The sickness.......

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  1. dcm_guitar

    dcm_guitar New Member

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    I have a HBII (artist) that I bought ~3 years ago. I ordered a 24-08 (artist) that took 2 years to arrive. It just got here. While waiting for the 24-08 I bought a Vela because Velas are really cool.

    So in the last three years I've bought 3 PRS instruments. One of them I got less than two months ago.......And all I can think about is a darn SC 594. Sigh......

    I keep saying to myself, "I don't really like the Pattern Vintage neck."

    Then I say, "You've never owned a Pattern Vintage. The 24-08 is Pattern Thin, the Vela is Pattern Regular, the HB II is Pattern. You NEED a Pattern Vintage."

    Sigh........
     
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  2. ElrytNamrogo

    ElrytNamrogo My name be scrambled

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    What you're experiencing is strangely familiar to me, as well. I thought I was all set after getting my 24-08....all good, "I don't need anything else for a while".

    Less than a year later, got serious gas for another PRS.

    Also like you, I thought, "Eh, I don't care for the Pattern Vintage neck carve." After spending some time with one a little while back, it's definitely something that I'm wanting in my collection now.

    I don't have a cure for your ailment, that's for sure. I can say with certainty, though, that I share your sickness.
     
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  3. WA Paul

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

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    You are correct -you NEED a Pattern Vintage neck carve IF you like fatter neck carves. My favorite by far!
     
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  4. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    One a year sounds reasonable.
    I might be starting to fall behind.
     
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  5. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    This is starting to be a familiar frequency...
     
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  6. AP515

    AP515 Mostly Normal

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    I just did the calculation:
    2006 - 2019 = 13 years (if you go by months I'm at 13 years 2 months in Jan 2020).
    I have 13 PRSi. Guess I'm right on track...:rolleyes:
     
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  7. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    I'm a little bit behind, but shall fix that soon...
     
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  8. Rider1260

    Rider1260 New Member

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    15 years - 26 PRS - and 3 new last year, own 8 at the moment feeling little lite after the last purge
     
  9. shinksma

    shinksma What? I get a title?

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    If I had bought one per year, since I started in (early) 2014, I'd have 5 or 6 PRSi right now. Which, when I bought my first PRS, seemed like a huge collection of just one guitar brand.

    Um, I might have more than that. Far more. Yes, I have far too many, yet not enough. Just count all my NGD threads. No wait, don't.
     
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  10. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    Well, I don’t feel like I should be punished for the years before I could afford one - I’ve got no problem backfilling those early years.
     
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  11. Andrew Paul

    Andrew Paul The cat's meow

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    Sounds like you recorded me talking to myself! :eek:
     
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  12. THAWK819

    THAWK819 New Member

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    I’ve got an Artist .594 and the combination of the pattern vintage carve and satin finish make it my favorite neck on any guitar ever... you won’t be disappointed.
     
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  13. bodia

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

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    Yeah, you’ll love the PV neck. It’s like an old baseball mitt. Just feels so right
     
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  14. StillCantankerous

    StillCantankerous Deja Voodo

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    Noone can eat just one...
     
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    Dead&Co New Member

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  16. AP515

    AP515 Mostly Normal

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    If we are going to include the ones that got away, I'm good for quite a few years to come. There are no rules to this game, I guess, but I was counting just the ones in the stable.
     
  17. RickP

    RickP Established 1960, Still Not Dead

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    I feel your pain, I was just complaining (happily, though) in another thread that I have added three PRS guitars in the last three months!

    To your specific situation, two of them have Pattern Vintage necks, and they are the first larger neck I have been comfortable playing on. Very easy to transition back and forth between them and my 513s. Whenever you fall off the wagon again, you're going to love the PV neck carve... it's very "I'm used to other necks" friendly.
     
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  18. Callan

    Callan hack guitarist..

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    8 years and only 6 guitars. I'm currently overdue.
    The sickness is very, very real.

    But I must say, I'm loving my guitars sick at the moment. They all sound amazing and still so much to discover. New monitors and axefx last year may have a big part to do with that too.
     
  19. Jo-

    Jo- f-hole lover

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    Let me see.. first HB in 2003, that's 1,2,3, 4, 5, 6, .... running out of fingers to count...
    Yep 17 PRSi.. I'm good!
     
  20. alantig

    alantig Zombie Four, DFZ

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    That sucks - you can only count three more years!!
     
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