#1
I have been gassing for a second guitar. I currently have a faded sg that I very much love. This is my first guitar so I don't have any comparisons. My main question is how well built are the lower end prs models? Secondly how do they compare to the epi les pauls?
Thanks
#2
a gibson faded sg? if you're upgrading then get neither an epi or se model prs, as that'd be a downgrade

also: my personal opinion of current epiphones. my bros les paul standard (epi) plays quite well though the pickups are very weak. i'd suggest going second hand as i cant justify ever paying 700 AUD for an epi les paul.
#4
My experiences on the PRS SE series guitars have been very positive. In their price range they're pretty much the best out there.
Gear:

Guitars: Ibanez SV5470F, Ibanez Xpt700, Fender MIM Standard Stratocaster ('04-'05), Jackson Ps-2
Ashton AG200,
Amps: ENGL E530, Bugera 6262-212,
FX: TC Electronics G-major 2, Behringer EQ700, Morley Volume / Wah
#5
The PRS SE's are better than similarly priced Epi's IMO. It can be as nice as a faded Gibson SG is you are able to cherry pick the one one buy, but for the post part it will be a step down. The Gibson Faded SG's (and LP's) are the rare case of a Gibson 'bargain'.

To add some fire to your GAS: At 7AM PST (less than an hour away) - Amazon Gold Box will have " Upcoming Deal Get this PRS SE Custom 22 guitar for just $299.99. "

http://www.amazon.com/gp/goldbox/ref=cs_top_nav_gb27
Last edited by webwarmiller at Dec 19, 2009,
#6
Quote by BandanaWedgie
PRS low end stuff isn't all that bad, but it wouldn't be as good as a Gibson faded.

Just don't wait too long, since a great deal of their guitars are being discontinued from production.
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