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CE-man
09-08-2012, 08:53 AM
After a marathon gig last night my back is still hurting, time for a lighter guitar. I'm thinking perhaps a Korina Mira but I sure would like a tremolo guitar. What is the lightest PRS (solid/chambered) guitar?

What model do you have and what does it weigh?

Twinfan
09-08-2012, 11:45 AM
A semi-hollow Cu22 may be good for you?

LSchefman
09-08-2012, 12:15 PM
My CU22 Semi Hollow was an absolute featherweight. Sounded great, too!

aristotle
09-08-2012, 01:39 PM
http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k493/trmckn/IMG_4824.jpg
http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k493/trmckn/Earth-3.jpg

I think that MAPete's is .02 lbs lighter, but this is about as light as it gets so far as I know for a solidbody. And this thing really does feel light (though doesn't sound it...)

RickO
09-08-2012, 03:31 PM
http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k493/trmckn/IMG_4824.jpg

Wow! I wish my PRSi were 5.48 lbs!

CE-man
09-08-2012, 04:52 PM
http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k493/trmckn/IMG_4824.jpg
http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k493/trmckn/Earth-3.jpg

I think that MAPete's is .02 lbs lighter, but this is about as light as it gets so far as I know for a solidbody. And this thing really does feel light (though doesn't sound it...)

That is crazy light! I have a basswood Strat that weighs 6.13 and I thought it was light. This is amazing! What is the makeup of this guitar, mahogany body with a cedar top? Is it chambered?

Mike Duncan
09-08-2012, 05:40 PM
Wow! My Goldtop DGT weighs 9.6 pounds. Both David Grissom and Len Johnson kinda grunted when picking it up for the first time...you know, that kinda hernia popping grunt?

Brad737
09-08-2012, 06:27 PM
CE man,
I had a Korina Mira that weighed 5 lbs, 13 oz. My chambered Artist 1 weighs 6 lbs, 6 oz. I'd consider them both to be very lightweight, but the tone doesn't suffer in the least.

wilerty
09-08-2012, 07:20 PM
After a marathon gig last night my back is still hurting, time for a lighter guitar. I'm thinking perhaps a Korina Mira but I sure would like a tremolo guitar. What is the lightest PRS (solid/chambered) guitar?

What model do you have and what does it weigh?

What were you playing and what does it weigh?

CE-man
09-08-2012, 10:24 PM
What were you playing and what does it weigh?

I'm playing the guitar in my avatar, it's a `91 CE-24 PRS employee guitar. It weighs a bit over 8 pounds which is not the lightest nor the heaviest of my PRS guitars, but we did a non-stop 3 hour gig in 90 degree/75% humidity last night. This was after work and after moving and setting up a massive P.A. system. Once we had finished setting up the P.A. I was already spent, I told the guys I was going to do the B.B.King and sit down for the gig.

CE-man
09-08-2012, 10:30 PM
CE man,
I had a Korina Mira that weighed 5 lbs, 13 oz. My chambered Artist 1 weighs 6 lbs, 6 oz. I'd consider them both to be very lightweight, but the tone doesn't suffer in the least.

My mahogany Mira was super light, I figured the Korina would be even lighter. I wish they had a tremolo version.

gear_freak
09-09-2012, 09:48 AM
Another +1 for the CU22 Semi-Hollow Ltd. Mine weights 6.87lbs. It feels so light compared to a normal guitar.