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HOT PRS SE Guitars

Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by gpasq, May 1, 2012.

  1. gpasq

    gpasq Friend of Leo's

    Oct 15, 2011
    Littleton, CO
    Last night I was googling around and discovered a limited edition set of PRS SE 245 guitars, apparently available only in the UK. I emailed one of the shops that carries them, and they said they couldn't ship 'em to the US due to licensing restrictions. However, a company on EBay _is_ selling them and shipping.

    These are some DAMN fine guitars! Talk about GAS. Sheesh.

    http://goo.gl/bsPTj

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  2. Joe-Bob

    Joe-Bob Poster Extraordinaire

    Sep 6, 2004
    Dallas, Texas
    It's just a maple veneer. It's still the same guitar...
     
  3. gpasq

    gpasq Friend of Leo's

    Oct 15, 2011
    Littleton, CO
    They're still gorgeous, if you like that look. The SE guitars are some of the best guitars available for the price, IMO.
     
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  5. Chautauqua

    Chautauqua Tele-Holic

    939
    Jan 3, 2012
    Portland Oregon
    Meh... I just see a PRS in a shiny suit. Nothing special going on there. I think Id pay more to NOT have the heavy figuring, while as a woodworker I think its pretty I vastly prefer regular "board" grains on guitars... PRS guitars just don't do ANYTHING for me either, sure they're very well made (some of them) but they're just kind of like an amalgam of OTHER famous guitars that never quite match up to the originals... all just IMO but...
     
  6. Tele60x

    Tele60x Tele-Holic

    742
    Feb 22, 2011
    USA
    I've been playing my new PRS SE 245 more than my Telecaster. HOT guitars indeed. Not bad at all for the price. Like Paul says, "the USA version is not going to sound 7 times better, that's just not going to work."
     
  7. Joe-Bob

    Joe-Bob Poster Extraordinaire

    Sep 6, 2004
    Dallas, Texas
    I know, I have a 2011 Santana SE. ;)
     
  8. modestglock26

    modestglock26 Tele-Meister

    Age:
    33
    227
    Aug 30, 2009
    Cumming, GA
    Love my SE Singlecut but I'm wanting a 245 pretty bad.
     
  9. paratus

    paratus Tele-Afflicted

    Dec 2, 2010
    Michigan
    I have wanted to like PRS, but I just can't get there. I really like the idea of a Starla or Mira, but when I play them, they seem very sterile...hard to put into words, but they don't inspire me.
     
  10. telefunken

    telefunken Friend of Leo's

    Dec 27, 2004
    North Hollywood
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    I have an old 88 PRS CE-24, that is mistaken for a SE all the time. About PRS being sterile, compared to a Tele or Strat into a clean amp, yes they are. But if you play Metal/High Gain those things are BEASTS. When I get the metal bug, nothing can come close to my PRS!! just my .02
     
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