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Unread 11-16-2010, 01:29 AM   #1
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NGD: Bernie Rico Jekyll 727. Best NGD yet. 56k welcome.

So yeah, I told myself I was gonna get a Rico, and I did. I'm sosososo happy.

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Sweet thick maple top


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Unread 11-16-2010, 01:32 AM   #2
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Sweet ....ing jesus a BRJ has landed in Aus, that's ....ing sick mate, did you order from Bernie direct?

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That quilt top is cuuraazy..
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That looks amazing !
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Sweet ....ing jesus a BRJ has landed in Aus, that's ....ing sick mate, did you order from Bernie direct?
Cheers man, I bought it from Epic Guitars, they're a BRJ distributor located in NSW. I initially wanted to order a custom from them, but they had this in stock, and offered it to me for a sweet price, and it's basically the same as what I would have ordered anyway, minus little things like binding, colour, and all those little superficial nuances.

They're great guys to deal with hey, really friendly, really top blokes. They were quite tolerant of my anxious badgering about this guitar, lol.

And yeah, JB, the quilt top is beautiful. My terrible camera-phone photos didn't do it justice at all, it looks like a rippling sea of honey.
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Unread 11-16-2010, 03:03 AM   #6
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Very cool, man, very cool. I love the finish. For those keeping track, this isn't helping my anticipation of my custom!
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Congrats on the Rico! Looks amazing, his build quality never seems to falter.
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Thanks dudes.
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gorgeous!
congrats, I went back and forth between Bernies "natrual" finish and theTrans Blood red that I ended up going with.
If I get another Rico it will have this finish with a maple fret board.
what do you think of the 20" fret board radius?

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I'm really digging the 1/6 headstock configuration. Very different. Sick looking axe, mate!

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....ing killer guitar dude!


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Unread 11-16-2010, 10:47 AM   #13
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Sweeeeet axe, man! I'm starting to GAS for one of those

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Very, very close to the specs I would choose - is good!

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That top is beautiful.

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sweet rico, hasnt this one been done for a while?

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Thats a tasty looking guitar


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I swear I've just seen it online, the pics I've seen were HQ and it was the best quilt I've ever seen on a Rico. Congratz man!

What about so much difference between the wings' color and neck color, since they're both mahogany? Not the first time I see it, Nolly's one too.
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Unread 11-16-2010, 07:02 PM   #19
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BRJ seems to consistently deliver when it comes to making simple shit look good, which is all the more impressive since it seems like he's working more towards "mass" producing than many other shops that do work that good
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Awesome guitar dude!
I'm pretty sure it's the sister guitar to mine, they're identically built and the tops look to be from the same billet.
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Unread 11-16-2010, 09:04 PM   #21
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Cheers man, I bought it from Epic Guitars, they're a BRJ distributor located in NSW. I initially wanted to order a custom from them, but they had this in stock, and offered it to me for a sweet price, and it's basically the same as what I would have ordered anyway, minus little things like binding, colour, and all those little superficial nuances.

They're great guys to deal with hey, really friendly, really top blokes. They were quite tolerant of my anxious badgering about this guitar, lol.

And yeah, JB, the quilt top is beautiful. My terrible camera-phone photos didn't do it justice at all, it looks like a rippling sea of honey.
Awesome stuff, I'll have to check them out sometime.

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I can see why you went with that guitar rather than the wait. Super nice!
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Cheers for the kind words guys. Man, the quilt on this is amazing, it's 3-D, I am so ....ing stoked. Bernie is the ....ing MAN.
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