NGD SE Santana

Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by Davey, Oct 27, 2021.

  1. Davey

    Davey Just Jammin'

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    I picked up an SE Santana a few weeks back while on vacation. Spotted this and decided why not. Didn't get a chance to post this until we got back this past weekend.

    I'm kinda diggin the white.:cool:

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  2. Going Modal

    Going Modal I should be practicing right now.

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    Dig.
     
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  3. bodia

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

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    Yeah, that's sharp. I dig the white
     
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  4. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc PRSf certified

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  5. SinSir

    SinSir Mad Scientist

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    Fan of the white too
     
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  6. shimmilou

    shimmilou Established in 1963

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    Great score! Congrats
     
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  7. DISTORT6

    DISTORT6 NJ Devil

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    Nice!
     
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  8. g.wizz

    g.wizz Nabs

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    Classy, congrats
    Class
     
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  9. Sybo

    Sybo Nashvillan

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    I am a fan of white guitars, yours sure looks tasty!!
     
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  10. aphantomvaper

    aphantomvaper New Member

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    Now you have a Santana...following the rule that two is one and one is none!

    The White looks super slick! Very nice.
     
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  11. toothace

    toothace Zombie Thirteen, DFZ

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    Nice find!!


    Sweet top!
     
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  12. Black-Viper75

    Black-Viper75 New Member

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    I really like how it looks in white. Clean and mean !!! Congratulations.
     
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  13. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    MMmmmm... tasteful!
     
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  14. Davey

    Davey Just Jammin'

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    Stocker p/u's were long gone and it has some Sunset alnico 2's which don't sound terrible, but I'm thinking about throwing a 5708 in the neck and a metal in the bridge.
    Decisions, decisions....
     
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  15. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Congratulations, very classy! Nice mods too.
     
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  16. Uncle Bob

    Uncle Bob New Member for almost a year...

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    Tasty!

    Do you know why there are two different control knob layouts on the SE Santana? I’ve often wondered...
     
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  17. Davey

    Davey Just Jammin'

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    Good question. I actually prefer both control knobs and toggle below the bridge like on most Santana's, but its not a deal breaker.
     
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  18. Davey

    Davey Just Jammin'

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    Thanks AR. I installed a mann-made 1 piece bridge, core nut, locking tuners with ivory pegs and I changed out all the pots with CTS.
    I know, I know all the money I put in it I could have bought something better, but I saw this one, played it and knew I was taking it home to upgrade. ;)
     
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  19. Axis39

    Axis39 New Member

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    Don't feel bad about those changes, to that guitar, at all!

    I have one of the yellow '17 SE's. I loved so much about the guitar... Except the pickups. So, I spent about 1/2 of the buy-in price (I got mine used) on just custom pickups. Then went with good pots and stuff, too. Now, it is truly a lifetime guitar.

    Congrats on yours! That's the first white one I've seen.
     
  20. bodia

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

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    Approve!
     
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