Archon faceplates - curious

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  1. Lyric

    Lyric New Member

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    While waiting for my new Archon 100 to come in the mail I got curious and was wondering if it is possible to get a different colored faceplate from PRS Archon? I like the factory faceplate but was just curious and wondering. Thanks
     
  2. DreamTheaterRules

    DreamTheaterRules Former Lyricist for Calhoun Tubbs

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    Apparently have you have to know Elvis to get one. At least, that's what worked for me.
     
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  3. Lyric

    Lyric New Member

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    Lol

    So your saying you had to jump through a lot of hoops I guess lol. I figured it wasn’t an easy to come by piece but was just wondering.
     
  4. elvis

    elvis Hamfisted String Banger

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    Email customer service. They are very helpful. They can sell one of the stock colors, but I got them to make me a custom colour. Had to wait quite a while for it, but I love it.
     
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    elvis Hamfisted String Banger

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    DreamTheaterRules Former Lyricist for Calhoun Tubbs

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    No, I just was lucky enough to know Elvis! This one ^ LOL But he did get one and was kind enough to send me the black one from his, which matched my cab.
     
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    elvis Hamfisted String Banger

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    It seemed to be the only way to get DTR to buy the stupid amp, after bodia and I goaded him for a while. You do what you have to on this board to encourage other people's bad behavior...
     
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  8. Lyric

    Lyric New Member

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    Ah so I get it now, your Elvis. I thought DreamTheaterRules was speaking metaphorically lol. Awesome awesome, so now I have spoke with Elvis :)

    I’ll reach out to PRS and see about possibly getting another color. Is the plum purple color they did on the Limited Edition Archon a stock color? I like that color a lot or green but I love the purple plum.
     
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    Lyric New Member

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    Lol gotcha
     
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    DreamTheaterRules Former Lyricist for Calhoun Tubbs

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    no metaphors. When I got the package my wife said "what is that?" I said "my buddy Elvis sent it to me for the PRS amp." She laughed, thinking I was joking, and I showed her his note he sent along with it, signed "Elvis." She just said "oh, ok." Then I was watching some of his band videos one night and she said "oh, is that Elvis?" Yep, that's him. He's alive and playing music in California! LOL
     
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  12. Lyric

    Lyric New Member

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    Lol :) that’s a good one
     
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    elvis Hamfisted String Banger

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    No getting rid of me. Thank ya' verr muuch...
     
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  14. veinbuster

    veinbuster Coming of age

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    I have two face plates for my MDT: red (like my first two PRS) and yellow (like the best Santana colour)
     
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    alantig Sassyless pants

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    But...I thought you'd left the building!
     
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    Sweet!!!

    Hopefully PRS will let me buy an extra faceplate to change up the color from time to time lol
     
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    Dusty Chalk alberngruppenführer

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    I had mine swapped by the PTC because my retailer didn't specify that I wanted the violet faceplate, and I got another one instead (I don't even remember what the other one was, I let the PTC keep it -- not their fault, it was towards the end of the run, and I got the last that the distributor had in stock, so I still felt lucky getting what I wanted, and I was accomodated for the price of a drive to PRSHQ, which is an enjoyable drive any day of the week except Friday -- they were kind enough to swap them while I waited...and on the way back to the car, I almost destroyed it by losing control of the cart...but I didn't). I have a whole plum stack of 2 2x12 cabs, Archon 100, and HX/DA head, all with violet faceplates.

    You have excellent taste in wanting plum, if I may say so.
     
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  18. Lyric

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    I bet it’s beautiful. I liked the plum colored a lot but they went quickly. Hopefully they might have one of the plum/violet faceplates I can buy lol and if not I’m just fine with the stock faceplate but that plum is Sweet Sweet
     
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    Dusty Chalk alberngruppenführer

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    The purple faceplate is called "violet", it matches the core stain that was available that year. I think the other one was "white" or "straw" or something...but honestly, I don't remember.
     
  20. Lyric

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    Cool cool, I’ll see what they say tomorrow. I’ll give them a call to see.
     

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