NGD Terrible Ted Zebra CE 24 Whackmaster

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  1. jcolmn

    jcolmn New Member

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    I've been wanting one of these old Zebra PRS guitars since I first saw them. Pretty rare and usually expensive. I even tried to send a late 80's Studio model to the PTC for a refinish and they would not do the zebra (only would restore to an original finish). Finally I see this one and was able to work out a deal with the seller. All original with a little wear. Probably the skinniest neck I have ever seen on a PRS (about 0.8" depth at the nut and only 0.82" at the 12th fret)__. Surprisingly still easy to play.

    Will have to update the winged tuners. I know people are nostalgic for them but they have a lot of play in them.
    Debating on keeping the rotary or changing to McCarty switching. I plan on playing this so that is the reason for considering that.

    [​IMG]20200125_085535 by jcolmn, on Flickr
     
  2. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    That’s a cool acquisition. I’d keep the rotary just cause they’re unique.
     
  3. bodia

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

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    Want Dang, Sweet ...........
     
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  4. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc I like to party, mmm hmm, everybody does.

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    Bangin’!

    I wouldn’t touch a thing.
     
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  5. jxe

    jxe babe en der wood

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    did nuge actually kill this? love it.
     
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  6. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    I wouldn’t change anything either.
    I would proudly present it in my wall cabinet - really nice guitar.
     
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  7. alantig

    alantig Zombie Four, DFZ

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    Always loved that finish. I've looked into a few - someday maybe I'll find the right one at the right price at the right time.
     
  8. WEDGE

    WEDGE Zombie five, DFZ

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    Congrats! I very much approve of this one!
     
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  9. WA Paul

    WA Paul It’s ok...I’m with Manny dog

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    Congrats - looks brand new!
     
  10. jcolmn

    jcolmn New Member

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    Thanks everyone.
    There are signs of use but all original. HFS/VB pickups. It was well cared for.
    After going over it I will keep as is with the exception of the Phase II tuner conversion from John Mann that are on order. Great upgrade and completely reversible.
     
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  11. Black Plaid

    Black Plaid just another Alan

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    That thing is ludicrous, well done.
     
  12. ]-[@n$0Ma☩!©

    ]-[@n$0Ma☩!© Fungi Monkey

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  13. shimmilou

    shimmilou Established in 1963

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    Awesome score! Congrats
     
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  14. StillCantankerous

    StillCantankerous Deja Voodo

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    Undeniably BADA$$ your other PRSes look a little intimidated ;)
     
  15. Andrew Paul

    Andrew Paul The cat's meow

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    Freakin awesome! Don’t change a thing. Congrats and enjoy!
     
  16. RickP

    RickP Established 1960, Still Not Dead

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    Now, for the floor-length kimono to match...

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  17. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    As he didn’t say it (@bodia ) Time to go shoe shopping!;)

    Congratulations.
     
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  18. alantig

    alantig Zombie Four, DFZ

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  19. bodia

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

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    Yeah, I wanna see his shoes!
     
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  20. bodia

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

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    Those would be acceptable.
     
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