Let's see some MODERN EAGLE 1s. Wutcha got?

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  1. Herr Squid

    Herr Squid I was severely impressed

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    Drrooooll.... That one is as Modern Eagle as a Modern Eagle gets!
     
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  2. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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  3. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    My last one to share

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    I just sold and shipped her sister (on the right) to WA Paul yesterday. Enjoy her, my friend!

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  4. littleredguitars2

    littleredguitars2 New Member

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    the modern eagle family just got a little bigger yesterday. added a singlecut trem to the mix. just happened to also be in Charcoal like my doublecut.

    only thing i'm curious about is it says my new ME is a 2012. i thought they were made from like 04-07 or so? it even has written on it "custom built for USA only" which my other ME doesnt have. the serial number is odd too. it starts with a "7" has a space, and then continues with six more numbers. i thought that meant it would be 2007? could this be a special order? the tag that comes with the guitar also says 2012. either way. i'm incredibly satisfied. still need to pull the pickups and see what they are.

    my other ME has "ME 2 pickups" which i'm told are just 57/08s? is that true?
     
  5. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Rah rah ah ah ah!

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    Bangin’!

    Probably one of the guitars that got finished a few years later after PRS stopped production on some rosewood guitars after the Gibson raid?
     
  6. littleredguitars2

    littleredguitars2 New Member

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    thats along the lines of what i was thinking. can anyone confirm?
     
  7. Jazzedout

    Jazzedout New Member

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    Exactly! Some semi-finished or finished braz rosewood guitars were locked away at PRS until the whole Brazilian Rosewood / CITES thing cleared.
    In 2012 some ME1, some 513s and some Korina McCartys with Braz rosewood were released again as "USA" only guitars.
    Depending on the level of completion at the time when they stopped the production process, some had 2007 serials and some 2012. Also some had parts from 2007 but others had newer 2012 parts.
     
  8. littleredguitars2

    littleredguitars2 New Member

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    neat. thanks for the insight both of you.
     
  9. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    I think the 2012 series all had 57/08s as opposed to RPs if I'm not mistaken.
     
  10. littleredguitars2

    littleredguitars2 New Member

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    i'll have to check soon to confirm/deny
     
  11. Herr Squid

    Herr Squid I was severely impressed

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    I think the hardware that appeared on those 2012 releases depended on how far along in the build process the guitars were when CITES blew up. As I recall, PRS stopped building Brazzy guitars and set them aside until the storm cleared. Then in 2012 they finished them up with modern appointments (tuners, lampshades, 57/08s) where needed and shipped them out. 2004 woods with 2012 hardware is ideal in my book!
     
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  12. WA Paul

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    I'm really looking forward to Friday when she arrives! She might be lonely without her twin though...
     
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  13. Alnus Rubra

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    Gotta love the natural finish
     
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  14. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    Agreed. Mother Nature approves your post.

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  15. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    It’s ok. She has a few cousins to keep her from loneliness.



    Enjoy you’re new buddy, Paul!
     
  16. BlackMoons

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    2005 PRS Modern Eagle 1, stock.

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    The IMG tag won't play nice. Sorry. Mods, what did I do wrong?

    https://imgur.com/bXGV8ci
     
  17. Alnus Rubra

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    Looks like a ballerina!
     

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