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    Default Brief history of the EBMM guitar Co, with Dudley.



    I can't remember if this had been posted here before, but came back across it this morning on YT. It's a interview, (2010) with Dudley from EBMM and a tour of their holy grail of guitars they have in their vault. Gives a great insight on their custom made guitars that were endorsed by some tremendous players.

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    I've seen that video before, and yeah, it's full of great stuff!
    Very neat to get that behind-the-scenes glimpse into their company and products. Ed's white prototype? Couldn't imagine what that would sell for, but I'm sure I don't have enough loose change at the moment... Haha.
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    I know there's a Gear Pics thread, but I'd like to see all our active members posts their EBMM guitars in this one! Let's give this great guitar company, and thread idea, some traction!!!
    There's a few beauties that I've seen, and sometimes the posts/photos get lost in the sea of other equipment.

    Post those EBMM, Axis, AX40, Sub AX4 images. Any other Ernie Ball guitars and basses too!
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    Here's my EBMM.

    Got it brand new in 1992.

    As you can see i've played the thing.
    Was my main stage guitar for years.
    Now i just use it for recording.
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    Awesome!!!
    Great close up photos, and that candid "action" shot is a keeper!
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    Quote Originally Posted by RRvh1 View Post
    Awesome!!!
    Great close up photos, and that candid "action" shot is a keeper!
    I love how it's not plugged in and he's wearing ear protection

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yaminub View Post
    I love how it's not plugged in and he's wearing ear protection
    I was loving the Ice Cream Man/Beat It style stretch!
    But yeah, good call
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yaminub View Post
    I love how it's not plugged in and he's wearing ear protection
    Looks like the amps off too.
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    Shot this recently.


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    Purchased straight from EBMM around 1998. I was fishing for an EVH sitting around somewhere. No dice. But they told me about the new Axis. This one they called an "Artist" model. It may have been played by someone somewhere and couldn't be sold as a new instrument. I said NAMM? No way of knowing they said. It may have blemishes. I'm still trying to find that blemish. However, it did fade. Was amber. Now it's almost natural.


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    That's still a great looking guitar! I've often thought about buying one of the natural quilt or flame guitars. There's an EVH Wolfgang Special ST in my area right now, listed for $650.00.
    Anyways, wasn't that a real problem with the original EBMM guitars - the fading issue?
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    Quote Originally Posted by RRvh1 View Post
    That's still a great looking guitar! I've often thought about buying one of the natural quilt or flame guitars. There's an EVH Wolfgang Special ST in my area right now, listed for $650.00.
    Anyways, wasn't that a real problem with the original EBMM guitars - the fading issue?
    Huge problem. UV Blocker wasn't added in until a few years into the axis run I believe. First year Peavey Wolfgangs have/had the same problem but not as bad before a blocker was added.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yaminub View Post
    Huge problem. UV Blocker wasn't added in until a few years into the axis run I believe. First year Peavey Wolfgangs have/had the same problem but not as bad before a blocker was added.
    I thought so, and yeah, I remember hearing that about the early Peaveys as well.
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    Here's my EVH and AX40.

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    Gorgeous looking guitars, Ben!!!
    Really good photos of both of them.

    I looks like the saddles are different on the AX40 bridge. Did you swap the originals out, or am I seeing that photo wrong? LOL.
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