Introducing the New S2 Series - Made In Maryland - Starting at $1,179

Discussion in 'PRS News' started by james, Jul 9, 2013.

  1. DaveyD

    DaveyD New Member

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    I own the first SE ever made. Not bashing the guitars, but they are nothing more than american made SE's.
     
  2. DaveyD

    DaveyD New Member

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    It's really not a huge distinction. Both are made with the same woods, hardware, scale length, designs, etc. I can make the same recipe of chocolate chip cookies in 2 different ovens, but they will still taste the same.
     
  3. andy474x

    andy474x Knows the Drill

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    Challenge accepted, I'll judge.

    Gonna need some milk.
     
  4. JustRob

    JustRob Just a member

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    Is that what trolls eat?
     
  5. DaveyD

    DaveyD New Member

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    Just because someone makes a point you don't like, doesn't make them a troll.
     
  6. ]-[@n$0Ma☩!©

    ]-[@n$0Ma☩!© Der Hans der kann's

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    The S2 isn't for you. We got it.
     
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  7. DaveyD

    DaveyD New Member

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    Mike didn't sell it to me :)
     
  8. ]-[@n$0Ma☩!©

    ]-[@n$0Ma☩!© Der Hans der kann's

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    That's a historical guitar. I'm surprised he cut it loose. Congrats!
     
  9. DaveyD

    DaveyD New Member

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    I agree! I'm surprised he cut it loose then the other guy did too. I just got lucky.
     
  10. JustRob

    JustRob Just a member

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    What you made was a declarative statement based on opinion, repeatedly. We got your opinion.

    You've determined it's an American made SE, but I haven't seen a picture of the one you own, or played, or built.

    You know, there are a lot of interesting threads here. Many members have some awesome SE mods. There's a song title game. and not least of all, Private Stock Friday.

    You might find something interesting enough to post about in one of those. Join the rest of the fun. :biggrin:
     
  11. ]-[@n$0Ma☩!©

    ]-[@n$0Ma☩!© Der Hans der kann's

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    No kidding! I'd love to have that one in my collection.
     
  12. veinbuster

    veinbuster Freeze zone

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    I'll thumb wrestle you for it.
     
  13. andy474x

    andy474x Knows the Drill

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    I just did the math on how much it would cost to upgrade an SE to S2 spec... The S2's are an incredible deal!
     
  14. Em7

    Em7 deus ex machina

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    For many people, the company that actually built the guitar is a huge deal. PRS is not forcing anyone to purchase an S2. They are merely offering a lower cost Maryland-made alternative to the SEs. There are many guitarists who will not purchase a PRS-branded World Musical Instruments guitar.

    As an aside: I remember all of the hate that was directed at PRS when they first introduced the PRS Electric (a.k.a. the CE24). Most guitarists saw the PRS Electric as the SE of the day. People loved how they played, but no one wanted a bolt-on PRS, especially when the retail cost differential between the PRS Electric and a no-frills Custom 24 was around $450.00 to $500.00. What did PRS do in response to lackluster sales? They tweaked the specs, resulting in the CE becoming one PRS' most successful models. The tops on the early maple-topped CEs were nothing to write home about. In fact, some of the tops on the early CEs were butt ugly, but the product improved over time. I suspect that the same thing will happen with the S2 models.
     
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  15. JDBRADSHAW

    JDBRADSHAW New Member

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    This ought to sell out pretty quickly.....They look and sound great!
     
  16. John Beef

    John Beef Opaque

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  17. Big Mard

    Big Mard Little Gassy Here

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    yeah, but one may be soft and chewy while the other one is brittle and crumbly. Plus it will be someone else mixing up the other batch. Difference could be night and day.
     
  18. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    That's an interesting pronouncement to make without ever having played one or seen one in person.

    And by "interesting" I don't mean to imply that it's a particularly intelligent thing to say, under circumstances where you have no experience with one whatsoever. And neither do the rest of us.
     
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  19. The Newby

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    I have been reading and I have heard about the S2 but has anyone really picked one up yet?
     
  20. Tazboy

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    They are due in the stores in early August so only a few here have played or seen one in person yet. The Starla S2 is calling me so I may come back from the Experience with one.
     

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