NGD - CU24 Violet

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  1. zerolight

    zerolight New Member

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    So I'm a newbie here. Used to frequent BAM years ago and owned a nice McRosie and Navarro. Sold them about 10 years ago and have been playing a Tyler and Les Paul since. Still have the Les Paul but got a good deal on my Tyler against a CU24 yesterday and loving it. Actually, I originally trader the Tyler against a Suhr Modern, but just didn't gel with it. Tried several Suhrs and PRSs over the course of an hour and fell for this one. Regular pattern neck and no upgrades. It's quite a plain top, no 10 here, but it has some mojo. Not as saturated purple in the flesh, much more muted Violet than the shops photo. It's nice and light, resonant, and just feels and sounds great. :D

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    Looks more like this, but as you know, these things vary with the light....

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  2. LedZeppelin

    LedZeppelin New Member

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    What’s your definition of a plain top? Lol
     
  3. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    That looks great! Enjoy it!
     
  4. zerolight

    zerolight New Member

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    Hehe. It's certainly not a quiet look.
     
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  5. goat-n-gitter

    goat-n-gitter Dismembered

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    Awesome guitar! I have a violet CU24 piezo with a non-10 quilt top, and there's certainly nothing plain about it, or yours. Congrats and enjoy.
     
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  6. zerolight

    zerolight New Member

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    Thanks folks.
     
  7. bodia

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

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    Congrats! Welcome to the forum!
     
  8. toothace

    toothace We've got, you know, armadillos in our trousers.

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    Congrats! What's your next PRSi??


    Sweet top!
     
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  9. zerolight

    zerolight New Member

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    I've always wanted a Santana, so probably a Yellow Santana Retro. And a Faded Whale Blue Tremonti. Not for a good while though! :D
     
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  10. shimmilou

    shimmilou Established in 1963

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    Excellent guitar! Congrats
     
  11. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Nice one and welcome!

    She’s a beauty.
     
  12. veinbuster

    veinbuster Freeze zone

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    Good plan.
    It’s good to have a plan.
     
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  13. sergiodeblanc

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

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    Lookin’ good! And welcome back!
     
  14. bodia

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

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    Can't go wrong with a Santana!
     
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  15. WA Paul

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

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    Congrats! Love C24 with Pattern Regular necks - getting harder to find those these days.
     
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  16. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Congrats, that's gorgeous!
     
  17. Goodson

    Goodson New Member

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    Nice. Like the colour against the plain sides.
     
  18. g.wizz

    g.wizz Nabs

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    Congrats, you started with the beautiful flagship, keep'em comin' will ya??
     
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  19. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc #NeverGibson

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    Love that color!
     
  20. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    And so it begins...

    Koolaid pusher...;)
     
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