John Mayer PRS Silver Sky: An upcoming new maple neck version?

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The PRS Silver Sky rumour mill went into overdrive again this weekend, as images emerged of Mr Mayer playing live with a maple neck/fretboard version of his signature model. John Mayer PRS Silver Sky with a maple neck The PRS Silver Sky John Mayer Signature model usually comes with a rosewood fretboard, so when the […]

New PRS video gives you a tour of its SE series factory in Indonesia

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PRS has just released a PR video with lots of behind-the-scenes footage of its new factory in Surabaya, Indonesia. The video shows PRS workers assembling the company’s SE guitar line, including the various steps involved in making the components and assembling the final product. PRS SE Factory Tour of Surabaya, Indonesia  Jack Higginbotham, COO of PRS, […]

John Mayer Silver Sky SE: Is PRS building a cheaper model?

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At the beginning of 2018, PRS presented a brand new signature electric guitar designed in cooperation with John Mayer. It looked pretty much like a Fender Stratocaster with some modifications including, of course, a PRS headstock. Bit given that not everyone can afford that, we thought PRS might do well to introduce a cheaper SE version. Now it […]

PRS Private Stock Modern Eagle V Limited: Soaring to new heights?

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PRS’s premium Modern Eagle guitar has reached its fifth iteration. And it’s a beauty, with opulent aesthetics and top-rate specifications. Only 120 will be made available worldwide. PRS Private Stock Modern Eagle V The new Private Stock Modern Eagle V Limited has a mahogany body with a curly maple top in a high gloss nitrocellulose finish, a […]

Gibson’s answer to PRS? 1992 Experimental Prototype DC Standard Pro

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Back in the late ’80s and early ’90s Gibson was trying to fight off the competition from newcomer PRS and one of their ideas was this experimental prototype DC Standard Pro that has just turned up on YouTube’s Trogly’ Guitar Show channel. 1992 Experimental Prototype DC Standard Pro Trogley’s Guitar Show has just posted an interesting new […]

PRS extends SE Custom 24 range with Laurel Burl Limited Edition

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PRS has just announced the new SE Custom 24 Laurel Burl Limited, a limited edition of its ever-popular 24-fret twin humbucker model. The new PRS SE Custom 24 Laurel Burl comes with a maple top and a mahogany back, as you would expect. However, this limited run also has a Laurel Burl veneer, which gives it its distinct […]

PRS Vela Semi-Hollow adds retro vintage style to S2 range

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PRS has just announced new Vela Semi-Hollow versions of its popular S2 offset model. We last saw a semi-hollow version of this one in the form of the limited edition Reclaimed Wood series back in 2017. Now the semi-hollow version has become a standard PRS model. PRS Vela Semi-Hollow Let’s start off with the pickups. Each of […]

PRS CE 24 Smokeburst, a limited run of 200 guitars exclusive to Europe

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It looks like PRS Europe has issued yet another exclusive run of guitars. This time we’re looking at the PRS CE 24 Smokeburst Limited Run. PRS CE 24 Smokeburst Limited Run The run contains only 200 guitars and each one is fitted with a set of PRS US 85/15 pickups. All the guitars are built in […]

How to tell a fake PRS John Mayer Silver Sky guitar from the real thing

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Unfortunately, the guitar market is replete with fakes and copies of respected brands. We’ve all seen our fair share of copies of famous models by Fender and Gibson. This week, a bunch of suspiciously cheap instruments advertised as PRS John Mayer Silver Sky guitars have turned up on the internet. The only problem is, they’re not. Not […]

NAMM 2019: Paul Reed Smith takes you on a tour of the PRS booth

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The Winter NAMM PRS Booth is full of lots of new models for 2019 and Paul Reed Smith has uploaded a neat tour of his company’s stand. PRS NAMM Booth Not everyone gets to go to Winter NAMM and luckily for those that couldn’t make it Paul Reed Smith has uploaded a little tour that […]