Last PRS year for Dragon I pickups?

shallbe

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I'm asking because I'm looking at a 2008 Artist Pack guitar and the hangtag says Dragon for pickups, both neck and bridge. Is this just a handwritten mistake? They should be Dragon II's based upon my other 2008.

What do you think? Could a set have been put in this guitar?

I won't have a chance to play the guitar first.

Thanks.
 
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We stopped using them on production models in 1998, but we continued to make them for a while longer. Your guitar could have been a special model with original Dragon pickups, but it's more likely that they are Dragon II's and a typo on the hand tag. What's the serial number?
 

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I vaguely remember some Dragon I's resurfacing long after they were out of production. Being AP, maybe they could've been specially put in there like Shawn said.
 

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We stopped using them on production models in 1998, but we continued to make them for a while longer. Your guitar could have been a special model with original Dragon pickups, but it's more likely that they are Dragon II's and a typo on the hand tag. What's the serial number?

Shawn,

Thanks for the reply! The serial # is 133309. Can you confirm if it has Dragon 1 pickups and a Macassar ebony board as well? I can tell from the pics it has a rosewood neck.

Thanks! The modcat is CUM2FAIFCIT_WB_GD-D3
 

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PRS MODCAT DECODER
Enter MODCAT:



Model: Custom 22/24
Top Wood: Maple
Frets: 22
Top Spec: Figured Maple
Top Grade: Artist
Neck Wood: East Indian Rosewood
Neck Carve: Pattern (Wide/Fat)
Fingerboard Wood: Macassar Ebony
Inlay: Outline Birds (2008+)
Bridge: Tremolo or 2-Piece Bridge
Color: Whale Blue
Hardware: Gold
Treble Pickup: Dragon 2
Middle Pickup: none
Bass Pickup: Dragon 2
Electronics: 3-Way Toggle or Blade


A sample MODCAT: SLM2FAHFIET_FR_HB-BS
 

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PRS MODCAT DECODER
Enter MODCAT:



Model: Custom 22/24
Top Wood: Maple
Frets: 22
Top Spec: Figured Maple
Top Grade: Artist
Neck Wood: East Indian Rosewood
Neck Carve: Pattern (Wide/Fat)
Fingerboard Wood: Macassar Ebony
Inlay: Outline Birds (2008+)
Bridge: Tremolo or 2-Piece Bridge
Color: Whale Blue
Hardware: Gold
Treble Pickup: Dragon 2
Middle Pickup: none
Bass Pickup: Dragon 2
Electronics: 3-Way Toggle or Blade


A sample MODCAT: SLM2FAHFIET_FR_HB-BS

Thanks---much appreciated.
 

JJJ

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If you don't want the dragon IIs... I'll take them off you so you don't have to hear them again. I won't even charge ;)
 
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