Spy photo of the next PRS model

Discussion in 'The Backstage' started by Mr Insane, Mar 8, 2018.

  1. The General

    The General Senior Member

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    I know I'm risking being flamed out of existence on this site, but I like PRS double cut models. A lot. I have a SE and its a joy to play, and the quality absolutely blows away not only other guitars in its price range but many guitars worth a lot more. Build quality is easily equal to my custom shop, but the CS has a definite tone advantage. A pickup swap may close that gap but it will still exist, I'm sure. BIG price difference.

    Ok, ready to be punished.
     
  2. Stinky Kitty

    Stinky Kitty Senior Member

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    That's a nice one.
     
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  3. Stinky Kitty

    Stinky Kitty Senior Member

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    Hell man, F the flamers! You like it, that is all that matters.
    FUV to the haters..
     
  4. LP121

    LP121 Senior Member

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    Never tried one but I always thought they looked cool. I'd like to try one some time.
     
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  5. Meatwad

    Meatwad Senior Member

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    That John Mayer sig shoulda had the Wangcaster headstock.
     
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  6. The General

    The General Senior Member

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    I should note I'm not as big of a fan of their models outside of the double cuts. I'm sure they are exceptional quality but they just don't cue my interest.

    They have some great tops.
     
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  7. Malikon

    Malikon Henshin! V.I.P. Member

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    uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuhhhh,...wait,..what? :shock: A PRS Tele?

    that's kinda fugly.
     
  8. LP121

    LP121 Senior Member

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    And lazy.
     
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  9. Mr Insane

    Mr Insane Senior Member

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    Just so you guys know, that photo was a joke...
     
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  10. Roxy13

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    Well...shit. Now I really have nothing interesting to do tonight.
     
  11. Stinky Kitty

    Stinky Kitty Senior Member

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    The R&D disclaimer was a nice hint..
     
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  12. The General

    The General Senior Member

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    That's what I thought first, but then I noticed that little additional PRS "signature" cut in the single cut area. Thats a very good photo shop job.
     
  13. Crotch

    Crotch Support MLP Veterans & Vendors Premium Member

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    I think the new silver sky guitar looks cool. However I liked it better when it had Fender on the headstock. I f*ckin hate PRS
     
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  14. Side Burns

    Side Burns Senior Member

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    So below seems to be the last original idea they had :laugh2:

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  15. redjunior

    redjunior Ooooh, the colors.... Premium Member

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    Oh boy......
    why.jpeg
     
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  16. wildhawk1

    wildhawk1 Senior Member

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    PRS is a smart man.

    His guitars are no better than others.

    He does know marketing extremely well.


    1. Looks sell so he upped the flame top game with every color from the Crayola box.

    2. He knows the endorsement game sells so he signed on everyone from Santana to Mayer.



    Smart man.
     
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  17. Bobby Mahogany

    Bobby Mahogany Senior Member

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    Yes, I thought it was a joke.
    Problem is, the one I posted (John Mayer "Strat") is not!
    Your Tele is as possible Mayer's "Strat".

    Honestly, I can't believe a "serious company" would take a Strat, put a neck with birds on it
    and call it something else.
    Mind boggling.

    What's next:?
    Danny Gatton's PRS Special?
    :facepalm:
     
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  18. CRobbins

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    And he owns the ebony factory. :shock:
     
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    Music Man and G&L both revisited Fender designs. But since Leo was the guy doing it they kinda get a pass on that.

    Only PRS guitars that ever caught my eye are their double cut wrap around bridge P90 stuff. Not enough to pull one down off the rack and seriously think about it though. For that stuff I've got an old '70s Memphis beast with a baseball bat neck and dog ear P90s that are nearly microphonic. You can peal paint with it if you have a mind to.
     
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    forgot to say: If they flip that control plate around the right way and get the volume knob up front where it belongs they might have something there.
     

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