New Limited Edition PRS Tremonti Baritone

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  1. cardinal

    cardinal F# Dive Bomber

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    Getting caught up in the wording seems silly. The specs are clear, so if you like the scale then yay.

    But BOOO to PRS for not releasing a Tremonti 7-string. Come on already. Make a production USA 7-string.
     
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    I agree with all of this. :agreed:
     
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    I am excited for this model. I love my Tremonti model more than any guitar I've ever owned, and one with a longer scale and a fixed bridge would be awesome for drop B stuff.
     
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    s_k_mullins !@#$?!

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    According to Brian's Guitars, MAP is $4900.
     
  5. TheWarAgainstTime

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    I miss the like button :lol:

    I just saw Alter Bridge a few weeks ago, but from what I could tell, Mark was still using his regular models and that one wacky shaped custom model. The baritone marketing seems weird to me, but there's no doubt that it's a sexy guitar and pretty unique for a PRS :yesway:
     
  6. MAJ Meadows SF

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    They have no excuse by now. Waring, Holcomb, Tremonti, and a few other dudes all have 7 string PRS guitars that are NOT SEs. And I don't want a Private Stock, just a core line USA 7, 25.5 in scale. Even in limited runs just to get some more of them out there. I know it's not a huge market of theirs but considering the amount of SEs they've sold and if they ever released the Holcomb 7 sig in a limited run.. such want.

    I have a Holcomb Sig and it's the best playing PRS I've touched. I am partial to flat scale fretboards, but just as well the 25.5 neck feels more natural to me. I may take a hard look at one of these.
     
  7. 77zark77

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    This is my uber baritone Charvel since it's a 25.5 tuned in C standard with 12-60

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    :lol::lol::lol:
     
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    cardinal F# Dive Bomber

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    I'm honesty surprised it hasn't happened yet. And the Private Stocks are silly. I just wanted a quote for a plain black Custom 22 or 24, and it came back at $14,000. No thanks! Honestly, now that I have a couple of Gibson LP7s, I'm not sure I'd even bother with a PRS7 now unless it had a trem, and I suspect that if they ever bother to make one, it'll be hardtail. So boooo to PRS all around.
     
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    I disagree with most of stuff you say and this is one of them. You wrong Sir once again. I find warranted everything people say. PRS is stupid for saying this is baritone guitar. Look it up
     
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    MOAR PICS

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    Me thinks some people consider the definition of baritone to be more important than it should be.
     
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    If there is anyway in hell possible, I will get one of these in copperhead.
     
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    "Baritone" is colloquially used by guitarists to refer to scale length, but that's not what it means. The term pre-dates guitar and refers to the pitch of the instrument, not the physical properties of the instrument producing that pitch.

    A 24.75" scale length guitar tuned down to B is a baritone. A 28" scale length guitar tuned to standard E-to-E is not.

    Anyway, PRS bridges always interest me - for some reason they always look "solid" and weighty.
     
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    Exactly. It can mean whatever it wants as it predates guitar. But in term for guitar is scale length directly with the word. Thank you
     
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    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    Word on the street is they're discontinuing the SE 24-7 this/next year, so either they got something new planned, or they're giving up on 7-strings for a year.

    But yeah, baritone CAN me "baritone tuning", but I find it misleading when guitar companies MOST OF THE TIME consider 26''+ guitars "baritones", and here comes PRS releasing a Fender-scale guitar and calling it a baritone. Just call it the Tremonti 255 or something. :lol: If you release a 27'' Tremonti model, then call THAT a baritone to avoid confusion.
     
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    I love the way this looks/specced out. I have always liked the look of single cuts, but have always played 25.5 on all my guitars. My holcomb is exactly what I wanted in a custom 24, and this could be exactly what I want in a single cut. Can my wallet handle getting a jade one to match my holcomb........
     
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    Interesting. I suspect it either means they're giving up on it or theyre releasing another SE7, like maybe a single cut. But I can hope for a US production guitar that isn't an outrageous upcharge.
     
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    for those who want a core line 7 string, go and and make a group spam emails to PRS. According to several Q/A videos I ahve seen of Mark Holcom were he gets asked "when a 7 string?" a lot, he always reply the same, "dont ask me, ask PRS, send an email to them..."
     
  19. technomancer

    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    You mean like here

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baritone_guitar

    "The most common scale lengths on an electric baritone range from 25.5" to 28.7", With the latter more commonly being tuned lower than a common six-string."

    I also did point out that their use was still silly...
     
  20. Grindspine

    Grindspine likes pointy things

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    Most of my six string guitars are shorter scale (24.75-25"). My one 25.5" scale guitar is string with 13-59 strings and tuned to BEADF#B. I refer to that as baritone commonly, even when working with other guitar techs.

    I do concede that if someone says "baritone scale", I think of that being 27", as I generally refer to 25.5" in standard tuning as Fender scale.

    PRS choosing to call it a baritone does not bother me since it is longer than their standard 25" scale.

    As much as I don't like Tremonti's music, it does look like a killer guitar. It might satisfy a few of the crowd that wanted Holcomb core guitars who were not able to get one and do not favor the SE version.
     

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