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  1. texshred777

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    Ibanez RG Texas Special Prestige - Rare - Excellent Condition | eBay

    Hardly ever see any of these up for sale, but these are one of my favorite non-J Custom guitars ever. The only one I'd rather have is the PR1(natural gloss finish with gold hardware and H-H pup config).
     
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    Seeing 'Texas Special' had me looking for three single coils.
     
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    Holy moly that's nice. If only they appeared in Australia. Looks as nice as my J-customs.
     
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    They're pretty rare, they only made 12 each of the PR's(1,2,3). They're known as Texas Prestige's because they made those 12(36) for Guitar Centers in Texas.

    They're on par with J Customs. I compared my friend's PR1 to my 3120 and as much as I loved my 3120 it was so much nicer-loved the pearl gold hardware, ebony board and the purfling.

    Bastard sold it(got fucked by a shop in Houston, only gave him $500) to get his first PRS. I wish he would have called me, I'd have bought it and named it my precious.
     
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    JamesM The Armada

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    I read Texas Special and thought "Oooooo."

    I saw it and was disappointed. I find it gaudy.
     
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    ^ what he said.
     
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    BucketheadRules Fuzz pedal hoarder

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    Too pink. Too much dead shellfish adorning it.

    Do not want.

    Someone had to say it, right?
     
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    JamesM The Armada

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    I guarantee it plays and sounds like a million bucks, though.
     
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    Dan_Vacant Hi I'm Dan.

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    I was expecting a fender with a rg body pretty much single coils, vintage trem, and all the awesome stuff. (other then string trees)
     
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    I like everything but the finish. Good god it's hideous. Looks like someone barfed all over it
     
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    RT.
     
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    where's now the "wut?too much fugly abalone datz gaudy lul" militia? :lol:
     
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    Whats a "texas special" doing in England... lol
     
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    The only things I don't like about that particular one is the finish and the single coil.

    Much prefer the PR1's-even if they are a bit gaudy.

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    For their cost and appointments, ibanez has some really shitty tops on their upper end models.

    That ones actually one of the best I've seen from ibanez.
     
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    Yeah, I agree with that. I lucked out on my 3120, got a very nice top. It was somewhere between and quilt and a flame. I loved it. I've seen plenty tops on those(including the stock picks on ibanez.com) that looked quite terrible.

    My 3120 neck has a better flame than many of the tops on some of the guitars.
     
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    vampiregenocide A Chap Called Ross

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    I was thinking the same thing. All you need is an expensive pink handbag with a chihuahua in it and you're set.
     
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    Adam Of Angels The GAS Man Contributor

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    I had the red one before, and it was one of my top 5 guitars to date.

    Anyway, that dude is asking way too much money for that thing.
     
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    Only got to play one of these and they are pretty much on par with the J-Customs. Not many people know about these, and he is asking a bit much IMO, hence why it has been for sale for so long.
     
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    I definitely wouldn't pay 800 over what they were new 12 years ago. The last time I saw a PR1 sell it went for around $1600.
     

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