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    Test track spy photos of the incoming offerings

    If you've ever read any of the new car mags you've probably seen those spy shots from the track in Germany where the automakers test drive their next year's models. They have them all covered-up looking like F117 stealth fighters or radar confusing ships.

    WELLLLL...over at another PRSForums a photo has been leaked!
    It shows a few of the new guitars PRS is about to release. Maybe you've heard the whispers about a new intermediate line made in the USA that bridges the price gap between the SEs and USA PRSs.
    Hey, I just got a Tremonti SE Custom and so I don't SEE a need for the price bridge...and there is like NO quality gap between the two pricepoints...so I'm not sure WHY they're coming out with a new line. I cant actually see it HELPING PRS at all. If anything it'll hurt the real USA prices/sales.
    But, either way...I suppose that's why Paul hasn't asked me to head-up new model production or R&D departments yet lol.

    So what have YOU got for us?
    What gossip can you share?
    Got any spy shots?
    Any specs released yet? Any models named? What pups and neck carves will be available? .......................????

    I don't think it's April 1st so I think this is real. I think they really are gonna come out with this new line...I just can't for the life of me see WHY!?
    I guess it's maybe a bean counting, get a large chunk of market share...business move?

    WAIT...I forgot...I know EXACTLY why they're coming out with this new line. they know I've GIVEN UP on trying to get a deserved PRS giftpack so they thought...how can we get him NOW? Hey didn't he say that he JUST bought an SE? I know...let's put out a line, made in the USA that are the same pric-...nahhh...let's really DO him...made in the USA that are CHEAPER than the SEs. ****...let's even call them the Blaren line...and...I know...we'll give them away FREE...to anyone who knows Shane!...but NOT to Shane himself!
    Muuuaahahahaha

    Come ON PRS...don't you have ANYTHING better to do than mess with ME? lol

    Let the whispers and gossip begin fellas.

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    I posted that picture here too, it is in my "Meet & Greet " thread.
    I do not think there will be any options, this will keep the price down.

    I do not see the three guitars hurting any of the other guitars sales.
    Many will still want to be able to pick options.

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    PS, here is the picture.
    Sorry I did not get the third guitar hidden behind the gig bag.
    The only one that really got my peak up was the Custom 24 one, and all hog body without a maple top.
    This helps keep the price down.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CoreyT View Post
    PS, here is the picture.
    The only one that really got my peak up was the Custom 24 one, and all hog body without a maple top.
    This helps keep the price down.
    An all-mahogany Custom 24 is called a Standard 24 (my first PRS guitar was a Standard 24). PRS discontinued the model a few years ago.

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    Looks promising... Curious to see what is the thrid model. I will stay tuned for sure.

    Cheers!

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    Since this is an official board I believe whispering and gossiping about something that may or may not be coming out could be inappropriate. I think its best to keep those discussions to all unofficial boards and well if there IS a surprise, well gladly find out all the details on release day here.

    Just my two cents
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    Quote Originally Posted by themike View Post
    Since this is an official board I believe whispering and gossiping about something that may or may not be coming out could be inappropriate. I think its best to keep those discussions to all unofficial boards and well if there IS a surprise, well gladly find out all the details on release day here.

    Just my two cents
    ????????? Hun???
    Oh God...I'm having (BAM) deja-vu all over again rotflol-ing.

    So we aren't allowed to talk about anything PRS unless it's proven without a reasonable doubt?
    I realize that this is a discussion forum and not a democracy with a constitution that guarantees freedom of speech ...but ..really?
    Wowz!!!
    I guess I'll go back and sit in the corner some more (the corner is another prs forum...could be VR...I aint sayin) until I have concrete proof of anything before posting, murmuring, whispering and gossiping :-(

    KIDDING!!! Lighten-up Bro. It's all good. I wouldn't have gossiped without proof. I had seen the photos ;-)

    I wonder why though, that I never got reprimanded for gossiping or whispering that I think the Studio and NF pups are gonna be discontinued. Now THERE'S some gossip with NO substantia...substantiationi...with NO PROOF!
    Again...I don't set the rules here ..in fact I didn't even memorize them. I am absolutely NOT trying to break them. I do realize that we do have to walk on eggshells a little here... seeing as how it's the OFFICIAL PRS forum...but yeah....I "think" we're allowed to discuss future or past PRS models here? No?
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    One chill-pill and a great big smile always makes life a little easier and worthwhile.
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    Sorry for being cheeky. It's early in the morning and I was reading all the posts in this thread and ...I musta missed that one on the first go-around.
    In the end, alls well that ends well I suppose. No harm no foul. It was TRUE afterall! Still think I'm personally gonna stick with the core instruments and my new TREMONTI SE CUSTOM!! Woot woot!! I am LOVING me some Tremonti SE Custom boueee!
    Have a great day and please...turn that frown upside-down. It's a great day to be alive. Smell some flowers and tell your peeps that you LOVE them. Heck...give em a great big hug too.
    Peace, Love and Granola......man!

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    It's all good Mike

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    Quote Originally Posted by blaren View Post
    WELLLLL...over at another PRSForums a photo has been leaked!
    Blaren, posting prsforums.com isn't against the rules. You don't have to dance around it. We're not trying to control which forum people visit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! View Post
    Blaren, posting prsforums.com isn't against the rules. You don't have to dance around it. We're not trying to control which forum people visit.
    Huh - then why did I get a text from a blocked number that said, "Cut it out!" as soon as I typed PRSF into my browser? As soon as I changed the F to a G, another text arrived that said, "That's better!"

    If I didn't know better....
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    Quote Originally Posted by alantig View Post
    Huh - then why did I get a text from a blocked number that said, "Cut it out!" as soon as I typed PRSF into my browser? As soon as I changed the F to a G, another text arrived that said, "That's better!"

    If I didn't know better....
    The NSA happens to be rather loyal to Paul - incase you didn't know! haha
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    Quote Originally Posted by themike View Post
    The NSA happens to be rather loyal to Paul - incase you didn't know! haha
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    Rumor has it that this new line not only plays and sounds great - but also, there is a button near the input jack and if you press it, frozen yogurt comes out of the jack and inside the case is a plethora of serve yourself toppings. Delicious!

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    mmmm, sprinkles

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shawn@PRS View Post
    mmmm, sprinkles
    Sprinkles, eh? I figured you for more of a Reese's guy.

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    I'm not a yogurt fan, but if they can offer a frozen drink option I'm in. Only thing more attractive to the ladies than a PRS guitar is a PRS guitar that makes strawberry daiquiris.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JustRob View Post
    I'm not a yogurt fan, but if they can offer a frozen drink option I'm in. Only thing more attractive to the ladies than a PRS guitar is a PRS guitar that makes strawberry daiquiris.
    +100!!!

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