Santana III transformation: from Playa to Slaya

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  1. Tahlee

    Tahlee Tollywood Rhode Island

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    I just dropped off the Santana III and my Singlecut 245 to be set up. I’m going with a new to me brand of strings that my friend Gio turned me on to: D’Addario NYXL. I just put a set on my Singlecut Trem last night and they sound and feel pretty good.
     
  2. gioforce76

    gioforce76 Bartender to the stars

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    they are great strings , the prs strings are a close second for me.
     
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  3. Tahlee

    Tahlee Tollywood Rhode Island

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    I picked up the Santana III and the Singlecut yesterday and the setups came out perfectly. I must have had the low E saddle too high when I was feeling it against my right hand when palm muting, but now I don’t feel it.

    I am very happy with the service. Ray Mullen Music is a PRS authorized service shop and they are a retailer. They have a sick McCarty 594 in black sparkle that is so glittery! It’s on Reverb, too.

    I am still waiting for delivery of the bits from Crazyparts in Germany.

    I like the NYXL strings. Are the PRS strings made by D’Addario?
     
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  4. Bill SAS 513

    Bill SAS 513 Just another old guy in a T-shirt

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    Nice, and Congrats on the guitars getting sorted out...Enjoy them both.
    For possible future handy-work...Check out the end of the fingerboard and the radius of the saddles probably follows it closely...,
    You would have gotten it...but no doubt, a PRS cert. tech comes in handy.
     
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  5. bodia

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

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    Sweet! Glad your tech got things sorted out.

    Yes, the PRS strings are made by D'Addario
     
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  6. Tahlee

    Tahlee Tollywood Rhode Island

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    Thank you.
     
  7. sergiodeblanc

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

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    Needs more pictures!!!
     
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  8. Tahlee

    Tahlee Tollywood Rhode Island

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  9. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Boom-Chicka-Wah-Wah!!
     
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  10. Tahlee

    Tahlee Tollywood Rhode Island

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    Thanks, I just put up those guitar hangers. The bottom screw is a bolt with a butterfly toggle thing so each one will hold a lot more weight than a guitar. I hung them high on the wall so that I can put a couple more half stacks under them. I think I’ll drive out to Connecticut to pick up one of my heads at a music store out there. The reverb quit but it’s fixed now.

    Thanks to the two color fading threads, I now keep my Faded Blue Jeans Tremonti in it’s case unless I’m in the room playing. Then, I hang it up so that I can enjoy seeing it or I play that one. That one’s tuned a half step down to E flat so I use it for about a half a dozen songs that I play.
     
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  11. Tonart

    Tonart Tone of the Art......or is that backwards?

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    Very nice!!
     
  12. Tahlee

    Tahlee Tollywood Rhode Island

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    Thank you very much!
     
  13. bodia

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

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    That's a great wall!
     
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