Lightest PRS?

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  1. CE-man

    CE-man New Member

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    After a marathon gig last night my back is still hurting, time for a lighter guitar. I'm thinking perhaps a Korina Mira but I sure would like a tremolo guitar. What is the lightest PRS (solid/chambered) guitar?

    What model do you have and what does it weigh?
     
  2. Twinfan

    Twinfan 408 Sig Club President

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    A semi-hollow Cu22 may be good for you?
     
  3. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    My CU22 Semi Hollow was an absolute featherweight. Sounded great, too!
     
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    I think that MAPete's is .02 lbs lighter, but this is about as light as it gets so far as I know for a solidbody. And this thing really does feel light (though doesn't sound it...)
     
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    Wow! I wish my PRSi were 5.48 lbs!
     
  6. CE-man

    CE-man New Member

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    That is crazy light! I have a basswood Strat that weighs 6.13 and I thought it was light. This is amazing! What is the makeup of this guitar, mahogany body with a cedar top? Is it chambered?
     
  7. Mike Duncan

    Mike Duncan DGT Player

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    Wow! My Goldtop DGT weighs 9.6 pounds. Both David Grissom and Len Johnson kinda grunted when picking it up for the first time...you know, that kinda hernia popping grunt?
     
  8. Brad737

    Brad737 This space for rent...

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    CE man,
    I had a Korina Mira that weighed 5 lbs, 13 oz. My chambered Artist 1 weighs 6 lbs, 6 oz. I'd consider them both to be very lightweight, but the tone doesn't suffer in the least.
     
  9. wilerty

    wilerty Geezer

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    What were you playing and what does it weigh?
     
  10. CE-man

    CE-man New Member

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    I'm playing the guitar in my avatar, it's a `91 CE-24 PRS employee guitar. It weighs a bit over 8 pounds which is not the lightest nor the heaviest of my PRS guitars, but we did a non-stop 3 hour gig in 90 degree/75% humidity last night. This was after work and after moving and setting up a massive P.A. system. Once we had finished setting up the P.A. I was already spent, I told the guys I was going to do the B.B.King and sit down for the gig.
     
  11. CE-man

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    My mahogany Mira was super light, I figured the Korina would be even lighter. I wish they had a tremolo version.
     
  12. gear_freak

    gear_freak New Member

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    Another +1 for the CU22 Semi-Hollow Ltd. Mine weights 6.87lbs. It feels so light compared to a normal guitar.
     

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