PRS resumes hand-building instruments - at a safe distance

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  1. warrent

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    Way to go, Paul!
     
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    I may have to buy a PRS now.
     
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    Can’t afford another, but the ones I have are really something. They really have a consistently great product.

    If I were to get another, it would probably be a Silver Sky.
     
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    The thing that I don't like about PRS guitars is that they don't have a recognizable sound, there's no personality to them.
     
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    But they look sooooo good!
     
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    Exactly the opposite with me.

    First 2 I played were OG PRS’s in the 80’s . One with the dome-ish headstock. So dialed-in and so perfect. I remember thinking they were like a Ferrari or something.

    Last one I played was a $400-ish dollar korina soapbar PRS . Fantastic guitar and great neck. One of the best production necks I’ve ever played.

    All of them though ? Haaaaate the design, aesthetics, headstock.

    Santana 3 color with the rounded headstock ? Maybe...:confused:
     
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    I will definitely buy Silver Sky then if and when they go to a flatter radius neck!
     
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    Me too. I looked at PRS and G&L last winter and ended up with a G&L but when I get the bug to get a humbucker guitar I might have to go back and look at the PRS again.

    Being such a standup manager/owner in a time like this counts for a lot more than all those interviews where he behaves strangely.
     
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    The best playing guitar I have is a PRS. Number 2 is my new Gibson. My Fender Telecaster is #4 behind my Gretsch 5422.
     
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    I thought the same thing until I played one. but the radius didn't matter to me at all on the one I played.
     
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    “It’s a wonderful device... and there’s no hangover.”

    Yup.
     
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    I was close to buying one before recent events and really liked the one I tried, when I have the extra cash I’ll probably take another look
     
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    Good for PRS. It's tough, as a business owner, to take on risk in times like these. As a small business owner, we have had to make some of the same kinds of decisions for our employees (on a much smaller scale). It's refreshing to see big companies acting like human beings. I may have to buy a PRS. I've been waiting for them to design a decent headstock, or I would have had one long ago. The crappy modern Epiphone headstock is even preferable to me.
     
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    I think they are the best non-fender take on the strat anyone's ever made - but, I sure haven't played everything out there.
     
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    Sounds like a really good company and founder. I’ve owned a few PRS guitars and the quality has been excellent.

    Congrats to PRS, I wish them well.
     
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    Just checked my YouTube feed and this came up. Gawd almighty!

     
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    There is a Charcoal Cherry Burst Custom 24-08 with hybrid hardware and a 10 top sitting in that factory right now with my name on it. Hopefully it will be shipping out in the next couple of weeks, it was supposed to be here at the end of March.
     
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