1991 PRS Limited Edition, with Cedar top

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  1. belensky

    belensky New Member

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    Borrowed this one from friend of mine, very good guitar, but I hate that rotary pickup selector. No idea which pickup I'm at, If you here most likely you know bit of the history about this guitar.




    it's a Limited Edition model, produced between 1989 and 1991, 300 were made. With a one piece mahogany set neck, Brazilian rosewood fretboard, Abalone bird inlays,24 frets, hand sighned signature on the headstock, gold plated tuners. A semi hollow body with figured Cedar top, Vintage treble and bass humbucker pickups and a 5 way rotary knob. With a gold plated stop tail bridge and tailpiece.
     
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  2. WEDGE

    WEDGE Zombie five, DFZ

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    Miss mine, had #280 of the run with a scarlet red figured redwood top. Dibs if it ever surfaces, last I heard it was in Cali somewhere.
     
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  3. belensky

    belensky New Member

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    this one is #126
     
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  4. JMintzer

    JMintzer Bobble Head Moderator
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    I had one. Forget the number. It now resides in the PRS Archives...

    I traded it to Paul...
     
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  5. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Sublime!
     
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  6. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    I had one with a Redwood top. Bada$$ guitar.
     
  7. Huggy B

    Huggy B Hmm... kinda tangy.

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    Nice vid.

    RE: 5-way
    Get to know the rotary, once you go thru 1-5 (especially in a jam setting) you'll find it fairly simple. I don't know all the PU configurations but I believe 1 is bridge only, 5 is neck only, and 2,3,4 are combinations.

    I didn't think of PU positions though, in my warped way of thinking for me it was:
    1-Rock
    2,3,4 -everything in between, from Blues, R&B, Country, to Alt, etc.
    5 -Jazz, R&B

    Become one with the rotary, it's part of our heritage.;)
     
  8. ]-[@n$0Ma☩!©

    ]-[@n$0Ma☩!© Zombie Zero, DFZ

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    There were a few more than 300 made. A few numbers were duplicated.

    They should both be 'Vintage Bass LE' pickups.
     
  9. jxe

    jxe babe en der wood

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  10. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    I dig cedar:

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  11. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    :eek:
     
  12. mark cassidy

    mark cassidy New Member

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    Seriously purty!!
     
  13. alphasports

    alphasports New Member

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    Nice...has a very "conch"-y look! Agree re 5-way knob, I have one on my 06 CE24, can't stand it, never know where I am
     
  14. gush

    gush She said "huge bag of dibs".

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    I don't have one of these guitars but I used to really dislike the rotary switching.

    I don't mind it so much anymore. I've got three guitars with rotary switching with one of those being an old 97 ce22 beater. I have played it out a lot because it sounds good so that kind of got me over the rotary hate.
     

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