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    3/4 Scale PRS

    If PRS made a 3/4 scale PRS, SE or Maryland-built, would you buy one?

    For your child? For yourself?
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    Would buy a 3/4 SE for my nephew

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    SE CU and/or acoustic absolutely! (for my daughter)
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    Not really.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LSchefman View Post
    Not really.
    same here.

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    If you mean a short scale bass with a 408 style bass pickup... then yes.

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    I would buy one from Pete after he tired of it
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    Yes..I've bought a 3/4 Strat for my oldest (age 5)...and I have an almost 3 year old...so double yes.
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    Definitely....one for each of my boys!
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    Possibly a 3/4 classical. Shortscale bass sounds good too!
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    Quote Originally Posted by watelessness View Post
    I would buy one from Pete after he tired of it


    +1 ( He'll buy more that one...AND they will be beauties )

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    Anyone ever see a 3/4 scale pickup?

    It seems as though 3/4 sclae guitars are typically reduced in length but the width at the nit and bridge remain the same - probably due to the increased cost of making bridges and pickups that are 75% of the original size. Not to mention the tonal impact of smaller pups.
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    I would consider buying one for my 4 1/2 year old. However, it would also need to be able to be stepped on, thrown around, and otherwise mistreated by a 4 1/2 year old and be able to stand up to that abuse.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! View Post
    Anyone ever see a 3/4 scale pickup?

    It seems as though 3/4 sclae guitars are typically reduced in length but the width at the nit and bridge remain the same - probably due to the increased cost of making bridges and pickups that are 75% of the original size. Not to mention the tonal impact of smaller pups.

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    This is my 6 year old daughter Maria playing my Traveler Speedster through a 100-watt Plexi. She doesn't play yet, but she loves making noise. I'd buy one for sure. Hopefully, it would be small enough to use as a travel guitar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brad737 View Post
    This is my 6 year old daughter Maria playing my Traveler Speedster through a 100-watt Plexi. She doesn't play yet, but she loves making noise. I'd buy one for sure. Hopefully, it would be small enough to use s a travel guitar.

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    I'm sorry, I can't HEAR this photo. That's code for "post a video"

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    I just tried to upload some video, but it didn't work. I guess I have to upload it to Youtube first.
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    In the "quick reply" box, you'll see a little icon that looks like a film strip. Post the link there. You will have to host it on youtube or another site first though.

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    I have been looking at 3/4 scale electric guitars for my now six year old daughter for a couple years and I have yet to find any that are even remotely a half decent instrument. I wish that PRS would make a SE (or a few) in a 3/4 scale length. When it comes time to buy her a guitar, I would much rather invest in a quality instrument for my girls (#2 is 1 year old so would be ready to step into said instrument when #1 is ready for a full size instrument) to be able to learn to play on that will sound good and play well and inspire confidence, than spend $100-200 on a piece of junk and another $500 in decent parts to attempt to upgrade it, only to still have it go out of tune every five seconds, still sound it came out of a gumball machine, and be so difficult to play well that it makes them want to quit playing after the first day.

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    I had a 3/4 classical that was so amazing. I am only 5'6", and for electrics, I was made for the 25" 24fr scale length. When PRS starts building nylons, that would likely be my next PS build. If I could chose, I would make it 3/4........& braz!!!!

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