topcat wrote:WOW!!! this guitar is beautiful CR!! love the colors, she's a real beauty! Congrats! :love:
Yeah it's the "Suhr copy" a lot of manufacturers are attempting to do now, including Ibanez with their AZ series. There's some nice affordable Schecters as well including the Nick Johnston and Van Nuys models. But this is the only one I could find - other than VERY expensive Suhr custom ordered guitars, that had this superstrat configuration with mahogany back and quilted maple top. The 1-piece body and Brazilian flag colors were just the icing on the cake :)
Here's the back of the actual guitar from the seller's website.
The tuners look vintage but you can see in the back that they are actually locking tuners. Quite nice.
They also sent me closer look cell phone pictures of the body, so I made sure this one is the 1-piece body. I think only the first few were, the ones coming out now are a 2-piece body. Which technically is no different - but I'd like to finally say I have a one piece body mahogany guitar, I played a PRS like that many years ago and always thought of it as the ultimate "posh" guitar feature. They are entering the US market so it makes sense that they wanted to turn some heads with the first guitars they shipped... haven't ever head of these features at this price, even with Chinese made guitars.
UPS says it's in a truck, an exit down from my house...