My DGT

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  1. Reo Clayton

    Reo Clayton New Member

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    I finally understand what it means to "connect" with a guitar. Yes, I know I'm still in the honeymoon phase with it, but it seriously feels like this guitar was made for me. I bought this guitar from Willcutt Guitars in Lexington, Kentucky. They were easy to deal with, provided same day shipping, and did a great set up on it before shipping it out. The weight of the guitar is perfect, it's well balanced, and the body is thinner than my LP and Tele and is very comfortable to play. The neck carve is really interesting. I have smaller man hands and have gotten used to the substantial neck on my LP. The DGT gives me the same feeling that there is plenty of wood there, but the way the shoulders taper off provides of sense of relief in my hand. The pickups are amazing as they can get downright nasty and clean up beautifully with a little roll-off of the volume. I've never had coil tapping on a guitar prior to this and the tonal possibilities are fun to experiment with. I could go on and bore you, all this to say I'm still pinching myself for owning this beauty.

    (I just starting using Imgur so I hope the photos come through correctly)

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  2. 88prs

    88prs OCD for PRS

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    Classy! Sweetness
     
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  3. clmazza

    clmazza Bullet the Blue Sky

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    A real beauty... always great to connect with a stellar instrument. Congrats on a fine acquisition!
     
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  4. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Too Funky

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    Bangin’!
     
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  5. Andrew Paul

    Andrew Paul The cat's meow

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    Awesome!! Thanks for that neck carve description. Congrats!
     
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  6. Black Plaid

    Black Plaid just another Alan

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    Dreamy!

    My latest haul also came from Willcutt, they treated me quite well, but not quite same-day-shipping well.
     
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  7. Rider1260

    Rider1260 New Member

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    Really love a Gold top DGT :)
    Killler guitar congrats
     
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  8. RickP

    RickP Established 1960, Still Not Dead

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    That’s a great looking guitar! I’d like to give one a try, but I’m afraid I might like it and have one more addition to explain!
     
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  9. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    The golden beast! Awesome!
     
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  10. iLookLikeElvis

    iLookLikeElvis New Member

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    Awesome. What color is the back? Looks black in the photos?
     
  11. Dirty_Boogie

    Dirty_Boogie Still got the ol' tagger on it

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    PURE LIQUID GOLD! One of my favorite PRS guitars of all time.
     
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  12. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc Confirmed Bird Snob

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    Beautiful. I 100% believe in “connecting” with a guitar. It’s an amazing bond that really deepens how you play the guitar. One thing I do (that I took from my friend) is try to find what note resonates best with your guitar.
     
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  13. Timmy

    Timmy New Member

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    This!
     
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  14. Egads

    Egads One, Two, THIRTEEN!

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    Yeah, that's classy. Congrats.
     
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  15. Herr Squid

    Herr Squid I was severely impressed

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    Oh yeah! You're doin' it right.
     
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  16. FJ4

    FJ4 New Member

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    Great looking Guitar, congrats!
     
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  17. Reo Clayton

    Reo Clayton New Member

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    It’s very dark but it’s not black. I believe PRS refers to the color as McCarty Tobacco.
     
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  18. bodia

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

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    Goldtop for the win!
     
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    That sounds really beautiful. I've never seen a gold top in person.
     
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  20. Mike Duncan

    Mike Duncan DGT Player

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    I feel like I love this thread...a lot.
     
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