New John Mayer Paul Reed Strat signature?

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  1. Zado

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    As someone who's kind of an enthusiast for Stratocasters, I really like this and it looks very interesting.

    That reminds me, I remember when All Time Low were playing PRS guitars before Alex and Jack switched to Fender and ESP respectively. I miss Alex's Miras (I got to see him play them live a month before he switched).
     
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    It looks nice, it'd be a smart move if they released it on their ranges, SE, S2, and Custom. (Think thats their main ranges?)
     
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    Hoping for the return of the DC3.
     
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    That's what it looks like to me. a DC3 that's even MORE Stratty.
     
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    To me, it's strange seeing that headstock on a strat, especially one as "standard looking" as that one.
     
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    Looks way less weird than the "strat" they made for Eric Johnson years yonder:

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    This may be what happens when John realizes the revenue on the ~$9k+ super eagle have not been particularly high.
     
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    That thing has more switches and knobs on it than a flight deck :D.
     
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    I really hope this signals PRS re-entering the Strat game. Those DC3s were great takes on the classic.
     
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    [​IMG]

    Looks like a DC3 with a longer horn and some other tweaks to make it more Strat-like.
     
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    You're giving them far too much credit.

    It's a Strat that they slapped a PRS neck onto.

    How funny would it be if Mayer, known for trolling, just slapped a CE neck on one of his many Strats. :lol:
     
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    They sold every one of them...
     
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    Ah, I didn't realize they were limited. I meant that as a continuous income stream, a private stock sig isn't going to help you out much as some low/mid-tier model with higher production numbers.
     
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    This is from someone associated with PRS:

    This in from Shawn at PRS (from the PRS Forum):
    We have been collaborating with John Mayer for some time now. The guitar he has recently been playing and posted on Instagram is a prototype artist guitar we have been working on with him. We are thrilled that John is enjoying and using this guitar and continues to support PRS.

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    Something tells me Mayer doesn't need the help generated from an income stream via a signature guitar... :lol:
     
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    Still looks awkward to me
     
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    BigBossAF Kept you waiting, huh?

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    The headstock is a bit weird on a strat to be honest, but other than that, the guitar must play wonders for him to take on to the stage. A little tweaking to the headstock, maybe something entirely different to the usual PRS one and it would make a perfect Strat
     
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    I don't disagree - just sharing the information
     

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