AUGUST 2018 VAULT THREAD!

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  1. Brian G

    Brian G Authorized PRS Dealer
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    Here are the Private Stock Vault choices from our August '18 trip!

    There are a few others not listed that are waiting to be finalized (crazy inlay ideas and such).

    But, here are the others!

    Swamp Eagle #1 (thanks for the name Tosca!)

    Custom 24 #7864
    Figured Swamp Ash body (one piece)
    Figured Swamp Ash neck (woah.)
    Figured Swamp Ash headstock veneer
    All stained black with Fire red Grain filler
    Fire Red Curly Maple board with black onyx birds and ebony binding
    Swamp Ash knobs, tuner buttons and switch tip - all black with Fire Red grain filler
    Hum/NF/HUM, 5 way switch with 3 mini coils for tap

    http://briansguitars.com/product/paul-reed-smith-private-stock-custom-24-swamp-eagle-1

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    Brian G Authorized PRS Dealer
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    Swamp Eagle #2 (thanks for the name Tosca!)
    Custom 24 SC Thickness #7865
    Figured Swamp Ash top, middle and back
    Figured Swamp Ash neck (woah.)
    Figured Swamp Ash headstock veneer
    All stained black with Bahamian Blue Grain filler (sides will be Blue with black filler)
    Bahamian Blue Curly Maple board with black onyx birds and ebony binding
    Swamp Ash knobs, tuner buttons and switch tip - all black with Bahamian Blue grain filler
    Hum/NF/HUM, 5 way switch with 3 mini coils for tap

    http://briansguitars.com/product/paul-reed-smith-private-stock-custom-24-swamp-eagle-2

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    Dont have full info for this one yet...but look at this set!

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  7. bodia

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

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    Fookin' killer!
     
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    Oh, snap. These are nutty. I'm about to text Tosca and see which one he's buying.

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    Tosca Zombie 10, DFZ

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    Why just one?
     
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    jxe babe en der wood

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    jxe babe en der wood

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  12. bodia

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

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    I like how you think!
     
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    ViperDoc Plugged In.

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    Because I know about how many you currently have in the oven.

    ABOUT! :p
     
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    WA Paul It’s ok...I’m with Manny dog

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    HB Trem and the Buckeye Burl in the same vault thread? WOW!
     
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    “Paging 11Top...Mr. 11Top, to the red courtesy phone. Your pornography dealer has ultra-rare buckeye burl fetish photos to share. “
     
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    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    Well, there was some inquiry, but it belongs to someone else. Nice top.
    I have some BB guitars, but not PRS (yet).
     
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    That is some incredible wood! Great ideas Brian!!! I can't wait for my turn!!!:D
     
  19. goof1073

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    "Roasted Maple Neck"?? Is this just a coloration thing...or something else? Cause by the pictures it just looks like a highly figured Mahogany neck blank...
     
  20. bodia

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

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    It's actually a maple blank that is literally roasted. Typically at 300 degrees, or more, in a kiln. This process vulcanizes the wood, making it stronger yet lighter in weight. The big advantage is that after this process, the wood becomes much less susceptible to moisture and climate changes, resulting in a more stable and predictable piece of wood. This is great for necks, especially, and will minimize need for adjustments between seasons and different weather conditions. An extra bonus from this process is that, while stabilizing figured maple, which is typically not so stable, it also greatly enhances the color and figuring in the wood.
     
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