NGD!: Aristides 060

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  1. Dust_to_Dust

    Dust_to_Dust Mathew

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    Just got delivered today, I ordered it early October last year, and God, it flew by.

    The guitar came absolutely flawless, packaged amazingly with a box full of foam peanuts, and a Mono Sleeve.

    This has to be the best guitar I've owned, and I've owned and played a fair few high end guitars now. Fret work is amazing, finish work is perfect, just absolutely everything.

    Anyway, onto the pics! Specs are in the first one, and there's some build/progress photos:

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    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    That's literally my favorite finish from Aristides! I always said if I ever get one built by them, I'd do that exact finish. Congrats dude, HNGD! I think the only thing that is keeping me from buying one is that I like to feel wood on a neck.
     
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    Dust_to_Dust Mathew

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    Cheers dude! Coming from someone who loves bare wood necks, I don't miss it. Their satin necks are perfect.
     
  4. Albake21

    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    Is the satin finish a smooth or sticky finish? I can't stand when satin has that slight sticky finish.
     
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    Dawn of the Shred Blackest of the Blackened Metal

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    Beautiful!!! Congrats and HNGD
     
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    Dust_to_Dust Mathew

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    Ridiculously smooth dude!
     
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    so hot!
     
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    OH MY GOD. Gorgeous!

    You mind if I ask how much that set you back in GBP?
     
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    Dust_to_Dust Mathew

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    Cheers dude!!

    Of course! The VAT really does screw you over, but with the EUR-GBP changing all the time, I think it was just over £3000
     
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    Randy ROOMFORYOUROOMFORYOUROOMFORYOU Super Moderator

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    Wonder what they use the dental x-ray machine for.
     
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    Dust_to_Dust Mathew

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    Gotta smuggle shit out of Holland some how or another...

    It's a vacuum for the bandsaw at a guess. Looks a lot like an x-ray machine though haha.
     
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    prlgmnr ...that kind of idea

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    I'm now wondering about the etiquette of handing out likes and the like on multiple forums for the same purchase....I've given you the benefit of the doubt....this time.
     
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    Dust_to_Dust Mathew

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    Sorry what? Because I posted this on here and Thefretboard?
     
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    prlgmnr ...that kind of idea

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    aye
     
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    Oof. That's a hefty price tag, but I have no doubt at all that it's completely worth it. That have some serious talent in that factory!
     
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    rifftrauma Trapped in time...

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    Congrats man! Saw the NGD facebook post, love the finish, glad it made it safe to you.
     
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    Thrashman Got Groove?

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    What's wrong with that?

    OnT: Beautiful!!! :) Enjoy her man!
     
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    FitRocker33 My tone is tighter than my hamstrings

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    YT demo vids or this NGD never happened :pray:
     
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    No... idea.... I guess.. people can't use more... than one... forum..

    But thank you dude!

    I wish I had the space to do something like that. All the gear and no room! haha

    Cheers dude! Their packaging is amazing. I'm glad I managed to contain all the packing peanuts though haha.
     

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