The Comprehensive PRS Inlay Guide

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  1. pac90

    pac90 In Helix Land, the waters warm

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    I like moons

    :)
     
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  2. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    You can thank Markie for the idea. He was the first one to use the West St Dragon on a PS.
     
  3. alantig

    alantig Zombie Four, DFZ

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    I'm kinda fond of these...

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  4. Glide-bpm

    Glide-bpm We were small but we were slow...

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    That's freaking awesome!
     
  5. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    I know this is the “inlay” thread, but I’d love to see some more of that quilt.
     
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  6. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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    I’d really love a less ornate version of the Rosewood Ltd. flowers. Kinda along the lines of those 70’s(?) Gibson Artisan LP’s with the banjo inlays.

    I think it’d be a nice change of pace, and if they were positioned in a “regular” inlay formation, still visually useful for knowing where you’re at on the fretboard.

    I wonder how much of a CNC upcharge it is to just “erase” stuff?
     
  7. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Free!
     
  8. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    As I recall it's little or no charge. I had the 20th anniversary pattern altered by having it begin on the 7th fret:

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  9. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    Sure, and this photo of the top still shows some inlay so it isn’t even cheating.
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  10. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Thanks very much, you’ve put a big grin on my face.
     
  11. Glide-bpm

    Glide-bpm We were small but we were slow...

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    That's a dang gulf coast ocean water guitar there, babyyyyyyyyyy!
     
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  12. Elliot

    Elliot Gandalf the Vintage Yellow

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    I know PRS just did a few block inlays with birds cut out. As seen above.

    Instead of blocks, I was thinking of a MoP trapezoid with small (silver sky small) paua birds inlaid inside the trapezoids. Not sure PRS is ready for trapezoids but there’s not much harm in asking.
     
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  13. WA Paul

    WA Paul It’s ok...I’m with Manny dog

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    One of my all time favs! I’ve seen a lot of variation in Bahama Blue, but this is the standard by which all others are judged. :)
     
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  14. Collywobbles

    Collywobbles New Member

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    Here we go - thought there had been something on inlay materials recently. I think its more a case of what hasn't been used.
     
  15. Shizzrock

    Shizzrock New Member

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    My contribution, custom 3rd fret "original J bird" paua center and sparkle paua outline

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  16. Tonart

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

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    Celtic knot fest and other Paul-centric stuff..
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  17. danktat

    danktat Award winning tattoo artist ... Amateur guitarist

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    Pink heart abalone birds and signature on a Brazilian rosewood board and headstock veneer. "Brazilian" in green ripple abalone. (2004 CU22 limited run Brazilian)

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  18. Collywobbles

    Collywobbles New Member

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    Moons from a couple of guitars I've owned. The early moons were a mix of abalone and mother of pearl (I think the MOP is the pale crescent, the abalone the iridescent top).

    1985 Custom
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    1985 Guitar / pre-Standard

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  19. Tonart

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

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    One of my all time favorites, the Experience 2013 PS Custom 22. Elegance personified.
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  20. drdoom8793

    drdoom8793 THAT guy at Chick-fil-A

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    I just got a 2015 SC245 last night and it seems to have a different material for the inner part vs the outer part of the birds. I was having trouble finding the original spec page for the 2015 SC245. Just curious if this might be some sort of upgrade or if it's just BAU. I'll have to check the modcat next time I do a string change. I'll try to remember to post pics sometime, but I'm terribly forgetful.
     

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