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]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
01-18-2013, 10:49 AM
I've got GAS for another Starla. I sold mine a few years ago to keep my marriage on track. Timing might be right to get another. They just sound amazing and they're low priced.

SHOW ME SOME STARLA'S!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUVDkvK9Kis


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DL7C62x6VE


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptxoiRwXYBk

Jet Whitey
01-18-2013, 10:55 AM
The Mistake........

http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r312/Teasme4764/IMG_2253.jpg

iahawk36
01-18-2013, 11:20 AM
Oh man...Hans, you're not helping my Starla GAS! I've had it bad lately.

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01-18-2013, 12:24 PM
Oh man...Hans, you're not helping my Starla GAS! I've had it bad lately.

Sorry about that, Ang!

Looks like my Starla GAS is cured. :evil:

11top
01-18-2013, 02:17 PM
Maybe the prettiest guitar I own:

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c395/11top/PRS%20PRIVATE%20STOCKS/PRS%20STARLA%20GLACIER/PRSPSSTARLA1.jpg

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c395/11top/PRS%20PRIVATE%20STOCKS/PRS%20STARLA%20GLACIER/PRSPSSTARLA5.jpg

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c395/11top/PRS%20PRIVATE%20STOCKS/PRS%20STARLA%20GLACIER/PRSPSSTARLA4.jpg

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c395/11top/PRS%20PRIVATE%20STOCKS/PRS%20STARLA%20GLACIER/PRSPSSTARLA2.jpg

Danerada
01-18-2013, 02:25 PM
-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;42213']Sorry about that, Ang!

Looks like my Starla GAS is cured. :evil:

I will be looking forward to the posts of your cure....

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
01-18-2013, 02:43 PM
This one's even more stunning in person!

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c395/11top/PRS%20PRIVATE%20STOCKS/PRS%20STARLA%20GLACIER/PRSPSSTARLA5.jpg

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c395/11top/PRS%20PRIVATE%20STOCKS/PRS%20STARLA%20GLACIER/PRSPSSTARLA4.jpg



I will be looking forward to the posts of your cure....

It's not as fancy as Steve's, Yang. But it sure is sparkley! :D

sergiodeblanc
01-18-2013, 02:46 PM
-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;42213']Sorry about that, Ang!

Looks like my Starla GAS is cured. :evil:

That was fast.

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
01-18-2013, 02:57 PM
That was fast.

Yeah... I'm a ho.

Danerada
01-18-2013, 02:58 PM
-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;42247']This one's even more stunning in person!



It's not as fancy as Steve's, Yang. But it sure is sparkley! :D

Oh man!!!!!

sergiodeblanc
01-18-2013, 03:02 PM
-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;42251']Yeah... I'm a ho.

At least you a classy ho.

iahawk36
01-18-2013, 03:10 PM
-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;42247']This one's even more stunning in person!



It's not as fancy as Steve's, Yang. But it sure is sparkley! :D

Uh-oh.... http://www.martinmusicguitar.com/products/electricguitars/products.php?pcid=10080&pid=62913

LSchefman
01-18-2013, 03:29 PM
-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;42213']Sorry about that, Ang!

Looks like my Starla GAS is cured. :evil:

My name is LSchefman and I approve of this message. ;)

james
01-18-2013, 03:50 PM
Uh-oh.... http://www.martinmusicguitar.com/products/electricguitars/products.php?pcid=10080&pid=62913

that thing is perfect

vchizzle
01-18-2013, 04:58 PM
How's that "culling the herd" thing goin' for ya? :biggrin:
Can't wait to see whatcha got!

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
01-18-2013, 07:17 PM
Only 2 Starla's in the crowd??? Come on, peeps... post up!

LSchefman
01-18-2013, 07:32 PM
-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;42328']Only 2 Starla's in the crowd??? Come on, peeps... post up!

I'd love one, but I'm still suffering from Guilt-Ridden Buyer Syndrome.

Mikegarveyblues
01-18-2013, 08:43 PM
Maybe the prettiest guitar I own:

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c395/11top/PRS%20PRIVATE%20STOCKS/PRS%20STARLA%20GLACIER/PRSPSSTARLA1.jpg

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c395/11top/PRS%20PRIVATE%20STOCKS/PRS%20STARLA%20GLACIER/PRSPSSTARLA5.jpg

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c395/11top/PRS%20PRIVATE%20STOCKS/PRS%20STARLA%20GLACIER/PRSPSSTARLA4.jpg

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c395/11top/PRS%20PRIVATE%20STOCKS/PRS%20STARLA%20GLACIER/PRSPSSTARLA2.jpg

Beautiful guitar! Not sure about the white back but the neck (Front and back) and top are killer!

