2012 Relic Project, 55' GoldTop

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  1. nicolasrivera

    nicolasrivera Senior Member

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    Many of you know about my intention for this 2012 to do a GoldTop as my next Relic adventure,
    so thanks to a fellow forum member that help me with a very good price i was able to get another
    R5, this time a beautiful WrapTail P-90 55'.

    This guitar is lighter then the other 55', has a chunkier neck with a more subtle V feel, it feels fatter
    that just fits this guitar perfectly.

    This is my first GoldTop and i´m very impressed with the quality, its exactly as flawless, glossy and
    smooth as my other 55', Gibson you did a hell of a job on this ones.:thumb:

    Please subscribe to the thread because this time the aging process will be extremely more detail and with videos.

    This will be my first attempt to age a GoldTop, its like a whole new challenge as i never done a GT before.

    I will be posting photos of real 50's GoldTop that are beautifully aged and will be potential candidates as templates to follow.

    She arrive today, this is one happy week for me and a great start for 2012.

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    proudamerican Senior Member

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    sweet man good luck and have a fun time
     
  3. BillB1960

    BillB1960 Senior Member

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    Poor guitar
     
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    MalibuKasey Senior Member

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    chriseskew24 Senior Member

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    exactly
     
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  6. nicolasrivera

    nicolasrivera Senior Member

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    :laugh2::laugh2::laugh2:

    Sorry but i am immune to you, got my suit on!:thumb:

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    mono Senior Member

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    someone's gotta do it!

    good luck man, I'll be watching :fingersx:
     
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    Oh God! It is gonna look great...I luv Gt's with wraptails...damn
     
  9. River

    River Senior Member

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    What's the ransom?
     
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  10. cooljuk

    cooljuk Transducer Producer Premium Member MLP Vendor

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    Yep. :cool:

    Do it proper, Nico!
     
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    OK nice one Nico, I will follow your progress
     
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    rockinlespaul Recovering Oxblood Addict V.I.P. Member

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    looking forward to it!!...oh and subscribed..
     
  14. nicolasrivera

    nicolasrivera Senior Member

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    Im really hoping to do so my friend!:Ohno:
     
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    No thanks. Enjoy the guitar, Nico.
     
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    SKATTERBRANE Banned

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    Damn, you now have two perfect guitars. The R4 is the best P90 Les Paul Gibson now has. Your R5 "refin" is the nicest Les Paul I have ever seen.

    You are RICH! But, I agree with some, I would not age that beauty, but since you are, I know it will be done very well. Good luck.
     
  17. nicolasrivera

    nicolasrivera Senior Member

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    Not by a mile, I had to sell 4 guitars and one amp head.

    But those 2 55' where at incredible prices that I'm Sure I will never see again.:thumb:
     
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    Beautiful!
     
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    Upgraded pickups already? Looks like 50's baseplates and shorter covers!
     
  20. nicolasrivera

    nicolasrivera Senior Member

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    Great eye my friend, those are Shed P-90s:thumb:

    The original P90s that Gibson are putting on this guitars are complete excrement!:cool:
     

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