"SE" indication

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  1. John Beef

    John Beef Opaque

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    The way things are going with these Harvey Bentons and Fireflys and similar brands on the market, selling LPs and 335s and teles for $200, PRS SE is straight up aspirational by comparison.
     
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  2. Broseph

    Broseph PRS 22 Fret Fren

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    I chose a Mexican strat over a professional series strat. Wasn’t even close in my mind. One felt natural and right. The other felt sterile and lifeless. 40% difference in cost. I don’t give a damn that it says made in Mexico. Sounds great to me. And you’ll find plenty of the YouTube guys that feel the same when it comes to fenders. Either get the cheaper ones or splurge on custom shops.
     
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  3. Ovibos

    Ovibos Naughty Wood Librarian

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    SE One on the headstock looks killer.
     
  4. Wakester

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    The one that started it all:

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  5. 1neeto

    1neeto New Member

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    I think the SE’a are more in competition with MIM Fender than Squier. Classic Vibes go for what, 500 bucks for their top of the line? An SE starts at over $800, with some dipping into the four digits.

    I think Sterling is more of a direct competitor than Squier.
     
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  6. 68reissue

    68reissue New Member

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    I agree with you, although the SE line starts with the SE Standard 24, which costs well below $800 retail. Great guitar for the money, too. But you’re right...the SEs are much more in line with MIM Fenders and Sterlings,
     
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