NGD Holcomb style 594?

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  1. kes7u

    kes7u Wife's husband and Dog's dad

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    Just wanted to share my new acquisition!

    I am a big fan of Mark Holcomb and his playing style. I love his PRS guitars, but they are not QUITE exactly what I am into. Thus, I decided to create an homage to the PRS Holcomb, but in 594DC style!

    I love so many things about this guitar, and I really think it is my overall favorite looking. The flame came out so much better in the finished product than in the wood selection process. I was a bit worried. The satin finish looks perfect. I'm not sure it really comes out in the pictures, but the smoked chrome hardware is wicked! You owe it to yourself to see it in person if you are considering speccing a PS. I wasn't sure exactly what mix of materials to use for the inlays, but PRS and Brian were very helpful. I hope to get a chance to play it quite a bit this weekend!

    The last picture shows the guitar as it is now, with a set of the numbered Seymour Duncan Custom Shop Holcomb pickups that Brian and crew were kind enough to install for me. I ordered the guitar with a set of Dragon 1 pickups. They are currently en route to be installed on another guitar I bought. Another NGD will be forthcoming.

    Enjoy!!
    Kevin

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  2. JSanta585

    JSanta585 New Member

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    This one is yours?? Really enjoyed seeing this guitar in the progress pics that have been posted. Congrats!!
     
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  3. rmg471

    rmg471 New Member

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    Ho Lee cow.
     
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  4. BrianC

    BrianC Custom 24 King

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    beautiful!
     
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  5. flux

    flux 594 & CU24

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    OH HELL YES!!!

    Sorry, that needed all caps. Phenomenal! Thanks for posting.
     
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  6. Tosca

    Tosca Death by a million mini-toggles...

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    Simply amazing...congrats!
     
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  7. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Are you f@cking kiddin' me??!!!!! That is spectacular in every way! I love it! Congrats, Kevin. Just awesome!
     
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  8. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc The pullout king.

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    Dude!

    Bangin’!
     
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  9. elvis

    elvis Hamfisted String Banger

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    Want!
     
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  10. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Wow. That’s awesome!
     
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  11. dkilpatrick

    dkilpatrick Makes guitar faces

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    ^ This,

    Awesomeness!
     
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  12. veinbuster

    veinbuster Coming of age

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    That is bloody amazing.
     
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  13. Dusty Chalk

    Dusty Chalk alberngruppenführer

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    Whut now?

    So it's got the electronics of the 594, but the finish and pickups of the Holcomb? What's the neck carve? Radius? Scale length?

    (strokes chin) Very interesting!
     
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  14. AkiraSpectrum

    AkiraSpectrum New Member

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    blowing my mind.
     
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  15. Ovibos

    Ovibos No, YOU'RE a New Member!

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    Brisket-tastic!
     
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  16. kes7u

    kes7u Wife's husband and Dog's dad

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    Nah. Nothing that special here. Just think of it as a DC594 dressed up for Halloween as a Holcomb!!

    Kevin
     
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  17. flux

    flux 594 & CU24

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    A metal-purposed 594 would my grail of grails, so please know I'm both insanely jealous and tremendously happy for you. Honestly, I think that's one of the nicest builds I've ever seen... the options and choices just gel spectacularly. And it's fresh as eff!
     
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  18. Dusty Chalk

    Dusty Chalk alberngruppenführer

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    No, that's cool, a lot of people like the 594 neck...I mean, that's its big selling point. Ain't nuthin' wrong with that.

    PS I love the Holcomb "brisket" finish, I really regret not getting in on the limited core run when they were available.
     
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  19. Bob Turner

    Bob Turner New Member

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    Up to this point I was never a big fan of the Holcomb I have to reconsider now this guitar is truly amazingly beautiful
     
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  20. alantig

    alantig Sassyless pants

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    Nice - congrats!!!
     
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