Results 1 to 19 of 19

Thread: NGD: S2 Custom

  1. #1
    Senior Member Big Mard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Yale, Virginia
    Posts
    249

    NGD: S2 Custom

    FedEx guy brought me a package today. My wife suggested the color. I wasn't sure since I couldn't find one to see what the color really looks like. Some pictures looked blue, some looked green. All I know is that the little woman did good pointing in the direction of this color. In the right hands I think she would sound great. I plugged her in and it sounded pretty good even though I don't know what the hell I'm doing.







    2007 Korina McCarty Brazilian
    S2 Custom 24
    SE Bernie Marsden
    SE Custom Semi-Hollow Body
    SE245

  2. #2
    Occasionally Onery Member CantankerousCarl's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    1,012
    Very good looking axe...it's nice to see one out in the sunlight, you can actually appreciate the carve and the body shape.

    And count me in the "don't know what the hell I'm doing" club as well - congrats on the new S2!
    1990, 91, 92 & 97 CE24s | 1991 CU24 | 2000 CU22 Semi-Hollow | 2003 & 04 SE EG
    2008 SE Semi-Hollow Soapbar | 2011 CU24 GC Throwback | 2012 Signature Limited
    2013 408 Brazilian | 2013 Paul's Guitar | 2013 HB II | 2013 CU24 Swamp Ash Limited
    2013 CU24 | 2013 XPRS 408 Semi-Hollow | 2014 CU24 Semi-Hollow

  3. #3
    Name Manglin' Putz alantig's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    2,756
    Quote Originally Posted by Big Mard View Post
    FedEx guy brought me a package today. My wife suggested the color. I wasn't sure since I couldn't find one to see what the color really looks like. Some pictures looked blue, some looked green. All I know is that the little woman did good pointing in the direction of this color. In the right hands I think she would sound great. I plugged her in and it sounded pretty good even though I don't know what the hell I'm doing.
    Wait - are you saying you're not the right guy for your wife???

    Nice guitar!
    Alan

    "I watched approximately 45 seconds of 'Rock Of Ages'. It was like getting punched in the soul." - Abby Krizner

  4. #4
    Really nice one!
    I saw ten thousand talkers whose tongues were all broken...

    Website: http://www.elfxi.com

  5. #5
    Senior Member thieves&foxes's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Cape Town / South Africa
    Posts
    225
    Played a grey black custom S2 (and S2 Mira) for the first time yesterday, was suitably impressed. So congrats on a really good guitar!
    Location: Beautiful Cape Town, South Africa
    PRS Singlecut Hollowbody II Trampas Green / PRS SE 30 1x12
    Mike Mustok Baritone Brown Burst to come later.

  6. #6
    Hi Big Mar
    NICE one

    What is the color called?
    Blue crab smoke ?
    My tired old eyes cant tell anymore
    Thanks

  7. #7
    Senior Member garrett's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Atlanta, GA
    Posts
    1,013
    Nice. That subtle flame is more my style vs the ultra-bling tops we see so often. It works very well with the color and the beveled top.

    Enjoy figuring out what the heck you're doing on it.
    --Garrett--

  8. #8
    Senior Member Big Mard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Yale, Virginia
    Posts
    249
    Thanks guys. .

    Wait - are you saying you're not the right guy for your wife??? She could do a lot better than me..

    The color is Blue Crab Smokeburst.



    Enjoy figuring out what the heck you're doing on it. Thanks I will try.
    2007 Korina McCarty Brazilian
    S2 Custom 24
    SE Bernie Marsden
    SE Custom Semi-Hollow Body
    SE245

  9. #9
    CLIMBING VINTAGE PRS MT.
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    170
    Very nice. Love the flame and colour

  10. #10
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Posts
    597
    Nice, i've never seen the blue crab smokeburst in person, it sure looks cool though If I had more dough, I'd get myself a plain black one, love the no-binding look a lot.

  11. #11
    Senior Member jfb's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    O'Fallon, MO
    Posts
    5,703
    Nice score! Sweet looking axe. I've played the S2 line and liked them quite a bit.
    Plank Owner

  12. #12
    Senior Member sergiodeblanc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Downers Grove Il.
    Posts
    6,643
    Congrats!

  13. #13
    A♥ hoards guitars A♥ rugerpc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Location
    deep in the raspberry...
    Posts
    3,443
    It's nice to see the S2s getting some love! Congtats on our NGD!
    Thbbbbbt...
    Check it out: Phillybri used to have a band: Resonance But he's soooo over them now!
    Lexicon
    ísɹǝqɯǝɯ uɐıןɐɹʇsnɐ oןןǝɥ

  14. #14
    DEEPER STRIATIONS markie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    2,829
    I like it.............................. Congrats!
    Fanboy of the Jester (AKA) James (Previously known as 11top)

  15. #15
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Location
    Martinsville, IN
    Posts
    446
    Congrats! I am sure your going to enjoy the heck out of it!

  16. #16
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Posts
    597
    Hey, one question here. Is the tone knob somewhat looser-feeling than the volume knob? I just wanted to confirm this because all the S2s at my nearest dealer have some literally "frictionless" tone knobs, while the volume knobs are smooth and nice.

  17. #17
    Opaque John Beef's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Arizona USA
    Posts
    1,855
    Quote Originally Posted by maxtuna26 View Post
    Hey, one question here. Is the tone knob somewhat looser-feeling than the volume knob? I just wanted to confirm this because all the S2s at my nearest dealer have some literally "frictionless" tone knobs, while the volume knobs are smooth and nice.
    One is just a pot while the other is a push pull pot, so it's likely they're different, possibly entirely different brands.
    The Bovine Fury <-- stream and download our album "Eleven by Twelve" for free.
    05 Custom 22 with DGT pickups ~ 07 Mira with old birds ~ 08 SE Baritone Fralin/Suhr pickups ~ 03 SE Santana

  18. #18
    Senior Member Big Mard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Yale, Virginia
    Posts
    249
    you know I really hadn't noticed that. I do have to say that yes the tone knob is more free turning. So it may be that way across the line.
    2007 Korina McCarty Brazilian
    S2 Custom 24
    SE Bernie Marsden
    SE Custom Semi-Hollow Body
    SE245

  19. #19
    Occasionally Onery Member CantankerousCarl's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    1,012
    The SE Custom 24s have been that way since thew 2012 redux with the 3-way blade and push/pull - the push/pull tone is noticeably easier to turn than the volume. I have had four of them pass through my hands, and they were all that way.

    I am guessing the S2s and SEs might use the same pots then? It would make sense...
    1990, 91, 92 & 97 CE24s | 1991 CU24 | 2000 CU22 Semi-Hollow | 2003 & 04 SE EG
    2008 SE Semi-Hollow Soapbar | 2011 CU24 GC Throwback | 2012 Signature Limited
    2013 408 Brazilian | 2013 Paul's Guitar | 2013 HB II | 2013 CU24 Swamp Ash Limited
    2013 CU24 | 2013 XPRS 408 Semi-Hollow | 2014 CU24 Semi-Hollow

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •