What don't you like about PRS guitars?

Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by Mayfly, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. CoreyT

    CoreyT PRS Addiction

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    Here is the thread, the date was June the 24th at A Sharp Music.
    http://prsguitars.com/forum/showthread.php?5431-PRS-Meet-amp-Greet-Local-Dealer-4-24-2013

    I just realized the folder for my pics and also the thread title state it was April the 24th.
    Man, the next day when I made that thread and the folder for my pics I dated it two months prior.
    Was just looking at it and I did not get my 408 until late May, so no way could it have been in April since I took my 408 to the shindig.

    We were sitting on the far left about half way back.
     
  2. andy474x

    andy474x Knows the Drill

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    I echo the cries of 9's/nuts on SE's. But that's about it!
     
  3. Herr Squid

    Herr Squid I was severely impressed

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    I think overall the move from rotaries to blade switches is a good thing, but I don't love the location. It feels like I have to reach way around behind the trem bar to get to the switch.

    And as soon as I bring a new PRS into the house, I take off those horrid oversized strap buttons and install straplocks.
     
  4. jcha008

    jcha008 New Member

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    I dislike that they make too many awesome products and it gives me such GAS! On a real note, I would really like to see a production 7-string with direct mounted pickups. Also would be cool if PRS expanded horizons a little bit and got into neck-through guitars.
     
  5. maxtuna26

    maxtuna26 New Member

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    I agree. The blade switch seems to be in an awkward position, especially when you have your trem bar on the bridge.
     
  6. HANGAR18

    HANGAR18 What Would Evel Knievel Do?

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    Respectfully disagree. I've had straplocks let go of my guitar before and I'll never use them again. I like the oversized strap button on the front cutaway.
     
  7. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    +1

    Considering how bonehead simple it is to put your own choice of strap locks on, and that there are several brands on the market (and people will never agree which one's the best), the current buttons are a great thing!

    Plus I really dislike strap locks...
     
  8. lgk1208

    lgk1208 New Member

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    Like Superman once said, " It's still the safest way to travel". The chances of my guitar hitting the floor are a lot less likely.
     
  9. maxtuna26

    maxtuna26 New Member

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    +1 as well. I used to use the cheap plastic strap-lock, it looks a bit like a soda can ring, only very much bigger in size. But that was because the soft leather strap was so worn that it slides right out from the huge strap button! After slapping on a new strap, I can't find a reason to put the strap lock back on.
     
  10. Tag

    Tag New Member

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    Plus 2: The big buttons are like having built in strap locks! (I feel like I am becoming a "yes man" for Les. :eek: )
     
  11. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Haha! It's contagious.
     
  12. Egads

    Egads Happy

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    A "Les" Man?
     
  13. zebraprs

    zebraprs New Member

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    AMEN!!!! AMEN!!!!
     
  14. Steve_Chryssos

    Steve_Chryssos Enthusiast

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    I love everything about my three PRS guitars except for the bird at the 21st fret of my SE Tremonti. It looks too much like a running cat towards the high e. There... I found something to not like.
    [​IMG]
     
  15. Howlingmine

    Howlingmine New Member

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    This only pertains to SE models as I've not seen them on any of the core-line stuff, but dear God, PLEASE, stop with the zebra pickups.
     
  16. HANGAR18

    HANGAR18 What Would Evel Knievel Do?

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    :rofl::laugh::top:
     
  17. Herr Squid

    Herr Squid I was severely impressed

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    Heh! I think I heard PRSh say that one time somebody asked him why there was a turtle on the 21st fret!
     
  18. maxtuna26

    maxtuna26 New Member

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    You just reminded me of the first reason why I wanted to change my SE's pickups! Not that zebras look ugly or what, but I'd take black bobbins over zebra any day of the week.
     
  19. BrianC

    BrianC more toys than talent

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    I agree about the position of the blade on some models...not very easy to get at.
     
  20. Therinx

    Therinx DDDDDD

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    That's my favorite cat…. err bird…. of them all!

    MEOW!


    Now i have GAS for one with ALL cats.
     

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