Is the Bernie...

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  1. sergiodeblanc

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

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    ... the single greatest SE, or what?

    If it isn’t, which SE is?
     
  2. Iceman101

    Iceman101 There's always room for one more.....

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    Dude, you know my SE of choice. There can only be One :D
     
  3. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc #NeverGibson

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    Never played a Bernie but I agree with above, sure love my One
     
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  4. Tosca

    Tosca Death by a million mini-toggles...

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    I’d have to go with the ZM SE myself...but the Bernie and One are very close.
     
  5. bodia

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

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    I'll second your Bernie is the greatest!
     
  6. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    10-4

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  7. sergiodeblanc

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

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    The One and ZM are also pretty close. Practically zero upgrades needed, those G&B P90’s have a slight advantage in sounding great but, the 245’s are darn nice.
     
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  8. Tosca

    Tosca Death by a million mini-toggles...

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    I replaced the 245s (which were just fine) in my ZM with #7’s...plus coil spliting on P/P tone pots...does it all.
     
  9. Mark Ray

    Mark Ray New Member

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    Of the 3 SE's I have owned (own), the Bernie is by far my favorite. (I previously had a first gen Santana and an early Tremonti).
     
  10. sergiodeblanc

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

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    I bought my Bernie used and it was already modded, so I never got to try the G&B 245’s in there. However I did swap out the 245’s in my CU22 Semi-Hollow, which didn’t really need to be done in all honesty.
     
  11. veinbuster

    veinbuster Freeze zone

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    Does the white rabbit count?
    Or the raven?

    I go white.
     
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  12. WEDGE

    WEDGE Almost was a FG22 owner..

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    I have the ones that were in mine collecting dust if you want to try em.
     
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  13. sergiodeblanc

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

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    Aww thanks, wedge. I actually have a set that I saved for just in case purposes
     
  14. Boogie

    Boogie SuperD

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  15. Fullmoon 1971

    Fullmoon 1971 New Member

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    I've never tried The One but I do love my singlecut soapbar. I also know that if anyone wants to try and take my Bernie off me, they'll have to pry it from my cold dead hands. The Chris Robertson may even equal the Bernie though (that maybe because I'm still in the honeymoon period with it)?

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    Cosmetic mods only - just waiting on a ivory p-90 cover
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  16. sergiodeblanc

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

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    The White Rabbit might count, but it certainly isn’t without mods.

    The Raven is a Core guitar, you might be thinking about the BMF?
     
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  17. garrett

    garrett Not a New Member

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    The Bernie sure seems to be universally loved and often compared to more expensive guitars.

    Agree the One and Zach Myers ought to be right up there, too.
     
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  18. Tonart

    Tonart Tone of the Art......or is that backwards?

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    ...like a Manny Pacquiao. Simply one of the greatest pound for pound guitars ever.
     
  19. eclecticsynergy

    eclecticsynergy PRS user since '87

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    I really want to try out a Chris Robertson. It almost could've been tailor-made to suit my tastes. Still, I love the core models- only one of my PRSs is an SE. So far, at least...
     
  20. drawshot

    drawshot Just one more...and that's it!

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    In a word - Abso-smurfly

    Mine came into the house, already modded perfectly. It beat all three of my Core models, WRT comfort and playability (to my tastes). It's all the Singlecut perfection I'll ever need.

    That said, my Bernie and RL Vela get equal amp time, because I'm spoiled, and have the luxury of owning two PRSi of the highest quality I could ever hope for.
     
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