before and after: wood to guitar

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  1. Raven17

    Raven17 Raven Lunatic

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    This thread is insane
     
  2. jcha008

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    It's just a really nice piece of tubular quilt. Excellent book match and it's not too easy to find pieces where the quilt is super wide like that. Great piece of wood!
     
  3. Raven17

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    Getting a bit dizzy, must have these tops.....
     
  4. Raven17

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    Drooling.....
     
  5. Raven17

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    OMG!!
     
  6. JMintzer

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  7. jcha008

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    I have always loved that Hollowbody Jamie! Just incredible! Some really amazing photos here guys. Would love to see some more.

    I only have a before right now :D. Should be any day now for the after. Upcoming PS-7 string.

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    Sorry, no befores on this because Joe Knaggs picked the woods when he was at PRS.
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  10. goof1073

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    What...this old thing? :D

    PS 4715, SC Ted / Paul's Guitar hybrid finished in Zombie Stage 3 (first of its kind)...wood totally picked out by Brian G. @ BriansGuitars:

    Top was graded as "collection grade"
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    Finished product in all its glory:
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  11. CatStrangler

    CatStrangler PRS Enthusiast

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    I'm not a quilt guy, but this one is really stunning. I also fully endorse your pickup selection!

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  12. g.wizz

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    This Thread is like PSF everyday, awesome to see so many previous NGDS
    that we followed through many years and drooled over... to drool over again
    keep'em coming brothers :cheers:
     
  13. markintime

    markintime Wood Grain Devotee

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    Okay, okay, okay,... now please... WHERE did those pickup rings and bridge come from? I so NEED! And that quilt is simply beeeautiful.
     
  14. vchizzle

    vchizzle Zomb!e Nine, DFZ

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    This thread is making my GAS pains REALLY unbearable!
     
  15. rugerpc

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    Tosca, can you show us that 3 piece back?
     
  16. goof1073

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    I'm pretty sure that you can get the black pickup rings for the narrow 408's from any dealer. Black hardware on the other hand is a total Private Stock thing & something that I had to wait a decent amount of time for since they had to place an order for it.
     
  17. markintime

    markintime Wood Grain Devotee

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    That's good. Thanks. I wonder, though, (the thought just hit me) does that bridge have the little brass inserts where the string touches? I saw one on eBay for $200 and it said it was unopened, original, and all that, but it didn't look quite as nice as yours. I may have to give PS a call and ask. :top:

    Edit: Oh, wait. Looking closer, does yours have adjustable saddles? Hard to see the detail with these old eyes...
     
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  18. goof1073

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    Yup...it has adjustable saddles.
     
  19. goof1073

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    Since I was lucky enough to get one of the P245's that Brian put together during his latest Wood Library run I have another offering for this thread (I love that Brian posts his library trip raw wood selections):

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  20. Tosca

    Tosca Zombie 10, DFZ

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    Sure.

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