YOUR FAVORITE PRS MODEL. IF YOU CAN OWN ONE AND ONLY???

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  1. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    If I have more than one on hand, The Hammer of the Gods is still my "most me" guitar.

    But given the premise of this thread, if I could only own one, and only one, it would be this; it's the most amazingly versatile guitar I've ever owned or played, and it sounds absolutely killer. The guitar sustains like crazy, rivals The Hammer in oomph/power, plays like a dream, and has more classic tones on tap than I know what to do with:

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  2. apedrape

    apedrape apedrape

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    :rolleyes:uummm....NS14.NOOO.....P24 TREM..NOOOO....SC245 PIEZO SEMI HOLLOW....NOOOOOOO........
     
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  3. goat-n-gitter

    goat-n-gitter Dismembered

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    P24 trem done up like my CU24 30th (85/15's, satin maple neck, African Blackwood board).

    Tom
     
  4. CatStrangler

    CatStrangler PRS Enthusiast

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  5. CatStrangler

    CatStrangler PRS Enthusiast

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    Yep, DC trems in a short scale (e.g. santana) work out for me for the same reason. Great tone recipe.
     
  6. goat-n-gitter

    goat-n-gitter Dismembered

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    Supposedly, African Blackwood is denser/harder than IRW, if not quite so much as Ebony. It feels and sounds to my ears very similar to Ebony. The satin birdseye maple neck is soooo fast and comfy! I just know this combo with the 85/15 pickups is the finest electric guitar I have ever owned, and if it had a Piezo trem I would rarely play any of my other electrics.

    Tom
     
  7. David Eaton

    David Eaton New Member

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    DGT. Please don't make me choose which of my DGTs. Though, if I had to, it would be the 09 tobacco Sunburst. It has a tiny bit more attitude to it than the the other two do.

    Hollowbody with piezo would be a close second.
     
  8. Alan Manning

    Alan Manning Well Love a Duck Mary Poppins.!!!

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    To much after the watershed material on this post. Someone get me a doctor!!!!!!!!!!
     
  9. shinksma

    shinksma What? I get a title?

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    Of the guitars I own, it would be my P24 trem.

    If I could just order or find one with the specs I wanted as my one and only: either a P24 trem semi-hollow, P245 semi-hollow, or full HB II, with coil-split added, quilt top (and back if possible), probably some kind of fade finish, and either a BRW board and hog neck or maple board and neck, or maybe ebony board and RW neck? Necks are the most difficult for me, since I do like the classic combo of RW+Hog, but I also like pure maple for that stratty sound.
     
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  10. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Right now I'd have to go with my P22 IRW

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    Versatility is amazing. I do wish it had a wide/fat neck though. The McCarty is soooooooo comfy
     
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  11. duhdewd

    duhdewd New Member

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    Even though I'm primarily an electric player I'm gonna be weird and say that if I could only have one PRS to play for the rest of my life it would be Trinity my USA Angelus Standard. She is simply magical and doesn't require an amp!

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  12. Chuckblues

    Chuckblues New Member

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    I just love my stripped 58 . It's everything I've ever wanted in a fine instrument !

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  13. helmi

    helmi single & satin

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    VERY COOL COLOR!
     
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  14. ESPImperium

    ESPImperium New Member

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    Either my Tremonti or my Studio 22 depending on what style of music you want me to play, if its more Rock/Metal its my Tremonti, if its more Country its my Studio 22.

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  15. jfb

    jfb Plank Owner

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    Markie's double neck. And an ice cream from around the corner and down the street. It loosens me up a bit.
     
  16. RonnieD

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    DGT for me, although I do like the DC 245 and I recently tried out a new C22 that was surprisingly cool. Just one though..DGT for me!! I own two, a PS and a Goldtop. The Goldtop model has better sounding splits than the PS model.
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  17. coyote

    coyote 408/1=

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    Being that I own only one, you could say this applies to me. lol

    It's a 408. Since I got it I've become much more aware of PRS, and have tried out many others. A 513 I tried sounded great.... but the 408 sounds great and unique, and iMO is cosmetically prettier than any other PRS.
     
  18. Maertl513

    Maertl513 Sherlock 513

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    The PRS that would and could make me happy every time I grab it, has already been built and sold. Fortunately I´m the lucky owner.
    If I have a feeling of growing GAS towards other guitars, I plug it in, play a while by switching through modes and pup positions.
    And then I realize: Everything is good. My 513 MT is enough. The tone is nice, the versality of sounds, the shade, the shaping, the neck feel.
    Therefore: Why should I seek for another guitar when I´m fully satisfied?
     
  19. andross182

    andross182 New Member

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    If I HAD to pick only one, It would be a P24, stoptail or trem...probably stoptail if I could pick.
     
  20. Stephen Rudnick

    Stephen Rudnick New Member

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    I'm old, and haven't played a PRS, but for a satin S2 in a local store, which was all they had.
    I'm saving for a PS, double cut in either a McCarty, Violin II, or a 594.

    I'm thinking it will be about $8K+ or -. I'm too old to start collecting again, but I am hoping the one I pick to be built will satisfy me.

    I play in a commercial band, so anything semi-hollow, or hollow is out.

    Can anyone chime in and tell me the difference in tone between a maple neck/rosewood board and a IRW or other type rosewood neck with a rosewood board, please, all else being equal? I haven't been able to understand how these different neck woods will affect the tone I might be looking for.
    My fret board preference would be brazzy.

    Thank you.
     
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