Early Hollowbodies

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  1. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    The difference is huge.

    The semi hollow is closer to a CU22 than a hollowbody. Most of the top and back are still there in the semi - it’s just a chamber as opposed the the HB being hollow except for a post from top to back under the bridge. This shows in the sound.
     
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  2. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Zombie Eight, DFZ

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    You know, you could be right. I have an extra set of ebony buttons and forget where they came from, that’d make sense.
     
  3. bodia

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

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  4. Bob Hundemer

    Bob Hundemer New Member

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    Thank you for the post.
     
  5. drdoom8793

    drdoom8793 THAT guy at Chick-fil-A

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    Today's the day! Out for delivery!
     
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  6. Tag

    Tag New Member

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    Agree with this. I had a semi hollow 594 and semi hollow 594 SC and LOVED them both. Then I got the HB594 and sold the 2 semi hollows. The HB just did everything better, and the semi hollows were incredible! The HB 594 is one of the finest electric guitars I have owned.
     
  7. shinksma

    shinksma What? I get a title?

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    My Spruce HB (with piezo, sorry @sergiodeblanc !) has ebony tuners which were stock, AFAIK.

    That HB was my third PRS guitar, and got played a lot the first couple of years for me, but it's been backburnered for a while. I need to break it out more often...maybe tonight!
     
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  8. drdoom8793

    drdoom8793 THAT guy at Chick-fil-A

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    Initial impression is that this guitar is incredible. The setup is near perfect, the tone is nice and airy while still being thick. The neck is extremely comfortable and feels like I've had it for ages.
     
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  9. Jazzedout

    Jazzedout More Guitars than Time...

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    Enjoy it for ages!!
     
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