Ngd - Bwg Las Vegas (godzilla Green & Lava Red)

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  1. PV 1955

    PV 1955 Well-Known Member

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    New offering from Blake Wright Guitars.
    I unboxed it late this afternoon with a half hour of daylight to shoot some pics so here are a few.
    (this is a very difficult color to capture properly. It looks better in real life)
    A review and observations later...but my first impressions are extremely positive.


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    Now that is what I call endorsement green! Very nice!
     
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    idiotsdelight Well-Known Member

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    Looks like a Vibrola could fit on there.
     
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    DonM Well-Known Member Supporting Member+ Premium Gold Supporting Member

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    Congrats; very nice. How come they can make a nice symmetrical SG and Harley Benton's morphed into this atrocity?

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    Let's just say that this new manufacturer is somebody who is very familiar with making correct SG's.
    I truly lucked out by finding them.
     
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    A few more pics including one with the pickguard removed (screw holes digitally removed).

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    @Horax
    Very nice. I love SGs and love that white one, damn. They all look great.
    I know someone waiting on the next batch of white ones, any time table yet?

    See this benefits me as well as I will be able to play it.

    And probably be doing any tweaking as well.
     
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    That looks great!
     
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    That is a true beauty Congrats to you, and to Blake. He hit this one outta they park, at the very least aesthetically.
     
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    That's beautiful, for sure. Those finishes are almost hypnotic, aren't they? Hope you keep on liking it.
     
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    I am making a new order as we speak, and I have a few things moving where I might have one available here next week.
     
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    I'm assuming you're alluding to a country that has manufactured Epiphones at some point. Are you at liberty to say whether it's Korea, China, or Indonesia?

    You really did a great job on the Las Vegas model. Great body, headstock, and truss rod shape; handsome tuners; tasteful and handsome fonts for the script. I love how the grain of the wood can be clearly seen on the back of the headstock. The broken inlays and string through design are just enough of a deviation from tradition to make it interesting. Bravo! (y)
     
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    Ya, niiice. I missed the white one. By the time I got home from work they were sold out. Keeping my eye on these.
     
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    I dig it. HNGD!
     
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    You guys ever planning on doing any LP shapes? With customizations?....I bet there people here that would purchase one....me included....thanks!
     
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    That is a cool guitar. HNGD!
     
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    I have gone through a couple of manufacturers. Some have been Korea, others have been China. This one is actually a new manufacturer I found, and they are in China, but hte quality is freaking amazing!

    I will have a white one available on Tuesday. It's a return. Somebody purchased it and decided they wanted red instead. Just FYI.
     
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    .....and here's how the red version looks with a white pearloid pickguard. The red is much closer to a wine red than the original photos made it look.
    There's a lot to like with this new model.

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