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    "Brass impregnated" nuts

    Did I hear that right?

    Watching the new S2 videos on Youtube, they're talking about the materials used and on talking about the nuts, and they say brass "impregnated".

    That's something i've never heard before.

    Am I just behind the times?

    2m30 into video -> S2 Parts description video
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    I'd like to hear more on this too, I must have missed what the guy said. First time knowing nuts can be impregnated with brass, but wouldn't that cause friction at the string slots if there's brass dust there?

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    Anyone know if the pots are core or SE?

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    Quote Originally Posted by maxtuna26 View Post
    I'd like to hear more on this too, I must have missed what the guy said. First time knowing nuts can be impregnated with brass, but wouldn't that cause friction at the string slots if there's brass dust there?
    The brass adds better tone and sustain. The synthetic material provides the slipperiness.

    Quote Originally Posted by Hopeful Sinner View Post
    Anyone know if the pots are core or SE?
    The S2 pots are neither core nore SE. Just like the guitar models themselves, the S2 pots are their own animal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shawn@PRS View Post
    The S2 pots are neither core nore SE. Just like the guitar models themselves, the S2 pots are their own animal.
    Thank you SHAWN!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hopeful Sinner View Post
    Thank you SHAWN!!!

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    It just sounds painful to me!

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    Quote Originally Posted by justmund View Post
    It just sounds painful to me!
    I know, the nuts are supposed to DO the impregnating, not get impregnated!?!?!?!

    Maybe it's all about boosting confidence. Courage. I'll just leave this here.

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    So if you end up with 2 x S2s, does this mean you can say you have a pair of Brass nuts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by justmund View Post
    So if you end up with 2 x S2s, does this mean you can say you have a pair of Brass nuts?
    I think you can say that anyway. After all, who's gonna check?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shawn@PRS View Post
    The brass adds better tone and sustain. The synthetic material provides the slipperiness.
    Great to know, thanks Shawn!
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    Thanks Shawn! Good to hear PRS is innovating yet again



    Quote Originally Posted by John Beef View Post
    I know, the nuts are supposed to DO the impregnating, not get impregnated!?!?!?!

    Maybe it's all about boosting confidence. Courage. I'll just leave this here.

    These jokes just never get old

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