Incoming NGD... Player Grade ‘63

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  1. Bob L

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    Amazing that you were able to contact the original owner! When you swing the vibrola arm around to the back, does the handle touch the body?
     
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    Great story and a superb looking guitar.

    Very unfaded body and great that the original fretboard was saved.

    Perfect guitar for gigging with ultra-cool looks but not a museum piece you'd be afraid to get the odd knock.
     
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    It does but only barely. Stays in tune phenomenal any way you slice it, though!
     
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    I can't turn mine out of the way like that because the handle presses against the body and detunes the strings slightly. I wish I could.
     
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    Might be because I use 11s. The older Maestros like a lot of tension, I’ve found. The newer ones Gibson is using are perfectly happy using 9-10s.
     
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    Yes, good point. I am using 10s.
     

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