NGD: Gibson R8 Historic

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Re: NGD: Gibson R8 Historic

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blackstratblues wrote: Thu Jan 13, 2022 4:37 pm
AiRdAd wrote: Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:21 am The guitar looks great, time to change your username to "sunburstlespaulblues'
BurstPaulBlues - my friends coined that when I showed them the pics :)

Personally I think Lazyboy may be more appropriate, after playing Strats for years, it seems this guitar does half the work 😂
As you get older, you appreciate the Lazyboy more :D But if you want a workout, theres always upper fret access....
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I started on Fenders, retired to Gibsons...all for that reason. My office-toned hands can't bend a Fender scale anymore.
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Re: NGD: Gibson R8 Historic

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Bg wrote: Thu Jan 13, 2022 5:34 pm
As you get older, you appreciate the Lazyboy more :D But if you want a workout, theres always upper fret access....
And so the SG was invented 😉
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GrantB wrote: Thu Jan 13, 2022 5:47 pm I started on Fenders, retired to Gibsons...all for that reason. My office-toned hands can't bend a Fender scale anymore.
Try tuning down a half step on the Strat if you haven’t, lots of fun!
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Re: NGD: Gibson R8 Historic

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GrantB wrote: Thu Jan 13, 2022 5:47 pm I started on Fenders, retired to Gibsons...all for that reason. My office-toned hands can't bend a Fender scale anymore.
Jazzmaster is the real answer. Slinky with the shallow string break-angle over the bridge.

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That R8 sounds gorgeous through that amp :thumbup:

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Tasty sounds bro.
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Re: NGD: Gibson R8 Historic

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Thanks for the kind words! Got it plugged into the Soldano today for some very 90s era Moore-ish tones. Fun!
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Here’s a clip of it through the Soldano:

https://www.instagram.com/tv/CZGwZXsuU7w/
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Re: NGD: Gibson R8 Historic

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blackstratblues wrote: Wed Jan 26, 2022 9:31 am Here’s a clip of it through the Soldano:

https://www.instagram.com/tv/CZGwZXsuU7w/
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A Gibson Les Paul into a Marshall-style amp? A match made in heaven!

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Re: NGD: Gibson R8 Historic

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Agreed. Nice playing and great tones on a beautiful guitar. The perfect instrument to coax some Moore & Kossoff licks out of

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Re: NGD: Gibson R8 Historic

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Yeah that's a beautiful guitar. Loving that colour.

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So good......

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Re: NGD: Gibson R8 Historic

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blackstratblues wrote: Wed Jan 26, 2022 9:31 am Here’s a clip of it through the Soldano:

https://www.instagram.com/tv/CZGwZXsuU7w/
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