The Guitar Formerly Known As The Wizard Has Arrived.

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  1. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    It's Core, with an Artist Package. Neck is mahogany, fretboard ebony, body is mahogany with a maple top.
     
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    aphantomvaper New Member

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    The Wizard! You must seek the truth of life. Congrats Les!

     
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  3. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Yes, vocal formants, more cluck than quack, and throatier (goodness it's hard to describe!). I'll do some clips using my gear once I get some free time, but meantime here's a demo of the guitar with a rosewood fretboard by Bryan Ewald at PRS. When he does positions 2 and 4 on the blade switch, it's pretty close to what I get, perhaps mine's a bit brighter. I probably also set up my amp a bit differently, so that's a factor as well.

     
  4. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    You have some wonderful guitars, Peter! On the other hand, I suspect this model would suit your style of play pretty darn well.
     
  5. g.wizz

    g.wizz Nabs

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    Splendid Les, that's hell of a looker, did you get Merlin's blessing to acquire this beauty
    or some beautiful fairy whispered in your ear? Either way it's gorgeous, congrats
    Oh, one last question, are you retiring "Northern Lights"?
     
  6. Joesnewmatch

    Joesnewmatch Semi-Special Guitarist

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    Way cool. My the honeymoon last way long time.
     
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  7. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    I didn't get Merlin's permission. Now that you mention it, maybe that's why I have to change the name! ;)

    I'm not retiring Northern Lights. It's an incredibly beautiful sounding guitar. However, no longer have the McCarty Trem WL. The solid body, dual humbucker PS guitars I have cover plenty of ground, and a couple have trems. I may miss it at some point, especially because it was the only one I had with a BRW fretboard, but for now I'm good.

    I hope!
     
  8. Tosca

    Tosca Zombie 10, DFZ

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    Beautiful guitar Les.
    The “special” is rare combination of uniqueness and versatility. Now you just need an MEV.
     
  9. doublescale1

    doublescale1 doublescale1

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    Well played sir. A beauty.
     
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  10. bodia

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

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    You should add one
     
  11. 100% Evil

    100% Evil New Member

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    That guitar is a beauty!!!!!
     
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  12. Tony M.

    Tony M. New Member

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    Me too.
    I know I'm a "bevel guy" but the SSH is the one guitar
    I would put up with the violin carve to have.
    I love ES 335s and they have no bevels.

    ...and Les, that is an absolutely stunning guitar.
     
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  13. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    On behalf of the guitar I thank you all. :)

    The Northern Lights guitar seems to cover that base, so...probably not.

    At this point I have a wonderful variety of tones at hand, and feel good about where I am. So I'm going to let what I have percolate in my brain, and if I need something down the road, I guess I'll think about it then.
     
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  14. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    After advising Les which guitar to get, Morticia decided to visit to the PRS spray booth.

    [​IMG]
     
  15. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    And so, I've decided to name the guitar Morticia.

    "Might be a good idea to learn some death metal, Les."

    "There's only so far I'm willing to take this, pal."
     
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  16. RickP

    RickP Established 1960, Still Not Dead

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    Maybe you could name your DG30 “Gomez” ;)
     
  17. Dusty Chalk

    Dusty Chalk alberngruppenführer

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    Thanks!
     
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  18. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    I can't. I've named the black leather pick wallet I got for the guitar case Gomez.

     
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  19. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Here's a dumb thing to try:

    Get a new guitar on Friday, play it a little, look forward to playing it all day Saturday. Instead, burn one of the fingertips on your fretting hand pulling something out of the microwave Friday night.

    So much for the best-laid plans of mice & men. :p
     
  20. Moondog Wily

    Moondog Wily Howlin' At The Moon!

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    Ugh! I know the feeling!! Right after I got my PS CU, I cut my index finger on fretting hand, and it took me out of play for at least 5 days before I could play anything, and two weeks before I could slide with my index finger in bar position!!! Hope you heal soon!!!! Try using the new fiddle as a wizards wand to travel back in time and avoid the burn ;~)) Let me know when you are going to do that so I can correct some errors in the past 24 hours as well!!!
     
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