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    Are there any dealers out there...

    ...with the stones to build the Forum Guitar (Rev 4) through the Wood Library program?

    Yeah, I said it.

    I never heard back from PRS on this and promised to stop hassling them last time I brought it up. I am guessing they aren't going to consider it. So... time for Plan B.

    EDIT: I am already getting email and PM's on this so I suppose I had better put this following disclaimer out there:

    I have no control over where this guitar goes (or does not go) from here. Colors, specs, prices... it's all up for grabs. All we can do is hope that all of the work you guys put into these details don't get ignored. I am putting this project out to the universe in the hopes someone will step up and make it happen. If a dealer picks up the idea and runs with it - or if several dealers do this as a group effort (like Gretz, Meader, and Martin did with the SH Singlecuts) then they have full control over whatever they want to do. Plan accordingly.


    Link to original "Rev 4" thread: http://prsguitars.com/forum/showthre...t=forum+guitar

    Model Name: FG22_Rev4
    Base Model: DC22 (Santana shaped body & headstock)
    Scale: 24.5"
    Hardware: Nickel
    Body: Solid Mahogany (heavy Mahogany for good balance)
    Top: Euro Maple
    Neck: Firewood (AKA Chaltecoco) Light as possible for good balance
    Fretboard: Dark Ebony (polished) with 10 degree radius
    Frets: DGT fretwire with hidden fret tangs
    Headstock Design: Hand-signed by Paul Smith (in gold metallic) on an ebony overlay that matches the fretboard.
    Truss Rod Cover: Official Forum TRC
    Tuners: Phase 3 with ivoroid (cream) buttons to match cream pup rings
    Inlay: Birds flying toward headstock in MOP
    Pickups: Narrow 408's
    Control Layout: Just like the Paul's Guitar with mini-toggles (not DC22 layout)
    Finish: Matte nitro on neck, thin glossy nitro on body
    Case: Silhouette (small), like Hollowbody case
    Certificate: Signed by all the talented PRS employees (Like the holiday card)

    3 options:
    1) Color: Vintage Natural, Armando's Amethyst, Violin Amber Sunburst, Faded Blue Jean, Vintage Yellow, and Eriza Verde smoke burst top and natural back
    2) Neck Carve: DC22 (modified Santana), Pattern Regular, or Pattern Thin
    3) Bridge: Regular Tremolo or 2-piece PRS stoptail (no Piezo option)
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    Whaaat! I'm listening/reading!

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    Oh snap!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jfb View Post
    Oh snap!
    Oh snap is right! My EXP2013 plan may be put on hold.

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    *puts fingers in ears, shuts eyes and goes "lala lala lala lala lala"*

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    I can't trust my old eyes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JustRob View Post
    Oh snap is right! My EXP2013 plan may be put on hold.
    Who needs plans when you have credit?!
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    sign me up- VY, Pattern, 2 Piece Bridge!!!!!

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    Brilliant idea, Hans!

    Where do I sign?

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    Didn't see this coming.

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    I am 150% on board with this!!!!
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    Oh man!

    Wait, I AM SOOOOOOOO BROKE !!!!!!!

    Good luck. I would love to see this happen, if for no other reason that for all the thought and discussion that went into it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jfb View Post
    Who needs plans when you have credit?!
    Who needs a wife when you can sleep in a shipping box?

    Will UPS deliver to a random street corner?
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    Quote Originally Posted by alantig View Post
    Who needs a wife when you can sleep in a shipping box?
    I sleep in a coffin. You can find them used for next to nothing.
    If something is too hard to do, then it's not worth doing. You just stick that guitar in the closet next to your short-wave radio, your karate outfit and your unicycle and we'll go inside and watch TV.
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    Quote Originally Posted by alantig View Post
    Who needs a wife when you can sleep in a shipping box?
    I'm not a big guy, but I don't think I could fit in one guitar box. You better order 2 Alan.

    (Just looking out for you. )

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    Great idea Hans. I am totally on board with this new plan. Hopefully there is a dealer out there that is also onboard!! This may change my Experience buying plans!?!?

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    I am in. great idea

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    This sounds incredible....just bought a CU24 and amp though........want one but cant commit......still I want to know what the cost will be becasue this sounds killer....
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    I am already getting email and PM's on this so I suppose I had better put this following disclaimer out there:

    I have no control over where this guitar goes (or does not go) from here. Colors, specs, prices... it's all up for grabs. All we can do is hope that all of the work you guys put into these details don't get ignored. I am putting this project out to the universe in the hopes someone will step up and make it happen. If a dealer picks up the idea and runs with it - or if several dealers do this as a group effort (like Gretz, Meader, and Martin did with the SH Singlecuts) then they have full control over whatever they want to do. Plan accordingly.
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