PTC Project- '86 Swirl

Discussion in 'PTC - PRS Tech Center' started by Shawn@PRS, Jul 5, 2012.

  1. themike

    themike New Member

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    Brand. Freaking. New! You guys never cease to amaze me....
     
  2. docbennett

    docbennett Banned

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    That was a fun thread. Very interesting to see the progress as it occurrred. I have sufficient experience with PTC to know personally how great their work can be. thanks for sharing Shawn. My PS #'s 139 and 1669 have benefitted from the PTC magic in past years.

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  3. Shawn@PRS

    Shawn@PRS yogi
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    Good Idea! :)

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    #63 Shawn@PRS, Aug 21, 2012
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  4. dantedayjob

    dantedayjob HFS Lover

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    Awesome.. incredible job! I also love how just a wee bit of the swirl is left in the truss rod cavity :D
     
  5. CE-man

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    I thought the same thing, the tiniest indicator of the transformation this guitar has made.
     
  6. slowro

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    that looks amazing really vibrant, spanking new and I bet it sings after being set up by the best
     
  7. ]-[@n$0Ma☩!©

    ]-[@n$0Ma☩!© Der Hans der kann's

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    Hey look, our 1st "Greatest Hit"!

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  8. Shawn@PRS

    Shawn@PRS yogi
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    It's like that one bad tattoo that serves as a reminder. :)
     
    #68 Shawn@PRS, Aug 21, 2012
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  9. Axxeman

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    I stopped the UPS guy on the road about a mile from my house this morning, and there it was. Then I waited until I was done with work before opening the box. This was not as easy as it sounds since it was about 5 feet away from me for about 4 hours. At long last, I just opened it up an I am truly floored. All the little details are just as I remembered them in '86. The guitar looks brand new. As I watched it all come together I was wondering how my old, beat up, magical sounding T and B pickups would look against the newly re-finished shiny yellow body. I don't know how they did it, but even the pickups look new! I have never been so impressed with customer service, workmanship or communication in my life. You guys ROCK!
    Excuse me for now - I think I have to go grab a guitar cable...
     
  10. Shawn@PRS

    Shawn@PRS yogi
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    I'm glad you're happy with the work Kenny. Thank you for being so easy to work with, you've been very gracious in allowing us to post pics and share this with the rest of the world!
    Now you can pass down the guitar to the neck generation so it can get the living snot played out of it again. :)
     
  11. Axxeman

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    Not 'til I play the hell out of it first!
    Yeah, actually it's so damn perfect right now I'm going to put most of my mileage on my pearl white '87 with birds. (Until I send that one to you - LOL)
     
  12. iahawk36

    iahawk36 Prince of Paisley

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    Absolutely OUTSTANDING work guys!!!
     
  13. QueenCityGuitars

    QueenCityGuitars Vamanos Pest

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    Wow...that turned out really well. \m/
     
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  14. Artist

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    Shawn. What happened to the pictures? I get a message that they got deleted from Photobucket. This looks like a great thread and would be great to have the pictures again.
     
  15. Shawn@PRS

    Shawn@PRS yogi
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    my photobucket account was getting a little cluttered so I rearranged photos into their own "albums", this must have screwed up the posted links. I'll try to go back and recreate the original posts with photos. if that doesn't work, I'll just make a new post in the end with all of the photos.
     
  16. docbennett

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    Yup....once you "organize" your photobucket album and move the photos from one location to a new location, all the existing links are broken and you get the "picture moved or deleted" message.
     
  17. Rosewoodsteel

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    You guys did an absolutely incredible job.
    -Got me thinking about Paul, John Ingram and the others, back in the day.

    Great work!
     
  18. almoon

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    the guitar is owned by a dear friend of mine, who was also my guitar teacher for many years....He is not a celebrity, but he can give most pro guitar players a run for their money....
     
  19. hoofarted

    hoofarted Sparty On

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    My gosh! That is outstanding. Well done! I WANT ONE!! Why isn't "Banana" in the color catalog!?!?! :D
     
  20. thieves&foxes

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    Wow. The PTC boys are now my new heroes. When I grow up (which will probably be never) I want to be like them.
     

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