If you own more than one PRS....

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  1. P90s

    P90s New Member

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    Do you play them all equally? Do you gravitate to one for a while (days or weeks or months) and then latch onto another for days/weeks/months.....then another (eg., you're a serial monogamist) or do you randomly pick up different PRS guitars on a daily basis?
     
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  2. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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    It’s purely an emotional decision.
     
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  3. xjbebop

    xjbebop Yippy ki yay!

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    Flavor of the day / week... it changes...
    Play what makes you happy!
     
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  4. alantig

    alantig Zombie Four, DFZ

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    It varies. Sometimes it just to play a certain guitar I haven't played in a while. Sometimes it's based on the controls. Sometimes it's nothing more than convenience. Sometimes it's just because this is the tone I want to hear today. And sometimes it's to force myself to think differently.

    Recording is a different story - that's driven by what guitar I think is going to fit the song the best.
     
  5. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc Confirmed Bird Snob

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    It's emotional, rational, completely irrational, spontaneous, as well as completely planned out.

    Hope that helps. Lather, Rinse, Repeat.
     
  6. BrianC

    BrianC more toys than talent

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    I have a number one, but try to give each one some love equally. I feel that if there is one not getting played - it should go.

    I maybe had 12 or so and am down to 4 core PRS. I could get down to one if needed as I never break a string.

    As Sergio said it is an emotional thing as to which one gets the nod.
     
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  7. bodia

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

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    I tend to gravitate to one and play that one for any given time. I recently started to think I should grab the first one on the wall today, and the next one tomorrow, etc. We'll see if that ever happens.
     
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  8. jak3af3r

    jak3af3r Slightly Older Than New Member

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    It depends. One venue I play regularly starts off with an acoustic set followed by full-band electric so my hollowbody piezo gets a lot of love there. If I'm just doing electric I tend to bounce back and forth between the McCarty and custom 24 based on my mood. At home I gravitate to the McCarty unless I'm recording then I'll go for the 24.
     
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  9. drjenkins

    drjenkins I Don't know what to put here...

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    Luck of the draw for me. Just whatever looks like it needs playing. It will trend towards the newest in, but eventually they'll work into the rotation. Plus, I use four different tunings so that will go into the decision too.
     
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  10. TroyBaer

    TroyBaer Really knows where his towel is.

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    I don't play mine equally. One of them is my #1, another is a fine backup for that, and the other two are specialty tools because they're in alternate tunings.
     
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  11. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    I tend to play the heck outta the latest acquisition.
    Then I'm slutting around with all the others equally... mostly...
    Then it's back to the newest GF.
     
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  12. DreamTheaterRules

    DreamTheaterRules New and improved member

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    95% of my PRS playing time is divided between the NF3 and Custom 24. The Semi-hollow LTD C22 is my "special occasions" guitar and my older C22 needs a volume pot, so it gets an occasional tickle until I get it fixed.
     
  13. Andy80

    Andy80 New Member

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    I disproportionately play my silver sky more than my SC245. I don't love the 245, but it's a great guitar. I just love the sound and feel of the SS.
     
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  14. Tim S

    Tim S King of the barre chord

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    Since buying a number of SE & S2 guitars, I find myself pretty much ignoring my F & G guitars. (they still get occasional attention)

    So my choice of guitar at any particular time boils down to which neck carve I prefer at the moment or whether I want to use humbuckers or soapbars.

    If I find myself not touching a particular guitar for a few months, then I’ll pull it out of its case and remind myself why I bought it in the first place. (it’s like Christmas all over again)
     
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  15. Ryan Murphy

    Ryan Murphy Stares at bright lights

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    Ill have to let you know when my 2nd PRS gets here. :D
     
  16. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    And I have a couple that I don’t play at all. I know: Disgraceful, blasphemy, beyond comprehension, “doctorly, dentistry-ee, lawyerly”, nerdy, unownerly, and criminal.

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    Yep.
     
  17. markd21

    markd21 New Member

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    For gigs it's, first, about what's new. Second, it's about looks. Third, it's about what I'm wearing, lol. Doing a session it's about what'll sit the material best. Usually it's a 22 fret bolt on or set-neck. Sitting around the house it's a free for all - just whatever I feel like playing.

    I feel very blessed to have more than one Core, let alone as many as I do. I try to use them all as much possible.
     
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  18. Malloc

    Malloc New Member

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    Only have two and they’ve been getting around 50/50 playtime intentionally for wear leveling. It helps that they have similar voice and identical control layouts.
     
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  19. Mark Ray

    Mark Ray New Member

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    At this point my P22 gets played at every gig, because of the "P." That leaves the others to fight for time being the second guitar I take (I always take 2).
     
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  20. Black Plaid

    Black Plaid just another Alan

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    If I've bought a new one, I tend to play that to the exclusion of all others, but then settle back to my favorite after a while. There are some I don't play, the ones with the wide-thin neck or plastic binding, as they have fallen out of favor with my hands. Tempted to sell the one with binding. :eek:
     

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