AaeCee
01-18-2013, 09:03 PM
I have one, but I'm so lame, I don't have a pic hosting site set up. Anyway, if someone wants to host it I can email pics. Mine's a one-off, a 25th anny with a smokeburst finish, Bigsby, and LOCKING TUNERS that technically never existed, yet it does! Just an amazing guitar with remarkable pickups, I think the Starla is the unsung hero of the entire PRS line. And seriously, is there a solid body guitar in existence that looks as right with a Bigsby as a Starla? I think not!

vchizzle
01-19-2013, 09:39 PM
Out of curiosity, how well do bigsby equipped PRS stay in tune? I've never owned a guitar with one.

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
01-19-2013, 10:40 PM
You can't yank on a Bigsby like a PRS trem or a Floyd Rose. They're great for adding vibrato but you don't want do dive bomb with one. The strings don't slide over the TOM bridge smoothly enough. If you are gentle, the TOM will rock back and forth and the strings don't slide across the saddles.

LSchefman
01-19-2013, 11:18 PM
As a side-note, Ted McCarty became president of Bigsby when he left Gibson, so there's an interesting connection for ya!

MykeWright
01-20-2013, 04:47 AM
Pure and simple.

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f256/mykewright/Guitars/My_Guitars/PRS/P1020352.jpg

MykeWright
01-20-2013, 04:49 AM
-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;42583']You can't yank on a Bigsby like a PRS trem or a Floyd Rose. They're great for adding vibrato but you don't want do dive bomb with one. The strings don't slide over the TOM bridge smoothly enough. If you are gentle, the TOM will rock back and forth and the strings don't slide across the saddles.I've wondered about fitting a Compton bridge to mine - anyone else done this to combat the strings sticking on the tunomatic saddles?

http://www.comptonbridges.com/home

vchizzle
01-20-2013, 07:17 AM
-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;42583']You can't yank on a Bigsby like a PRS trem or a Floyd Rose. They're great for adding vibrato but you don't want do dive bomb with one. The strings don't slide over the TOM bridge smoothly enough. If you are gentle, the TOM will rock back and forth and the strings don't slide across the saddles.
Yeah, I didn't figure that. My dive bombing days ended with the 80's. Actually, I haven't owned a trem guitar since 1990:)

SixStringZombie
02-05-2013, 08:16 PM
Just snagged a used Starla LTD today...Santana/DC245 headstock, "gunmetal" finish. In love with this guitar!

Tim
02-06-2013, 05:02 AM
Maybe the prettiest guitar I own:

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c395/11top/PRS%20PRIVATE%20STOCKS/PRS%20STARLA%20GLACIER/PRSPSSTARLA1.jpg

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c395/11top/PRS%20PRIVATE%20STOCKS/PRS%20STARLA%20GLACIER/PRSPSSTARLA5.jpg

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c395/11top/PRS%20PRIVATE%20STOCKS/PRS%20STARLA%20GLACIER/PRSPSSTARLA4.jpg

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c395/11top/PRS%20PRIVATE%20STOCKS/PRS%20STARLA%20GLACIER/PRSPSSTARLA2.jpg

One of my all time favorite guitars...... EVER!!

alantig
02-07-2013, 06:27 PM
Actually, I haven't owned a trem guitar since 1990:)

That's okay - you can be cured!

vchizzle
02-07-2013, 07:36 PM
That's okay - you can be cured!
:biggrin: I would love a swampy narrowfield, but this is neither the time or place. Lol

edit: I forgot I had a SAS in 2002, so it hasn't been that long

AP515
02-07-2013, 08:13 PM
Do Stoptails count? Just got her this week. Still in the honeymoon, but I love these pups.

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii126/Pecospup/starls_zps8f64f7b7.jpg

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
02-07-2013, 08:24 PM
Do Stoptails count? Just got her this week. Still in the honeymoon, but I love these pups.
Can I get an "Amen"?

http://static4.fjcdn.com/comments/Can+I+get+an+amen+_41a41eaa5e51ee12e29c02e79965680 1.jpg

sergiodeblanc
02-07-2013, 08:45 PM
What's going on with that disco ball pickguard Hans?

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
02-07-2013, 09:02 PM
What's going on with that disco ball pickguard Hans?

If I knew how to get one made that fit as well as the original, it would be a done deal.

