PRS Lost its Cool??

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  1. dancehall

    dancehall Member

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    I don't think you guys are making arguments for the side you think you're making them for. This thread is hilarious.
     
  2. Brad Scott

    Brad Scott Supporting Member

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    Now THAT'S a cool PRS.
     
  3. C-4

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    I've played custom shop, vintage and high-end Gibsons and Fenders for 53 years. During that time, I ordered an Artist model PRS single cut. It went back within one week. It sounded like white bread tastes. Very average and plain.

    I've since gotten away from American guitars altogether and have switched to strictly European built guitars. Specifically, XOX Audio Tools and Vigier.

    Both have impressed me with their QC, nut, fret dressing, and other small points that have been the gripe of many who prefer Gibsons. I'm finally finding out that there are tremendous guitars built beyond the US boundaries by western Europeans that really have their **** together. The tone, playability, quality parts, quality wood, and hi tech aspects make the known american guitars pale in comparison.
     
  4. Uma Floresta

    Uma Floresta Senior Member

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    They're not. But not everything has to be cool.
     
  5. Uma Floresta

    Uma Floresta Senior Member

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    I'm here to help. :cool:
     
  6. Uma Floresta

    Uma Floresta Senior Member

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    The question was what is cool, not what is worth listening to. Hope this helps.

    Protip: 13 year olds have no idea what's cool
     
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    Due to the subjectivity to what the word "cool" means, there is no way to 'win' this argument. It is strange to me that this thread is still going.

    For example: all the recent pictures of PRS players, and that PRS with the Iron Cross on it? Still not 'cool' at all in my personal little world. Even if my own guitar heroes played a PRS I'd never find it appealing. At the same time I can see why other people, with their own likes and dislikes, would love PRS guitars. To each their own.
     
  8. Olds442

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    it's all preference.

    there are great guitars from most brands, for some people. to each their own, who cares?

    the truth is, if you give a rat's ass what other people think, you aren't cool. :D
     
  9. DannyG

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    The later (post '98) PRS's lost a little something. Any pre '98 I've played has been amazing...a certain mojo to it. I have a '92 CE 24 which is still the main guitar and has seen every gig (225+ a year) since I bought it new. I have owned a couple other later PRS's which haven't lasted more than a year. I buy them cause they're pretty and i want to like them but once I get 'em it's like...naw...doesn't have it. Still have the '92 though.

    i agree with other posts...guitar fads come and goremember the '80's w the floyd rose craze and the Ibanez's and Kramers? You can never beat the tried and true classic Gibson and Fender. Get a good one of those and they'll be cool forever.
     
  10. Help!I'maRock!

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    you're still trolling this line, Uma? go listen to some Smiths or something, and leave the blooze lawyers alone. they're ill prepared for your humor.
     
  11. Uma Floresta

    Uma Floresta Senior Member

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    Facts are facts. PRS is the anti-cool. Not that there's anything wrong with that.
     
  12. Help!I'maRock!

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    keep ****in' that chicken.
     
  13. Uma Floresta

    Uma Floresta Senior Member

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    Connie Contrarian.
     
  14. Help!I'maRock!

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    should be your new handle.

    how's things?
     
  15. big mike

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    Grissom is the coolest guitar
    Player on the planet.

    If playing inferior guitars makes you cool I'll pass.


    And why do i feed the troll.
    :facepalm
     
  16. Uma Floresta

    Uma Floresta Senior Member

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    I'm good, how are you?
     
  17. Help!I'maRock!

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    not bad. just got back from 3 weeks vacation. rehearsal tonight. all good.
     
  18. Axemeister

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    That was actually a substantive analysis. No mention of coolness. Congrats!
     
  19. scolfax

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    Holy crap that was funny! I need to dig up that clip...
     
  20. George Johnson

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    If you've got your chops together it shouldn't matter what guitar you're playing (and vice-versa).
     
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