yellowv
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Just picked this up from a buddy of mine. It started life as an Ibby MBM1. So basically an all mahogany RGA with binding, EMG's and black paint with a ******ed graphic. It was sent off to Marty Bell for a truly ridiculous refinish in amazing orange sparkle. This finish is so deep and sparkly in real life that it's almost unbelievable. It also had the stock EMG's swapped for the awesome EMG Het Set. This guitar is flawless and plays and sounds beastly. It is set up in Drop C and the Het Set is tight and huge sounding. This is the second guitar I have that set in and even though I have been an EMG hater for years it has become one of my favorite pickup sets. The guitar plays great. It is technically a prestige signature model so quality wise it is between a normal prestige and J Custom. Same level as Jems and UV's, etc. Really well built and great playing guitar. Now it looks as good as it plays and sounds.











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Holy shit, that is awesome@!!
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Hngd!!!!
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#7
I was going to come in to this thread and flatly deny that it's the sparkliest... and now I find I can't.

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#8
I have wrecked my pants.

That's gorgeous. Moreso if you went to University of Texas or Tennessee or Syracuse...
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#12
sweet baby jesus that looks nice. I suddenly want an orange soda haha
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#14
*damn* grabs sunglasses.


that is purdy guitar you got there.
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#15
I came back to say thanks for tuning me into this Marty Bell guy...and I wrecked my pants again.

*shaking fist*

DAMN YOU AND YOUR SPARKLY ORANGE IBBY!
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Goddang! You weren't lying about it being sparklin'.
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#18
dat binding
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Very, very cool.
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Puts a bangin' donk on it
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#24
Wow, I can see in the refections how nice a finish it has. What does it cost to have that done?
Pretty extravagant, but I like it.
yellowv
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My buddy that I bought it from had it refinished. I think Marty charges around $400 for a finish like this. But it's total factory quality.
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#26
That's as good a sparkle as I have seen. Period.
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awesome
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That is f'ing amazing. I wish I could do this to my 1570, it's got the flat black finish which is super boring.
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Quote by yellowv
My buddy that I bought it from had it refinished. I think Marty charges around $400 for a finish like this. But it's total factory quality.


thats actually...not bad. looks phenomenal happy NGD!
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Fantastic!
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#33
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That is f'ing amazing. I wish I could do this to my 1570, it's got the flat black finish which is super boring.

I have an MRR Mirage Red finished 1570 and I thought mine was sparkly... but this...
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