Finally tried a Silver Sky...then got to keep it for free??!!

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  1. Antstrat

    Antstrat Dr. Stratster

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    Your Dad is a good guy :thumb:
     
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    Alex_C Strat-Talk Member

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    Sweet, in every sense of the word!
     
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    jbylake Fabulously Famous Nobody Gold Supporting Member Silver Member

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    Wow, I'm at a loss for words!! Thanks for sharing.:D
     
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    Nate D Most Honored Senior Member

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    Awesome story! Awesome work Pop!
     
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    Paperback Rocker Do it or screw it.

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    Good to see a guy honor his parents and vice versa.
     
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  7. jdanelam

    jdanelam Strat-Talker

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    That’s awesome!

    This was my first guitar. 1986 USA Peavey Falcon. My dad got it for me used when I was 12. Great guitar that I kept well into my 20s. When I graduated high school he bought me a nice suit and gave me $500 because I wanted an acoustic guitar. But he said “don’t go out and buy a $500 acoustic.” So I saved a bit and got a Taylor 410ce. I was glad I took his advice.
     
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    jdanelam Strat-Talker

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    I think one way to describe it is if a Strat goes up to 10, the Silver Sky goes to 11. It kinda hits another gear where the Fender is already at top speed, sonically speaking.
     
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    Wow, so cool! That guitar will only be more special, in years to come. Great story:thumb:
     
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    jdanalam, I love reading stories like this. You are definitely a blessed man to have such a giving dad, and your mom must be a sweetheart, too.

    Enjoy this new PRS gift that will always trigger fond memories of your dad, and put a smile on your face.
     
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    Sixstringer107 Senior Stratmaster

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    Love this story! I would love to try a Silver Sky.
     
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    Way to go Dad!
     
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    Cool story, thanks for sharing it.
     
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    Makes me miss my pop....awesome, thanks for posting.
     
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    Thanks for sharing that! It was awesome to read! Good on both of you for being a good father and a good son! Cheers!
     
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    That is a priceless guitar there! Congrats!!
     
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    myredstrat Senior Stratmaster

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    nice guitar, cool dad!
     
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    Having been on both sides of this story over the years I can confirm that your old man got more out this trade than you did...

    this is a great NGD story...
     
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    eclecticsynergy Senior Stratmaster

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    Very cool. Nice to have a Silver Sky; great to have a Dad like that.
     
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    That is awesome!

    Congrats!
     
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