Describe your dream SUHR

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  1. RMC519

    RMC519 Supporting Member

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    My dream:
    Mahogany Standard
    Mahogany neck/Pao board
    HSH pups with blender and SSC
    Quilt maple top
    Abalone everything
    Scraped binding around Trans Black finish, black back and headstock

    Yours?
     
  2. PlexiBreath

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    Model: Classic

    Body Wood: Swamp Ash (select for light weight, one piece)

    Neck Wood: Maple / gloss finish for entire neck (darker "aged amber" tint)

    Fingerboard: Indian rosewood (select for darkest) with clay dots

    Neck Back Shape: 56 soft V .930 first fret to 1.025 7.25-9.50 radius

    Frets: 6105 stainless steel

    Bridge: Skyway

    Nut Width: 1.687

    Pickguard: Mint Green

    Knobs and pickup covers: parchment

    Electronics: Silent Single Coil system, 3 x V60LP pickups

    Finish: Black Cherry

    Special: Abalone Inlay Logo

    Input Jack: on face

    String Guage: 10-48 Snake Oil Brand
     
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  4. suhr_rodney

    suhr_rodney Supporting Member

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    My next dream Suhr will be very traditional and strat-like. Alder body, 1-pc maple neck, 60's Vtg Std neck carve, side jack, med frets, 3 single coils, perhaps black in color and maybe have the SSC. Someone buy my Tyler so I can make my dream come true! :)
     
  5. Teleplayer

    Teleplayer Silver Supporting Member

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  6. big mike

    big mike Fixed Bias Moderator Staff Member

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    Make mine black and we got a deal.
     
  7. PFCG

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    id make it ultra retro looking with modern appointments.

    1 piece alder body Exact 54 Fender Body shape with all contours, like EJ body
    1 piece AAAAA flame maple neck
    22 scalloped frets
    Stainless Steel Frets
    10-12 compound radius
    plek and buzz setup
    Sperzel locking tuners
    Super Slim C shaped neck
    Nickel Plated hardware
    1.7 inch nut width
    Large Black Dots
    Mint Green Gaurd with Black Knobs and Pickup covers
    3 Fralin 54s with SSC system built in
    Hipshot Ball Bearing Tremolo
    Graphite saddle
    Graphite Nut
    Input Jack on Face
    Black Headstock Inlay
    Carved Heel like an ibanez
    Carved lower bout like regular suhrs
    Recessed Back Plate
    Black Nitrocellulose Laquer Finish on body
    Clear Nitrocellulose Laquer on Neck
    Recessed strap locks
    heavy bottom light top 10s D'Addario Strings
    Master Volume
    Master Tone
    Neck Blender
    5 way switch

    You guys said it was a DREAM SUHR right? Im DREAMING with a few ideas like the nitro and neck pocket and a few others
     
  8. PlexiBreath

    PlexiBreath Member

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    The black cherry is so dark it almost looks black, I almost went with black until I saw the black cherry.
     
  9. dookie

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    My dream Suhr?? My dream came true...

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  10. PlexiBreath

    PlexiBreath Member

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    I've seen this picture before, and every time I see it I think it's the coolest Tele ever, quintessential and elegant.
     
  11. Urkoman

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    AAAAA Reb Beach with glossed top and fatter neck
     
  12. artandink

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    Oy Carramba !! :drool
     
  13. brattmoore

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    My dream Suhr : swamp ash body (sunburst), maple neck, maple fingerboard, V60 LP pickups, SSC back plate, 2-points Gotoh tremolo.
     
  14. mattmccloskey

    mattmccloskey Supporting Member

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    I already own it!
    alder body clasic
    maple/rosewood neck w/ gloss headstock
    60's C standard neck, jumbo SS frets
    staggered klusons
    vintage 6 screw trem w/ pop-in arm
    parchment guard, knobs, pu covers
    face jack
    3 v-60lp's with SSC
    5 way, vol, Tone neck&middle, Tone bridge
    Sonic Blue
     
  15. dookie

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    Thanks... It was a gift from my wife... The neck plate has a personal message from her to me on it...

    Here are the specs...

    Swamp ash with flame maple top Bengal burst on front and matching tobacco burst on back
    Even C Medium Fat (half way between Medium and Fat) 1.65"
    Maple neck with Pau Ferro board
    6105 SS frets
    Sperzels
     

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