Incoming!: Business in the front, party in the back. UPDATE: The party has arrived.

Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by 21Hemispheres12, Oct 2, 2020.

  1. Tony M.

    Tony M. New Member

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    This description sounds like the bridge pickup may be wired out of phase with the other pickups,
    or the coil that remains on when you tap the pickup is out of phase, or doesn't PRS have a thing
    where when you tap a pickup it adds 1500 turns of wire to the coil that stays on?
    Maybe those 1500 turns are not getting added in on the bridge pickup?

    Yes?
    No?
    Maybe?

    Gorgeous guitar by the way.
     
  2. Stephen J.

    Stephen J. New Member

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    I think it sounds like the signal from those 1500 winds is the only thing getting through. The rest of the coil is grounded out along with the other coil.
     
  3. 21Hemispheres12

    21Hemispheres12 Old Member

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    I think you guys are on the right track, it’s a bummer but I’m sure PRS will get it sorted out for me. I did another quick track playing in position two and then tapping the bridge and then going back to full humbucker. You can hear the output drop really clearly in this one.

    https://soundcloud.com/user-249191246/prs-special-22?ref=clipboard
     
  4. bodia

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

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    I had something similar with my 509. One of the wires had come loose, and one of the mini toggles started acting up after week, or so. Customer Service took care of it under Warranty.
     
  5. Going Modal

    Going Modal I should be practicing right now.

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    WOW!! That's a "party in the back" for sure! Sweet, sweet guitar man. I've always admired those special semi-hollows.

    Hmm... maybe.. I... should.... I mean, it wouldn't hurt to just see what's available......
     
  6. unretrofiedforu

    unretrofiedforu New Member

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    congrats!! welcome to the SSH club !

    Every day I play mine, I truly realize how 'special' it is ... I hope you get the issue squared away soon
     
  7. dogrocketp

    dogrocketp I drank the PRS kool aid, and it was tasty!

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    Aside from the pickup issue, that’s amazing. I can’t wait till you get it fixed and can spank it properly.
     
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  8. DISTORT6

    DISTORT6 NJ Devil

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    That’s what she said
     
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  9. Tony M.

    Tony M. New Member

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    Sounds more like this is the case.
    The volume drop is pretty dramatic.
     
  10. gush

    gush She said "huge bag of dibs".

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    Beautiful guitar!!!
     
  11. QuiltTop319

    QuiltTop319 New Member

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  12. jxe

    jxe babe en der wood

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    what business? undertaker?
     
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  13. brett

    brett New Member

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    That thing is awesome!!! That Ziricote board is insane, super unique guitar. We will get you sorted out in no time.
     
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  14. 21Hemispheres12

    21Hemispheres12 Old Member

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    I’ve spent some time with this and am really digging the tones so far. It’s going back to PRS on Monday to fix the wiring issue so I’ll be eager to hear all the pickup combinations it offers once I get it back.
     
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  15. g.wizz

    g.wizz Nabs

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    Wow, I just saw this beauty after revisiting the thread
    what a classy beauty.
     
  16. hord1080

    hord1080 New Member

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    that BOARD!
     
  17. 21Hemispheres12

    21Hemispheres12 Old Member

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    Just wanted to update this thread and say that I’ve already received the guitar back from PRS and everything is working good as new! This is my second time having warranty work done and both times have been super easy and quick. Now back to bonding with this guitar finally!
     

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