MODCAT Decoders

Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by rugerpc, Sep 26, 2013.

  1. JonW

    JonW ...as seen in the PRS company magazine

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  2. Golem

    Golem New Member

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    I'll update it as soon as I can! Thanks!!
     
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  3. Golem

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    Updated.
     
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  4. Golem

    Golem New Member

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    @JonW did some nice work cleaning it up! Just merged your PR! Thanks.
     
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    Does anybody know how I can get the modcat updated? My custom 22 artist incorrectly states it has a wide fat neck. The hang tag states pattern regular and it's definitely a regular not a wide fat.
     
  6. Black Plaid

    Black Plaid just another Alan

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    I am starting to think the MODCAT is more just "a series of guidelines" ...
     
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  7. bodia

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

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    The neck carve will definitely be DGT. It’s unique to that model.
     
  8. Black Plaid

    Black Plaid just another Alan

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    MODCAT isn't a public or official spec, it's only supposed to be used internally for tracking the guitars through manufacturing.

    So it's quite common that the values vary without explanation. We have just reverse-engineered it for our purposes. Expect irregularities.
     
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  9. RickP

    RickP Established 1960, Still Not Dead

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    I am not signed up on github, but covered a few MODCAT exceptions in a recent thread. Maybe it can help fill some blanks.
    https://forums.prsguitars.com/threads/594-soapbar-modcat.42456/
     
  10. Black Plaid

    Black Plaid just another Alan

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    RickP Established 1960, Still Not Dead

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    noice. I noticed on my guitar modcat it doesnt recognize C8 as a model. assuming its just cause its newer 24-08?
     
  13. Black Plaid

    Black Plaid just another Alan

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    Tell us your MODCAT and everything you know about your guitar, and I'll post a change request to the decoder with the info!
     
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    I purchased a brand new CU 24 in the early 90's and can't find paperwork. Not selling it, I just would like to know specs on the guitar. All I can get simply of course is the serial number off back of headstock. Any way to find specs: Z63531. thanks
     
  16. RickP

    RickP Established 1960, Still Not Dead

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    MODCATs weren’t used that far back. An email to PRS support would be my first move. It’ll take a while under the current situation, so give them time.
     
    #176 RickP, Apr 26, 2020
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    I was thinking same. Seems like they could dig it up pretty quickly. Thanks much.
     
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  18. garrett

    garrett knows just enough to be dangerous

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    That would be 2 63531, which indicates a guitar from 2002. You can find out more by taking out the bridge pickup and looking at the bottom of the rout. Guitars from 2000 or so onward will have the MODCAT label and earlier guitars will have some details written in pen.
     
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  19. Summer

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    Awesome. Will do. Appreciate it.
     
  20. Rhythmisking

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    Looking at getting a nice singlecut, but the MODCAT's style ("N7...") isn't recognized by the decoder, although everything else is there and fits with the seller's descritption. Any ideas?

    MODCAT: N7M2FAHFBPS_BM_G7-77
    [​IMG]
     

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