Ordered my P.S. today!

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  1. matt3310

    matt3310 New Member

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    Here are my specs:
    SingleCut trem.
    Northern lights smoke burst top and Northern lights glow burst back, with matching neck and headstock.
    Flame top, quilt back.
    Northern lights binding.
    Ebony fretboard.
    Natural sides.
    85/15 pickups.
    Black pickup rings.
    Lampshade knobs.
    Hybrid Hardware.
    Matching backplates.
    12th fret bird on the neck heal.
    Purfling on the headstock and around the fretboard.
    25" scale.
    Pattern regular profile.

    Hopefully someone from PRS can answer this question. When we ordered it today the rep said SCT takes longer than other models. Why is that?
     
  2. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Congrats Matt! Sounds like it's be a stunner! I can answer that for you...its because the SCTs have more mojo in them...;)
     
  3. Tosca

    Tosca Death by a million mini-toggles...

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    Congrats on the build...sounds amazing.
    Good luck with the waiting game.
     
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  4. toothace

    toothace At least I'm good at dentistry

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    Way to go Matt!!! Congrats!!!
     
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  5. mad monk

    mad monk New Member

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    Probably because it's no longer a production model. The SCT is my favorite model. Would love one with a ebony board.
     
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  6. Boogie

    Boogie SuperD

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    A bun in the oven! Woohoo!

    (Too bad you couldn’t use the microwave to speed things up)

    Holy metaphorical mashup, Batman!
     
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  7. veinbuster

    veinbuster Coming of age

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    Specs look great.
     
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  8. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    You’ll love it. They’re amazingly good instruments, not just pretty faces!
     
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  9. shinksma

    shinksma What? I get a title?

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    Nice specs!

    You don't mention what kind of inlays you got, assuming you got some.
     
  10. matt3310

    matt3310 New Member

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    Oh yeah, It will be northernn lights birds with abalone outline!
     
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  11. alantig

    alantig Sassyless pants

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    Northern lights w/an outline on an ebony board. That'll work.

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    Congrats on the build - sounds like it'll be spectacular!
     
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  12. WA Paul

    WA Paul It’s ok...I’m with Manny dog

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    Whoa! So you solved the dilemma between the desire to have a flame top and a quilt top by putting the quilt on the back with a related but different finish - Brilliant! (Where did I put that Guinness?!). That’s going to be a beauty for sure. We already know SCTs are awesome, right? :)

    My Build was a P245 Trem and it didn’t take longer than any other build, not sure why the rep said that. Shapes are already programmed, they obviously have the wood available...
     
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  13. ViperDoc

    ViperDoc Plugged In.

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    More time in the cooker = richer flavor.
     
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  14. Dirty_Boogie

    Dirty_Boogie Still got the ol' tagger on it

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    Whew! I was wondering when you were actually going to break down and buy a PRS! :p
     
  15. Andrew Paul

    Andrew Paul New Member

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    Congrats! Can’t wait to see pics when it’s done!
     
  16. vchizzle

    vchizzle Birdman.

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    Sweet! So the total body thickness will be the slightly thinner SC trem rather than the full SC thickness then?
     
  17. matt3310

    matt3310 New Member

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    The same I believe.
     
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  18. veinbuster

    veinbuster Coming of age

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    Yes, same thickness.
    The back is basically a cap - slice a bit of the normal back and stick a maple cap in its place.
    I really like these sandwich guitars.
     
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  19. bodia

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

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    Outstanding specs! Can't wait to see this one finished! Congrats!
     
  20. andy474x

    andy474x Knows the Drill

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    Just like smoking meat, thicker pieces take longer!

    That's gonna be a great instrument!!'
     

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