New Koll Top

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  1. joek86

    joek86 Supporting Member

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    Here's a pic of the top that I am getting on the Koll Duo that Saul is building for me. I couldn't decide between quilt or flame and this really popped out at me. I don't think I have ever seen anything like it, I was blown away! It's going to be interesting to see how it looks with stain.........

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  2. cocheese

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    That is simply incredible! That has to be one of the coolest looking tops I've ever seen. That will make one amazing guitar. :)
     
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    Really cool lookin', what color you going for?
     
  4. joek86

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    Thanks, I am going with rich porter which is on one of the Duo's on Saul's site. It's just what it say's, a deep rich burgundy red. I like it because it's understated and timeless.


    BTW, anyone thinking of doing a Koll guitar, Saul has been the most responsive and over all best person to deal with that I have encountered thus far! He is communicative and actually does what he says that he is going to do. Highly recommended!
     
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    Nice looking wood :D. That's gonna be a beauty. I really like that dark porter. Thought about that color for my new Duo, but am going with a light blonde stain.

    Saul is one of the nicest and most professional guys around.
    ....And he can build one hell of a guitar.:cool:
     
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    That is just luscious! With the porter finish, it will be stunning!! Can't wait to see the finished pics.
     
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    I need another Koll guitar. Saul is so freakin cool.
     
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    Are you sure you don't want to do TV Yellow? Those Koll's look great that way...or black would be good too.

    Seriously, that should be flippin' awesome.
     
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    I'm going for a tv yellow glide jr with a large moon inlay at the 12th and a sun inlay at the 5th. I based the neck dimensions off my hamer strat but made it a tad fatter. Can't wait to hear this thing.

    Mike
     
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    My tornado should be here this week and it will have a Kollina body/neck with Saul's amazing TV yellow finish. Can't wait!!!! :D
     
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    My duo is gretsch orange, a great color saul does exceptionally well.
     
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    Black Gretsched out Duo Glide with 2 TV Jones Classic+ Pups, &
    Bigsby B5 tailpiece.

    TV Wheat/White JR. Glide w 2 Lollar P90s, wraparound taipiece.

    Both coming early fall. Can't wait.

    Saul is incredible to work with. I'm sure I'll have a 12 string on
    order soon.
     
  13. joek86

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    Let's see some pic's!

    Joe
     
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    It's inexcusable I don't have a pic of my orange duo and Saul just picked it up two days ago to take back to his shop for a little tune-up. As soon as I get it back I'll shoot one.

    h.
     

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