NGD - PRS SE Pauls Guitar

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  1. skerwo

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    Back from skiing holidays this beauty waited for me at home, well packaged.

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    The SE version of Pauls Guitar is a fantastic instrument, well built and with perfect playability. These TCI S pickups are great including the superb working coil switching system. Useful and great sounds in every combination. Only 3,3 kg (7,3 lb), widefat neck profile with the 25" scale and sweet looking. Pairs well with my Yamaha Revstar RPS20.
     
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    That's a nice PRS, but lately I've been intrigued by those Yamaha Revstars, that model and color in particular. I played one at my local music store about 2 months ago and almost... yeah.
     
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    Coupla’ cool guitars!
     
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    Skiiing holidays and new guitars. Hang in there, pal, it'll get better . . . .
     
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    I like both of them very much. The Revstar leans more towards the LP side, classic thick tone and short scale. The PRS is more versatile and delivers really great singlecoil sounds beside the humbucking tones with less to none volume drop.

    My Revstar got modified to enable the "dry switch", normally included in the push-pull tone knob, separately for each pickup with those mini toggles. The dry switch is not a coilsplitting but a bass cut. Engaged it comes close to a P90 sound with no volume drop.
     
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    PRS SE guitars are, imho, the best bang for the buck. Now, I see they're making them in Indonesia. That's a shame.
     
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    Great guitars, congrats!
     
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    Congrats!

    Sent from my REVVLPLUS C3701A using Tapatalk
     
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    The PRS SE line has long been undervalued. I've owned probably a dozen and will probably own more in the future. Thee are other brands that use the same factory as well. I've got a DBZ Bolero FM that is very high quality.
     
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    I picked up the SE Paul last year. It's about as close as the SE line comes to the core model. Real maple cap, light carve, same wraparound bridge as the core Paul's guitar. Set-up out of the box was perfect, neck feels great. Pickups are a little more agressive than I would have liked in humbucking mode. Love the single coil mode though. Enjoy the new gear.
     
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    Congrats - very nice guitar. I’ve never owned a PRS but have played a few in shops, and really can’t find any faults with them. Excellent quality and beautiful to play.
     
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    That's on the list....
     
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    Nice pair, congrats!
     
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    I’m aching for the charcoal burst one.
     
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    I like this. I was also thinking about the Tremonti SE.
     
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    I think it´s my third SE from PRS. The others had to go because of the pickups. For a long time the original SE pickups weren´t as good as the guitar itself. In case of these TCI S pickups I have to say they´re perfect. So for my opinion the evolution of the SE pickups goes the same good way like the core pickups.
     
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    After playing both guitars a lot in the last few days I have to say that the Revstar is an outstanding instrument in every detail. It´s the same feel of quality, craftmanship and sound like a good core PRS beside of the more optical things like the AAAAAAAAA+++++ tops ;). You can feel the difference between the SE PRS and the Revstar.

    The SE is a very good guitar but the Revstar is one perfect instrument!
     
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    I’ve been considering getting an SE. How’s the neck finished on the back on your Paul’s? From the pics it looks like satin.
     
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    Yes, satin finish.
     
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