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Steph
02-19-2013, 04:46 PM
This just in today!

A little personalisation of my beloved CU24 with a new truss rod cover...

http://i1342.photobucket.com/albums/o763/Steflix/PrsTrodinlay2_zps7654a385.jpg


I guess it makes my PRSi a Private Stock wannabe... Ah! One day!... :wink:

Anyone else? Show me what you did to make your axe really your own... (Beside some dings and nicks!)

John Beef
02-19-2013, 05:23 PM
Lampshades, DGT pickups, tremol-no with no back cover, and the signed control cavity cover. The stickers were applied by my oldest daughter when she was maybe 18 months or so, I like them so they stay.

http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee251/johnmfer/CurrentGuitars/IMG_20120518_195843.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-XVSL1Q2iykM/UR8TNvv8c-I/AAAAAAAAEu4/jDhT_rXtGiY/s803/20130215_220323.jpg

markie
02-19-2013, 06:07 PM
This just in today!

A little personalisation of my beloved CU24 with a new truss rod cover...

http://i1342.photobucket.com/albums/o763/Steflix/PrsTrodinlay2_zps7654a385.jpg






I like it................. :top:

sergiodeblanc
02-19-2013, 06:09 PM
Cool TRC, I personalized the whole thing on this one.
http://i1153.photobucket.com/albums/p506/sergiodeblanc/IMG_1111_zpse2f8ddf5.jpg

Mikegarveyblues
02-19-2013, 06:36 PM
My SE Bernie Marsden has been 'personalized' over the past year:

Bare Knuckle Mule neck and Suhr Doug Aldrich bridge pickups. (May still swap the bridge again. We'll see.)
Graphtech Tusq Nut
Bare Knuckle Cts 550k pots
Orange Drop Cap
Tonepros locking studs
Knurled Speed Knobs (Not shown)

Pups are 4 conducter so I may wire it up for 'out of phase' with a push pull in the future.

Speaking of true personalisations... A forum TRC would be cool. If I had the cash I'd maybe have been tempted to buy another and have it re-finished.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7272/7770877940_1bf5db76d7_b.jpg

Oh... And congrats to Davy Knowles who scored a Bernie recently. I wonder if he'll mod his...?

LSchefman
02-19-2013, 06:48 PM
Like em all, guys.

Sergio, you knocked yours outta the park!

swede71
02-19-2013, 06:48 PM
http://i1154.photobucket.com/albums/p524/magber71/Steelblock.jpg

http://i1154.photobucket.com/albums/p524/magber71/IMG_2484-1_zps12bb669e.jpg


Callaham steelblock and bridge against body.Have also added a tremol-no.

Blackbird
02-19-2013, 07:51 PM
Black selector tip, black pickup rings, black tuner buttons, black strap locks, skull truss rod cover, Tremol-no. Everything was originally bone/ivory. I wanted to pull out more of the black bursting.
http://i859.photobucket.com/albums/ab156/ahogfan80/photo-15_zps3c19e965.jpg

Syrinx
02-19-2013, 08:24 PM
This just in today!

A little personalisation of my beloved CU24 with a new truss rod cover...

http://i1342.photobucket.com/albums/o763/Steflix/PrsTrodinlay2_zps7654a385.jpg


I guess it makes my PRSi a Private Stock wannabe... Ah! One day!... :wink:

Anyone else? Show me what you did to make your axe really your own... (Beside some dings and nicks!)

Where did you get the new TRC from? That's exactly what I'd like to get for my cu24 too.

geese_com
02-19-2013, 08:49 PM
I too am wondering where to pick up one of those TRCs.

cjmwrx
02-19-2013, 08:55 PM
I added some rosewood to mine.


http://i1127.photobucket.com/albums/l632/gibmarsh/P1012795_zps57ef30ab.jpg

http://i1127.photobucket.com/albums/l632/gibmarsh/P1012798_zps0ca67ee8.jpg

Steph
02-19-2013, 10:10 PM
I too am wondering where to pick up one of those TRCs.

Here you go guys...

shop.custominlay.com

Steph
02-19-2013, 10:16 PM
I like it................. :top:

Thanks Markie! :beer:

Steph
02-19-2013, 10:29 PM
Some good post for some nice ideas.... like rosewood pu rings.... hmm....:rolleyes:

Never heard before of tremol-no... Very interesting....

Keep em coming people, show us your mods....

LJD
02-20-2013, 12:14 AM
Brilliant!!! ordering my eagle trc...

Steph
02-20-2013, 07:54 AM
Brilliant!!! ordering my eagle trc...

Good for you! Enjoy

Syrinx
02-20-2013, 09:23 AM
Here you go guys...

shop.custominlay.com

Thanks! Like their prices :D

CAFeathers
02-20-2013, 09:52 AM
This design custom made TRC goes on all my guitars that have a TRC and that design also goes on my V-Picks.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v109/CAFeathers/PRS%20EG-3/DSC00094.jpg

Steph
02-20-2013, 09:58 AM
This design custom made TRC goes on all my guitars that have a TRC and that design also goes on my V-Picks.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v109/CAFeathers/PRS%20EG-3/DSC00094.jpg

Nice! :top:

John Beef
02-20-2013, 11:20 AM
http://i1154.photobucket.com/albums/p524/magber71/Steelblock.jpg

http://i1154.photobucket.com/albums/p524/magber71/IMG_2484-1_zps12bb669e.jpg


Callaham steelblock and bridge against body.Have also added a tremol-no.
Tell me more about how this influences the tone! I have a trem on my guitar but I never use it.

dbonanno
02-20-2013, 12:35 PM
Personalized my Tremonti SE Custom. :)
(Before and After)

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a274/DinoBonanno/TremontiSEHeadstock_zps505be45b.jpg

Chris528
02-20-2013, 06:16 PM
I'm debating on replacing the black pick guard with a tortoise shell one. Any opinions?

http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy7/SteelCurtain1974/926ecd0211c532f0f8a7949fec684dec.jpg

swede71
02-20-2013, 07:10 PM
Tell me more about how this influences the tone! I have a trem on my guitar but I never use it.

For me,and this my personal view,the steelblock gives a clear strong tone.It makes the tone sound more open with more presence.More bite and upper mid shimmer or sizzle as i call it.To me it makes the guitar sound "tighter".I first noticed this when i put together 2 partocasters a few years ago.One based on the american standard with a cast steel block and the other one a japanese strat copy with the american vintage tremolo.The difference between the two kinds are like night and day to me.The american standard block sounds muddier.A common word to describe sound is "stratty".Many use this word and refer to the singlecoil pickups,often the position 2 and 4.For me "stratty" is very much the steelblock and how it influence the sound together with the pickups.The steelblock is a big part for the sound of a Stratocaster.I find the brassblock in the PRS guitars too mellow.I can only speculate why PRS use brassblock.Because PRS thinks brass sounds the best is of course the obvious one.As a product choice i would say the brass block makes it easier to sell the guitar to "gibson" players.Personally i think its harder to sell a PRS to "fender" people.The brass block definitely gives the guitar a more lower mid character than a steelblock does.The bridge against the body comes from The Clapton strat concept.The difference in sound is more noticeable on the strat than on the PRS but how i feel it and hear it,it gives the sound more body.Next step for me is steelsaddles :)


I'm debating on replacing the black pick guard with a tortoise shell one. Any opinions?

That guitar looks great as it is.I love white guitars with black pickguards.