Any NF3 players who also own a NF53 and/or MK Signature?

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I’m flip-flopping back and forth on which to try first as a compliment to my NF3. I’m curious if anyone has played either the NF53 or MK Sig side by side on their own amp, in their own familiar space, and if so what were/are your comparative impressions. I’m not totally ruling out music shop try-outs, but find them to be an unreliable indicator of what you’ll actually get beyond playing feel. I’m not neck-size-sensitive at all except for extremely large or wide necks, ie no PRS neck size I’ve played has been an issue for me.

I’m looking for something to go alongside the NF3 with similar output but am fine with a different flavor. My leaning is more NF53 as a starting place, but was interested in seeking opinions from anyone whose actually compared the two in familiar environs.

EDIT: In case I wasn’t completely clear above, I’m looking for a comparison of the NF3 and either of the new guitars. After re-reading my post, I realized some might think I meant comparing the NF53 and MK. There are a ton of the latter reviews, but I’m looking for comparisons between my guitar (NF3) and either new T-style.
 
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I really want to try the NF53, and absolutely love the NF3. I could see both of those together being a deadly duo.
 
I really want to try the MK. The NF53 doesn't interest me much. It's not that I'm a signature guy either, but it has just that much more "special" for lack of a better word, to me.


Sorry, can help with actual experience in store or home, but looking forward to others input.
 
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I’m flip-flopping back and forth on which to try first as a compliment to my NF3. I’m curious if anyone has played either the NF53 or MK Sig side by side on their own amp, in their own familiar space, and if so what were/are your comparative impressions. I’m not totally ruling out music shop try-outs, but find them to be an unreliable indicator of what you’ll actually get beyond playing feel. I’m not neck-size-sensitive at all except for extremely large or wide necks, ie no PRS neck size I’ve played has been an issue for me.

I’m looking for something to go alongside the NF3 with similar output but am fine with a different flavor. My leaning is more NF53 as a starting place, but was interested in seeking opinions from anyone whose actually compared the two in familiar environs.
This is an excellent question. Subscribed...
 
So This was fun , just went back and forth between my NF3 and the NF53 , you can 100% tell they are from the same family pickup wise and they sound good with the same settings.
The NF53 has a bit more treble and bite.
The NF3 is a bit warmer and rounder sounding
Output wise they are very similar if not exactly the same.
the NF53 is lighter in weight by a lot and has a bigger neck.
I picked the NF53 ( over the MK ) because I liked the gain sounds in the demos better ( mainly the one by PRSh ) and I LOVE the NF53 with gain no matter how much or how dark the pedal is the NF53 rings thru.
The NF3 is a bit more forgiving as a guitar the extra treble on the NF53 can let your clams stand out a bit more , that treble also makes it killer on big fat chords.
to be honest its like comparing a really good Tele against a really good Strat, just Both PRS are fuller sounding than single coils.


NF53 with Boogie by

[url=https://flic.kr/p/2ojVPFd]
DC3 and Mesa V by https://www.flickr.com/photos/152274366@N08/
 
So This was fun , just went back and forth between my NF3 and the NF53 , you can 100% tell they are from the same family pickup wise and they sound good with the same settings.
The NF53 has a bit more treble and bite.
The NF3 is a bit warmer and rounder sounding
Output wise they are very similar if not exactly the same.
the NF53 is lighter in weight by a lot and has a bigger neck.
I picked the NF53 ( over the MK ) because I liked the gain sounds in the demos better ( mainly the one by PRSh ) and I LOVE the NF53 with gain no matter how much or how dark the pedal is the NF53 rings thru.
The NF3 is a bit more forgiving as a guitar the extra treble on the NF53 can let your clams stand out a bit more , that treble also makes it killer on big fat chords.
to be honest its like comparing a really good Tele against a really good Strat, just Both PRS are fuller sounding than single coils.


NF53 with Boogie by
[url=https://flic.kr/p/2ojVPFd]DC3 and Mesa V by https://www.flickr.com/photos/152274366@N08/
Thank you sir...
 
So This was fun , just went back and forth between my NF3 and the NF53 , you can 100% tell they are from the same family pickup wise and they sound good with the same settings.
The NF53 has a bit more treble and bite.
The NF3 is a bit warmer and rounder sounding
Output wise they are very similar if not exactly the same.
the NF53 is lighter in weight by a lot and has a bigger neck.
I picked the NF53 ( over the MK ) because I liked the gain sounds in the demos better ( mainly the one by PRSh ) and I LOVE the NF53 with gain no matter how much or how dark the pedal is the NF53 rings thru.
The NF3 is a bit more forgiving as a guitar the extra treble on the NF53 can let your clams stand out a bit more , that treble also makes it killer on big fat chords.
to be honest its like comparing a really good Tele against a really good Strat, just Both PRS are fuller sounding than single coils.


NF53 with Boogie by
[url=https://flic.kr/p/2ojVPFd]DC3 and Mesa V by https://www.flickr.com/photos/152274366@N08/
Glad to hear this, as it looks like your experience matches what I hope to find when I get one of these new guitars in-house! Thanks for that recap!
 
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