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Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by Tramp, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. Tramp

    Tramp To and Fro, Mostly Fro

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    Several of you were kind enough to help me out with gig bag suggestions for my rapidly expanding (by my measure) collection of PRS guitars. It occurs to me that I have not shared pics of these. Here’s the most recent acquisition: a 2014 Wood Library DGT with a Korina neck, Artist package and dark Brazilian board, from a Wilcutt’s run. This one has a couple of small battle scars but is a righteous player by any measure!

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  2. Tramp

    Tramp To and Fro, Mostly Fro

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    Here’s my second acquisition: a 2014 Private Stock Santana Retro. Probably the chunkiest neck of the three. Amazing axe all around!

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  3. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Gorgeous! Congrats!
     
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  4. Tramp

    Tramp To and Fro, Mostly Fro

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    And here’s my PRS ‘gateway drug’: the first core McCarty 594, born mid-March of 2016. This is ‘only’ a 10-top, but what a top it is! Probably the most versatile of the three. (The McCarty Burst here is very close to the Honey Burst on the DGT.)

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  5. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    DGT

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    Santana

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    Don't know about imgur... I use postimages.org
     
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    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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  7. Tramp

    Tramp To and Fro, Mostly Fro

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    Thanks dmatthews!

    As I’ve posted elsewhere, I’ve owned double HB solid-body guitars by some of the best luthiers going: Gustavsson, McInturff, Grosh, Anderson, and of course Gibson. These three are as good as any of them and are all that remain in the stable.
     
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  8. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Silver pants make me wanna dance.

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    That Santana is Bangin’!
     
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  9. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    You're welcome sir!
    Name's Dave BTW...
    You have chosen very well indeed!
     
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  10. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    +1 recurrrrrrring!!:D:D
     
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  11. TwelfthTangent

    TwelfthTangent Drop D Sonic Assault

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    They’re all bangin’! Congrats, man!
     
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  12. Tramp

    Tramp To and Fro, Mostly Fro

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    Thanks, all! I’d love to branch out to something in the red spectrum, but you can get a good sense from these of what floats my boat: subtle, regular flame or quilt, nice ‘cross grain’ (for lack of a better way to describe it), and classic colors. One obvious family resemblance with these three models: nice chunky necks (though I’d have the Pattern Vintage carve on every guitar if I could!)
     
  13. toothace

    toothace At least I'm good at dentistry

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    Great collection!!
     
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  14. Tramp

    Tramp To and Fro, Mostly Fro

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    Just realized that the 594 pic above, which I got from the seller, is not of mine but another very early one. Here’s mine:

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    Johnny Rigs New Member

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    In my observation the difference between a 10 top, artist grade, and private stock is kind of subjective. A 10 top means it is fully figured across the entire top with no dead spots and the rest is up to what someone thinks is a more or less attractive figure. It's kind of like a Miss Universe contest, they're all attractive but which ones are the most attractive depends on who you ask.

    That being said, all 3 of those are pretty sweet :)
     
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  17. Emmanuel

    Emmanuel New Member

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    OK...I admit: I forgot my name just by looking at your Santana..

    Congratulations!
    One of the best guitars around.
     
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  18. bodia

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

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    Love all three, but that Santana is hotter than hell!
     
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  19. Tramp

    Tramp To and Fro, Mostly Fro

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    Consider yourself an enabler on that one!
     
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  20. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Haha “outed” again! :D
     
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