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PRS SE One Korina Electric Guitar  

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The PRS SE One Korina from Paul Reed Smith is a simple, yet elegant electric guitar that is offered in vintage amber to show off the golden hue of th...Read More

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A no-frills electric guitar imbued with the responsive tone and rich sustain of korina wood.

The PRS SE One Korina from Paul Reed Smith is a simple, yet elegant electric guitar that is offered in vintage amber to show off the golden hue of the 25" scale single-cutaway korina body. Other standout features on the PRS One Korina guitar include a 22-fret wide-fat shaped neck with a rosewood fretboard dressed with bird inlays, a PRS-designed stoptail bridge, PRS-designed tuners, nickel hardware, and a single soapbar pickup. The PRS SE One Korina guitar comes with a PRS gig bag.

FEATURES
  • Single-cutaway korina body
  • Acrylic finish
  • Set korina neck
  • Set construction
  • Wide fat neck shape
  • 25" scale length
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • 22 frets
  • 10" radius
  • Bird inlays
  • Nickel hardware
  • PRS-stoptail bridge
  • PRS-designed tuners
  • Single soapbar pickup in bridge position
  • Volume control
  • PRS Cordura gig bag

Order a PRS guitar that has a classic look to match its tone.

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PRSSE One Korina Electric Guitar
 
4.8

(based on 12 reviews)

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What a great no frills guitar

I have always respected PRS guitars.... The build quality and attention to detail is top notch. Plus they are just gorgeous instruments in my opinion. However I have never found one that...Read complete review

I have always respected PRS guitars.... The build quality and attention to detail is top notch. Plus they are just gorgeous instruments in my opinion. However I have never found one that the neck suits my feel until now... The Se One neck is perfection to me. Also this guitar came setup perfectly with fret work far beyond it's price range...Perfectly dressed and not a rough edge. Granted it's not a "feature laden" instrument. But for good old rock and blues it's a workhorse I plan gigging with for a long time. Plus.... The Vintage amber finish over Korina is beautiful. I've played quite a few Les Paul Jrs and in my humble opinion this is a far superior instrument. The only mod I may make is to drop one of the new Barden P90 pickups in it. But for now.... It is one fun ride....and just a trmendous amount of guitar for the money. Best import I've played yet. Don't think you'll reget it!!! I command you to buy one!!!

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Great but limited

This is a great quality guitar but very limited with no tone control and a single pick-up. I always have admnired the PRS SE line but for the money I would recommend a Hagstrom...Read complete review

This is a great quality guitar but very limited with no tone control and a single pick-up. I always have admnired the PRS SE line but for the money I would recommend a Hagstrom F200P which has more tonal variety and flexibilty and you do not lose anything on the quality end nfor a bit less money.I must say I was never a fan of the LP Junior either, but the LP 59 gold top with p-90's now we are talking. But I like the Hagstrom better still.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

great rock guitar

By riley

from los angeles

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about PRS SE One Korina Electric Guitar:

      A simple, no frills, great playing, killer sounding, guitar. I reach for this guitar any time I feel like playing. it's just so easy to play!

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      A Great Old school rocker!

      By Cyrano Jones

      from West Palm Beach, FL

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Has A Nice Tone And Feel
      • It~'~~s Comfortable To Play
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about PRS SE One Korina Electric Guitar:

          I've always liked the LP jr and tried some out. They just didn't feel that good. I had been looking at this guitar in catalogs and finally came across one at my local store. I found the workmanship much cleaner and better than the Jr. Leaving of a tone pot gives the true sound of the P90. Not a thrash or Metal Axe, just a simple rocker is what made it taylor made for me.

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          (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          !!!!

          Comments about PRS SE One Korina Electric Guitar:

          You will never find a nicer guitar even for 2 or 3 times the price and it's only going to go up!!!
          everthing on this guitar is top shelf. The finnish is flawless,It stays in tune for days even with vigorus playing. I can't recomend this guitar highly enough. Hurry and get one before all that is left is that yellow Korina and the Mahogany and maple are all gone. The guitar is easily worth 2 to 3 times the sale price and watch them go even higher as fewer and fewer of them are left. These guitars are like diamonds in the rough. They arte a fantastic sounding instrument and you control the tone with your amp and a good tube amp hooked up to this guitar is a little bit of Heaven. By far and away one of the nicest SE's that PRShas ever made, right up there with the SoapbarII. A true dream come true. Get one whilr you can and before the price gets to be stupid money. They are a solid buy that you will never lose money on. Just try to find one before all that's left out there is that yellow Korina. Good Luck and happy hunting. This could be one of the best investments you'll make!!!!!
          Top shelf from finnish to tuners to sound...The best in it's class bar NONE!!!
          They are only going to go up and huury before all that's left is the yellow Korina

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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Simply the best no frills guitar

          By Anonymous

          from Undisclosed

          Comments about PRS SE One Korina Electric Guitar:

          The sound from this guitar is great. I really like the soapbar pickup in the SE One. Picking near the bridge vs. near the neck provides a lot of versatility. Since there is no neck pickup, you can really dig in or play fingerstyle without hitting a neck pickup that is set too high. Adjusting your amp for various tones provides a lot of versatility from a simple axe. The neck shape and feel fit my hands well and the natural colour of the Korina wood is beautiful. I highly recommend this guitar. Rolling stones stuff and other tele-like songs come out well on this one.

