Meet Betty...

Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by IRG, Jan 21, 2020.

  1. IRG

    IRG New Member

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    Yes, very cool. He really knows his PRS stuff. And basses. I've never seen so many over the top basses before - which I guess is his thing. I use to play string bass in an an orchestra (high school/college) many years ago, always liked it. But just enjoy the guitar more.
     
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  2. StillCantankerous

    StillCantankerous Deja Voodo

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    I also saw that and was like HOLY POOP I want that. Rock the crap outta that blondie!

    FWIW a few years back I used to name all of my guitars. In my MS Excel inventory sheet. I would sometimes go to baby name generator websites for appropriate color-themed names. If I get to that point again, I may disappear...again ;)
     
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  3. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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    This Gumby Gold Leaf

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  4. IRG

    IRG New Member

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    That is interesting. Very textured, is that all from the paint itself? Looks like gold leaf or crinkled aluminum foil wrap. Not sure I've seen that before.
     
  5. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Still dig how this turned out!
     
  6. AP515

    AP515 Mostly Normal

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    Betty White...I get it... Great axe (not to be confused with "Old Battle Axe").
     
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  7. shinksma

    shinksma What? I get a title?

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    I really dig that antique white with natural back and binding too! That is another "classic" / "understated" look!
     
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  8. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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    Yeah, it’s “gold leaf” took a pile of coats to get it smooth... and now the nitro is sinking. :mad::(
     
  9. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    “must have been while you were kis.....” never mind!:oops:

    Hey don’t insult my Gold Top!;)

    So what you’re saying that it needs airing in a cooler climate?;)
     
  10. jcolmn

    jcolmn New Member

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    That is a great looking guitar!!!
     
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  11. Black Plaid

    Black Plaid just another Alan

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    Super cool!

    Did you replace just the saddles or the whole bridge with the Mann one(s)? Why did you go for the more strat looking saddles?
     
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  12. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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    It’s an Excel trem with GraphTech saddles, @John Beef gave them to me so they’re special.
     
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  13. WA Paul

    WA Paul It’s ok...I’m with Manny dog

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    Congrats - I dig that color combo!

    As for bolt on SC, I believe other builders have done that - TA Bobcat comes to mind

    The real key to SC style guitars is trems :)
     
  14. shimmilou

    shimmilou Established in 1963

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    Smokin' CE! Congrats
     
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  15. toothace

    toothace Zombie Thirteen, DFZ

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    That is lovely! Congrats!


    Sweet top!
     
  16. Bill SAS 513

    Bill SAS 513 Just another old guy in a T-shirt

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    Nice pair of axes!! The White with natural looks awesome!!!!
     
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  17. IRG

    IRG New Member

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    Thanks for all the kind words. I'm kinda pissed I'm at work right now, when I'd like to be home rocking out with Betty!
     
  18. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    “New Guitar” snow day?;)
     
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  19. Andrew Paul

    Andrew Paul The cat's meow

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    Oh yeah! Betty is hot!
     
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  20. Tim S

    Tim S King of the barre chord

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    So, when you pick up that CE, do you say “Get ready, Betty”?

    Celebrate! Throw confetti!
     
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