PRS Mark Holcomb SE Model!

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  1. Albake21

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    Yeah I'm going to try replacing it with a Graph tech and see what happens. Thanks!
     
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    Great, thanks!
     
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    Couldn't resist this top so it's on it's way to me very soon. Now I'm wondering if I should replace the nut with a black or a white one. :D
     
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    Not sure if this has been shared yet, but Mark recently got himself an Holcomb SE with an ebony veneer top.

     
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    Is that satin? Mine has a gloss finish...
     
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    Don't you like gloss? The finish "pops" more with a gloss finish I guess?
     
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    Eh not really when it's just a veneer like this. When it's a nice top I prefer gloss, but when it's not I prefer satin for the playability. It's just a bit more comfortable on my forearm. I used to be a lot more satin only, but now I just go with what looks better.
     
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    I understand. How do you like the playability of the guitar? Saw you posted a pic of it back a few pages. Did you change the nut etc yet? I think I'll do that pretty soon after getting mine.
     
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    It might honestly be my all time favorite 6 string and that's comparing to a ton of way more expensive guitars. I truly wish I could get a USA made version of the exact same guitar. Sadly the USA Holcombs are way over priced. I did end up changing the nut a few days ago with a black graph tech. I love it so much that I've been thinking about building a Kiesel Crescent to very similar specs and then throwing in a pair of Alpha/Omegas.
     
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    That sounds great, really looking forward to getting it! Had a 1998 Custom 22 before, but had to sell it unfortunately. This will be my first PRS since then (although the old one was a USA model ofc) I'm just wondering if I should go with a black or a white nut. Can you post a pic of yours with a black nut?
     
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    I honestly think this guitar feels amazing for what it costs and being made in Korea. I'm at work right now, but I can take a picture when I get home. I feel like the white would have worked better for this guitar, but I much prefer black no matter the guitar.
     
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    That Trampas Green looks so slick, although I feel like double cream or zebra pickups and cream pickup rings would make it look really slick, and bone/white tusq nut. It'd be such a sleeper metal axe then.
     
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    Yeah, i was considering some cream pickup rings for a mire proper «PRS look» haha
     
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    go with white, so it blends with the binding

    fixed for ya ;)

    CUs have white rings, its only on the SE that they use cream for some stupid reason.... Plus in this guitar having a white fb binding, you need to keep that scheme going, use white. Cream would clash with it.... also I hate cream lol... but if this were another guitar, you do your thing, but you are kinda stuck with the white because the fretboard binding
     
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    Here you go @hypotc

    The more I look at it, the more I'm glad I went with the black. White always looked cheap to me.

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    That looks tight I personally would still do white rings change knobs and bone nut. But hey I own a Gibson so my tastes are batty
     
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