The "Official Silver Sky" Thread

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

  1. bodia

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

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    This!
     
  2. Chris Carlson

    Chris Carlson New Member

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    I was in the shop with the luthier, from a continuity check. the pick-up mounting posts are connected to GND/return through the 1/4 Jack. however, the blade-switch mounting screws are not connected to GND/return.

    as far as person to person stuff goes I suspect how calloused your finger tips are will play a role in the static or human body capacitance being introduced to the guitar.

    Also wondering if the pot's are the culprit... as touching the pots creates that microphonic sound.
     
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  3. RaySachs

    RaySachs New Member

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    Nothing. Not a thing in the world. But as a listener, I'm supposed to have fun too. That song just doesn't do it for me. Nothing wrong with THAT either.

    We all like what we like. I like Mayer, but I don't like EVERYTHING he's ever done! I feel the same about Clapton. And George Benson. And Bob Weir. And others... I like some of his pop stuff - but not most of it. I like his blues and Dead stuff quite a lot. Didn't love his Dead stuff much at first, but I think he's grown into it. Or I've gotten used to it more and come to like it. Whatever - just expressed an opinion on this song...

    -Ray
     
  4. evanjlim

    evanjlim New Member

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    This. Is good stuff
     
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  5. IKnowALittle

    IKnowALittle New Member

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    If you want to evaluate the Silver Sky to it's real competition, compare it to the John Paige Ashburn.
    I gig/play PRS exclusively for the last eight years, but I'm not a Fender guy, so I don't know.
    Both sound fabulous.
     
  6. Shawn@PRS

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    My post wasn't a reply to your earlier comments, it was just a statement about JM's new video. But you're right, to each his own.
     
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  7. Ooberific

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    anyone still waiting on theirs? i heard prs is out of the bags for them at the moment. still waiting on mine
     
  8. bodia

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

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    Seriously? There are people waiting until next year for one.
     
  9. Ooberific

    Ooberific New Member

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    Should've been more specific. My dealer pre-ordered them at namm. Still haven't seen them
     
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  10. DreamTheaterRules

    DreamTheaterRules There will never be another

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    I heard on the internet, so it must be true (ok at TGP if you must know) that they are now 18 months backordered. Any truth to this?

    So much for hoping that they’d quickly make a flatter maple board with bigger fret model. You guys are buying them so fast they may never see the need to add other versions! LOL.
     
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  11. evanjlim

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    Always liked this channel and oh my tone glorious tone.
     
  12. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    I just got back from another practice. We did two sets like it would have been a gig (except for a couple of mistake fixes).
    All I have to say is that as a rhythm player who has gone from HSS to SSS 305, to variations of PRS full humbucker with split, to the Silver Sky, I am finding a home base worthy of sticking to.
    No way can my humbuckers be "completely" replaced. The McCarty, Mira, P22 all bring something to the table that the Silver Sky cannot.
    What I'm saying is, given the Silver Sky and one amp?
    Yes... you can pull it all off if you want or need to.
    What a great guitar! This thing rocks and I can't stop playing it.
     
  13. evanjlim

    evanjlim New Member

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    Dude I think I can understand what you're trying to say even without having gotten my own Sky yet.
    From the vids I watched, it seems like the sky is one of those guitars where you can just grab and pull off/cover a lot of Ground without having to worry about using another guitar.
    But with that being said, it can't replace another guitar. In fact, I don't think any guitar could. It's just different.
     
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  14. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Replace? Likely not unless you are strictly a F single coil player.
    If you love humbuckers too... like me... then you get close with some twiddling, but some songs just deserve low down, dirty, gritty buckers.
    I love low down dirty.
     
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  15. bodia

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

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    Sorry, my bad. Hope your wait isn't much longer. I can say, it'll be worth it!
     
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  16. Ruxster

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    Same. Apparently mine crossed the border 3 weeks ago...... I have been told it would finally arrive at the end of the month, so that theoretically means it will be here today...right?? right???
     
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  17. Leeric

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    This damn thing is sinking its hooks into me deep. I do not think I have ever bonded with a guitar like I have with the SS.
     
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  18. Kevin

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    Hi, I am new forum user , I just picked up my silver sky few days ago, I also removed the plastic from the pickguard cover , when strumming the chord hv some crackle sound , the crackle sound is near under the middle pickup position whenever touching still hv...so I go back to dealer to change the other one, still hv this problem , hv any resolve to fix the problem?
     
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  19. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    If you look back on the thread, there is advice about using a dryer sheet to reduce the static.
     
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  20. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Although I haven't experienced this myself, people that have are using one of those dryer sheets to get rid of static.
    Seems to work well.
     
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