What do you think of this top?

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  1. CatStrangler

    CatStrangler PRS Enthusiast

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    Not really a prototypical PS top, but I am strangely drawn to it. Do you like it? What do you like about it?

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  2. bodia

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

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    I dig it because it's unique! I was the kid wearing Hawaiian print Vans in High school when the checkerboards were the rage. I think it looks like a negative of itself. Pretty cool!
     
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  3. Huggy B

    Huggy B Space is the place

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    Hit the nail on the head. I'd pick that over a standard looking 10-top just for that reason, My first PRS CU22 was unique that way and I regret selling it to this day.
     
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  4. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    I like it a lot. Big fat horizontal grain. Clearly visible vertical grain. Awesome colour. Nice dark board. And it got that Santana symmetry but an asymmetrical grain.
    Boss.
     
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  5. CatStrangler

    CatStrangler PRS Enthusiast

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    Oh I would pick it up over a 10 top too, especially if I could get the 10 top price :)
     
  6. CatStrangler

    CatStrangler PRS Enthusiast

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    That board is something. looks shiny :D
     
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    Tosca Zombie 10, DFZ

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    Agree with all of the above...plus being on a Santana makes any top more Awesomer.
     
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  8. G-Man

    G-Man New Member

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    Sorry but I really do not like it. I love it! That is the kind of top that you will shift in the light 500 different ways and get a different look each time. Fab. I also love the Santana body style almost as much as the traditional so I am probably have a small bias.
     
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  9. G-Man

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    Mine were those crazy sneakers with the swoosh stripe on them. What no converse hi-tops?
     
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    CatStrangler PRS Enthusiast

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    I have written in for some more info on this one.

    I might be dodging a bullet here or taking one...not sure which, but I don't think the dealer can ship this one to the USA.
     
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  11. CantankerousCarl

    CantankerousCarl Occasionally Onery Member

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    It's GORGEOUS...hope you can get her shipped :)
     
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    toothace Zombie Thirteen, DFZ

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    I like it! Great character in that one!
     
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  13. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    I love it.
     
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    ViperDoc Plugged In.

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    It's WIDE and it's WILD. A winning combo. When the flame looks that good on such a low contrast finish, the maple is prime.
     
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    Dusty Chalk alberngruppenf├╝hrer

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    I like it because it has character. I don't always like tops with character -- sometimes they look like they have that kind of birthmark that screams, "I hate it when people ask me about my birthmark" -- but then sometimes they look like this. This is right up there with my favourite top I own, my swirly 30th anniversary.
     
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    Preliminary news is good, but I am still waiting for s little bit more info.
     
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    Might as well put up the rest of the eye candy:

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  18. jay

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    I like this top a lot, I think it's classy.
    It's very unusual without being weird and it sits nicely between flame and quilt.
     
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  19. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    I'm pretty sure that since it was made in the USA, US Customs would be happy to let it come back.
     
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    Dusty Chalk alberngruppenf├╝hrer

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    Yup, I bought a Wood Library from Japan -- as long as they mark it "returning to country of origin" on the forms, which mine did, there should be no problem. I wasn't even contacted by customs, so had no 'splainin' to do.
     
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