After playing so many Guitars I finally Picked The PRS DGT

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  1. Ken

    Ken Member

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    I have been on a search over the past 4-5 months for a new Guitar. I was looking for a great sounding guitar for gigging etc. I took my time and was in no rush.

    Here is a partial list from over the past several months of Guitars that I have tried.

    Gibson Les Paul’s:
    Custom Shop Custom
    Axcess Standard
    2008 Standard
    VOS 60
    VOS 59
    Reissue 68
    Classic
    Studio
    Traditional
    Murphy

    Gustavasson Bluesmaster
    Grosh Set Neck
    McInturff Carolina
    Hamer Triple Threat
    Hamer Studio Custom
    McNaught Single Cut
    McNaught Single Cut Junior
    A few Thorns

    PRS:
    513
    CU22
    McCarty
    McCarty II
    Mira
    Modern Eagle
    Santana
    BRW Santana
    Chris Henderson
    Johnny Hiland
    SC245
    SC250
    SAS
    CE24
    CE22
    Single Cut Trem (Maple Neck)
    Single Cut Trem (Indian Rosewood neck)
    Pre Lawsuit Single cut

    Now after all that here is my pick of the litter:

    Meet my new #1
    PRS DGT

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  2. auburn-grad

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    What was the deciding factor(s)?.....what made you choose the DGT over all of the others?
     
  3. CHyde

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    Nice one!!!
     
  4. Ken

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    Great Question!

    The DGT was tonally the best match for my playing and style. It has a vibe that stood out from the pack. The DGT has a warm round vintage tone that was a better fit for me and the coil splits are the best I have found, which I will definitely put to good use. Plus it’s a PRS so it feels pretty nice to play without even plugging in. I was a bit worried about the different neck, but you do adjust pretty quickly to the DGT neck.
    I play all over the lot, from Classic Rock, to Funk to some modern Country/Rock/Pop favored stuff. I thought about which Guitar would cover those bases as the best compromise. I feel for what I play and how I play and what tones I look for, the DGT was the one to go with at the end. Of course from the list you can see which way I was leaning.
    Of course there is no perfect guitar and I guess everyone has to find what works the best for them.
     
  5. CHyde

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    Well said man. Congrats on your new purchase.
     
  6. aleclee

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    Congrats!

    Too bad PRS guitars aren't cool anymore. ;)
     
  7. Ken

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    Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr...what was I thinking :jo I better send it back and forget about good tone because I want to be Cool.
     
  8. CHyde

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    Ha!!! That's awesome.
     
  9. DavidE

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    Very nice!!!!

    I notice you didn't get to try a McCarty Trem.
     
  10. GibbyFan

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    Congrats on your new acquisition! Enjoy! My McCarty arrives on Thurs and the wait is brutal!
     

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