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          (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          What a great no frills guitar

          Comments about PRS SE One Korina Electric Guitar:

          I have always respected PRS guitars.... The build quality and attention to detail is top notch. Plus they are just gorgeous instruments in my opinion. However I have never found one that the neck suits my feel until now... The Se One neck is perfection to me. Also this guitar came setup perfectly with fret work far beyond it's price range...Perfectly dressed and not a rough edge. Granted it's not a "feature laden" instrument. But for good old rock and blues it's a workhorse I plan gigging with for a long time. Plus.... The Vintage amber finish over Korina is beautiful. I've played quite a few Les Paul Jrs and in my humble opinion this is a far superior instrument. The only mod I may make is to drop one of the new Barden P90 pickups in it. But for now.... It is one fun ride....and just a trmendous amount of guitar for the money. Best import I've played yet. Don't think you'll reget it!!! I command you to buy one!!!

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          (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Honest review from SE ONE owner

          Comments about PRS SE One Korina Electric Guitar:

          Out of the box this guitar play far better then anything off the wall at Guitar Center. Action and intonation are spot on. Well balanced and comfy in my hands. Not gonna lie. The p90 that comes with this is a piece of crap. Sounds horrible. I put a Dimarzio Super Distortion soapbar in it and it breaks up nice with less noise and feedback then the stock pickup. Stays in tune great. I have other PRS guitars and this is the same quality as any USA PRS I own. Don't worry about a tone knob, because the wood packs this guitar with all the tone you need. A lot of "tone" comes from your finger anyways. Good axe!

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          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Simply the Best!

          By Sean-.FgwQ

          from LV .Nevada

          Comments about PRS SE One Korina Electric Guitar:

          For $500 to $800 more you can get the LP jr but why?The SE One is tone candy and the craftmenship the same if not better "ok it doen't have a tone nob" Well it's already tone set.A great simple guiar!

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          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great!

          By Phubs

          from Mount Laurel, NJ

          Comments about PRS SE One Korina Electric Guitar:

          I just took this wonderful guitar out of the box a few hours ago. I plugged it in through my Fulltone Fulldrive 2 into my Vox AC4 with the volume on 10 and it sounds INCREDIBLE. It gets a crystal clear glassy tone with the single volume knob down and overdrives great the louder the knob goes. It might not have a tone control, but for what this guitar does emit - lots of P90 bite - one isn't needed. The PRS tuners work incredibly well: I do not find myself frustrated with them at all. The Korina is beautiful and tonally sounds better to me than what the Mahogany body guitars that I own. The finish and neck feel "right". I don't feel like I'm playing plastic. I have owned the newer Gibson Melody Maker which is also a good guitar, but in my opinion this one is better for the money - the case is a nice bonus as well!

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          (0 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Great but limited

          By Tucknfoldman

          from West Palm Beach, Florida

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          Comments about PRS SE One Korina Electric Guitar:

          This is a great quality guitar but very limited with no tone control and a single pick-up. I always have admnired the PRS SE line but for the money I would recommend a Hagstrom F200P which has more tonal variety and flexibilty and you do not lose anything on the quality end nfor a bit less money.I must say I was never a fan of the LP Junior either, but the LP 59 gold top with p-90's now we are talking. But I like the Hagstrom better still.

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          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great Guitar!

          By Davey-Xz0c7

          from Milwaukee, WI

          Comments about PRS SE One Korina Electric Guitar:

          This is a great simple guitar. I gave it 3 stars for "features", because let's face it, their aren't any. This is not a bad thing at all though. It looks amazing, and sounds wonderful. It came set up perfectly, and in-tune. The balance is perfect and it's pretty lightweight. I absolutely love the simplicity of the design. The only issue I had was that being an overseas made guitar, the wood grain was not flawless as you would expect from a US-made PRS. (Next to the US, I feel Korea make the best guitars anyhow). No gouges or scratches, but the wood itself had a few blemishes and light spots for which it lost a star. This is purely cosmetic however, and in the end, it just gives the guitar personality. The finish was, however, flawless, slick and smooth. I absolutely love the color of the Korina. If you're looking for a simple single p90 driven guitar and don't want a boring old LP Jr. like everyone else has, pick this up. You won't regret it.

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