Semi Hollow Vela??!! YES PLEASE!

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  1. Boogie

    Boogie SuperD

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  2. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc #NeverGibson

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    I just saw!!! Gorgeous! Needs birds ;) But still suuuuuuuper tempting.
     
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    drdoom8793 THAT guy at Chick-fil-A

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  4. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc #NeverGibson

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    I always wondered why they never did a Starla SH. This is close enough for me!
     
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  5. Boogie

    Boogie SuperD

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    Oh wait...I already have one. :oops: :cool:

    As a regular model, this is big-time cool. I can’t say enough about the comfort, playability, and tonal beauty of this model. This belongs in everyone’s corral.
     
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  6. markd21

    markd21 New Member

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    Sweet!!! I would be more tempted if it had a flame top. I've been thinking about the Vela....

    This semi-hollow is KILLER, but it would be out of the park if PRS added some figured maple, dropped the pickguard, added the white plastic birds and offered it in some unique colors like Trans Orange, a clear Natural....something that emphasizes the "Gretschy" kitsch that the Vela has. Maybe a new PS idea???
     
  7. toothace

    toothace We've got, you know, armadillos in our trousers.

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    Like I need ANOTHER temptation out of the PRS shop...:oops:
     
  8. bodia

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

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    ViperDoc Plugged In.

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    Well, son of a b!t$h...
     
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  10. dogrocketp

    dogrocketp I drank the PRS kool aid, and it was tasty!

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    There's gonna be a whole lot of hollow in this guitar, with the pickup routing and the F hole!
     
  11. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc #NeverGibson

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    Well they did do it before (reclaimed semi-hollow), and those sound great! I'm thinking about picking one up and putting my Starla PUPs in and move the Neck pickup to the middle. That could be a fun project.
     
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  12. Tucson Thump

    Tucson Thump Mint Heavy Relic

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    Anymore I simply tell my wife "Boogie says I need another".
     
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  13. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    The video of Bryan Ewald playing it is rather good!;)
     
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    There goes that Bahamas weekend, thanks Ewald.
     
  15. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    He’s like a “Ninja enabler”!
     
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  16. pac90

    pac90 In Helix Land, the waters warm

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    Me like, & it's even more like a 2/3rds hollow body with the existing S2 strat style routing beneath the pick guard
     
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  17. Tonart

    Tonart Tone of the Art......or is that backwards?

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    Every model can have some or all of the following permutations:
    Trem vs hardtail
    22 vs 24 frets
    Hollowbody
    Semi hollow
    Standard vs Custom top
    Singlecut or doublecut

    Lastly no constraints due to tradition (hint: adjustable metal nuts).

    That’s indeed a lot of temptation! Anyone up for a singlecut Santana? :p
     
  18. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    That really is intriguing...
     
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    #19 Dead&Co, May 15, 2019
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  20. Johnny Rigs

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    Ok, now we're talking..
     

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