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I created our very first video, “Destroying a 00 guitar”, designed to initially create some “shock” but with a “purpose” too to create awareness and get attention about the counterfeit guitar market – the hope that people would follow the video and then read the full story here and heed the warnings of this disturbing problem! ) a counterfeit PRS, complete with Paul Reed Smith logo on the headstock, bird inlays and other signature PRS details.The guitar came out of a factory in Korea, and this is just one of many guitars (Gibson and Fender counterfeits exists as well) being copied in factories around the world.Likewise, many counterfeits now include documentation, with “factory labeled” stickers over the pickguards and pickup covers.The most significant problem with counterfeit guitars occurs when unscrupulous people try to pass them off as being the real thing.Counterfeit guitars, with their cheaper materials and components, wood selection, construction, and setup fit/finish sell for a fraction of the price of real instruments.Opportunities exist for unethical people looking to take advantage of others.If there is a problem, even that it just wasn't what you expected, I will take the instrument back.You must cover shipping it back and it must arrive in the condition it left my shop.
Even guitars produced in large runs can show subtle differences from instrument to instrument.
This electric guitar was made by Made by Paul Reed Smith (PRS Guitars) in Annapolis, Maryland in 1993.
It is serial #3 1557 and has a composite solid-body maple top and mahogany back and neck, all stained green, and features two humbucking pickups.
When you buy your guitar from Sam Ash Direct, you want to know that you are getting an instrument of the highest quality; one that will bring you pleasure to hold and play for many years to come.
And you want to know that the guitar you receive is the very same guitar you were looking at when you made the purchase.