View Poll Results: Opaque/Tone Monster Vs. 10 Top/"good" tone Vs. Private Stock/deadtone GO!

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Thread: Opaque/Tone Monster Vs. 10 Top/"good" tone Vs. Private Stock/deadtone GO!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LSchefman View Post
    There is no such thing as a dead tone private stock. Doesn't exist.
    I'm not going to say dead, but I've played/owned a couple that were lifeless !
    PRS Guitars Endorsee....White and Relic'd Ones !

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    I have a plain old black DGT that can take on any PRS out there, pretty top or not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LSchefman View Post
    The Spanish Inquisition has a warm welcome waiting for You!


    NOOOOBODY expects the Spanish Inquisition!!!! Our weapons are fear. Fear, and surprise. Fear, surprise, and ruthless efficiency. (hmmm, I wonder where Ruth is?)

    Anyway, sorry, Kev, I think this is a bogus hypothetical. For one, why would I be innarested in another PRS guitar when I already have the two best ones I'm ever gonna have? Well, really, that's all that I have to say right there. Carry on, the rest of y'all.

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    Come on, Kev. We can handle harder quizzes than this
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    Quote Originally Posted by kingsleyd View Post
    NOOOOBODY expects the Spanish Inquisition!!!! Our weapons are fear. Fear, and surprise. Fear, surprise, and ruthless efficiency. (hmmm, I wonder where Ruth is?)

    Anyway, sorry, Kev, I think this is a bogus hypothetical. For one, why would I be innarested in another PRS guitar when I already have the two best ones I'm ever gonna have? Well, really, that's all that I have to say right there. Carry on, the rest of y'all.
    Well Played, Kingsley...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jet Whitey View Post
    I'm not going to say dead, but I've played/owned a couple that were lifeless !
    Guards! Take this man to some implement of torture until he recants! Then, you know, the usual burning at the stake thing, etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BostonGuitar View Post
    Well Played, Kingsley...
    Yeah, yeah, just get on over to my "spot the PRS" thread on VR (in the "recording" part) and let's see if you can ID those two fabulous specimens of Stevensville goodness.

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    voted opaque tonemonster, because who in there right mind would ever NOT choose a tonemonster, regardless of finish??

    Not that any of you guys are in your "right minds!'

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    Umm... No.

    This is a purely artificial dichotomy, created to stir up controversy and dissent!

    We don't have to make ugly choices like this! Boycott!!!

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    I'm new here, but I can't resist this... PS dead tone... Get the best top and if you hate the tone, change the pup's... Problem solved...

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    I've always considered PRS guitars to be tone monsters in general, and their beauty just a bonus. I won't pay extra money for bling like birds, 10 top, Artist package, etc.

    I'll take a tone monster any day! I don't buy 'em to hang on the wall.
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    Y'all might notice that the folks who are taking issue with my premise are not willing to put their names to a vote...

    Just sayin...
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    Quote Originally Posted by kingsleyd View Post
    I think this is a bogus hypothetical.
    Yep!

    Quote Originally Posted by Herr Squid View Post
    This is a purely artificial dichotomy, created to stir up controversy and dissent!
    More like a trichotomy but I agree.

    Quote Originally Posted by BostonGuitar View Post
    Y'all might notice that the folks who are taking issue with my premise are not willing to put their names to a vote...
    How can someone give an opinion to a question they don't believe is plausible?

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    Quote Originally Posted by QueenCityGuitars View Post
    How can someone give an opinion to a question they don't believe is plausible?
    Read: "copout"

    This is a hypothetical conceptual choice. Not tangible. If you were forced to face this choice, what would YOU choose. Put your name on it! Unless of course, your mind is not developed enough to be capable of conceptual thinking...
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    Quote Originally Posted by QueenCityGuitars View Post
    Yep!
    How can someone give an opinion to a question they don't believe is plausible?
    Exactly this. It's a nonsense poll, so no response from me

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    Quote Originally Posted by BostonGuitar View Post
    Read: "copout"

    This is a hypothetical conceptual choice. Not tangible. If you were forced to face this choice, what would YOU choose. Put your name on it! Unless of course, your mind is not developed enough to be capable of conceptual thinking...
    My under-developed mind tells me this question is hypothetically rhetorical. You're asking a question that doesn't need to be answered for the sake of fleshing out who would identify themselves as superficial. Maybe that's not the case and it's just how us stupid folk think. Oh yeah, I looked up "copout" and apparently that's two words.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BostonGuitar View Post
    Read: "copout"
    Read: Bite me, Kevin. With all due respect to the President of DGT Nation.

    This is a hypothetical conceptual choice. Not tangible. If you were forced to face this choice, what would YOU choose. Put your name on it! Unless of course, your mind is not developed enough to be capable of conceptual thinking...
    It's still bogus. With respect to guitars, the particulars always matter. If you want to start an intelligent conversation about the relative weight people assign to abstract concepts such as "tone," "beauty," and "quality of construction/materials," setting up a bogus hypothetical that only deals in extremes is a lousy way to do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by QueenCityGuitars View Post
    My under-developed mind tells me this question is hypothetically rhetorical. You're asking a question that doesn't need to be answered for the sake of fleshing out who would identify themselves as superficial.
    That's how I read it too, hence my responses.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kingsleyd View Post
    It's still bogus. With respect to guitars, the particulars always matter. If you want to start an intelligent conversation about the relative weight people assign to abstract concepts such as "tone," "beauty," and "quality of construction/materials," setting up a bogus hypothetical that only deals in extremes is a lousy way to do it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kingsleyd View Post
    Read: Bite me, Kevin.
    +1!

    I did not vote because the right answer was not there - Private Stock Tone Monster!

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