Shawn's 15 Year Employee Guitar, Start To Finish

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  1. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Great sheepish smile Shawn. Cracking guitar and so cool to have Paul sign it for you and for you to be present. Such a good vibe
     
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  2. Herr Squid

    Herr Squid I was severely impressed

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    It was totally irrational, but it freaked me out watching him go after it with the sandpaper and razor blade. It looked done, so how could that not be messing it up..?! Like I said, irrational.
     
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  3. alantig

    alantig Santana-free since '63!

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    Maybe irrational, but not unique. Years ago, we went on the Martin factory tour, and as we got to the end, they pointed out the benches were the strap pins were attached (right at the end of the tour). Just before we walked out, one of the guys started up a drill to drill the pilot hole. I started getting a queasy feeling in my stomach and had to look away. It wasn't my guitar, and there wasn't a chance I was buying that one, but I couldn't stand to look.
     
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  4. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    The razor blade is most likely to remove small amounts of lacquer that creeps under the masking tape on the fret board, in the spray booth. The sandpaper is most likely to polish the frets. It’s the high finishing standards that a true luthier made instrument goes through.
     
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  5. Shawn@PRS

    Shawn@PRS yogi
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    "Good Enough" for some maybe, but it wasn't complete by PRS standards. These guys are pros and they know what their doing. I have total faith in them.
     
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  6. Herr Squid

    Herr Squid I was severely impressed

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    Oh definitely, there's absolutely no arguing with the results!

    Rest assured I've been doing a meticulous QA survey on your employer's product for, um, a lot of years now. One new Core guitar bought each year for... statistical sampling... and research purposes... yeah, that's it! Because science! :D
     
  7. tdarian

    tdarian Searching for the sound

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    Wow Shawn, this one really turned out nice!
     
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  8. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Hey “Mr Pusher Man”, Scott R and I need you to hit us up soon with some more of your righteousness. Pleeeeese! Duuuuude!!
     
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  9. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Yeah what Alnus said...This kick is tough bro...moooore please :rolleyes:
     
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  10. Shawn@PRS

    Shawn@PRS yogi
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    Here Lorn sands the top coat with 1,000 grit sand paper

     
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  11. Shawn@PRS

    Shawn@PRS yogi
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    And Kenny getting back behind the wheel of the ol' buffing machine

     
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    Wonderful.
     
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    Shawn@PRS yogi
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  14. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Rah rah ah ah ah!

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    I think that’s my favorite part.
     
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  15. bodia

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

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    Rubbin' one out?
     
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  16. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Rah rah ah ah ah!

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    Ten points.
     
  17. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Thanks Shawn....All it needs now are the electronics, a set-up, a case and a box with a shipping label to my address...oh and a PRS Hoodie...yep, that's all...
     
  18. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    I’ll have a hoodie!
     
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  19. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    My life after Shawns guitar is finished...

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  20. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    It’s not easy being green....
     
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