JULY 2015 VAULT! BEHIND THE SCENES!

Discussion in 'Authorized PRS Dealers' started by Brian G, Aug 1, 2015.

  1. Brian G

    Brian G Authorized PRS Dealer
    Authorized PRS Dealer

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2012
    Messages:
    1,520
    Likes Received:
    1,845
    Hey folks!

    I wanted to give everyone a behind the scenes look at our July 2015 visit to the PRS factory.
    We had the pleasure of meeting up with JFB, JustRob and vchizzle so that they could pick out some KILLER build woods. Check out their threads in the Electric Instruments section for more pics. I can't wait to see those in the build process! Great couple of days, great fun and great guitars. Thanks to you guys as well as the PRS team!

    As always, please contact me any time if anyone has interest in meeting us in Maryland for a day like this to pick out the woods for your own build.

    In this thread will be some behind the scenes photos of the Vault and PRS factory. Also, Ill post the couple of builds that I did for the shop and some new inlay and color materials. Some of these photos taken by my buddy Eric at Eric Brushett Photography. ENJOY!

    First, here are some photos of the crew in the Vault room.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]


     
  2. Brian G

    Brian G Authorized PRS Dealer
    Authorized PRS Dealer

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2012
    Messages:
    1,520
    Likes Received:
    1,845
    Here we have a few more Vault photos including some shots of a discussion I had with Paul (video coming soon), a moment chatting with the king of color Dave C., a customers Dweezil build and an evil inlay we are working on!

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  3. Brian G

    Brian G Authorized PRS Dealer
    Authorized PRS Dealer

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2012
    Messages:
    1,520
    Likes Received:
    1,845
    On to the builds that were done for the shop!

    PS#5907
    McCarty Singlecut Iceberg Crossfade
    Brand new finish color!
    Quilt top with matching headstock veneer and curly maple neck
    Iceberg stained curly maple birds
    Ebony board

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  4. Brian G

    Brian G Authorized PRS Dealer
    Authorized PRS Dealer

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2012
    Messages:
    1,520
    Likes Received:
    1,845
    PS #5909
    Custom 24, Laguna Dragons Breath
    Curly Maple top (hand-picked by Paul Smith), neck and fretboard
    STUNNING figured Mahogany body
    Blue Dicrolam birds

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  5. WEDGE

    WEDGE Almost was a FG22 owner..

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2012
    Messages:
    3,266
    Likes Received:
    1,913


    ZOMBIE Inlay?!?!?!?!?!?!?!
     
  6. jfb

    jfb Plank Owner

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2012
    Messages:
    7,384
    Likes Received:
    2,252
    On a double neck????
     
  7. Boogie

    Boogie SuperD

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2012
    Messages:
    5,952
    Likes Received:
    8,464
    You saw that too??!! Omg! Left4Dead inlay. :rock:
     
  8. Mikegarveyblues

    Mikegarveyblues Cream Crackered

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2012
    Messages:
    3,059
    Likes Received:
    224
    Can't wait to see how that turns out. New colour looks great on those test strips of wood!
     
  9. Brian G

    Brian G Authorized PRS Dealer
    Authorized PRS Dealer

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2012
    Messages:
    1,520
    Likes Received:
    1,845
    Yes indeed!
    This will be in the style of the 'Birds Of A Feather' inlay. Just waiting on the headstock inlay! :evil:
     
  10. WEDGE

    WEDGE Almost was a FG22 owner..

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2012
    Messages:
    3,266
    Likes Received:
    1,913
    So friggin cool.
     
  11. jfb

    jfb Plank Owner

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2012
    Messages:
    7,384
    Likes Received:
    2,252
    When Brian is not championing justice he's being a Vault mad scientist.
     
  12. veinbuster

    veinbuster Freeze zone

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2012
    Messages:
    9,929
    Likes Received:
    11,234
    Very cool.
    That Dweezil is off the hook.
     
  13. geese_com

    geese_com New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2012
    Messages:
    1,350
    Likes Received:
    254
    Most excellent!
     
  14. toothace

    toothace We've got, you know, armadillos in our trousers.

    Joined:
    May 30, 2013
    Messages:
    5,357
    Likes Received:
    4,366
    Good golly....:adore:
     
  15. Dusty Chalk

    Dusty Chalk alberngruppenf├╝hrer

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2014
    Messages:
    4,491
    Likes Received:
    2,177
    I've said it before, and I'll say it again, I'm sure, many many more times until I quit this forum (I can't): (whimper)

    Zombie inlay has inspired me. Now that I know they can do literally anything, it gave me an idea.

    Thanks for sharing!
     
  16. vchizzle

    vchizzle Birdman.

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2012
    Messages:
    6,962
    Likes Received:
    3,754
    :five: :top::top:
    5907 gonna be sweet. So the question is, which zombie color does that crazy fretboard end up on??? Can't wait to see all the guitars from this trip take shape!
     
  17. JustRob

    JustRob Just a member

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2012
    Messages:
    2,498
    Likes Received:
    1,015
    "Anything" might be a stretch. Brian had some even crazier ideas that were shot down. For now....

    (But those ideas were truly insane. "Can we make one out of concrete?" type of ideas. Your dreams are probably far more practical. Brian lives on the edge.)
     
  18. jfb

    jfb Plank Owner

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2012
    Messages:
    7,384
    Likes Received:
    2,252
    Eric is the cast iron guitar champion!
     
  19. Dusty Chalk

    Dusty Chalk alberngruppenf├╝hrer

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2014
    Messages:
    4,491
    Likes Received:
    2,177
    Oh, yeah, no, nothing like that -- I was just talking shapes.
     
  20. John Beef

    John Beef Opaque

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2012
    Messages:
    3,092
    Likes Received:
    1,501
    Who's the kid in the Arizona State Track and Field shirt? Just curious, ASU has been a big part of my life the last 16 years or so.
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice