NGD: PRS Brent Mason

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  1. musicianandteacher

    musicianandteacher New Member

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    Finally, after scrimping, selling and gigging to pay for it, I have bought myself another PRS (number 4 currently).

    This one is a Vintage White, all maple necked Brent Mason.

    It is, simply, amazing. Great neck, acoustically very good and a brilliant range of sounds. It's great at single coil and great at humbucker - it can simply do it all!

    Brian.

     
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  2. xjbebop

    xjbebop Yippy ki yay...

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    Outstanding!! :top:

    ...might have to check one of those out myself... :)
     
  3. musicianandteacher

    musicianandteacher New Member

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    Well worth doing! I am surprised the place is not full of these BUT as they don't have the typical PRS maple top etc, people probably treat it as an expensive Mira etc...
     
  4. RVA

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    ....when it can actually be seen as an inexpensive 408, etc.
     
  5. toothace

    toothace Zombie Thirteen, DFZ

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    Nicely done and congrats!

    I wasn't initially a fan of the BM model(maybe I don't like pick guards :dontknow:); the more I see and hear them the more the GAS gets fueled :rock:
     
  6. musicianandteacher

    musicianandteacher New Member

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    Indeed - the look I quite like, but I also love my "traditional" looking PRSi - some people seems to hate all of them!

    The pick guard is well shaped and designed for the guitar shape and it's actually hard to imagine it being a different way...
     
  7. musicianandteacher

    musicianandteacher New Member

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    Absolutely - and more flexible!
     
  8. slev

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    Nice! Love the tones out of that one.
     
  9. presence

    presence New Member

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    Sweet. I don't understand why we don't see more of these and hear more about them. Fantastic guitar which so far has been a bit of a sleeper. I don't understand why PRS doesn't have a demo with Brent Mason on their website.

    Would love to see a wider selection of colors on these too.

    Maybe they'll get more attention once the stock of NF3s, DCs and 305s have been cleared out.
     
  10. xjbebop

    xjbebop Yippy ki yay...

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    Just watched a bunch of videos on BM and this guitar...very impressive all the way around! :top:
     
  11. justmund

    justmund Plank Spanker

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    I love these guitars, excellent score!
     
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    WEDGE Zombie five, DFZ

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    Sounds really good.
     
  14. Tosca

    Tosca Zombie 10, DFZ

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    Fantastic!!! Same color/neck combo I went for. These are super versatile guitars, mine has quickly become my # 1 "player". Enjoy!
     
  15. musicianandteacher

    musicianandteacher New Member

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    Thanks Slev.
     
  16. musicianandteacher

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    It truly is an absolute sleeper. There will be so few of these in the U.K.

    Maybe they'll bring out an SE version and that will boost the interest...I'd imagine that a maple capped version is a possibility, but maybe maple/korina is not a good combination...
     
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    I get that sense about this guitar for me too - I need versatile, easy to gig with and great sounding.

    It has some serious competition though for #1...
     
  18. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    This could be the best NGD post EVER. :top:
     
  19. musicianandteacher

    musicianandteacher New Member

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    Thanks :) A video is usually better than a few pictures ;)
     
  20. jfine

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    I've got one of those. Whitewash with rosewood fingerboard. Great guitar, but you hardly ever see them. I bought mine sight-unseen, which I usually don't do, but I had tried a DC3 so I didn't feel like I was taking too big a chance. I think they'd sell a few more of them if they'd get them into stores--I still haven't seen one in stock anywhere, except for the one I bought. Maybe not the fanciest guitar PRS has ever made, but for the way I play it's great.
    That clip is very cool--what were you playing through?
     

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