Thinking about Goldtops

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  1. Tucson Thump

    Tucson Thump Mint Heavy Relic

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    After seeing the sweet goldtop that Diverdan bought it started me to thinking about how mighty fine a goldtop PRS looks. I found something online that I almost pulled the trigger on but then decided to look for a DGT instead as I prefer the neck profile and the pickups (and I wasn't paid by Mike Duncan to say that).

    However, since others who like goldtops are checking this thread I thought I'd pass along a link to a mint CU24. I've messaged with the owner and he seems like a straight-up guy. I have no financial interest in this guitar nor do I know the seller but it seems like a sweet guitar looking for a goldtop aficionado.

    https://reverb.com/item/4825847-paul-reed-smith-custom-24-30th-anniversary-mint-condition
     
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  2. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc Confirmed Bird Snob

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    I got in a discussion with a friend of mine about gold tops. He thinks they are only for Gibbys and I fully disagree. Would love to own a PRS gold top one day!
     
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  3. Tucson Thump

    Tucson Thump Mint Heavy Relic

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    Agree. Gold Strats or Teles or Gretsches don't do it for me ... other than an LP I only swoon over PRS goldtops
     
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  4. Whitecat

    Whitecat Goes home to Starla

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    Gold paint adds 9.6% more mojo to any guitar, guaranteed.

    I used to have a goldtop Stripped 58, it had the fattest midrange of any PRS I've ever owned prior or since.
     
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  5. CatStrangler

    CatStrangler PRS Enthusiast

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    I'm trying to hatch a plan for a goldtop myself.
     
  6. Tucson Thump

    Tucson Thump Mint Heavy Relic

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    Can I quote that statistic?
     
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  7. PRSAK

    PRSAK I am only an egg

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    That goldtop 30th is sweeeeet!! Somebody please buy that before I do. My goldtop CE22 (avatar) would love a brother. And I agree...gold only allowed on LPs and PRSs.
     
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  8. BeerBatteredPhish

    BeerBatteredPhish New Member

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    Dave's Guitars had a couple of those in the fall...both going for under $2k....that hybrid hardware is SO sexy.
     
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  9. Whitecat

    Whitecat Goes home to Starla

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    Yes, with the caveat: *Not a guarantee.

    :D
     
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  10. John Beef

    John Beef Opaque

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    I had a goldtop McRosie, it was the nicest guitar I have ever owned.
     
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  11. Mike Duncan

    Mike Duncan DGT Player

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    A goldtop is good for your soul.
     
  12. Andyp

    Andyp You can't dust for vomit

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    Has anyone toyed with the idea of Gold leafing one? Might be pretty slick.
     
  13. bodia

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

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    CatStrangler PRS Enthusiast

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  15. Andyp

    Andyp You can't dust for vomit

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    Yep, that would be it.... Awesome. :)
     
  16. Andyp

    Andyp You can't dust for vomit

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    I gold leafed an old strat body and it was surprisingly easy..... :D
     
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  17. bodia

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

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    Get after it!
     
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  18. django49

    django49 New Member

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    Always loved Goldtops. Still have the three, but none of them PRSi.....Two Hamers, one Frank Hartung. Just recently let the GT Les Paul go, at the other three meet all my needs.
     
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  19. Andyp

    Andyp You can't dust for vomit

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    I've got a "studio" bonamassa and I'm thinking a PRS would make an excellent cousin
     
  20. markd21

    markd21 New Member

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    I have a Semi-Hollow Custom 22 Gold Top. It is super-sweet. I have ALWAYS wanted one, and I got this for a GREAT price at GC.

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