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Discussion in 'Other Guitar Discussion' started by nigelr, May 22, 2020 at 8:27 AM.

  1. nigelr

    nigelr Senior Stratmaster

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    I also have 57s in my R9, but the BBs seem ok. Some of the reviews were complaining a little bit that classics should have been used.
     
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    abnormaltoy Mouth draggin' knuckle breather Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Gibson gold tops hold an almost mythical status...only legends played them, at least that's what I felt when I was a kid first starting out.
    The late 50s reissue guitars Gibson is making now are absolutely phenomenal!

    Congratulations
     
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  3. dante1963

    dante1963 Senior Stratmaster

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    I always thought the same.

    Dickey Betts and Marc Bolan always spring to mind.
     
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    Dana Rudd Strat-Talk Member

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    She's a beauty, congratulations, enjoy.
     
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  5. Mansonienne

    Mansonienne Mod admin Staff Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Gorgeous!
    HNGD!
     
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  6. Michael919

    Michael919 Senior Stratmaster

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    HNGD! Nice Gold Top!

    Can you post pics of your Custom LP?
     
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  7. Tone Deaf

    Tone Deaf Most Honored Senior Member

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    GoldTop LPs = Good
     
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    xland Senior Stratmaster

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    Congratulations, she's a beauty!! :thumb:
     
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  9. amstratnut

    amstratnut Peace thru Music. Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Congrats!!!!

    Stupid question? Is it the finish that highlights the carve, or is the carve different on gold tops? They look more pronounced to me.
     
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  10. Gridlock

    Gridlock Strat-Talker

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    Congrats, Nice guitar. I also kind of like Goldtop’s. Your 50’s Standard is pretty similar to my R7.

    7AB061F8-B650-4AC0-8723-A75ECE3E9752.jpeg
     
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  11. nadzab

    nadzab Peace & Love, my Brothers & Sisters... Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Beautiful, a true classic. Congrats!
     
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    stratcpo Senior Stratmaster

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    Pure Class. Congrats. ENJOY!!!
     
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  13. ZlurkCorzDog

    ZlurkCorzDog INMATE #7XX7XX7 Strat-Talk Supporter

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    My 2016 traditional has the 57s & they sound great IME.
     
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    That’s pretty. HNGD.
     
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    My 2016 has a 57 and 57 plus, I’ve had them in my last 3 Gibson’s and the are great. My 2016 Traditional is also excellent quality. Gibson has seriously upped their game since the disastrous 2015 models.
     
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    Silvercrow Senior Stratmaster

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    Absolutely gorgeous! BIG congrats!

    Brian
     
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    stratocarlster Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Wow! Beautiful. I'm looking at LPs and so hard to decide between Goldtop, burst and 'tuxedo' white. How they actually play is important too of course but gotta pick the look first.
     
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    Stratoman10 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I have them in my Trad and 339. Love them in both. Playing the Trad now
     
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  19. Neil.C

    Neil.C Most Honored Senior Member

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    What a great looking gold top!
     
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    amstratnut Peace thru Music. Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Do a white! My dream guitar is a white custom. (One that miraculously weighs only 8.5 lbs!)
     
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