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Have this beastie! I have always wanted one of these, and they were always WAY above my pay grade. (and talent level, but who cares about that, right?) When I saw it in a pawn shop of all places, I did a double take, then asked to play it. At that point my poor suffering wife let out a sound akin to a groan, and she knew. (God I love that woman!) I then played it, and put it away on lay-away. 

2 months later, here she is: A 1991 Ibanez George Benson GB 12, with hand signed label, number 317 for those who care to know these things. (I do!!!!) A total of about 600 were made for the 12th anniversary of it's introduction. it's got one of the nicest ebony boards I have every played, and after a bit of tweaking, every single note in perfectly in tune all across the board!  At first glance, it's not that flamey, but as you tilt it, BOOM, flame abounds! (Which is ok with me, despite starting to hate the over abundance of flame maple topped guitars.)

 

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On 11/23/2019 at 7:43 AM, daddymack said:

Great score! Gotta feel bad for the cat who pawned it...but I'm happy for you!

Let's hope it came from his estate sale, RIP and all that. Totally knock out gorgeous. I have an older AF-95 from when they put some bling on them (my avatar), but this one you got... where is my drool cup?

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On 11/22/2019 at 1:32 PM, badpenguin said:

Have this beastie! ... (God I love that woman!)

 

 

 

Exceptionally sweet!  Congrat's on the score -- both the guitar & the lady.

Mine called Klipsch La Scallas, "The little speakers." & I fell in love all over again. 😎

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