Recent content by SamIV

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    SE Mods

    That natural top looks nice. Thought at first those were Buddha P90’s? Got him to do a set for my brother, and he loves them. Didn’t you mod the head stock as well?
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    SE 245

    I bought one recently in great shape for $350 and thought I did well. Sounds like yours is the same Korean model as mine. You did a tad better on your purchase though.
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    PRS SE Paul's Guitar Action Setup

    Not trying to go against others advice here, as they are trying to help, but I do not recommend you use your truss rod to lower the action on your guitar. Large adjustments will lower or raise your action, but that is not its intended purpose. Adjust it if your relief is not set accurately...
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    Should i dump my SE Mira for an S2 standard 22...theres only 1 thing though...

    Just picked up a 22 Standard. Plays better than my CE 24. Don’t know if I would need three of them though. 58/15 s Pickups sound great for S2 pickups as well. Maybe put different pickups in your third one. If you think you would play it more than Mira, go for it.
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    Re-Shape Back of Neck. SE Wide/Thick

    Might be reshaping in the long run. Put it on Facebook market place for $375. Not a nibble. So I raised the price.
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    Re-Shape Back of Neck. SE Wide/Thick

    After playing it last night, I am probably going to pass it on and get another S2 with my favorite pattern regular neck. Still have a couple of other builds waiting in the wings. Bought it cheap and going to sell it cheap to move it quick. It does play well though. Not going to deface the PRS I...
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    Re-Shape Back of Neck. SE Wide/Thick

    Have not posted a pic here yet. Too many steps for this old man.
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    Re-Shape Back of Neck. SE Wide/Thick

    This will be my fourth neck that I have re-sized as mentioned in one of my post at the top. This will be my second glued in neck. Appreciate the advice even though that was missed.
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    Re-Shape Back of Neck. SE Wide/Thick

    I would believe all poly finish being it’s an SE, but I don’t know for sure. Whatever it is, it’s more durable than what’s on my S2’s. I would not mind leaving it without finish, or just a light coat of hand wipe poly. Just need to figure out how to get a clean line by the headstock and the...
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    Re-Shape Back of Neck. SE Wide/Thick

    Thanks for all your advice. Looking at contour tools now and Stewmac has some neck shaping templates as well. Don’t see anything PRS though. I am in the beginning stages of this.
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    Mistakenly bought low mass tuners......

    It’s a 98 model in some sort of blue.
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    Re-Shape Back of Neck. SE Wide/Thick

    Let me say the guitar plays extremely well. It’s also a great looking guitar. The pickups are just okay. It is the Korean made SE 245. The neck shape gives me hand cramps where the thinner ones do not. My favorite is the S2 pattern regular neck though. Can’t carve that shape, it being thinner...
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    Re-Shape Back of Neck. SE Wide/Thick

    I used a palm sander on the last necks. It’s what I have. Hand sanding I find is inefficient. You have to be judicious with the sander though. Just did It by feel on the others. The carve was already there. I just made all thinner. Would like to replicate the carve on my 98 CE 24 this time...
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    Re-Shape Back of Neck. SE Wide/Thick

    Do not consider myself in the same league as a luthier. I do fret levels while under tension, set ups and the like. I have done this in the past to few other bolt on necks and one other glued on neck with success. Most I have refinished with dyes, wipe on poly or rattle can nitro. Don’t get...
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    Re-Shape Back of Neck. SE Wide/Thick

    Bought an SE 245 recently and do not have the greatest admiration for the Wide/Thick neck carve. Bought it at a price where I would not mind doing some work on the back of neck which would require me to remove the finish and re-shape it to a Wide/Thin. Anyone here ever take on that challenge...
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