The "Official Silver Sky" Thread

Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by [email protected], Mar 5, 2018.

  1. merciful-evans

    merciful-evans Portsmouth uk

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    I've seen a number of the videos. The sound Paul got at Andertons was excellent.
    I know I could not bond with it due to the 7.25" radius. I used an early 70s Strat for 23 years and hated that tight radius. I only persevered that long because I loved the sound.

    So will PRS be making a Tele?
     
  2. Shawn@PRS

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    It's not you. The buttons are darker on the Onyx and believe on the Horizon as well. Frost and Tungsten receive the lighter colored buttons
     
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  3. Shawn@PRS

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    Yes
     
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  4. Shawn@PRS

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    It depends on how many people are in front of you. If you're high on your dealer's list, you should receive your guitar soon. If your dealer has several guitars to deliver to other customers before you, you probably won't see it for a few months.
     
  5. Shawn@PRS

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    We should add some additional technology to the future Silver Sky models. You know, kind of like those home speakers that can turn on the TV or order a pizza for you. I can just hear it now, "Alexa, play Gravity for me".
     
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  6. Shawn@PRS

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    I typically like a flat radius as well, but I'm telling you, don't give up on this guitar because you THINK it won't work for you. Test drive one, I think you'll find it to be extremely playable even with the 7.25" radius.
     
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  7. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Good eye. It sure is.
     
  8. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    What appeals to me most about the SS is that in clips it sounds so much like the guitars the guys in my first few bands played in the late 60s (I played keys in those bands), and like the guitars on so many records, that it’s almost freaky.

    I’m not a Strat player at all, but I love that tone. Gonna have to talk to Jack soon.
     
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  9. bodia

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

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    Great stuff, Shawn. Thanks for taking the time!
     
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  10. toothace

    toothace Zombie Thirteen, DFZ

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    This^^^!!!

    This can't be stated often enough...This is one of those "forget everything you think you know about it" instruments...
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  11. dkilpatrick

    dkilpatrick Makes guitar faces

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    I’ll probably get one once supply meets demand in few months. I would definitely like to play one in a shop first and that would also give me time to save funds.
     
  12. BeerBatteredPhish

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    I’ve got a roadworn strat with 7.25” radius and vintage frets, I fight it all the time, higher action,and limited bends. NOT on the Silver Sky I played, comfortable action, almost too low, didn’t fret out, the neck and fretwork are perfection ! Folks, you gonna try this guitar, it’s not smoke and mirrors on these videos, that guitar sounds amazing and plays equal.
     
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  13. Shawn@PRS

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    Exactly!
     
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  14. merciful-evans

    merciful-evans Portsmouth uk

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    Ok Shawn. I'll be sure to give one a try soon.
     
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  15. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    That would be no! Keep it simple and sweet! Please!!

    No autotuners or blue tooth, it doesn’t need it!
     
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  16. Shawn@PRS

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    Give it a shot. It may not be for you, but then again, it might just surprise you
     
  17. ruger9

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    Agreed, the red (Horizon) is my favorite... I know the white and black are more "vintage looking", but with the "newness" (upgrades) of the SS, I think updating the colors to current colors was also the perfect idea (agree with Mayer on this one)... I love bursts and own 3, but if I get a SS, I would not want a burst even if they made one. Horizon for me. And I'm a sunburst/maple neck kind of guy.
     
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  18. aufgangs

    aufgangs Gooz

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    @[email protected] You are aware if the Silver Skies with the gig bags already started to ship to dealers or it still on the first 500 guitars with the HSC that still need to be processed first?
     
  19. aufgangs

    aufgangs Gooz

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    So cool!!!!!!!
     
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  20. garrett

    garrett knows just enough to be dangerous

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    It's my fave, too. It looks a lot like Candy Apple Red, used by Fender in the 60's.
     
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