Shawn's 15 Year Employee Guitar, Start To Finish

Discussion in 'Greatest Hits' started by [email protected], Apr 20, 2017.

  1. jfb

    jfb Plank Owner

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    There's some good ones in there. I remember the older DGT's in Dark Cherry Burst, might have been just Cherry Burst, with J-Bird inlays. Those were the jam. I still lust after one .
     
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  2. Brad737

    Brad737 This space for rent...

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    Since I started the gun shop a couple years ago, I simply haven't a whole lot of spare time to play guitar, or cruise the forums like I used to do. This is the first thread I saw when I logged back in here. First off, Congratulations on 15 years at PRS, Shawn. And of course, congrats on a truly stunning instrument. It's all gorgeous, but my favorite feature is that figured mahogany neck. It looks like a spectacular guitar. Enjoy!
     
  3. Shawn@PRS

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    Thanks Brad!
     
  4. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc The pullout king.

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    You know... I was thinking that at almost 40,000 views(not including IG and FB), documenting the build, and what it has done to not only drive more sales of guitars, but also what a fantastic employee recruiting tool this is... You should totally get another employee build because of it. It's almost like this one shouldn't count because it's like, a business expense or something.

    Tell Paul and Jack I said it's okay.
     
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  5. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    I can imagine Paul’s reaction -

    “Reeeaaaalllllllyyyyy!!!!!!!”

    ;)
     
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  6. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc The pullout king.

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    Yeah, but that's why I said to tell him I okay'ed it.
     
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  7. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    It'll werk fer sure!
     
  8. WD 3D

    WD 3D Green is the new blue...

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    Or you could authorize a new Paul Reed Sergio prototype build for him... You should really start working on the signature for it.
     
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  9. Shawn@PRS

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    I couldn't agree more! Let me speak to Paul about it. I'll let you know what he says. :)
     
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  10. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Let me guess.......

    “R?????”:D
     
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  11. Shawn@PRS

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    I'm thinking it would be more like "getthefugouttahere"
     
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  12. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Shawn have you ever been on the receiving end of a PRSh “Really?!” ??

    Or have you signed an NDA?;)
     
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  13. veinbuster

    veinbuster Coming of age

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    I think everyone has, but one of the cool things about Paul is that he will listen to you explain why and will consider a well reasoned position.
     
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  14. drgordonfreeman

    drgordonfreeman New Member

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    This was just a reall great thread and journey. I’d pay to have a video series like this as part of any PS I order. Thanks, Shawn
     
  15. Boogie

    Boogie SuperD

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    No, his pet response to Sergio is, “get out of my car!!!”.:D
     
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  16. Shawn@PRS

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    Thank you!
     
  17. Telemesa

    Telemesa New Member

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    Sounds like everything on it that's wood is going to be figured, that will be awesome, we have to see it.
    (You know we all want to play it). The forum needs a library guitar that we can play for a week and then mail to the next guy, ha.
     
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  18. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Hi @[email protected] How is Mike’s 30 year old employee build developing?

    Just asking for some friends?;)
     
  19. veinbuster

    veinbuster Coming of age

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    There is a forum guitar that made a tour collecting member signatures. It might be in Chicago these days.
     
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  20. bodia

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

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    I don't think so. I shipped it around to several members after Sergio passed it to me. It made an appearance at the last Experience, and then went quiet.

    It needs to make trip to the Southeast and through the South.
     
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