NGD: My first Private Stock, SSH in faded pomegranate

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  1. Patrick Montgomery

    Patrick Montgomery Just one more...

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    I’ve been eyeing this on Willcutt’s website for about a year after buying a WL SSH last summer. I have been torn, since buying a Private Stock or 2-3 core/artist/WL models is the same amount money. How can I justify one guitar for the price 2-3 guitars that I know would be killer? Well, I finally sat down with the wife and laid out why this was worth it, how much I have been wanting it, and surprisingly... she encouraged it! So off I went to Willcutt’s and got my first PS! Since it had been there for about 2 years they were able to work with me, and I couldn’t be more pleased! Shout out to the PS team and Willcutt’s for making this happen! This is a faded pomegranate SSH, one piece quilted maple top, figured mahogany back, East Indian RW neck, ebony FB, pink heart abalone inlays with MOP outlines!

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  2. XC106

    XC106 New Member

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    I’m new to PRS! That’s beautiful!!!! What is it? And do they build other guitars in this color?
     
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  3. Johnny Rigs

    Johnny Rigs "Hold on to your butts" - Samuel L Jackson

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    Wow that was sitting there for 2 years?!
     
  4. Patrick Montgomery

    Patrick Montgomery Just one more...

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    Yep, and I’ve been looking at it for one of ‘em. I’m so glad no one bought it, it’s perfect for me.
     
  5. Patrick Montgomery

    Patrick Montgomery Just one more...

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    It’s a Special Semi-Hollow, the color is Faded Pomegranate and I think it’s a Private Stock exclusive color
     
  6. Nodnarb1977

    Nodnarb1977 New Member

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    Super foxy guitar!!! The one piece top is choice. Congrats!
     
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  7. DISTORT6

    DISTORT6 NJ Devil

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    Congrats!
     
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  8. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    I can see why you opted for that incredible beauty!
     
  9. Johnny Rigs

    Johnny Rigs "Hold on to your butts" - Samuel L Jackson

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    There’s a WL Hollowbody II I’m looking at that hopefully has the same future. Stays hidden until I’m able to snatch it.
     
  10. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    That certainly ticks all the boxes.
    I especially like the neck - to die for.
     
  11. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc “Evil” Sergio. You can tell by the goatee

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  12. Davey

    Davey Just Jammin'

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    Congrats! Thats a beauty. Cannot believe that sat for 2 years o_O
     
  13. RickP

    RickP Established 1960, Still Not Dead

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    So awesome that you got a PS, and even more so that your wife is on board with it. Seems the wives of PRS players are just one more indicator of the good taste we have! I’ve reconciled myself to not ever having a Private Stock in my collection, but I get a little vicarious happiness every time I see someone else do it. Congratulations!
     
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  14. Patrick Montgomery

    Patrick Montgomery Just one more...

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    I hope it works out for you!
     
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  15. Patrick Montgomery

    Patrick Montgomery Just one more...

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    So true! It also doesn’t hurt that she’s a fellow musician and plays in a band with me, so she can probably see where I’m coming from more than most wives. Lucky me I guess!
     
  16. RickP

    RickP Established 1960, Still Not Dead

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    Then that makes two treasures in your house!
     
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  17. Warmart

    Warmart Fani PRSi

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    Stellar choice, so happy it all fell into place for you! Congrats!
     
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  18. Herr Squid

    Herr Squid I was severely impressed

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    Wow! There's nothing not to love about that.
     
  19. shimmilou

    shimmilou Established in 1963

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    Gorgeous guitar! Congrats
     
  20. Geardog

    Geardog New Member

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    Congrats. Killer guitar and color!
     

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