This happened to me last Thursday...

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  1. Tony M.

    Tony M. New Member

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    So it would seem...
    This is my 4th S2.
    (I like the S2 bevels.)

    It was just hanging there in between all the fancy ones.
    They said nobody wanted it because it was so plain.
    It does not feel or sound plain in any way.

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    #1 Tony M., Jan 21, 2020
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  2. shinksma

    shinksma What? I get a title?

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    You have chosen...well!

    I think people confuse "understated" and "plain" and "boring" far too much.
     
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  3. Magicaxeman

    Magicaxeman New Member

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    Just had a similar experience with a vintage sunburst Zack Myers that had been hanging around for ages as no one wanted it, they all wanted the snot green .. oops trampas green one, still had a nice flame on it, plays like a dream and I like the colour, plus I got a very nice discount on it.
     
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  4. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    I think that S2 looks the business, a real pro’s guitar. All meat, no filler.

    A wise choice!
     
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  5. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc Confirmed Bird Snob

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    Nice pick up! Yes, it's very very addictive. Strap in!
     
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  6. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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  7. iLookLikeElvis

    iLookLikeElvis New Member

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    Mark me up as a believer in understated too. That is very clean looking. Like it means business!
     
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  8. shimmilou

    shimmilou Established in 1963

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    35th Ann S2 Cu 24! It looks killer to me! Congrats
     
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  9. bodia

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

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    Killer!
     
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  10. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Congratulations, rock that bad boy!
     
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  11. RickP

    RickP One Guitar Short...

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    Looks great to me. Lots of difference between understated and ugly. Bad on them, good for you!
     
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  12. StillCantankerous

    StillCantankerous Deja Voodo

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    I dig it man you rescued her (him?) from a toneless and boring hanger-focused existence. Proud of you!

    FWIW no joke the best-sounding PRSes I have ever had have all been relatively "Plain Janes"
     
  13. shimmilou

    shimmilou Established in 1963

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    Works for women too, considering the hot/crazy scale and all. ;)
     
  14. WA Paul

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

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    Congrats! That has a really nice subtle figure to the top - perfect for that color.
     
  15. Timmy

    Timmy New Member

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    I REALLY like the sunburst PRS does.
    Plain? Not to me. More like understated beauty!
     
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    1BlinkGone New Member

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    LIKE!!!!
     
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  17. g.wizz

    g.wizz Nabs

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    Bear to the bone tone, congrats
     
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  18. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    I was always willing. I’m far too easy.
     
  19. Texsunburst59

    Texsunburst59 New Member

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    Congrats on your S2 score.

    That's a great "Taking Care Of Business" guitar right there.

    I believe you pick up as many guitars as you can, while you can, and decide what the the keepers
    are after you've given them a chance to prove themselves.

    In the case of PRS guitars, they're most likely going to all be keepers.
     
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  20. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Congrats! I totally dig it!
     
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