My new parlor guitar from PRS. Sounds great. And it is now my travel and vacation guitar.
The very inexpensive guitar turned out to be worth the money once I gave it a good setup and fretwork. I also customized the neck to make it look better. I gave it to Goodwill, and they sold it for $158 – thirty more than I paid new.
I carved the headstock and stripped off the original finish. Refinished everything and added some burned areas at the back of the headstock for a lived-in vibe. Upgraded the scratch guard, and rewired the control plate so I could flip it around – one of my favorite tele mods. These days, I have it set-up as a 5-string open G tuned tele rocker ala Keith Richards.
Hardware from Spain. A new Paulownia body finished in tung oil. Tele neck with a carved headstock. Got that twang.