TJIann
02-09-2013, 10:43 AM
I bought my Starla Ltd with 57/08 pickups in it. Going to switch them out for Starla pickups so I can get the original tone (and put the 57/08s in my Ted DC245 which currently has 59/09s).

http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk122/tjiann/Misc%20Photos/c8ae69a6.jpg
http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk122/tjiann/Misc%20Photos/cffe081d.jpg

AaeCee
02-09-2013, 11:20 AM
I bought my Starla Ltd with 57/08 pickups in it. Going to switch them out for Starla pickups so I can get the original tone (and put the 57/08s in my Ted DC245 which currently has 59/09s).
Good decision. Those fabulous pickups are a critical factor in what makes the Starla special in the first place. Not only do I love them in my Starla, I'm constantly thinking of which other PRS of mine and otherwise they'd sound great in. I imagine that any of the HB's and Starla pickups would be a match made in heaven. I hold that the Starla is the unsung hero of the whole PRS line up.

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02-09-2013, 11:26 AM
Good decision. Those fabulous pickups are a critical factor in what makes the Starla special in the first place. Not only do I love them in my Starla, I'm constantly thinking of which other PRS of mine and otherwise they'd sound great in. I imagine that any of the HB's and Starla pickups would be a match made in heaven. I hold that the Starla is the unsung hero of the whole PRS line up.

So when are you going to drop a set in your SC-J?

AP515
02-09-2013, 11:58 AM
Good decision. Those fabulous pickups are a critical factor in what makes the Starla special in the first place. Not only do I love them in my Starla, I'm constantly thinking of which other PRS of mine and otherwise they'd sound great in. I imagine that any of the HB's and Starla pickups would be a match made in heaven. I hold that the Starla is the unsung hero of the whole PRS line up.

I don't know about hero as there is some pretty stiff competition within the PRS family, but I will agree that the Starla is the sleeper in the bunch. I tried one at GC and was very impressed, but who can really tell what you have, with 10 minutes competing with the shredders. I get this one home and on my LoneStar and all that creamy goodness comes dripping out of the speakers. It is just pure bliss. I haven't even put much gain on yet. Just running through some clean blues with a smile on my face. I'd put the Starla pups in instead of the 57/08's in a heartbeat, and I love 57/08's. They are great for a Custom, there just isn't a better pup for a Starla than Starlas.

AaeCee
02-09-2013, 12:29 PM
-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;48781']So when are you going to drop a set in your SC-J?No longer have that (kinda miss it though), but do have a newly acquired Archtop Jazz. Funny, I got it thinking that I'd likely change the Archtop p/u's to Starls'a or 53/10's, but the originals sound so perfect in that guitar that I'm definitely sticking with them. Still, I'm determined to put something else together in the future utilizing Starla's.

LSchefman
02-09-2013, 12:47 PM
Starla is an English name derived from "star." Mira is the astrological name for the star Omicron Ceti.

Stella is Latin for Star. So that's gotta be next.

Finally, Esther is Persian for Star. So if I had a Starla and a Mira, I'd name them Stella and Esther just for the sheer starriness of the names.

What, you didn't ask for this information and don't care? Pfffft!

I think it's interesting that Latin "astrum" is also "star", Persian "esther" is star, and "star" in German is "stern". Greek is "astron". All these words clearly have an obvious common Indo-european root word dating from prehistory.

Gosh I love language and history. I missed my calling, shoulda been a professor.

Shawn@PRS
02-09-2013, 02:12 PM
You think anyone thinks I'm a failure because I go home to Starla at night? Forget about it!

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02-09-2013, 02:23 PM
You think anyone thinks I'm a failure because I go home to Starla at night? Forget about it!
Only because they don't want a round-house kick to the head while you're wearin' THOSE bad boys.

Mnoble
05-31-2013, 01:18 PM
-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;42247']This one's even more stunning in person!



It's not as fancy as Steve's, Yang. But it sure is sparkley! :D
Jaw dropping! Enjoy!

Jdavis323
07-23-2013, 10:22 PM
I'm new to the PRS world. This is my first, I think I did pretty well. I traded up to this from a Mexican telecaster, I added no cash. I saw someone else posted they had the same thing. It's a Starla ltd, with the Santana headstock in gunmetal with a bigsby. What do you guys think?

http://i1349.photobucket.com/albums/p757/davisjamielee/null_zps0f9b2b52.jpg

http://i1349.photobucket.com/albums/p757/davisjamielee/null_zps206728ed.jpg

]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T !
07-23-2013, 10:24 PM
Classic.

aduayer
07-23-2013, 10:43 PM
Starla S2 PTCized on my sight...

rabidhamster
07-24-2013, 03:51 AM
I want a red, silver, or green metal flake starla with white pearl birds and a bigsby, but I'd be happy with a vintage orange or cherry with dots....Bigsbys non negotiable