NGD - PRS content

Discussion in 'Other Guitar Discussion' started by DrZ_man, Dec 22, 2017.

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  1. DrZ_man

    DrZ_man Senior Stratmaster

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    Maple Top charcoal burst PRS 408.

    Straight out of the box this has been a dream to play.

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    Tomas83 Strat-O-Master

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    Looks beautiful:thumb:
     
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    Very, very, nice. HNGD!
     
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    Silvercrow Senior Stratmaster

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    GOOD LORD that's beautiful!

    HAPPY NGD!

    Not a PRS expert (had a 1998 McCarty-stolen!) still makes me sick...

    Those humbuckers look interesting..can you provide some details? Looks like a double single coil on the neck?

    Brian
     
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    Believer7713 The Pink Bunnyman Frankenstein Silver Member

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    Are those tap switches or phase switches?
    HNGD by the way[emoji2]
     
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    GuitarPix Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    Congrats - nice looker she is.
     
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    abnormaltoy Mouth draggin' knuckle breather

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    Congratulations...enjoy it!
     
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    fattboyzz Senior Stratmaster

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    HNGD !

    Congrats :)

    How does she sound ?
     
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    Need a PRS at some point. Enjoy!!
     
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    Yves Most Honored Senior Member

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    very Nice! congrats
     
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    DrZ_man Senior Stratmaster

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    @Silvercrow
    From the PRS website as they put it better than I ever could:
    PRS 408 pickups were designed to extend the guitar’s tonal spectrum by narrowing the field of the bass pickup to increase its focus and widening the field of the treble pickup to increase its sound field


    @Believer7713
    Those are tap switches, when on they add 1500 turns to the active coil and remove the passive coil from the circuit. When engaged you hear tonal differences and no real volume loss.

    @fattboyzz
    Very different to my Eric Johnson strats, but that is what I wanted. Getting used to the darker humbuckers will take sometime. Overall has a very nice tonal spectrum and with 8 sounds combinations I'm sure I will find great sounds.
     
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    guitarface Most Honored Senior Member

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    Beautiful. Different color but it reminds me of when I first started seeing the allman brothers band in the 90s and dicky and warren were both playing prs guitars.
     
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    StratifiedLayer Strat-Talk Member

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    HNGD! Beautiful guitar! While I am diehard Fender man, I have always favored PRS over Gibsons, and I love the different tonal options on this model. Nice score!
     
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    RaySachs Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    HNGD!!! Man, that's purty!

    I've gotten back into liking humbuckers recently after not liking a HB guitar in almost 40 years, but my Ibanez semi-hollow body seems to have wrested top spot from my strat, although I love 'em both a LOT. I seem to have mellowed out a lot and that full HB sound appeals to me again. So I'm sort of mildly lusting after a PRS, although I've never actually played one so at this point it's just based on their beautiful looks and some of the stuff I've read about them. I don't think I'll build up any serious GAS until and unless I actually spend some time with one, so I'm just not doing that...

    But someday, when the time is right, I may take a serious look at them. I'm particularly intrigued by the 594, but not necessarily. Maybe if they ever do a semi-budget model with that configuration... Will have to be a hardtail though and that limits the choices a fair amount...
     
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    Groovey Dr. Stratster

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    Wow! Look at that. Very nice.
     
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