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Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by viccortes285, Aug 26, 2018.

  1. TheGoodTexan

    TheGoodTexan Doctor of Teleocity

    Apr 28, 2003
    Nashville, TN
    I still want to find a black Tremonti SE at the right price, and fill the neck pickup route and re-route for a standard Strat single-coil. Then refinish (black) add a Mannmade bridge.

    I love the weight, balance, and feel of that model, but the pickups don’t work for me, and I’ve never been a big fan of a humbucker in the neck spot.
     
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  2. musicalmartin

    musicalmartin Poster Extraordinaire

    Aug 8, 2007
    Norfolk UK
    Shant so there .Haven't got one,not a dentist .However my GP,Dr Gibson ,has one .I have a Gibson .
     
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  3. Trio

    Trio TDPRI Member

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    Jan 16, 2012
    Las Vegas, NV
    Two McCarty 594s: 2016 10-top on the left and 2017 not so much 10-top on the right.

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  4. Paul Jenkin

    Paul Jenkin Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Aug 17, 2017
    Essex, UK
    Mine's the same as this one (PRS SE Tremonti)

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  5. Ron R

    Ron R Friend of Leo's

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    Mar 23, 2016
    Raleigh, NC
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  6. jvin248

    jvin248 Poster Extraordinaire

    Apr 18, 2014
    Near Detroit, MI
    I solve that particular problem by lowering the pickup as low as it goes and raising the screw poles high and in a staggered Strat pattern. Makes the cleans so much better, a reversible mod, and if I want to split out both bobbins I can get Strat Quack this way too. I have an SE with a push/pull tone pot that down is single neck bobbin and up is both bobbins in parallel. Another SE I only wired the neck screw pole bobbin and then put the screws in a Strat stagger. But the lowering and pole adjustments on a regular non-modded humbucker do a lot to give a good single coil tone.

    You can always get a humbucker to single coil trim ring rather than all the body work.

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  7. jvin248

    jvin248 Poster Extraordinaire

    Apr 18, 2014
    Near Detroit, MI
    My most recent PRS acquisition was this one that started with a broken neck at the body (attached but wobbly) and Halloween machete hacks after being gigged for ten years. I steamed off the neck, made repairs, and cleaned it all up. This was built within the first eighteen months that PRS started using the Korean factory.
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    Now it looks like this. The neck pickup is wired with the screw bobbin only and the poles are set in a classic Strat stagger pattern. There are more detailed pictures in the linked thread, including less blurry images. But here it shows the latest black trim rings and amber hat style knobs with a brass switch tip.
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    These are the other ones. The middle blue guitar was built in PRS's original factory before they moved to the current location. Early 1990s build.
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  8. grooveiron

    grooveiron Tele-Meister

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    Mar 29, 2008
    Calgary, AB
    Here are mine. I love the necks—for me that’s the number one consideration for how much I pick up one guitar over another.
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    The red Soapbar has Kinman noiseless P90s, 5- way switching, bass rolloff and tone control bypass. The black EG has series/parallel and phase reversal options with the standard pickups.
     
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  9. noah330

    noah330 Friend of Leo's

    Feb 10, 2009
    Maryland
    This is the sister of the white one I poasted. Note the toan knob!

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  10. supersoldier71

    supersoldier71 Tele-Holic

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    Nov 22, 2009
    Fayetteville, NC
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  11. kmcanney

    kmcanney Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

    256
    Jul 16, 2007
    Wisconsin
    Zach Myers SE on the left and a CE-24 on the right:

    The Myers has new locking tuners, amber bell knobs (I just didn’t care for the clear knobs), and raw nickel pickup covers. This one was an absolute steal. It was used with no sign of ever having been played, and it plays and sounds great. To me, it feels like a much more expensive guitar.

    The CE has had the rotary switch replaced with a 3-way switch with a push/pull tone knob and raw nickel pickup covers.

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  12. kelnet

    kelnet Telefied Ad Free Member

    Apr 17, 2008
    Port Moody, BC
    I have a Korina as well. Great guitar.
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  13. bullfrogblues

    bullfrogblues Friend of Leo's

    Jun 5, 2011
    Southeast Florida
    If you mean this one, it was a limited model, KL380. A Custom 22 Soapbar made of korina. They made 3 different models at the time consisting of 100 pieces each. I was fortunate to land one like this. KL380-1.jpg
     
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  14. eclecticsynergy

    eclecticsynergy Tele-Holic

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    Nov 16, 2014
    Albany NY
    I love korina.
    My korina McCarty is snappy and super lively.
    I have a bunch of other korina guitars but the McCarty is my only korina PRS.
     
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  15. supersoldier71

    supersoldier71 Tele-Holic

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    Nov 22, 2009
    Fayetteville, NC
    It’s unique and familiar at the same time.

    Man I liked, unliked and liked it again, I like that guitar so much.
     
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  16. dleuen

    dleuen Tele-Meister

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    Jun 19, 2009
    Littleton, CO. USA
    I'm in. First is a Custom 22 Artist with Rosewood neck and the second is a Private Stock McCarty Single Cut. That's the one that made me quit buying more guitars. Seriously, its been 3 years since I bought a new guitar although I'd take gitold's Reclaimed CE24 in a heartbeat.

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  17. BluesGuitarMart

    BluesGuitarMart TDPRI Member

    30
    Mar 5, 2012
    Ireland
    That McCarty is beautiful! Me buying my Bernie was basically me wanting that guitar but not having the cash to drop! Does it have the 58/15 pickups?
     

  18. dleuen

    dleuen Tele-Meister

    475
    Jun 19, 2009
    Littleton, CO. USA
    Thanks! This one has the 58/08 pickups. Yeah I was looking for a Bernie at the time and saw a video of him playing this model. A few weeks later I saw this on a yellow tag sale at Sweetwater and couldn't resist. It was my best ever impulse purchase.
     
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  19. Ironwolf

    Ironwolf Poster Extraordinaire Gold Supporter

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    62
    Mar 11, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    As promised, I present for your consideration:

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  20. bullfrogblues

    bullfrogblues Friend of Leo's

    Jun 5, 2011
    Southeast Florida
    Thanks for not including the tired "dentist" cliche!
     
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