How can I identify a Custom Color?

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  1. Stoptail22

    Stoptail22 El PRSidente

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    This is my 2012 PRS Studio, the MODCAT says it has a Custom Color:

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    And this is my 2009 PRS Mira X with a Custom Color, too.

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    Can anybody identify these colors or give me some advice how to retrieve the info?
     
  2. Brian G

    Brian G Authorized PRS Dealer
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    Looks like Blue Crab Blue with a smokeburst to me on the first one. Possibly teal with a smoked burst.

    2nd looks like it could be Catalina Dream.
     
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  3. Stoptail22

    Stoptail22 El PRSidente

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    Sorry, but the the second one is by no way Catalina Dream, which is a metallic color, and the guitar has not a metallic finish.
     
  4. ViperDoc

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    First might also be Slate Smokeburst?

    No idea on the second one.
     
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  5. 21Hemispheres12

    21Hemispheres12 New Member

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    I've emailed PRS about my custom color and they just say it's a sprayers choice finish and that's that. So I just named the color myself!
     
  6. WA Paul

    WA Paul It’s ok...I’m with Manny dog

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    Could be Abalone smokeburst on the first and Abalone on the second. My first thought was Blue Slate smokeburst like ViperDoc said.
     
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  7. Audie

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    The Studio is Faded Abalone Smokeburst, no doubt cause I have a guitar in that color. Very hard to photo. It came out in about 2012 and was an experience color and a limited artist pack color, then no more. Google PRS Faded Abalone Smokeburst and look at the images. Again, keep in mind this color is hard to photo and looks different in different lighting.
     
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  8. Brian G

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    Okey dokey
     
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  9. Stoptail22

    Stoptail22 El PRSidente

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    Googled the colour, looks like it could be Catalina Dream, honestly. And who knows better about PRS than Brian?
     
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    Don’t you mean...

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  13. Tosca

    Tosca Death by a million mini-toggles...

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    You’re welcome. Forgive me, I’m a little color blind sometimes, but your studio looks more like blue crab blue to me as well... but it could be the lighting. The pic of my Faded Abalone SB HB2 is true to what she looks like in person (except she has black rings and switch tip now)...so if that matches yours in person, that’s what you got.
     
  14. Stoptail22

    Stoptail22 El PRSidente

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    Blue Crab Blue has no black ("Smokeburst") border. The finish on Tosca's pic is the perfect clone of mine.
     
  15. WA Paul

    WA Paul It’s ok...I’m with Manny dog

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    Smoke burst can be added to any color stain or finish. So it could be BCB Smokeburst :)
     
  16. Ironwolf

    Ironwolf I'm a Dog! I do Dog Things!

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    crabs and abalone are in the same blue tidepool
     

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