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    That pic looks perfectly normal for a burst...

    That pic looks perfectly normal for a burst finish.

    As I explained previously the maple cap is stained then the burst is painted on around the edge. That's why you get the feathering or lightening...
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    Okay cool. We are on the same page! :top: ...

    Okay cool. We are on the same page! :top:

    Cheers!

    And OP, can you post some pics of your guitar so we can see it and so you can point out what you mean?

    Thanks!
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    Sorry, I don't follow. What you are saying seems...

    Sorry, I don't follow. What you are saying seems to be at odds with what I have seen on the PRS factory tour vids as well as the Gibson factory tour vids, unless I am misunderstanding what you are...
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    I assume they do the Korean guitars the same way...

    I assume they do the Korean guitars the same way they do the USA made PRS and also the way Gibson does their Studios. They use masking tape on the areas they don't want painted or stained and then...
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    My new SE 245 in Tobacco burst looks stunning....

    My new SE 245 in Tobacco burst looks stunning. Equally as good as the burst on my Gibson Les Paul Studio Deluxe 60's. That one is finished in nitro.

    Not sure what your issue is with the maple...
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    .2mm is the neck relief. Fret 1st and last fret...

    .2mm is the neck relief. Fret 1st and last fret measure relief at 8th fret and it is allegedly meant to be .2mm.

    I had no relief at all on my mine when I got it. I am slowly tweaking it at the...
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    Here you go - ...

    Here you go -

    http://imageshack.us/scaled/medium/15/img1132dc.jpg
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    Yeah, not good times. Stay safe mate. The...

    Yeah, not good times.

    Stay safe mate.

    The only wood that should be smouldering is our fretboards from blistering runs....
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    Good point re the slots. I don't want to have to...

    Good point re the slots. I don't want to have to tamper with them at all so here's hoping! I will give the 10's a go in a week or so and see what happens. I am hoping I can change to 10's, maybe just...
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    Good tip! Thanks!

    Good tip!

    Thanks!
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    I am in smoky Victoria. Although as you would...

    I am in smoky Victoria. Although as you would know half of Australia is smoky at the moment.... :(
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    Yeah I saw the card advising how to adjust the...

    Yeah I saw the card advising how to adjust the truss rod as I unpacked the guitar but disregarded it because I have never had to worry about that with a new guitar straight out of the box before. At...
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    New SE 245 owner - String Gauge change question

    Hey guys,

    Proud and happy owner of a new SE 245 in tobacco burst here. Got the guitar on Saturday as a birthday present.

    I discovered that the Australian importer/supplier clearly does nothing...
  14. Thread: Show your SE!

    by TEMPA
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    It has been! Everytime my wife went out...

    It has been!

    Everytime my wife went out somewhere the tempation to unpack it and plug in was almost too much to withstand!

    Nearly there though, 24 hours and it will be in my hands!
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    I'll be a club member soon too. Getting an SE 245...

    I'll be a club member soon too. Getting an SE 245 in Tobacco burst on Saturday for my birthday.

    It's been hell, the guitar has been sitting in it's box in my spare room since before Christmas!
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    There are postal services that will magically...

    There are postal services that will magically deliver things all around the world you know.

    Even guitars......
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    I just received an SE 245 in Tobacco Burst a...

    I just received an SE 245 in Tobacco Burst a couple of days ago here in Australia and there was no hang tag with mine. There was a gig bag though thankfully!
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