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blewsbreaker

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Custom Neve Eq's....check, Sontec 430B's....check, My 1957 Goldtop Darkback....check.
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MapleFlame

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Is that a solid mahogany version? :hmm

Note rectangular control cavity wire channel. The Mahogany versions would have a drill hole from that area all the way to the toggle rout. Unless they made a mahogany cap which I haven't seen from the 50's.

Wonderful looking guitar and thanks for sharing.
 

Tom Wittrock

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Note rectangular control cavity wire channel. The Mahogany versions would have a drill hole from that area all the way to the toggle rout. Unless they made a mahogany cap which I haven't seen from the 50's.

:salude
 

mistersnappy

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Jeez, you could eat a meal off that top its so clean! Post a clip when yer done!
 

blewsbreaker

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Note rectangular control cavity wire channel. The Mahogany versions would have a drill hole from that area all the way to the toggle rout. Unless they made a mahogany cap which I haven't seen from the 50's.

Wonderful looking guitar and thanks for sharing.

Whew! you guys gave me a heart attack for a second... Yes, there is a maple cap that I can see in the cut-out :)
The clarity and open-ness of the tone says maple cap to me too. Tele-like tones are there on this guitar if you wanna go there...I was REALLY surprised.
 

Tom Wittrock

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Whew! you guys gave me a heart attack for a second... Yes, there is a maple cap that I can see in the cut-out :)
The clarity and open-ness of the tone says maple cap to me too. Tele-like tones are there on this guitar if you wanna go there...I was REALLY surprised.

Sorry, didn't mean to cause stress. All mahogany ones are cool. :)
 

Ron

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That is one sweet Goldtop! Note how the tone caps are wired. I've seen many photos of all original '50s guitars not wired "50's style". :ganz
 
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