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]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
04-29-2012, 09:00 PM
Gold tops rule. Let's see 'em.

This one is a Brazilian neck (and fretboard) McCarty with early 57/08's. It pre-dates the limited run of 250 Brazilian Rosewood McCartys.

http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd272/hansomatic/Collection/Dirty30Goldtop/Goldtop.jpg

http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd272/hansomatic/Collection/Dirty30Goldtop/Goldtop_back.jpg

And this one is my 2008 Gold Top DGT with old birds. Did I mention MartySnarf is the man?

http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd272/hansomatic/Collection/2008_DGT/2008DGT.png

BostonGuitar
04-30-2012, 09:19 AM
Gold is GOOD!

http://i165.photobucket.com/albums/u66/BostonGuitar/DGTShadows.jpg
http://i165.photobucket.com/albums/u66/BostonGuitar/38ca8b8c.jpg
http://i165.photobucket.com/albums/u66/BostonGuitar/KevDGTCdReleaseDTR.jpg
http://i165.photobucket.com/albums/u66/BostonGuitar/8b027b7e.jpg

Not sure of the rules about the "smoky bar guitar" in this forum, but:

http://i165.photobucket.com/albums/u66/BostonGuitar/8d7677cb.jpg

Even this is a goldtop of mine:

http://i165.photobucket.com/albums/u66/BostonGuitar/19b7042f.jpg

LSchefman
04-30-2012, 09:22 AM
Most droolworthy, guys. Love me some gold top.

iahawk36
04-30-2012, 10:04 AM
I have a strong, un-healthy, attraction to both of these guitars...well done Mr. O'matic!!

:D :D :D :D

Zilmo
04-30-2012, 10:53 AM
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y34/Zilmo/Guitars/gt1.jpg

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y34/Zilmo/Guitars/gt2.jpg

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y34/Zilmo/Guitars/gt3.jpg

Goldfixer
04-30-2012, 04:43 PM
My CU22 that I installed a Graphtech Ghost piezo bridge in
http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk231/goldfeexer/cu22p.jpg

Mike Duncan
04-30-2012, 06:37 PM
https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/430387_10150671062832412_519797411_9095781_1026909 202_n.jpg


https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/247259_10150202497657412_519797411_6888446_4939981 _n.jpg


https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/254188_10150202498797412_519797411_6888454_5240709 _n.jpg

Jet Whitey
05-02-2012, 08:10 AM
I just have this beat up one!!!

http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r312/Teasme4764/IMG_2342.jpg

http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r312/Teasme4764/IMG_2341.jpg

http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r312/Teasme4764/IMG_2339.jpg

http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r312/Teasme4764/IMG_2344.jpg

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
05-02-2012, 10:20 AM
Welcome, Todd! I was wondering when we we see you and that ol' DGT again. Does it need a refret yet? ;)

Baimun
05-02-2012, 10:29 AM
My Goldtop is a Cu22 with an Indian Rosewood neck.

It's been upgraded with 57/08's from an ME2, unplated brass posts, pearl tuners, hybrid hardware, amber lampshades, and rosewood truss and control covers.

Incandescent light
http://baimun.home.comcast.net/~baimun/cu2210.jpg

Natural light
http://baimun.home.comcast.net/~baimun/cu2212.jpg

Backside
http://baimun.home.comcast.net/~baimun/cu2225.jpg

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
05-02-2012, 10:54 AM
...It's been upgraded with 57/08's from an ME2...Di d you know that ME2 pickups and 57/08's aren't identical? :shock: I didn't - until recently.

iahawk36
05-02-2012, 11:01 AM
...It's been upgraded with 57/08's from an ME2...Di d you know that ME2 pickups and 57/08's aren't identical? :shock: I didn't - until recently.

What?! What's the difference?

Baimun
05-02-2012, 11:02 AM
...It's been upgraded with 57/08's from an ME2...Di d you know that ME2 pickups and 57/08's aren't identical? :shock: I didn't - until recently.

