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Discussion in 'Greatest Hits' started by [email protected], Apr 20, 2017.
HB 594 with those inlays?! keep it coming, Camarada. Loving it already
Man...now I'm already looking forward to the video series...
I'll be sure to indulge myself and bore you guys with more videos of the build process.
Yes, please! Those were the best peek inside the build process, ever!
“Indulge” - please do!
“Bore” - never!!
you know me well, you just can't bore me with any guitar related topic. keep it coming
I'm late to this party but what a fascinating look at the process. That is one FOXY guitar. Congratulations and thanks for sharing this with us!
I recently took delivery of a 2020 Custom 24 Black Gold Artists Series -- my first PRS. I'll never have the opportunity to work at PRS and get an employee guitar (congrats BTW!!!), but after playing the one I received, and now seeing this thread, I think I need to save up some money and buy a Private Stock. These guitars are what I refer to as "functional art".
Question -- I live about 2 hours away from Stevensville. If someone orders a PS guitar, am I correct that they can come and choose the wood(s), design the inlays for fretboard, etc.? Also, similar to the journey you presented, can the buyer come periodically and see their guitar being built?
These truly are magnificent.
Your dealer can take you to the vault for wood selection.
I stumbled across this thread. WOW! First congratulations on your length of service at PRS and second, that is a sweet guitar! I would be tempted to have the owl inlaid in the truss cover.
As a first time PRS owner, I am so impressed with the quality of the guitars. Seems to me PRS has found the right mix of machine versus craftsmanship.
Yeah man...that's how they roll! Welcome to the forum and to the wonderful world of PRS.
We have a moratorium on factory visits at this time, but once things get back to normal, you can certainly visit the factory along with your dealer and select all of the components to your new Private Stock guitar. If you haven't yet, check out the "Private Stock Friday" thread. It'll provide you with a good amount of inspiration for your PS build.
That is a fabulous guitar! Thank you for sharing its and your journey!
It's amazing how much work goes into these work of arts!!!
Is part of the "flow time" thru the factory to allow the internal stresses of the wood to stabilize between each step?
definitely the neck, I believe they are allowed to settle for approximately a month during the build.
The bodies tend to be more stable because of the surface areas that are adhered to one another.
There is a "rest" period between each step. Sometimes that "rest" is to allow the wood to stabilize, or the finish to dry, but sometimes it's just because the volume of work won't allow the guitar to move forward at that particular time.
So the guitar has to rest until the folks at the next stage can wrest some time to finish the rest?