NGD (I assume that means New Guitar Day) - Now with images AND first impressions.

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  1. RockyMountainJayhawk

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    Finally dipped my toes into PRS. First impressions are VERY positive.

    Thanks to everyone for the compliments. (I guess I should pass them along to the people who made it?) Anyhow...quick thoughts on the new toy:

    Disclaimer: I am semi-new to the world of electric guitars so view my praise through that filter.

    Initial reaction review:

    After 3ish days: This thing is amazing. I love it.

    First: IT. WEIGHS. NOTHING. (Less than 6lbs) My back is so happy. Like playing an acoustic.

    Next: The pickups. So many options and good sound comes from every one of them. I love my old G&L too but sometimes I have to wrestle with it a bit to find a tone I like. No such issues with this so far. Plug it in and it sounds fantastic* Capable of twang, blues, rock and if you put enough gain in my amp and pedal some metal. And even cranking the tone down to next to nothing it maintained clarity. (Old guitar got muddy sounding real quick) Going to take a long time before I get bored.

    Third: Really easy to play. Took almost no time to get comfortable with it. One of my biggest concerns before it showed up was the neck finish. I find some can feel sticky. I don't really sweat sitting in my living room but on some guitars my hands get clammy and moving up and down can be a chore. No such issues here. In fact I had to adjust because I was overshooting due to lack of resistance when my hand moved.

    Other: No sharp frets, no dings. The paint has a bit more sparkle than what can bee seen in the Sweetwater pics. This is good. The guitar is gorgeous. No trouble staying in tune so far.


    A couple negatives/things I may change.

    Negative: Really making me see the flaws in my G&L. That's it so far.
    Potential change: May swap the bridge studs for the gold ones. Think they would look better next to the brass saddles.

    *Rest of the rig in image. EQD Plumes>EQD Avalanche Run>Orange Crush 35RT

    Cheers!

    (Thank you to everyone for the help. I'm new here)
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    Rest of the rig

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  2. JustRob

    JustRob Zombie Six, DFZ

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    RallyFanatic Perpetual musical mid-life crisis

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  4. dogrocketp

    dogrocketp I drank the PRS kool aid, and it was tasty!

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    Congratulations, sir. Is it the blue S2 in your avatar?
     
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    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Sexy, congrats!
     
  6. RockyMountainJayhawk

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    It is! (But I went cheap. That is an SE)
     
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    Thanks for the info! I will get that fixed.
     
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  9. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Too Funky

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    Congrats! Looks like a million bucks.
     
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    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Welcome and congrats!
     
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    Bowtiefanatc Confirmed Bird Snob

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    Oooooo SE Mira! How is it? Those seem like they could be hidden gems
     
  12. Warmart

    Warmart Fani PRSi

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    Congratulations! One of these days I'm going to have to play a Mira myself. I hope you love it long time, welcome to PRS!
     
  13. Russ73

    Russ73 New Member

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    OP Ive yet to see one in the wild, how is it and how does it sound?
     
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    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Congratulations, she’s a beauty!
     
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    dogrocketp I drank the PRS kool aid, and it was tasty!

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    Only an SE doesn’t cut it. You’re still a rock star on this forum. The name on the headstock says it all.
     
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    vchizzle Zomb!e Nine, DFZ

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    Nice! I've liked every Mira I've tried, haven't gotten to play an SE yet.
     
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    toothace Zombie Thirteen, DFZ

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    Congrats and welcome to the Enabler's Club! You got it in the best color!

    What's the next PRSi???


    Sweet top!
     
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    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    Looks great.
    Enjoy.
     
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    Tucson Thump Mint Heavy Relic

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    Well, you spent less, but you didn't get cheap.
     
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    Egads One, Two, THIRTEEN!

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    Congrats, and welcome!
     
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