New Satin Vela Day!

Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by xjbebop, Dec 11, 2015.

  1. xjbebop

    xjbebop Yippy ki yay!

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    That’s right…you heard right… New Satin-finish Vela Day!!!
    WOO-HOO!!! :rock:


    First and foremost, I want to say THANK YOU JAMES!! (“The guitar store”, aka Seattle Guitar Store)
    Thank you for making my wish a reality! I’ll be surprised if PRS doesn’t offer these within a year or so, but now I don’t have to wait and wonder.

    http://prsguitars.com/forum/showthread.php?15767-S2-Vela-Satin


    James and the crew at Seattle Guitar Store were fabulous to do business with. Highly Recommended!


    I finally own a Vela and it’s as fabulous as all the reviews claim. Plenty of videos on youtube that showcase it’s tones way better than I could try to describe, but I will add a few initial observations...
    This guitar is nice and light, very well balanced, and extremely comfortable. And along with all the fabulous vintage and rock tones, it's also very willing to produce some gorgeous, delicate sounds that open up a whole new realm of possibilities.
    Mrs. Bebop already named her “Black Velvet”… which is very appropriate not only because of her appearance, but also because the satin finish makes her feel soft, smooth and warm to the touch like no gloss and polish can...

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  2. xjbebop

    xjbebop Yippy ki yay!

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    a couple more...


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    when I get more time and better light, I'll add some better pictures....
    Have a great weekend y'all!!
     
  3. drdoom8793

    drdoom8793 THAT guy at Chick-fil-A

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    Oh man. That's gorgeous! I really hope this becomes a production item. I would buy one in a heartbeat! Congrats on the new Vela!
     
  4. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc #NeverGibson

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    That is sick!! Love it!
     
  5. Whitecat

    Whitecat Goes home to Starla

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  6. John Beef

    John Beef Opaque

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    Man! I really dig that.
     
  7. crgtr

    crgtr Twang Banger

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  8. John Beef

    John Beef Opaque

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    Also, excellent photography! Really shows off the texture of the satin finish and the unfilled wood grain.
     
  9. andy474x

    andy474x Knows the Drill

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    Great score!
     
  10. Bilbo Jangles

    Bilbo Jangles New Member

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    Very nice! PRS should hire you to do their photos. You make me want one. :)
     
  11. alantig

    alantig SSBMA

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    Congrats! Great looking guitar, and great pictures to capture it!
     
  12. CantankerousCarl

    CantankerousCarl Occasionally Onery Member

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    I love the S2 sating finish. That is an ubercool Vela...nice score...
     
  13. Dusty Chalk

    Dusty Chalk alberngruppenführer

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    That satin finish looks great in black!
     
  14. n24re

    n24re Enjoying the ride...

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    Pretty sure I just wet my pants! That is stunning!!!
     
  15. RGM

    RGM New Member

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    Sweet!! And that last pic is the perfect angle to show off the brilliant artistry of the design department. Congratulations!
     
  16. jetydosa

    jetydosa New Member

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    Super cool! Congrats!
     
  17. markintime

    markintime Wood Grain Devotee

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    Beautiful, bebop! Just beautiful! All I can say is, it's a good thing the one with the birds was sold before I saw his posted list. I love the one I have, shiny finish and all. Light, responsive, great tones. Enjoy the purety heck out of yours!
     
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    prsrocker1988 New Member

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    happy guitar day!!


    congratz for giving me GAS!
     
  20. Whitecat

    Whitecat Goes home to Starla

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    I'd say you owe me a beer then for the favour - not going to hijack this thread but I'll say the charcoal one with the birds managed to fly over here to the UK. ;)

    These are astonishing guitars, genuinely. Magical in their lightweight simplicity and tonally just splendid.
     

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