I knew there were minor changes along the way... Early 57/08, MEII, later 57/08, TM's, all the way up to narrowfields, etc.

Winding differences or what? All I know is that these are way sweeter and more articulate than the Dragon II's or McCarty's that I tried in the guitar before.. and they split better than any humbucker I've ever used.

Mark C
05-02-2012, 11:04 AM
http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj124/MCSS1970/Guitars/DGT/IMG_1147.jpg

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
05-02-2012, 11:09 AM
Winding differences or what? All I know is that these are way sweeter and more articulate than the Dragon II's or McCarty's that I tried in the guitar before.. and they split better than any humbucker I've ever used.
I don't really know. I was politely corrected at NAMM 2012 when I drew the same comparison. I'll have to rely on those "in the know" to respond.

Baimun
05-02-2012, 11:15 AM
I'm basing it on when the ME II was released, they were listed on the PRS page as having 57/08 pickups.

From what I understood at the time, the only difference was the gold poles with the brushed covers.... but I was aware that was also during the time span when the windings (and resistance) were fluxuating up and down.

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
05-02-2012, 11:29 AM
I'm basing it on when the ME II was released, they were listed on the PRS page as having 57/08 pickups.

From what I understood at the time, the only difference was the gold poles with the brushed covers.... but I was aware that was also during the time span when the windings (and resistance) were fluxuating up and down.Maybe that's what it was. Hmmm...

Well, either way, ME2 pups sounded killer in King Louis!

BostonGuitar
05-02-2012, 11:34 AM
http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj124/MCSS1970/Guitars/DGT/IMG_1147.jpg

mmhmm... 8-)

Mark C
05-02-2012, 01:09 PM
mmhmm... 8-)

I don't want to hear it. :oops:

Proxmax
05-04-2012, 11:33 AM
goldie mcrosie

http://i513.photobucket.com/albums/t336/proxmax/McRosie1024.jpg
http://i513.photobucket.com/albums/t336/proxmax/goldie-daylight900.jpg
http://i513.photobucket.com/albums/t336/proxmax/TRC-ME-gold.jpg

TRC golden mop in rosewood

Baimun
05-04-2012, 11:44 AM
Had to do a double take on that one. ;)

I REALLY like the eagle truss cover.

AP515
05-04-2012, 12:28 PM
Does it have to be a PRS or will any GoldTop qualify?
http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii126/Pecospup/P1010032.jpg

AaeCee
05-04-2012, 03:31 PM
Gold tops rule. Let's see 'em.

This one is a Brazilian neck (and fretboard) McCarty with early 57/08's. It pre-dates the limited run of 250 Brazilian Rosewood McCartys.

http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd272/hansomatic/Collection/Dirty30Goldtop/Goldtop.jpg
OK then. I'll take that one when you're done with it.

Big Mike
05-04-2012, 04:55 PM
You sissies with your gold 'tops'

This one was a standard 24 all over gold beeyotches!!!!!!


http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m141/Mykkus/3headrig.jpg

And this one used to be Kevin Cadogan from 3rd eye blinds AR guitar.


Shoulda kept both. sigh.


http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m141/Mykkus/McTrem1.jpg

jetydosa
05-04-2012, 08:41 PM
http://www.8400rpm.com/crap/scgt4.JPG
My Goldtop SC58, amazing guitar!

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
05-04-2012, 08:47 PM
^^^^ WANT ^^^^

MichaelSaulnier
05-05-2012, 12:46 PM
One of my favorite guitars... a Goldtop SC245!

http://www.michaelsaulnier.com/PRS_SC_245_8.jpg

Love all the other great "Goldie" shots!

M

Scott Peterson
05-08-2012, 10:37 PM
1995 Custom 22.

TonePros, PRS Forum 5th Anniversary TRC, Ebony tuner buttons. Duncan JB/Jazz pickups.

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/spetersonmusic/IMAG0200.jpg

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y287/spetersonmusic/IMAG0196.jpg

slev
05-10-2012, 09:16 PM
http://www.8400rpm.com/crap/scgt4.JPG
My Goldtop SC58, amazing guitar!


