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Re: Gibson vs PRS
« Reply #195 on: January 22, 2016, 15:01:02 PM »
Thanks guys .. I'm so tempted by that platinum SE at Andertons - I love that colour, reminds me of the old Clapton signature strat (in 'Pewter').

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Re: Gibson vs PRS
« Reply #196 on: January 22, 2016, 18:52:08 PM »
My primary guitar is a PRS SE Custom 24. It's a very close call between that and my Epiphone Les Paul Plustop Pro Fx as to which is the best guitar I've ever owned! I think the PRS beats it as I haven't had to customise any of it.
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Re: Gibson vs PRS
« Reply #197 on: March 14, 2016, 20:39:20 PM »
Quite tempted to invest in one of these

http://www.prsguitars.com/s2standard22satin/

A bit like the PRS EG of old (as featured in the RTB video). No fancy finish or figured wood, scratchplate-mounted electrics. Would be nice to have a US-made PRS again. I will say that the looks don't really appeal, though.

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Re: Gibson vs PRS
« Reply #198 on: March 22, 2016, 17:45:55 PM »
In the end I bought a Tokai 'Love Rock'.

A touch less than £350, and without a doubt a nicer guitar than my last Gibson Les Paul.



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Re: Gibson vs PRS
« Reply #199 on: March 29, 2016, 12:47:54 PM »
Nice one, those Tokais are excellent. Did you buy it new James, where from?
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Re: Gibson vs PRS
« Reply #200 on: March 29, 2016, 17:54:39 PM »
Yep it's a new one, from an online retailer. I have the receipt lying around somewhere, will update the thread when I find it.

I also did a rubbish YouTube video to compare the humbuckers and general tone with my Tom Holmes-equipped Sid Poole.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-ZIufJ47CI

I will redo this at some point, you can barely hear what I'm saying.

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Re: Gibson vs PRS
« Reply #201 on: April 07, 2016, 12:19:11 PM »
The PRS SE Angelus Alex Lifeson semi-acoustic has just been reduced in price by about £300 to £499.

Er...so I've just ordered one (hardcase included).  ::)

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Re: Gibson vs PRS
« Reply #202 on: July 31, 2017, 13:26:39 PM »
I now have three PRSes, an SE SC245, an S2 Standard 22 and a CE24.

Although the CE24 is a bit fancier with a figured maple top and costs substantially more, the S2 is my favourite. Absolutely brilliant guitar - beautfully precise, beautifully made, rings very sweetly and has a rather nice refined character.