PRS Sliver Sky - Just another Strats??

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  1. ApixaMonkey

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    Looks like another Strats of some sort, it feel likes something else. This guitar has most things right in the Strats camp but the ‘headstock’ seems to be annoyed loads Fender diehard fanboys. There is something special about this axe that goes beyond specs and designs. It’s well balanced and sounds pretty sweet.

    At the end of the day, what really matter is not the specs or headstock...it’s how it plays and sounds. Don’t you think??

    What do you guys think about this PRS Sliver Sky??Is it just another Strats !?
     
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    What woods? What scale length?
     
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    Alder body, rosewood board &25.5 inch with 22 frets
     
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    Give me maple or give me death

    ...do regular strat pickguards fit?
     
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    it fits for regular single coils. I,too dig the maple board as well.:)
     
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    Nah I meant the pickguard shape, is it close enough to Fender to fit Fender and generic aftermarket guards?


    Half the fun in strats is that all kinds of parts from different brands fit each other...
     
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    At least the lower horn is shaped differently to go around the PRS fret-access carve, and it's pointier. I don't know what else might be, but at least that is different.
     
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    don’t think it fits the finder pick-guard by the look of it, but i might be wrong.
     
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    Vintage specs bleh
     
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    exact..
     
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    Just another Strat, didn’t bother watching the video though...
     
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    Well it IS just another strat, and like all the Strat-like guitars out there made by multiple brands it has its own thing going and a peculiar character. One may like it more than the others or not, but it has its place.
    Prs's got quite some shizstorm cause for most players it looks and sounds like a Fender clone, but imho it looks and sounds like a Fender the way any nowadays super hyped superstrat looks,plays and sounds like an RG.
     
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    if you want a Fender, just get a Fender

    if you want to build a frankenstein, just get a cheap Fender/Squier and go to Warmoth or Stratosphere, or whatever and build your own

    at the price/quality these come, they arent made to be "upgraded". I get your need to swap things because "aftermarket is better", but these should be perfect from the go

    and before you say so..... yes, these have single coil pickups, that means you can swap them for other single coil pickups, thats how guitars work. Pickguard, any tech/luthier should be able to cut one for you (even yourself) if you want a different look, which it would be cool. And that should be it, as dont see the point of changing electronics in these...... and before you go with "I want humbcukers", yes, if you have a luthier around he can re-route the cavity to accomodate humbuckers and make you a pickuguard for them (thats the advantage of having a pickguard), but you would be loosing re-sale value(if you think of selling it), and also the "why?" factor. just get a Fender, or build your own, the end price of doing a mayor mod like that for one of these is jsut not worth it when theres heaps of cheapper alternatives that would give you the same result
     
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    Jeff Banned from Reality

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    Everyone's posting like the Silver Sky just came out. :lol:
     
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    Yeah the are threads upon threads raging over the Silver Sky on The Gear Page.

    Lots of companies make Strat copies and people don't bat an eye. PRS does it, and people go bonkers. But the PRS at least tried to rethink a few things.
     
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    777timesgod Stop reading this...I said stop!

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    Well, they expect a lot from the particular company, due to its size and experience. I do not like the headstock that much as I am accustomed to 6 in line for old school looking strats. Then again, it is not like PRS has a big variety of headstocks to choose from. As long as it plays well, that is enough.
     
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    These are great guitars if you are looking for a vintage spec Strat with a slightly different look.
     
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    yeah! the new touch PRS came up with are actually pretty cool
     
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    The only thing I don't like about it is the goofy "reverse" headstock but to be honest when they come out with a HSS version I'm probably going to buy one, because I am weak.
     
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    jephjacques BUTTS LOL

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    Oh wait it's the guy who only posts to shill his youtube channel, fuck this thread
     

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