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    Talking Belated NGD: PRS P24 Trem Wood Library (Violet Uber Top)

    Hey fellas! Picked this one up a short while back but haven't had a chance to get pics up and this weekend we finally had some decent weather so I wanted to post them up before I forget! Here are the specs for anyone not familiar with the run:

    PRS Wood Library P24 Tremolo Violet/Korina Neck
    Serial Number: 207374
    Weight: 7.7lbs
    Model: P24 Tremolo
    Top: Hand Picked figured Maple 10 top
    Finish: Violet
    Body: Ribbon Mahogany
    Neck: Korina
    Fretboard: Ebony
    Number of Frets: 24
    Scale Length: 25″
    Inlays: Birds with hand selected Sparkle Mother Of Pearl centers and Paua outlines
    Neck carve: Pattern Regular
    Tuners: Phase III Locking
    Bridge: PRS Tremolo, Piezo
    Pickups: 57/08 humbuckers (swapped in covered \m/ pickups), PRS/L.R. Baggs piezo
    Electronics: Volume, Tone, 5 way, 3 way for piezo
    Hardware: Hybrid
    Case: White Paisley hardshell (worked out a deal with the dealer for an Artist Package Case as a substitute since those are a bit nicer, IMO)


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    More pics below!!!
    -Matt

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    That's sexy

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    Love the purple! Congrats!

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    That is a sweet-looking guitar! Love the color!

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    What a beauty!

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    Looks Amazing!

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    Oh yeah, one more thing (got distracted last post and submitted before finishing thoughts...):

    That violet looks nicely "faded" (for lack of a better word) like Armando's Amethyst (which was a 2013 color?) or even the Amethyst found on SEs this year. Or is that just the lighting and it looks a bit darker in person?

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    Hubba, frickin' hubba!

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    amazing. What a beautiful guitar.

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    Holy poop! Killer...congrats that is one sexy beast...
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    Are you sure that's not Pomagranate?

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    Gorgeous. Really great.
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    That truly is gorgeous. Congrats!

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    Thanks guys! She's a beauty with tone to match!

    Quote Originally Posted by shinksma View Post
    Oh yeah, one more thing (got distracted last post and submitted before finishing thoughts...):

    That violet looks nicely "faded" (for lack of a better word) like Armando's Amethyst (which was a 2013 color?) or even the Amethyst found on SEs this year. Or is that just the lighting and it looks a bit darker in person?
    She's a hair darker in person under indirect lighting (these were taken on my deck around late-morning/mid-day, so fairly bright/direct light by that time of the day) but these two pics are pretty close to the color in person:





    I really dig the finish. It's almost like they stain it with PRS' "Blueberry" finish and then sand it back, then apply Armando's Amethyst (and maybe sand that back slightly?) over top, so it leaves it with that cool almost-faded look. I've seen a lot of variation in the "Violet" stains across the new models that have had it so far, and some where the blue tints underneath are more "splotchy" than "matching" undertones/highlights, so that was part of what really attracted me to this one. There was another P24 Trem with a nice top in the same finish (but no korina neck/ebony board) but the blues weren't as evenly-distributed over the top so I decided to grab this one instead.

    Quote Originally Posted by Egads View Post
    Are you sure that's not Pomagranate?
    Wait... this is NOT the color I ordered!!! I DEMAND A REFIN!!!
    -Matt

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    Sweet!

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    oooo mama!
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    Very nice! Congrats

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