NGD: PRS Special Semi-Hollow 22

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  1. Goodsal

    Goodsal New Member

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    I've been on a quest lately to find the perfect PRS (for me). I've been a lifelong Fender and Gibson player, and last year I bought a PRS SE Paul's Guitar on a whim and really liked it. That inspired me to move up to a Core Paul's Guitar. I couldn't stop there, so I also bought a 594, thinking I'd sell one of them after playing both. But then I went on a quest to find the guitar that had the best attributes of those 2 guitars and this arrived today:



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    It is fantastic. So much versatility, and every single position and combination sounds great. The workmanship is stunning. Obviously I'm on day one of the honeymoon, but I had to share!
     
  2. Maxime Bousquet

    Maxime Bousquet perfect reality sounds

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    gorgeous! very nice acquisition! lucky boy!
     
  3. AaeCee

    AaeCee New Member

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    Man, you got it bad! Just understand that once infected, the sickness never goes away, but it sounds like you're learning to live with it quite nicely.

    Stunning guitar!
     
  4. Noisykoel

    Noisykoel New Member

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    Very nice ! What do you think of the pickups? I have an SSH too, fabulous workmanship. I’m still tweaking pickup heights as the humbucking modes seem a bit hot to me. But the split tones are beautiful.
     
  5. Goodsal

    Goodsal New Member

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    So far I love the pickups. They are a little hotter than my 594 with the 58/15LTs, but not much. They sound really sweet and are very touch sensitive. They don’t quack as much in the 2 and 4 positions as I’ve heard in YouTube videos. Did you find that lowering them brought out more quack?
     
  6. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Congratulations, that’s special.
     
  7. goat-n-gitter

    goat-n-gitter Dismembered

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    Sweet guitar! Enjoy it!
     
  8. toothace

    toothace Zombie Thirteen, DFZ

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    Beautiful! Congrats!


    Sweet top!
     
  9. SupremeDalek

    SupremeDalek Exterminate!

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    Best electric around! Enjoy!
     
  10. 21Hemispheres12

    21Hemispheres12 Old Member

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    I’ve been doing the same the past few days. I’ve been noticing the middle pickup likes to be set lower than my standard setting of 3/32 bass and 5/64 treble. My neck pickup is actually below the ring and bridge is flush. This guitar definitely likes the pickups set lower to my ear.
     
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  11. bodia

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

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    Congrats. Gorgeous guitar! I love my SSH.
     
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  12. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    That is one super-sweet guitar!

    I had a CU22 Semi-Hollow about 8-9 years ago, and foolishly sold it. The PRS Semi-hollow models sound great.
     
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  13. Joesnewmatch

    Joesnewmatch Semi-Special Guitarist

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    Congrats and welcome to the club!
     
  14. WA Paul

    WA Paul All dogs go to heaven

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    Congrats, that’s a beauty! SSH and a 594 sound like a great duo!
     
  15. shimmilou

    shimmilou Established in 1963

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    Beautiful guitar! Congrats
     
  16. RickP

    RickP Established 1960, Still Not Dead

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    Lots of tones available from that beauty! It sounds like you’re building quite the guitarsenal!
     
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  17. Davey

    Davey Just Jammin'

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    Congrats! Sweet SSH and great color
     
  18. Jimi D

    Jimi D New Member

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    Congrats! And get used to that “honeymoon “ feeling... my EXP2018 SSH is hands down my favourite guitar. Ever. Barr none.
     
  19. Bob Hundemer

    Bob Hundemer New Member

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    I'll just write that I'm jealous.
     
  20. Noisykoel

    Noisykoel New Member

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    I didn’t hear much of a difference lowering the narrowfield. But i do set my humbuckers pretty low. My neck pickup is flush with the humbucker rings, while the bridge pickup is just above.
     

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