Thanks to the PTC!

Discussion in 'PTC - PRS Tech Center' started by zumaboy, May 2, 2018.

  1. zumaboy

    zumaboy New Member

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    Great job on my “reimagined” ‘99 Swamp Ash Special...

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    - NOS 53/10 pickups
    - Fralin Blues Special
    - New lampshade knobs & wiring scheme (resistors on the split coils)
    - Mini-toggles to split the ‘buckers
    - Push-pull tone pot to engage the Fralin
    - New adjustable one-piece bridge
    - Fret level & crown w/setup

    It’s a different guitar!
     
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  2. justmund

    justmund Plank Spanker

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    Awesome! Where did you score the 53/10s from? I bet the split sounds are fantastic ;)
     
  3. zumaboy

    zumaboy New Member

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    I bought a set a few years back when production stopped, and then put them away for use later. Later has arrived, lol . They match up well with the swamp ash body and the Fralin.
     
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  4. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    KILLER! I really dig that!
     
  5. toothace

    toothace At least I'm good at dentistry

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    Sweet! Nice mods!!
     
  6. bodia

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

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    That looks awesome! Great mods!
     
  7. crgtr

    crgtr Twang Banger

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    Very cool!
     
  8. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Vanity is the healthiest thing in life.

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    Bangin'!

    I'm surprised they didn't try and talk you into converting your tuners.
     
  9. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Very nicely thought out and implemented!
     
  10. veinbuster

    veinbuster Freeze zone

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    Very cool.
    I might have to do that to mine one day.
     
  11. zumaboy

    zumaboy New Member

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    I asked about it and they said it could be done but the old screw holes would still be visible, even if filled. I do prefer the Phase III’s but the winged tuners still work fine so I decided to stay with them...
     
  12. garrett

    garrett Not a New Member

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    Super! That wiring scheme is exactly what I've dreamed of doing to a SAS.
     
  13. Buildermike

    Buildermike Can you have too many?

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    I have 53/10's in my SAS also. What a great match for that model. I may have to go the mini switch route also. Congrats.
     
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  14. WA Paul

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

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    Nice! 53/10s with that wood combo must be heavenly!
     
  15. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Fantastic looking guitar and nice mods!
     
  16. Bill SAS 513

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

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  17. jfb

    jfb Plank Owner

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    Diggin' it!
     
  18. Eddie kim

    Eddie kim New Member

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  19. gush

    gush I'm not a new member!!!!

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    I have 5310's in a ce22 and they are fantastic!

    My parts drawer has a set out of a P22, covered bridge and a squabbin neck. All four of these pickups are waiting for a home!

    Nice guitar muh man. Waiting on my Mccarty to arrive from PTC. The wait just kills.
     
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  20. Tone-y

    Tone-y New Member

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    Looks lovely. Tasteful updating but still looks of its age. Think these models are aging well
     
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