Finally got to try a SS.....

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  1. WEDGE

    WEDGE Almost was a FG22 owner..

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    .....finally found one in stock at a GC outside Fenway Park, salesman said it just came on the floor recently.

    Just wanted to throw in my two cents and say yeah it’s all that it is hyped to be. Plays shockingly well, almost effortlessly. Even could have a smidge more push back to it and still be a player.

    Didn’t plug it in but we know what they sound like. Duly impressed and I can see myself getting one now, might have jumped on it if I wasn’t in the middle of a Boston walkabout today (dropping my daughter off at Berkeley for a weeklong musical theater program and taking the time to enjoy an absolutely postcard perfect day).

    This one was white......thank god for my wallet it wasn’t the candy red one......
     
  2. Boogie

    Boogie SuperD

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    Red...yep, I’d sport that too. I was afraid to plug it in when we were at Wild West Guitars in January. They had the old and new colors but I could fight off the GAS. If I heard it, that might be different.
     
  3. andy474x

    andy474x Knows the Drill

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    That was my usual shop when I was in Boston for grad school... for a GC, pretty nice store, and location. Still have a couple of my favorite PRSi from that place!
     
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  4. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    One must plug in a Silver Sky... one must experience all of the tones.
     
  5. ScottR

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

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    WERD!
     
  6. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Scott knows.
     
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  7. dcm_guitar

    dcm_guitar New Member

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    FWIW, there’s a candy red one at my local shop.
     
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  8. alantig

    alantig SSBMA

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    I've been to that GC - very nice store. And what you found about the Silver Sky is true, but...

    Oh yes, all of this. Especially that middle pup - when we were trying it out, @BeerBatteredPhish just kept saying, "It shouldn't do that. It shouldn't sound that good."
     
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  9. Tonart

    Tonart Tone of the Art......or is that backwards?

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    Oh great, more GAS! Can’t live with it, can’t live without it..

    I’m sure that’s what Bono was really singing about in their greatest number 1 hit
     
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  10. bodia

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

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    I can see putting one back in my life. Perhaps gold....
     
  11. ElrytNamrogo

    ElrytNamrogo My name be scrambled

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    Had the pleasure of trying one through an Archon at a local shop....needless to say, it rocked. Cleans were incredibly pristine and handled gain VERY well.

    Took a lot not to walk out with the pair....
     
  12. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    So glad they spent the time they did in dialing those pups in.
     
  13. ScottR

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

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    IKR! They really are a thing of beauty.
     
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  14. Rider1260

    Rider1260 New Member

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    I hate the fact that the SS is that good for me, moved some really nice guitars to have 2 of them ;)
     
  15. alantig

    alantig SSBMA

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    It reminds me of all the iterations the Grissom pickups went through. Worth the investment in time and effort. And it’s a great testament to Mayer and Grissom that they were willing to take the time to go through so many versions to get it where they wanted it.

    The Silver Sky May be the first PRS model I end up with two of. I would have never bet on that - DGT or Tremonti, sure. But the Sky has really grabbed me. And that blue...
     
  16. ScottR

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

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    I hate the same fact, but only have one...at the moment...but it was so worth the beating I took at the hands of a vicious ginger...sooo worth it! :D
     
  17. ScottR

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

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    Okay I'm gonna say something that might offend....so ear muffs...for the faint of heart...

    I honestly belive that I could live with one of these guitars as my only guitar for the rest of my days and be totally content and satisfied....yeah I said it just "ONE" and "ONLY" one foreeevvvveeerrrrr...seriously it's that friggin good. There I said it.

    For the sake of transparency...I said, I "could" not that I "would". :p
     
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  18. WEDGE

    WEDGE Almost was a FG22 owner..

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    You all ain’t helping......
     
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    alantig SSBMA

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  20. ScottR

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

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    Hhh hhh hold up..."you all" what do you mean "you all"?o_O Oh you meant "we all" of the "pusher man" persuasion...:D:p
     
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