PRS and Gibson's legal dispute over the similarity of the PRS Singlecut to the iconic Gibson Les Paul has dominated guitar news over the last couple of years.And now that the USA Singlecut is back in production another battle is about to happen in the lower market area thanks to the release of the Korean-made Singlecut SE. The wide variety of tones the guitar is capable of with this set up is astounding! And while a half inch may not seem like much, it gives the guitar a different feel compared to upscale PRS models. Die 245 ist vom Klang her etwas kräftiger als die Singlecut. Ask questions, show off your gear, or simply chat with fellow guitar fanatics. PRS SE 245 VS Vintage Burst. The body is extra thick, much like a Les Paul, but not all that heavy. PRS SE 245 Die PRS SE Singlecut ist vom Body etwas dünner auch vom Gewicht etwas leichter als die 245. Die 245 kommt von der Optik an eine LP die Singlecut nicht zwingend (nur 2 Potis, Toggle Switch unten) Wobei die 245 etwas kürzer ist als die Singlecut. “The reason for the humbucker/soapbar pairing comes from my love of singlecoil neck pickups and soapbar pickups in general. Veneer top or not, its finish and construction are beautiful, all the moreso when you consider the bird inlays. The SE Chris Robertson is a singlecut guitar with a mahogany back and maple top with flame maple veneer and a 22 fret, 24.5” scale length Wide Fat mahogany neck with rosewood fretboard. When on tour fronting the hard rock band Black Stone Cherry, Chris Robertson heavily relies on SE Series instruments. Die PRS SE 245 VS E-Gitarre stammt aus der in Fernost produzierten und preisgünstigen Serie des renommierten Herstellers. The Wide Thin maple neck and 26.5” scale length make the SE SVN addictive to play, and the 85/15 “S” pickups, modified for seven strings, deliver full, modern tone with clear, strong low end and clear, musical high-mids and treble. There are a few differences between the SE and U.S.-made PRS single-cuts. Sporting two 85/15 “S” humbuckers and a 3-way blade switch with push/pull tone control, the SE Standard 24 Multi-Foil has the tone to match its powerful look. /* Add your own Mailchimp form style overrides in your site stylesheet or in this style block. Sporting many standard PRS features – mahogany body and one-piece neck, 22-fret rosewood fingerboard, bird inlays, a pair of PRS zebra-stripe humbuckers, and a simple, elegant wraparound tailpiece. Here at PRS, we love the idea of continually refining our craft, working earnestly towards the goal of building a better instrument for musicians to do what they love. Info: New for 2018, PRS SE Standards now come with 85/15 “S” pickups, fretboard binding, and the PRS SE signature headstock logo. Let's take a look! So while the [SE] Standards are our first foray into the below $500 price point, that doesn’t mean we compromised on tone, versatility, playability, or reliability,” said Jack Higginbotham, COO, PRS Guitars. If you're interested in any of the models above, contact your PRS dealer today! Upping the gain brought in more chunkiness, covering the range from Mountain to Iron Maiden to Avenged Sevenfold. It’s hard to argue the SE 245 is anything but impressive. And while a half inch may not seem like much, it gives the guitar a different feel compared to upscale PRS models. Also, the neck on the SE is substantially fatter than its upscale brother, more like a beefy ’50s Les Paul Junior. Have Guitar Will Travel – 038 Featuring Wally Stocker, The Peavey ValveKing II Micro-head 20-Watt Amplifier, Marshall’s EH-1 Echohead, RG-1 Regenerator & RF-1 Reflector. This segment of guitars is meant to extend this promise to an even more affordable pricepoint. Thread starter Marco78; Start date Feb 15, 2011; Marco78 Member. Read our official news stories and product announcements. With a Soapbar in the neck position and a 57/08 “S” humbucker in the bridge, the SE Chris Robertson delivers old-school tone to match its classic appointments. Another hint this isn’t an American PRS is that the neck needed a minor bridge adjustment to fix a fretted-out note. The middle position with the 57/08 split is beautiful. Schematics, FAQ's, Customer Support Contact Information and more, . #mc-embedded-subscribe-form .mc_fieldset{border:none;min-height: 0px;padding-bottom:0px;}. Ich habe beide Gitarren hier stehen. Plugged into a high-end tube combo, the SE 245 handled the paces well, churning out big, fat notes from blues to hard rock. In the specs of 245 I can read thick mahogany, while in the other only mahogany. It’s reasonably comfortable to play, but presents a key difference in feel. (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). After blinking repeatedly at its finish, you may have trouble believing this is a mid-priced guitar. Also notable is the chrome hardware and a pair of Volume and Tone knobs (the Volume knobs are in the two row, which takes a minute to get used to, but makes sense). Lefties rejoice, we've heard your cries. Show yourself and your gear some love with PRS parts, accessories, and apparel. There are 200 of difference, in your opinion are this 200 well spent or … All copyrights are by the author and Vintage Guitar magazine. Also, the neck on the SE is substantially fatter than its upscale brother, more like a beefy ’50s Les Paul Junior.