GAS! :mrgreen:

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
12-14-2012, 11:19 PM
Time for another gold rush. Let's see 'em!

Jet Whitey
12-15-2012, 06:45 AM
My other Goldtop ! Every guitarists should have one!

http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r312/Teasme4764/IMG_2508.jpg

http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r312/Teasme4764/IMG_2517.jpg

LindseyP
12-15-2012, 07:06 AM
My other Goldtop ! Every guitarists should have one!

http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r312/Teasme4764/IMG_2508.jpg



S-c-h-W-E-E-E-E-T!

Aeetus
12-15-2012, 11:23 AM
All this bling is horrid.... someone should send me one to look after! :five:



I'd love a gold McRosie or R7.

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
12-15-2012, 12:07 PM
This one still makes me a tingly on the inside.



http://www.8400rpm.com/crap/scgt4.JPG
My Goldtop SC58, amazing guitar!

Aeetus
12-15-2012, 12:48 PM
-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;34973']This one still makes me a tingly on the inside.

Mmmmm.... that one does look rather sexy!

rugerpc
12-15-2012, 12:55 PM
PTC Massages my Goldtop (http://prsguitars.com/forum/showthread.php?2421-PTC-Massages-my-Goldtop)

http://i1073.photobucket.com/albums/w382/rugerpc/Guitars/PTC/GoldtopHB.jpg

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
12-15-2012, 01:15 PM
Did you have the PTC install a Piezo in that bad boy?

rugerpc
12-15-2012, 01:26 PM
The story on the piezo is here: PTC Massages my Goldtop (http://prsguitars.com/forum/showthread.php?2421-PTC-Massages-my-Goldtop)

Jet Whitey
12-15-2012, 02:32 PM
http://www.8400rpm.com/crap/scgt4.JPG
My Goldtop SC58, amazing guitar!

Possibly the only Opaque SC-58 out there. I haven't seen another one that wasn't a Stripper! I shook my head at it when it showed up @ ASharp....now looking back I should have bought it!

JMintzer
12-15-2012, 02:35 PM
My other Goldtop ! Every guitarists should have one!

http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r312/Teasme4764/IMG_2508.jpg

http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r312/Teasme4764/IMG_2517.jpg

I didn't know we were gonna' go there!

http://pic90.picturetrail.com/VOL2270/702387/6751486/339572745.jpg

http://pic90.picturetrail.com/VOL2270/702387/6751486/339572744.jpg

http://pic90.picturetrail.com/VOL2270/702387/6751486/339572748.jpg

It's the very first '56 RI that Tom Murphy ever did, and only the 4th Goldtop...


Jamie

alantig
12-15-2012, 02:45 PM
http://tignanelli.com/images/instruments/PRS/DGT/DGT01.jpg

sergiodeblanc
12-15-2012, 02:47 PM
As long as we are going there...

http://i1153.photobucket.com/albums/p506/sergiodeblanc/IMG_0914_zps67d64d4b.jpg


Relic'ed by a 60 year old Harley babe with a knife.

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
12-15-2012, 02:53 PM
As long as we are going there...


Relic'ed by a 60 year old Harley babe with a knife.
I'll bet she was relic'd too.

Goldtop
12-15-2012, 05:59 PM
I LOVE THIS THREAD!!!!!!!!!!! Someday, someway I hope to have a Goldtop PRS. Still waiting for those stars to line up, but I'm optimistic.


G-O-L-D-T-O-P-!

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
08-21-2013, 07:49 PM
Time for an update. I see some new goldtops out there.

kevphol
08-22-2013, 08:55 AM
Here's mine.

http://i250.photobucket.com/albums/gg269/kevphol/General/426126_10200573719050935_743021554_n_zps8c1c4fcf.j pg

John Beef
08-22-2013, 11:12 AM
I think I figured it out. Goldtop/darkback 408 trem. GET IN MY BELLY. I mean, no that's food lust.