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Forum: Electric Guitar 06-26-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Auriemma
PRS Dilemma...

I have a dilemma. I have a lovely MC58 Artist. I love the looks, weight, feel, and action of this guitar. But I am not bonding with the tone of the 57/08s (sacrilege, I know). I prefer the Dragon IIs...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-29-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 506
Posted By Auriemma
I traded 3 guitars (Epi Sheraton II, USA Tele...

I traded 3 guitars (Epi Sheraton II, USA Tele American Special, and Ibanez AK85) for my 2007 CE22 with birds.
Yes, I over traded.
No, I don't regret it!
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-26-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 506
Posted By Auriemma
You can always call in the serial number to PRS...

You can always call in the serial number to PRS CS. They will tell you all about it.
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-19-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Auriemma
FYI: I've checked the MODCAT numbers and called...

FYI: I've checked the MODCAT numbers and called PRS with the serial numbers to verify.
It's definitely a CE with birds. and it's mine! Mwahahahaha!
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-18-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Auriemma
I can't speak to the Standard 22, but the CE...

I can't speak to the Standard 22, but the CE series was PRS's low end USA made line back in the 2000's. Same specs as the Custom but with a both-thru neck. The CE kicks ass! If you can find one...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-17-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By Auriemma
The parts might be worth something.

The parts might be worth something.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-04-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Auriemma
Start with contact cleaner... Spray.. Toggle back...

Start with contact cleaner... Spray.. Toggle back and forth... Spray again. If that doesn't fix it, get a Switchcraft replacement and solder it in exactly like your old one. If your not familiar...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-27-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Auriemma
Venturas were one of the better made...

Venturas were one of the better made "copy" guitars of the 70s.
But that being said, you should know what to look for in vintage Japanese guitars.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-23-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Auriemma
Well I looked it over... I'll damned if I can...

Well I looked it over... I'll damned if I can find the issue. The hum drops some when I touch the output jack, completely when I touch the strings and jack.

Could a pot going bad be the culprit?
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-19-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Auriemma
Odd grounding issue...

Hi all!

I have an old Bradley LP (Matsumoku made), many of you have seen it. Recently it it picked up a hum, and it only stops when I touch the pickups or the jack cover, still hums when i touch...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-10-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Auriemma
Thanks... Yes it does have High & Low Gain...

Thanks...

Yes it does have High & Low Gain inputs on channel one and just Low Gain on the effects channel. And yes, a good chorus is great, unless it over used. The SC400 has been called a great...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-08-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Auriemma
1988 Peavey Stereo Chorus 400

Hi all.

I just picked up an 1988 SC400... Background: I had a Studio 110 for years as my practice amp, sold it when I decided I would never have the opportunity to play in a band. And what...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-06-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,191
Posted By Auriemma
I'll +1 on the CE22/24. GREAT guitars for the...

I'll +1 on the CE22/24. GREAT guitars for the money. When I sold off most of my collection (17 down to 5), it was one of my keepers.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-16-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Auriemma
See if any of these specialty shops can help you.

See if any of these specialty shops can help you.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-08-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By Auriemma
If it is anything like my Patriot Q (early model...

If it is anything like my Patriot Q (early model that I sold), it should be a killer player and looker.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-04-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Auriemma
If you like the sound of Martin AND Taylor, look...

If you like the sound of Martin AND Taylor, look at the Martin Grand Performer series. Martin made these with the tonal sweetness of a Taylor but still have the Martin boom. They come in 5 levels. ...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-03-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By Auriemma
Yep. Damp cloth with some mild dish soap works. ...

Yep. Damp cloth with some mild dish soap works. For the grunge at the frets, you can scrape that out with an old credit card. Wipe dry with a soft cloth.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-18-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Auriemma
HNGD! That color is tunning. and FYI... There...

HNGD! That color is tunning.

and FYI... There is no such thing as a bad PRS CE! A very underrated guitar.
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-31-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By Auriemma
Nice guitar. Shame about the neck. It should...

Nice guitar. Shame about the neck. It should have been completely repaired, that fix just looks half assed. I always say, fix it right or let someone else fix it.

$200... and you will pay to get...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-16-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By Auriemma
Yep... A little setup time goes a long way. So...

Yep... A little setup time goes a long way. So does a properly cut nut.
That being said, I just sold my Epi 339 Pro. Stayed in tune just fine.
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-12-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 839
Posted By Auriemma
Dude, just get it looked at by a decent tech or...

Dude, just get it looked at by a decent tech or luthier. There is most likely one within 30 minutes of you. You just haven't looked hard enough. FYI... they can recut the nut while its on the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-20-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By Auriemma
I would think your 3-way switch is dirty or...

I would think your 3-way switch is dirty or faulty. Either way, I would just replace it with a SwitchCraft.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-17-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By Auriemma
Once you get it cleaned up, start washing your...

Once you get it cleaned up, start washing your hands PRIOR to playing, THEN wiping your guitar clean afterward. This will go a long way into protecting your baby.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-30-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By Auriemma
Or better than your string breaking at that point...

Or better than your string breaking at that point while playing live.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-30-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By Auriemma
Tape off the area very well. Carefully fill it...

Tape off the area very well. Carefully fill it with 5 minute epoxy. Let harden. Sand it back. Find a nail polish close. Paint in this single layers till level or a little higher. Then sand it...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-30-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Auriemma
Check Craigslist... plenty of used PRS SEs for...

Check Craigslist... plenty of used PRS SEs for sale. Some of the newer ones even have coil splitting.

But like dspellman said... Guitar first... mod later.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-30-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By Auriemma
Fret wear is normal.... OVER TIME. If youre...

Fret wear is normal.... OVER TIME. If youre putting that kind of wear in the frets since march, you have a seriously heavy hand. Work on lightening it up or you will be paying for Level and Crowns...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-14-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By Auriemma
The ring is a locking washer and has nothing to...

The ring is a locking washer and has nothing to do with your non function issue. As Spud said... Take it back!
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-12-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By Auriemma
THANKS ALL! List: $6655 Regular: $3966 Spent:...

THANKS ALL!


List: $6655
Regular: $3966
Spent: $2400

I couldn't pass that up, considering I was planning on spending more!
(I recently sold 3 of my beloved children... err... ummm guitars)
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-12-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By Auriemma
NGW - NOS PRS MC58 Artist! - Pic Heavy

New Guitar Weekend!

I foung this 2011 MC58 Artist hanging in GC in Delaware. The manager said its been there since they opened. I can't imagine why. Well... It's not there any more. Light...
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