PRS Paul Reed Smith John Mayer Silver Sky, Maple Fb,Midnight Rose 771 7lbs 1.2oz
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Weight: 7lbs 1.2oz
Reach for the Sky
Its been a dream of mine for years to design a guitar that includes some of my favorite vintage specifications but with a modern spirit and aesthetic. After two years of study and refinement, the Silver Sky is my vision of what a reboot of the electric guitar should look and feel like.
The PRS Silver Sky is an idealized version of a vintage single-coil guitar where every detail adds up and sets this guitar apart from the pack and the past. The result of a close collaboration between Grammy Award-winning musician John Mayer and Paul Reed Smith, the Silver Sky is based off of years of development. Incorporating Mayer and Smiths favorite elements of 1963 and 1964 instruments with an eye toward modern references, the PRS Silver Sky
delivers the warmth and familiarity of an old guitar with the finesse of a brand- new instrument.
Some of the more distinctive specifications include, the headstock shape, tuners, bridge, pickups, and neck and fretboard options. The headstock shape is based on PRSs trademark design, but inverted both to accommodate Mayers playing style and also to keep a consistent length of string behind the nut, which makes staying in tune easier. The tuners are a traditional vintage-style, closed-back tuner, but with PRSs locking design. The steel tremolo takes the patented PRS design and incorporates Gen III knife-edge screws. Setup flush to the body in the neutral position so that the tremolo bridge only goes down in pitch, the bridges increased contact with the body allows the guitar itself to be acoustically louder, which in turn improves the signal to noise ratio of the single-coil pickups. The 635JM single-coil pickups are very round and full, with a musical high end that is never ice-picky or brash. The Silver Sky with maple fretboard option comes with the original 635JM neck shape and 7.25 fretboard radius.
Other high-quality specifications include a bone nut, a molded metal jack plate (curved to make plugging and unplugging a guitar cable hassle-free), retooled knobs, and PRSs double action truss rod (accessible from the front of the headstock for ease of use). PRS premium gig bag included.
Specifications: BODY Body Wood Alder
NECK Number of Frets 22 Scale Length 25.5 Neck Wood Maple Fretboard Wood Maple Neck Shape 635JM Fretboard Radius 7.25 Inlays Small Birds
HARDWARE Nut Bone Bridge Steel Tremolo Tuners Vintage Style, Locking Hardware Type Nickel Treble Pickup 635JM Middle Pickup 635JM Bass Pickup 635JM Pickup Switching One Volume & Two Tones with a 5-Way Blade Pickup Switch
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