Mid 90's when I was first getting into playing. A friend had a PRS catalog and we ogled the pics like it was a Playboy. Plus I was into the Nuge and Santana. Dickey and Warren played them in the Allman Bros for a minute around that time. I remember seeing Larry LaLonde from Primus in guitar magazine ads too, along with Dickey and Warren.
I thought they were crazy expensive, so I didn't actually play one until I made a new friend who had a beautiful '94 CU24, Santana Orange, quilt top. I was hooked after that!