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Richard Lainegard
07-11-2012, 09:55 AM
Arrived about a month earlier than expected! Simply the single most resonant and alive guitar I've ever played!
My McCarty 58 is fantastic, but this one is just crazy good!
http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m271/richardlundmark/PRS%20P22%20Charcoal%20Black%20RW/full-front.jpg
http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m271/richardlundmark/PRS%20P22%20Charcoal%20Black%20RW/baksida-hals-heel.jpg

No time for any further words on this atm, I need to throw on some 11's and PLAY!!! woot!

swede71
07-11-2012, 10:12 AM
Hey Richard!
Very cool guitar!Too bad you live in "ödebygden" ;).I would love to testdrive that guitar.Of course you could have some fika :).

dantedayjob
07-11-2012, 10:17 AM
Very nice, love it!

tfancil
07-11-2012, 11:28 AM
YES! That looks great! I love that color, nice choice!
tfancil

Richard Lainegard
07-11-2012, 12:20 PM
Thanks guys! I actually opted not to have a 10-top, because many of the Charcoal bursts I've seen with that particular color
can seem a little "flat" and almost "photo-flame"-ish. I'm very happy with how this more irregular top "pops".
I didn't go for the artist pack either, since that would have meant I had to have Ebony fretboard and headstock veener,
and I really wanted to RW-look =) Love the little "streaks" the neck has on the back, another irregularity which imo adds character to the guitar

Btw, Ive no A/B'd it with my McCarty '58, and I have to say that the acoustic differences really transfers well amplified as well.
The McCarty has significantly more mids and is way more "LP" sounding, whilst the P22 is much broader, more open sounding,
and has more low and high-end. THis is just what I wanted, since it balances the piezo well, I'm very happy with these two now!

CantankerousCarl
07-11-2012, 12:23 PM
Love that neck, fell in love with an MEQ that color combo a few weeks back...

LSchefman
07-11-2012, 12:24 PM
Sure is a cool one! Enjoy it!

south89
07-11-2012, 02:14 PM
That is a very nice looking guitar. I have the same color/neck combination on my MEQ . I was curious to see what the thoughts were on just the guitars tone compared to others. Congrats

tfancil
07-11-2012, 03:30 PM
I was going to go with the charcoal color, but I'm not a fan of black backs on guitars so I went antique white top with natural back on my custom ordered IRW P22
http://i932.photobucket.com/albums/ad165/tdfancil/P1010790.jpg
http://i932.photobucket.com/albums/ad165/tdfancil/P1010793.jpg
I think we both made out well on our orders;)
tfancil

swede71
07-11-2012, 04:49 PM
tfancil/That i have to say is one of the coolest PRS guitar ive ever seen.Love the Antique white.

tfancil
07-11-2012, 05:31 PM
tfancil/That i have to say is one of the coolest PRS guitar ive ever seen.Love the Antique white.


Thanks! I've always loved white guitars, but with so many great colors and tops from PRS it took me a while to settle on antique white, but I"m glad I did:)
tfancil

markie
07-11-2012, 05:58 PM
Lovely Guitar

crgtr
07-11-2012, 06:00 PM
WOW!! Very cool!! Congrats!

Zack M 12
07-11-2012, 06:02 PM
Very nice - both instruments.

Hopeful Sinner
07-11-2012, 06:31 PM
Both are real beauties guys! Congrats! A P22 is definitely on my list after getting to try one out last night. And the IRW neck option will put it over the top I'm sure!

OsirisProtocol
07-12-2012, 01:07 AM
Beautiful P22 Richard. I can only imagine how good it sounds in person. Any chance you could let me know if the P22 body is the same thickness as your McCarty or a thinner like a Custom 22/24?

Richard Lainegard
07-12-2012, 11:03 AM
I was going to go with the charcoal color, but I'm not a fan of black backs on guitars so I went antique white top with natural back on my custom ordered IRW P22
http://i932.photobucket.com/albums/ad165/tdfancil/P1010790.jpg
http://i932.photobucket.com/albums/ad165/tdfancil/P1010793.jpg
I think we both made out well on our orders;)
tfancil

BEAUTIFUL contrast mate! If the Artist Pack option had offered Charcoal Black combined with a natural back, that might have pushed me over the edge to that =)
For a future PS, I will go for a natural back, RW neck, and either Faded Charcoal or faded blue burst =)

Richard Lainegard
07-12-2012, 11:04 AM
Beautiful P22 Richard. I can only imagine how good it sounds in person. Any chance you could let me know if the P22 body is the same thickness as your McCarty or a thinner like a Custom 22/24?

To the naked eye they seemed identical, as well as in feel.
But, I took a few shots, trying to measure them as best I could.
http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m271/richardlundmark/P22%20Mc58%20comparison/mc58-P22-top-shot.jpghttp://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m271/richardlundmark/P22%20Mc58%20comparison/Mc58-P22-side-shot.jpghttp://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m271/richardlundmark/P22%20Mc58%20comparison/Mc58-top-thickness.jpghttp://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m271/richardlundmark/P22%20Mc58%20comparison/P22-top-thickness.jpghttp://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m271/richardlundmark/P22%20Mc58%20comparison/McCarty-58-Top-Neck-Joint.jpghttp://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m271/richardlundmark/P22%20Mc58%20comparison/P22-top-neck-joint.jpg

VHTStark
07-12-2012, 11:44 AM
Absolutely beautiful Richard! Congrats!

cjmwrx
07-12-2012, 11:49 AM
Gorgeous! I am looking myself at adding a P to my set.

vchizzle
07-12-2012, 04:43 PM
SUPER jealous.

NotPaulreeedsmith
07-13-2012, 05:35 AM
Nice. Who is up for a SwedishBAM meet? Or SwedishPRS meet? At my Place on SÖDERMALM in Stockholm. I have 3 amps and a bunch of PRSi and some other stuff.Bring what U have :-)

beas
07-13-2012, 01:23 PM
Stunning guitar! The P22 is a phenomenal instrument. I am happy to own one, too.

Richard Lainegard
07-13-2012, 04:41 PM
Nice. Who is up for a SwedishBAM meet? Or SwedishPRS meet? At my Place on SÖDERMALM in Stockholm. I have 3 amps and a bunch of PRSi and some other stuff.Bring what U have :-)

That would be GREAT, if only I didn't live as far north as Alaska :)
I'm rarely down in the capital, most often passing by on the airport when heading abroad :/ great idea though mate!

newfmp3
07-13-2012, 09:48 PM
I got to stop looking at these threads, I want every guitar I see!. Love the 22. Excellent taste!

swede71
07-14-2012, 09:31 AM
Nice. Who is up for a SwedishBAM meet? Or SwedishPRS meet? At my Place on SÖDERMALM in Stockholm. I have 3 amps and a bunch of PRSi and some other stuff.Bring what U have :-)


That would be GREAT, if only I didn't live as far north as Alaska :)
I'm rarely down in the capital, most often passing by on the airport when heading abroad :/ great idea though mate!

I guess its only you and me then Paulreeedsmith :)

pondsnorkeler
07-15-2012, 04:49 AM
Beautiful guitar! Congratulations.

Lanzelot
07-15-2012, 04:40 PM
I guess its only you and me then Paulreeedsmith :)
Actually, we could at least be three. I live in Huddinge. Sounds like a great geek meetup to me.

swede71
07-15-2012, 06:50 PM
Tja Lanzelot!
Nice to meet another swede here.Im from Norrort.