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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-18-2008, 07:02 AM Thread Starter
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... the rest of the squad

Since the Jems are in their proper place, here's the rest of the gang:

2007 PRS Swamp Ash Special

2005 PRS McCarty Soapbar

2004 PRS SE Standard

2008 PRS SE Paul Allender

1999 Washburn Custom Shop P4

2005(?) Fender Custom Shop Flathead

2004 American Deluxe Stratocaster QMT
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Sweet dude. I am getting one of those Strat QMT but in Amber. Yours is sweet.
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2007 PRS Swamp Ash Special
Awesome collection Davy, that red 2007 PRS Swamp Ash Special is stunning to say the least!
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Baeautiful collection!
How is the SE compared to the real thing?
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The swamp ash is gorgues beyond words.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-19-2008, 03:05 AM Thread Starter
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SE vs. American? ..... umm..... SEs are probably among the best cheaper guitars around. Main difference is that they're not carved (the Singlecut has a very slight carve, but that's it) and hardware.

The good: body shape, which I find incredibly comfortable, and neck. The basic neck profiles are PRS, but they're not as heavily hand finished - probably more consistent. Neck carves are pretty varied throughout PRS. I don't have (or want) any standard carves. Wide-fat is similar in depth to a LP but quite a bit wider and strangely doesn't feel as thick. Wide-thin is closer to Jackson than anything else, not as thin as a Wizard neck but pretty comfortable. Overall finish quality on SEs is extremely good.

The bad: hardware - pups are stock and not all that powerful (the Paul Allender is an exception, the pups are pretty hot) but an overall well balanced sound, the nut is a bit tacky and could do with being changed out, jacks need to be tightened from day 1. Switching and pots are good though. Overall a great intro to PRS and a far cheaper way of getting used to them.

Glad you like the Swampy. I had a choice between this and a second hand (absolutely mint) artist package at the same price ...... couldn't resist the figuring on this one. It's a great guitar, plenty of variety in the switching options (5-way + coil tapping throughout), excellent finish quality, big sound. More of a 'go to' guitar than anything else I've got.
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