PRS Flying V!!!

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  1. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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  2. Herr Squid

    Herr Squid I was severely impressed

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    They're delusional if they think they'll win that. They'll flunk over "confusion in the marketplace" again (i.e. there isn't any) and lack of defending the trademark until now-ish. Unless they can argue that the previous Gibson leadership was incompetent and that the new team should get a fresh start. That'd be interesting.

    Oh, and IANAL.

    Just a guy on a forum with opinions.
     
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  3. John

    John https://deathbenotproud.bandcamp.com

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    Great, another necropost. That aside, yeah both of those are real. The bottom one was made just for Mark Tremonti as a one-off thing for the thousand yasseahs.
     
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  4. Andrew Paul

    Andrew Paul The cat's meow

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    Thanks, They’re not my thing but to each their own
     
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  5. alantig

    alantig Zombie Four, DFZ

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    They've gone after Kiesel and Dean so far. They've also made noise about Kiesel's single cuts. To their credit, Kiesel basically said, "Bring it on." The V they've challenged looks more like the Jackson Rhoads than anything Gibson has put out.
     
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  6. drdoom8793

    drdoom8793 THAT guy at Chick-fil-A

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    Tbh, I think it was more of an intimidation tactic than anything. They're trying to bully companies into dropping models that probably wouldn't be able to sue over. Kiesel is just calling their bluff. Hopefully Gibson backs down without too much of a fight.
     
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  7. Warmart

    Warmart Fani PRSi

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    It's pretty ridiculous, no matter what. Carvin/Kiesels can't even be seen in a store unless they're 2nd hand. So it's rather unlikely that a buyer is ever going to confuse them with a G. No big deal to me either way, companies do these things all the time.

    But to add to the story, Kiesel is supposedly going after Harley Benton for infringement of their headless guitar trademarks. Or something.

    Maybe Harley Benton will go after Barbie Benton?
     
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  8. drdoom8793

    drdoom8793 THAT guy at Chick-fil-A

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    This one actually makes sense. HB just released the Dullahan, whose body is pretty close to Kiesel's Osiris. I'm glad I nabbed one in case HB has to stop production. It is interesting though. HB's model has the body of the Osiris but the end of the neck looks remarkably like Strandberg's design, so HB could end up in double hot water. Obviously, I don't have any clue what either company's trademarks entail, nor am I a lawyer.
     
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  9. bodia

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

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    and the top was made for Billy Gibbons.
     
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  10. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    I’m still dreaming of the PRS ‘64 AC30 clone. ;)
     
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  11. Andrew Paul

    Andrew Paul The cat's meow

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    It would’ve looked better with the fur !
     
  12. Egads

    Egads Happy

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    But in carbon fiber?
     
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  13. Tosca

    Tosca Death by a million mini-toggles...

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    TWSS
     
  14. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Nope. My amps almost never leave the studio. So I don’t much care how heavy they are, as long as they have wheels, or fit on a caster board to be moved around. :)

    But if I was in a band....you bet!
     
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  15. gush

    gush She said "huge bag of dibs".

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    No V for me. I had a flying V back in the day.

    If somebody saw me wearing a flying V today they'd be asking what kind of statement I'm trying to make.
     
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  16. jcolmn

    jcolmn New Member

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    Dang. I saw the title of the thread and the author and figured if anyone had one it would be this guy.
     
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  17. bodia

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

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    Mine would have to be black and white, ala Michael Schenker. I love that dude.
     
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  18. Eurometal

    Eurometal New Member

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    that pink mess deserves a free trip to the bandsaw, sorry
     
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