauty alright. I just got a new R9 and I'm not too fond of the pickups so far. I'm going to wait awhile and really decide if I want to change them. I'll probably order Goodwoods or Darkbursts from you in the near future. Enjoy that beautiful guitar!
     
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    What a beauty!

    Just a thought. Why don't you do some clips, and after you change the pups, (You are changing the pups, aren't you?) post some more for comparison.
     
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    Awesome fiddle Jim! I dig the top on that one.

    BTW- Your 4 Horseman CD is in the mail!
     
  8. r9player

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    Looks awesome .. my thought .. crossroads! and that baby should be full of tone!
     
  9. Jim Wagner Pickups

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    Actually, what I think I will do is leave it "As Is." And use it to compare their best to anything else I have.......just a thought...
    Can't wait to hear that CD, I really liked those guys. Thanx for that short bio on them as well. Very cool [​IMG]

    I am not sure on the fingerboard yet, but should know sometime tomorrow I think, and will report back with the info [​IMG]
     
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    Or you could use it as a test case and record all your pickups in it lol!
    BTW, thanks for the order Jim, I got both sets Saturday.
    Bfly
     
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    Wow!
    Sweet Lester.
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  12. Mike Duncan

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    That's absolutley beautiful! Very nice!
     
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    My #1 is a R9 and you have a killer one!
     
  14. Jack The Riffer

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    Are you going to put DiMarzio's or Rio Grande p/u's in it?
     
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    I think I just schmatzed!
     
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    Awesome guitar!!! Congratulations...:RoCkIn
     
  18. Bluedawg

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    If the serial number is 9 3674 or less then it most likely has a braziian fingerboard. Gibson will confirm it for you.

    Looks great.

    So what kind of pickups you thinking of installing? :rotflmao

    ;)
     
  19. Jim Wagner Pickups

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    I just thought I would have the Riffer and Mr Hanky stop by sometime soon and wind some for me. I am just too damned busy doing everyone else's right now...:roll
    Glad you got them OK Bfly. Rock. LOUD!!!:Devil
     
  20. paintguy

    paintguy Long Hair Hippy Freak Silver Supporting Member

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    Nice geetar Jim!!!:AOK

    Congrats and enjoy!!!!!
     

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