New Member and first PRS!

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  1. kidmendel

    kidmendel New Member

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    Pics first!

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    Hello all, great to be here. Recently picked up this 2002 CE24 (in surprisingly good condition for an almost-20-years-old guitar) on Reverb.

    I had heard good things about PRS forever but you never really know until you play one for yourself. I don't know if I have a particularly good one or if they're all this good but this is far and away the best guitar I have ever owned, by a significant margin. I've played other high end guitars but nothing has ever felt like this. It resonates like crazy, it sustains like crazy, I am completely blown away.

    The only problem I'm having with it is that it's making my other guitars feel less good!

    Cheers all,
     
  2. RickP

    RickP Established 1960, Still Not Dead

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    Welcome to the family of PRS fans and players. That’s a great looking guitar you have there, and it sounds like you’re really enjoying it. That’s always good to hear!
     
  3. shimmilou

    shimmilou Established in 1963

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    Beautiful guitar! Congrats
     
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  4. SinSir

    SinSir Mad Scientist

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    Sweet score! Congrats
     
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  5. DISTORT6

    DISTORT6 NJ Devil

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    Welcome, kidmendel!
    That purple is absolutely KILLER!
    Helluva first post.
    Don’t forget to stick one of those pics into your avatar.:D
     
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  6. Moondog Wily

    Moondog Wily Howlin' At The Moon!

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    Killer opening @kidmendel (starting with photos of a gem is bonus points)! Congrats, she's a hottie!! I lusted after a PRS for 25+ years but always talked myself out of it (various arguments were used during those decades) and once I got my first one this Feb, I was hooked!!! Like you, I had never felt a guitar this perfect!!!! As for the sustain, I have been wondering if I need to take legal action to resolve how long the notes last (The sustain, listen to it.)!!!!! I don't want to cut them off, and it is wasting a lot of practice and recording time listening to it just ring for 10's of seconds ;~)) As for the other guitars, sell them and get more PRS!!! I did the second part of that equation, but all the other ones have sentimental value so I skipped on the first part of that suggestion!!! My lady friend does not feel the same, but I am good at the moment!!!! Welcome to the addiction club of PRS!!!!

    BTW, if you would like to post any of your music, you can do so in the Studio & Stage section!!!

    Happy jammin'!
    MW
     
  7. Aahzz

    Aahzz Bluebeard Member

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    Welcome - great start!!
     
  8. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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  9. VirginiaAve

    VirginiaAve New Member

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    Welcome! Beautiful PRS!
     
  10. ViperDoc

    ViperDoc Plugged In.

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    THAT'S HOT!
     
  11. AP515

    AP515 Mostly Normal

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    Winner...
     
  12. cjlloyd

    cjlloyd Not vintage yet

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    “Objection, your honour.”
    “Sustained.”
     
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  13. bodia

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

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    Sweet as sweet! Congrats on your first, and welcome to the forum
     
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  14. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    DIG!!! Nice score!! Welcome to the forum...and your new addiction. In case someone hasn't already told you...they are like potato chips, ya can't have just one!;)
     
  15. kidmendel

    kidmendel New Member

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    Thanks for the nice welcome, all!

    So are they all this good then, I'm not just lucky? ;)

    You're not wrong about only having one though, I can definitely see myself saving for a Custom 24 now!
     
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  16. Davey

    Davey Just Jammin'

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    Congrats! Thats a great color on that one.
     
  17. AZGiant

    AZGiant New Member

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    You are hooked now brother lol. Sweet
     
  18. AaeCee

    AaeCee New Member

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    Oh yeah, you're done.

    May as well start shopping for your next one and put all your other guitars up for sale. ;)
     
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  19. GuitarJammin

    GuitarJammin New Member

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    I used to have a 02' CE exactly like it! Amazing guitar!
     
  20. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Congratulations and welcome. Everyone knows Purple ☔️ is the best colour;)
     

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