Oh man!!!! If only I had the cabbage!!!!! What you have described here is my DREAM GUITAR !!!! Man now I am sad sad sad.....
Good luck guys. I hope you can pull this off. I look forward to seeing this become a reality!
sounds pretty cool...I've never tried the narrow 408's. I might want more finish options. Hans what were you thinking in terms of the inlay? Single Bird, dragon, or knot?
Production double-neck? A 6 and a 12?
12-string bridges are amazing. The intonation is adjusted for each string which is one of the reasons people love them. They would have a pretty tough time getting 12 piezo elements onto those saddles. I'm not saying it isn't possible but it certainly isn't available (today).
How about a Swamp Ash Spesh, 2-piece body, H-H config, Maple Neck and board with black outline birds. Special forum headstock novelty........No finish on body.
That would keep the production costs down low...... THEN each guitar comes with a $500 PTC credit, and we all mod to suit!! :)
Could change p-ups, colors, fretboard, inlays, fix the term whatever you want, add your own $$ if you want for something crazy!! Send it to someone for a Metal Paint job or a bowling ball swirl then back to PTC for set up who knows......... Send your body all around the world to be signed by forumites, the back to PTC for the clear coat..... Who knows!!
Have a sticky thread and keep track of them all!!
Would be a cool ad for the PTC too!!
You guys are so totally missing the boat, here.
Just choose a regular model, and have PRS paint it paisley, ship it in a paisley case, and include a paisley T-shirt, hat, socks, underwear and strap. Hans may want to skip the socks, but he could always opt for an extra T-shirt.
Better yet, make the paisley finish available to forum members only on any model, and let people scramble to get on board. That way, everyone gets the guitar they want, only it's paisley. Special. Forum. Paisley.
Private stock guys could get a paisley inlay.
I still like my ping pong paddle idea, maybe if the striking surface of the paddle was paisley, you guys would like it better. ;)