S2 love!

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  1. Russ73

    Russ73 New Member

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    I have Cores S2s and an SE and I have to say the look and playability of the Standard 22s is it for me, I got the 2 Standards and the Mira all for under a Grand and they play as well as the Cores for a fraction of the price, plus I like the stripped down gothic look of the standards, couldn't be happier....!
     
  2. garrett

    garrett Not a New Member

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    Heck yeah! The S2 Standards are great guitars and stupid cheap on the used market.

    (I know because I'm one of the dummies who sold his S2 Standard at a stupid low price)
     
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  3. Whitecat

    Whitecat Goes home to Starla

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    The Vela is just about the most interesting guitar you can buy right now from PRS outside Private Stock, IMO.
     
  4. Fullmoon 1971

    Fullmoon 1971 New Member

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  5. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    I don’t normally choose opaque, but that blue with the white pickguard is badazz.
     
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  6. MrVanimal

    MrVanimal New Member

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    I agree! I have 3 PRS's and 2 of them are S2's (The other is a CE 24). Got the limited S2 studio in Frost Blue Metallic and was just delivered a S2 SC in Satin Charcoal last night. Love the sound and the playability of them. I like them more than my CE 24 honestly.
     
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    dcm_guitar New Member

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    I have an AP HBII Piezo and a Vela. I play the Vela a lot more. That Vela is "just right" for me.
     
  8. andy474x

    andy474x Knows the Drill

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    I played some PRS guitars at a shop a couple weeks ago, IIRC an ‘07 Singlecut, ‘12 P22, McCarty (‘08 maybe?), an SE 245 Standard, and a new S2 Studio in that mega cool Frost Blue Metallic color. The S2 was hands down the best sounding guitar of the bunch, and it played just as well as the others too. I think part of that had to do with the strings being fresher than a couple of the other guitars. But, to have an S2 go head to head with some core guitars and hold its own so well is a testament to how wonderful they are. It was all I could do to walk out of there without that Studio!
     
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  9. markd21

    markd21 New Member

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    My S2 Standards are among my favorite guitars. Each does its own thing, but when it comes to all around bang-for-the-buck, NOTHING beats the S2!!

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  10. Barquentine

    Barquentine New Member

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    I love my S2 Singlecut. I swapped the pickups for BK Rebel Yells for a bit more oomph. It plays like a dream and sounds great. I thought about saving up for a core model but I've decided not to bother. I don't like fancy tops anyway. And I've got my Bernie for backup which is another great guitar.
     
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  11. Fullmoon 1971

    Fullmoon 1971 New Member

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    There all beautiful but the gold standard with with Surf-90's takes my breath away - I bet the looks are only beaten by the sound?
     
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  12. markd21

    markd21 New Member

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    Yes, it sounds AMAZING. Between the gold Standard 22 and this EG3 I have all my single coil tones covered!!!

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  13. Boogie

    Boogie SuperD

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    I couldn’t agree more!
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  14. JJJ

    JJJ asleep

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    this S2 is my favourite guitar

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    Everything about it is spot on. The only change it's had in nearly a year of ownership now is the strap buttons. Everyone seems to be in a rush with the S2s to bin the factory pickups but at least in this case, once I found the sweet spot for them they're pretty excellent at what they do.
     
  15. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    I hate all you guys!:mad:
    S2 Studio... Vela... UGH!!!
     
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  16. Iceman101

    Iceman101 There's always room for one more.....

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    I like mine :cool:
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  17. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc The pullout king.

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    I still want a Starla.
     
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  18. garrett

    garrett Not a New Member

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    Me too! I have zero interest in Bigsby bridges, but those guitars are so cool.
     
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  19. Iceman101

    Iceman101 There's always room for one more.....

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    You do deserve a Starla. :D
     
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  20. JJJ

    JJJ asleep

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    Buy Starlas

    Both of you
     

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