Why PRS is gaining share in the guitar market

Discussion in 'PRS News' started by [email protected], Sep 27, 2018.

  1. DreamTheaterRules

    DreamTheaterRules New and improved member

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    Across the board- +1!
     
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  2. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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    That’s better than my “All other guitars are trash” quote that appeared in the last one.
     
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  3. CVS

    CVS Not so new member

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    As a now retired business guy who worked for a very large fortune 100 company in strategic planning and mergers & acquisitions, I have to say I have been very impressed with PRS's strategy and execution of said strategy.
    I particularly like the branding strategy - SE-S2-Core - This makes it much easier for consumers to understand what they are getting (unlike some other very famous guitar manufactures).

    Now back to preparing for my next gig!
     
  4. veinbuster

    veinbuster Freeze zone

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    Thanks for the reminder. I almost missed nap time.
     
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  5. bodia

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

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    I'm not even retired and I never miss nap time!
     
  6. strat63

    strat63 New Member

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    That was an interesting read including the non PRS stuff. Thanks for sharing
     
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  7. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Be all you can be... play PRS.

    I'm a toady, and I'm proud of it.
     
  8. Lonnie L Zamarripa

    Lonnie L Zamarripa New Member

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    I just read the article on PRS's success and it is enlightening , although not a surprise. I bought my first PRS just under 2 years ago after playing my friends Custom 22. It was the first time I had seen a PRS guitar. I had just started playing guitar again after almost 25 years of nearly not playing at all. I purchased a Brent Mason model in a natural finish Korina , and when it arrived and I unboxed it I played it immediately. The only thing necessary was a little tuning. Understandable since it was shipped from a retailer halfway across the country. Now nearly 2 years later it has not seen a luthier and still plays like a dream. The quality and attention to detail are undeniable. Thank you PRS
     
  9. KenG

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    Thanx for the article link. Very interesting and said in text what I had heard previously. Consistency and continual ongoing quality control is great when its known by consumers. No PRS resellers here in northern Sweden but having checked out on the internet and with my local store I was very confident when I checked some models out when visiting the USA a couple of weeks ago and came home with ☝️.
     
  10. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    I’ve played PRSes on hundreds of national TV ads.

    In most cases the guitars and amps were more worthy than the product being advertised, and in every case they were more worthy than my production was!

    I don’t deserve them.

    “It ain’t about deserve, Les.”

    “You keep saying that. What’s it about, then?”

    “It’s about hundreds of people sharing a vision, and working hard to make those instruments that you aren’t worthy of, but that you buy anyway.”

    “I guess it’s not a bad thing that I buy them, then.”

    “Exactly. It’s not a bad thing. But those hundreds of people do kinda wish you’d practice a little more often, so, you know, they wouldn’t have to be embarrassed that you’re playing the guitars they make. I mean, good god, man! Pull your socks up! Don’t let them down!”

    “You’re right. I’ll try harder.”

    “There’s one more thing, Les...”

    “Yes?”

    “Change your strings more often.”
     
  11. Ultrastick

    Ultrastick New Member

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    Many thanks to all at PRS Guitars for your attention to quality in your guitars. It shows and it is appreciated. And remembered. I love my PRS guitars! Merry Christmas to all!
     
  12. Boogie

    Boogie SuperD

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    Oh, someone give him a lollipop.
     
  13. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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    And make it one of those CBD or whatever infused ones, I wanna trip balls and lick my sofa.
     
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  14. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Or trip over your sofa and.....!:eek:
     
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  15. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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    If I could do that I’d be permanently busy.
     
  16. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    It’s like the old joke -

    Q - Why do dogs lick their bxxx?

    A - Because they can. You can too, if you give them a biscuit!:oops:
     
  17. alantig

    alantig SSBMA

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    Red rocket, Sparky! Red rocket!!!






    South Park fans understand...
     
  18. Zack Matzanias

    Zack Matzanias New Member

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  19. Rusty Chos

    Rusty Chos Don’t mean a thang if it don’t twang

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    I want them all!

    That’s it, I’m hoarding them!

    Someday my children and other heirs will say, “WTF! We needed shoes and food!”

    Philistines! They have no vision!
     
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  20. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    For me lately... it's all about the YOLO:D
     
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