New Guitar from a long time lurker! + Artist Package News - PICS ADDED

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  1. joshtammi

    joshtammi New Member

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    Been on this forum reading for years, never signed up but today is the day I guess. I've had a couple of PRS guitars (and a few other guitars) - believe it or not I am a one trick pony, I only have one guitar at a time because I am always moving around and don't like having too much stuff, plus it's just a hobby - I can't justify holding more than one, but if you only get one, you may as well make it special.

    Previous PRS models include:

    PRS CE24 Satin Nitro Limited Blue Burst
    PRS 30th Anniversary Custom 24 Blood Orange 10 Top

    Other guitars include:

    Epiphone LP Custom with some Gibson 57 PAF's
    Gibson SG Standard
    Gibson LP Classic
    Gibson LP Standard

    So anyway, out with the old and in with the new. I've just picked up a brand new Custom 24 Artist Package in Faded Blue Jean. 85/15's, pattern neck as I like my necks thicc ;), gaboon ebony board and paua birds, plus the paisley case. It's a 2018 model thats been sitting on the shelf for a bit.

    The best part - The price you ask? Given the sharp drop in the AUD at the moment against the USD, it appears local dealers in Australia haven't caught up with price increases on PRS models to compensate. I landed this to my door for just over $3,000 USD :D

    Photos? Don't think I can - I need three posts first :confused: but soon!

    BACK TO THE OTHER HALF OF THE STORY - I've heard on the grapevine from the dealer that I purchased the CU24 off that Artist Packages are no longer being offered on core models possibly because they simply cannot keep up with demand or it's hurting their PS production capacity... I tried a search on the forum to confirm this but has anyone else heard otherwise? No more artist package options would be a shame for those who want something a little more special.

    Cheers
     
  2. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Congratulations and welcome.
     
  3. alantig

    alantig Zombie Four, DFZ

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    Congrats and welcome aboard.

    Now, about this "one at a time" nonsense...
     
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  4. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Sounds like you scored!
    Now... get to posting a bit more so we can see it!
     
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  5. bodia

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

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    Sounds like a beauty! Congrats and welcome to the forum.
     
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  6. joshtammi

    joshtammi New Member

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    Thanks team!

    I’m trying I’m trying!

    unfortunately I’d love to hold more guitars and a real nice larger tube amp but being in the military, I’m moving around every few years. It’s a nightmare and usually I cram my car with my most expensive assets to avoid the removal company touching them. Heck, last move they destroyed my fridge so I can’t imagine my guitars ending up too good if I had to send them through it.

    Has anyone heard of PRS closing down Artist Pack orders? Their website certainly says not available to order as well on their core models :/
     
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  7. bodia

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

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    If they did, it may have more to do with their back order situation than the availability of AP tops.
     
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  8. RickP

    RickP Established 1960, Still Not Dead

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    Right now they’ve shut down all orders... the mothership is grounded for the time being. I’m betting no one is more anxious than them to get the magic going again!
     
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  9. joshtammi

    joshtammi New Member

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    ahh okay! I just don't know if I could ever wait that long to order one, way easier to buy one off the shelf in the specs you want as there is usually plenty around if you are willing to wait :)
     
  10. joshtammi

    joshtammi New Member

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    Oh I guess that is three posts so here is the goods as promised :cool:

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  11. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Dayum dude... freakin' WOW, congrats!
     
  12. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Oh... I forgot...
    Thank you for your service. This Canadian appreciates it!
     
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  13. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Can’t see them. Dave do your magic please :D
     
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  14. bodia

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

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    Ditto
     
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  15. joshtammi

    joshtammi New Member

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    Very strange... I can see them. Is it a google photos thing?

    Can anyone see this image:

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  16. joshtammi

    joshtammi New Member

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  17. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Congratulations that’s so great!
     
  18. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    As per command!

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    Winning!
     
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  19. goat-n-gitter

    goat-n-gitter Dismembered

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    That's very purdy! As the owner of a 30th anniversary CU24 in blood orange - how could you!
    Welcome back!
     
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  20. bodia

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

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    Yeah man, that's hot!
     
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