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  1. 3bolt79

    3bolt79 Senior Stratmaster

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    If I'm gonna drop 2 grand on a guitar,, I would hope it has a case. However, even companies like Suhr send out certain models with a gig bag, for those in the 2 thousand dollar range. Their gig bags are way nicer than the Fender ones, and they cost as much as a case. But still, I'd have to have a case.

    OP, please post some pics!
     
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  2. rocknrollrich

    rocknrollrich Senior Stratmaster

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    They are definitely not for sale from prs.
    Maybe you could eventually find a set that someone has yanked out of a silver sky (but who on earth would do that?), but not likely.

    Paul Smith talked about the pickups in particular and mentioned, if you want them, all you have to do is buy the silver sky they come wrapped in.
     
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    Dick Blackmore Senior Stratmaster

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    The PRS gig bag is really nice. When I bought my ESP I got nothing. For me anyway its a non-factor but I never go to a gig with a case.
     
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  4. Nate D

    Nate D Most Honored Senior Member

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    Look, for everyone that’s upset about the case, I have 3 CS guitars I use a gig bag for. Cases are a drag
     
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    79olympicwhite Strat-O-Master

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    Oh someone will and hopefully lm there to buy em
     
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    rocknrollrich Senior Stratmaster

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    My strat now lives in a gig bag.
    Albeit a nice gig bag, but the hard case is a drag to lug around to rehearsals and gigs.

    For storage, or touring, yes you need a "real case".
    For the other 98% of the time, a nice gig bag is perfect.
     
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    79olympicwhite Strat-O-Master

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    Yeah that’s why l figured ld try here but been looking for a while now
     
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  8. rocknrollrich

    rocknrollrich Senior Stratmaster

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    Lol good luck to you sir.
     
  9. Johnny Danger

    Johnny Danger Senior Stratmaster

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    Absolutely. I bought a hard black plastic case a while back and it was such a pain, I just ended up using the stock MIM bag. I later bought a nice Mono bag/case thing and I'm never looking back. Even flew with it and gate checked the bag a few times. No worries.

    The tweed case that I always thought I wanted, and came with my used AVRI, just collects dust in a closet. I only bring it out when I'm dropping off a guitar to get worked on because I will need my Mono bag to transport other guitars.
     
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    79olympicwhite Strat-O-Master

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    Eventually lol l hope
     
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    guitarface Most Honored Senior Member

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    In the prs range, a $2200 guitar is a beater.
     
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    vid1900 Most Honored Senior Member

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    Exactly.

    PRS is trying to appeal to people who own a MIM and want to move up.

    They don't want to scare them "Wait, am I paying for a case?"
     
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    henderman Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    i remember when every prs came with a case. they had a strat copy in the 80's also but no one would buy a high priced strat copy from a new guitar company back then so dropped the model from their lineup.
     
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    vid1900 Most Honored Senior Member

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    This guy sells clones of the 635JM silver sky pickups

     
  15. Antstrat

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    Well seeing that this is a PRS thread technically this isn't a thread hijack and I know you guys like pics.

    When I'm in a bucker mood I break out my McCarty, bought it over 20 years ago. Bridge p/u is stock, pretty sure the neck is an Antiquity or Seth Lover I don't remember (I should write this stuff down when I swap crap around). Regardless it sounds pretty good.

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  16. BallisticSquid

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    I have a CE 24 and it was my primary guitar for a few years. The PRS SS never appealed to me, but thank you OP you have me thinking about one now :).

    If I can find one for the right price, one day I'd like an antique white PRS Mira with dot inlays. I played a Mira 5 years ago and was really impressed.
     
  17. amstratnut

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    SKB cases are light and no problem. I prefer them but also have many bags. I grab whats handy.
     
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    I got a PRS case for my S2, and after owning it for a couple of years, I prefer the gig bag when taking it on the go. Those PRS cases weigh-a-ton! Im in pretty good shape, and the case is a beast.

    I do agree though, for the price, PRS should include a plastic TSA case like Fender Americans. Add on $50 bucks to the msrp to cover cost, and I would still be happy.
     
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    Congrats on the Silver Sky, I'm a Fender man but I'd certainly own one if I came across it and the price was fair.

    As for the bag vs case argument, well... Gig bags are pretty handy - if you don't travel and gig regularly.

    All my guitars live in hard cases and I've lost count of how many times they were spared from actual damage because of that.
     
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    I'm on the lookout for a nice big bag, my case, too, is in a closet... My Strat will not fit in it with the strap on, as I use red/black Fender strap blocks...
     
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