How many of your PRS’ have you modified?

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  1. aphantomvaper

    aphantomvaper New Member

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    Just read Seymour Duncan speaking about pole screws and how the different screw heads affect tone, interesting! The black ones look good in those pickups.
     
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  2. bodia

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

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    Just finished tweaking on the Joe Walsh Ltd. NOW it's perfect!


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    I also replaced the JW signed back plate with a plain one.
     
  3. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    But Joe told me that it was perfect out of the case...
     
  4. bodia

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

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    For him, maybe. But, not for this lazy guy :D
     
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  5. Johnny Rigs

    Johnny Rigs "Hold on to your butts" - Samuel L Jackson

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    Yeah, he said so at least 5x as I recall. He was pretty emphatic about it!
     
  6. Johnny Rigs

    Johnny Rigs "Hold on to your butts" - Samuel L Jackson

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    @bodia But you’re not alone. I will not own a non-locking tuner PRS.
     
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  7. bodia

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

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    Yep, me either!
     
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  8. Broseph

    Broseph PRS 22 Fret Fren

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    But now you’re staring at black screws :eek:
    Just kidding. Rock it however you want! I actually quite like the vintage non locking. Only because the tuning is so rock solid and fits the vibe well. The only non lockers I kept on a PRS.
     
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  9. PBGas

    PBGas New Member

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    Both of mine are modded with the DW CE 24 having the most done on it. My 3rd one which is coming tomorrow will also get a couple of mods on it as well. Can't wait!
     
  10. Broseph

    Broseph PRS 22 Fret Fren

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    I think I have modded every single PRS I have owned aside the core 24 I had. CE I changed to a MannMade bridge. Same for adjustable bridges on single cuts. I go crazy on the SEs. Swapped out the pickups on an S2. The core custom 24 was alright, but I resold it the fastest out of all of them as I found it the least interesting. :p
     
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  11. littlebadboy

    littlebadboy New Member

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    I have only one PRS. I'm poor.

    Transformed my S2 Standard 22 into Darth Paul.

    It now has the following:
    DiMarzio D-Activator X bridge and neck
    Schaller Megaswitch "T"
    Emerson Pro CTS 1meg volume pot
    C&K USA DPDT Mini Toggle Switches
    Geesatis Open Black Humbucker Covers
    CTS 250k SPST Split Shaft Push/Pull Pot
    Pure Tone Jack (double contact)
    PRS/Mann Vibrato Bridge (black nickel bridge with plain nickel saddles)
    Custom anodized look pickguard by WD Music Instruments, Inc.
    Ebony tuner buttons

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    It's a full US (and a German switch) guitar now except for the original tuners.
     
  12. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc “Evil” Sergio. You can tell by the goatee

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    Now you just gotta ditch that TRC.
     
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  13. bodia

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

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    First time I need to tweak the rod:D
     
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  14. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    So the day before you got it!
     
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  15. bodia

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

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    and several times since...........:confused:
     
  16. DISTORT6

    DISTORT6 NJ Devil

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    I absolutely love the looks of this one.
    I’d palm-mute the F out of it.:D:p
     
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  17. Slow Dog Noodle

    Slow Dog Noodle New Member

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    None. I've never made a single modification to one of the 15-20 guitars I own, aside from adjusting string height or something maintenance related.
     
  18. Black Plaid

    Black Plaid Other Alan!

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    swapped out some dragon IIs for a set of 57/08s, other than that I never feel like the PRS need modification.

    I have a Mexican strat that's so modified the only original parts are the bolts holding the neck to the body. Guitar of Theseus, if you will.
     
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  19. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc Confirmed Bird Snob

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    Dragon neck and HFS with Alnico 8 magnet into the Standard today :D

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  20. Black Plaid

    Black Plaid Other Alan!

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    Are you sure that is a Standard? Might be a Special, just cause of the Tremelo up-route. What were the original pickups? What year?
     

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