(ngd) Slash Custom Shop Relic Lp

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  1. xdisciplex

    xdisciplex Member

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    I figure i should post a few pics since theres a few slash fans around here.
    i played this guitar for a long time last night and its awsome, it sounds much better than the slash i had a few years ago. i think it sounds and feels better than the R7 I had also.
    the first set of pics is the slash i have in my house right now and they were took with my iphone but i will take some better pics later tonight, i actually bought 3 of them and havent recieved the other 2 but i did get the store to take a few pics for me, the 2nd set of pics is the slash that is in transit and the 3rd slash hasnt hit the dealer yet. im gonna keep 1 of them, and sell the other 2 on ebay.
    these guitars arent supposed to be onsale till april 1 but a couple dealers didnt know and already shipped them.
    the aging was done by tom murphy.
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    this is the one thats on the way
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    i know theres people that dont like aged or relic guitars and if you would keep you comments to yourself if you dont like it i would appreciate it.
     
  2. buddastrat

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    Cool! The back will brown up in time and it will really look authentic. Those look like railroad tracks for frets! I like it.
     
  3. todd richman

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    They really nailed the look of his main '87 Standard used during the Appetite and Illusion tours. What is the price of these?
     
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    how much are these going for?
     
  5. xdisciplex

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    thanks guys, the back is a little bit darker than the pics show.

    Theres 2 versions of the aged slash, one is signed and has a retail of 10k and dealers don't want to discount them and they are limited to 100.

    Then theres the same exact guitar but its not signed on the back of the headstock and has a retail of 8322.00 and dealers are asking 5400 each and theres 50 of them.

    All 3 of mine are the 5400 version and arent signed.
     
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    That is an awesome looking guitar!
     
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  8. bonchie123

    bonchie123 Supporting Member

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    So how easy is it to play? Slash seems to bend with ease, but those frets look huge.
     
  9. HurricaneJesus

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    Wouldn't that help with bending?
    Awesome guitars, by the way. Slash is one of the handfull of people in the past 20 years to have an instantly recognizable sound.
     
  10. swimrunner

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    What numbers do you have? Cool guitar.
     
  11. losvarmits

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    HOW did you get one so early??? That guitar looks pretty cool...I'd keep the other 2 if you can and don't ebay them...you'll be happy later when the value is double...when do you get your others?
     
  12. Mcclassic

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    Congrats!! the guitar looks great and I love Slash tone.

    I was joking with some guys at a store that Gibson is coping Gibson since, if I am not wrong, the original guitar was a copy made buy a great luthier.

    Enjoy it!
     
  13. neil99

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    Nice looking guitar! Grew up listening to AFD, stayed in the tape deck of my old truck for probably 6 months strait


    But I have to wonder if Max can now sue Gibson for copying his copy of their guitar?:jo
     
  14. xdisciplex

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    the relic is the lp slash used in the sweet child o mine video, and it was also his main gig guitar. He receieved it on 1988 I believe. It was one of the 2 lp Gibson sent him and he didnt like the color so he had them both refinished.
    This isn't a replica of the replica that he recorded with.
     
  15. bonchie123

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    To me I bend easier with lower frets and consequently lower action. If the frets are so high that the action has to be high I find guitars harder to play.
     
  16. Steve Long

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    I know dating as a lot to do with the value. What SN were you lucky enough to get.

    ~SL
     
  17. OldSchool

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    I am Not a Fan of Signature relics, especially the Dickey Betts LP . Gibson really dropped the ball on that one. That said..........I find this guitar very pleasing to the eye. If it was in the $2500-3000 range (and really there is no reason it shouldn't be) I would actually consider it. I really dig the vibe. :AOK
     
  18. aaronl

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    Man nice guitar!
    I am so jealous, the sweet child o mine video when he walks up and plugs in and starts to wail is the reason i reallllly wanted a guitar :)

    i tell you even the epiphone slash model looks pretty bitchin! i wonder if there is some kind of april fools thing going be associated with all of the launchings after reading slash's book i would not be surprised lol
     
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    Very, very cool. What pickups are these packing? Are they the Duncan Alnico II"s that he uses in just about everything?
     
  20. Jim S

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    Is this corrrect:

    Gibson is making a copy of a Max LP style guitar ...which is a copy of a Gibson Les Paul?


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