PRS Guitar Unveils 5 New SE Models

Posted by Michael Mueller on January 14, 2010 at 1:12 PM

PRS Michael Akerfeldt SEPRS Guitars is proud to announce new signature model SE guitar for Orianthi (Michael Jackson), Zach Myers of Shinedown, Paul Allender of Cradle of Filth, Mike Åkerfeldt of Opeth, and Nick Catanese of Black Label Society. The five models were unveiled at the 2010 Anaheim NAMM show. Built in Korea to signature artist and PRS's specifications by skilled craftsmen, PRS has worked closely with each artist to present a guitar that identifies with their style, both musically and visually.

The Orianthi SE model comes standard with a Korina back and maple top with a red sparkle finish, 24-fret wide-thin maple neck with 25" scale length and an ebony fretboard featuring white pearloid birds and an "O" at the 12th fret. The model also features PRS designed Tremolo, PRS designed tuners with nickel hardware, and two humbucking pickups.

The SE Zach Myers model has a silver sparkleburst finish and white binding on top edge of body, fretboard, and headstock. It also features a singlecut mahogany body, flamed maple veneer, wide-fat mahogany 25" scale length neck and an ebony fretboard with a Fleur-de-lis inlay at 12th fret. Additional features include an adjustable bridge (with large caps on the height adjustment screws), three humbucking pickups with two volume and two tone controls, 3-way toggle.

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The Mikael Åkerfeldt signature model features a singlecut mahogany body, maple top and flame maple veneer, maple neck with ebony fretboard, 24 jumbo frets, original PRS bird inlays, PRS designed tremolo bridge, gold hardware, HFS and Vintage Bass pickups, volume, tone, and 3-way toggle. A Tortoise Shell finish with a Opeth "O" logo on body give this guitar a unique look to complement a unique voice.

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Nick Catanese and PRS have created a signature model SE worthy of Nick's "Evil Twin" moniker. Starting with an extra-thick singlecut mahogany body, the guitar tops off with a Gloss Black finish with red binding on body, neck and headstock, and and "Evil Twin" logo on body. The model also features a mahogany neck, ebony fretboard, 22 jumbo frets, no inlays, TonePros adjustable stoptail bridge, and EMG 81 and 85 pickups with red pickup rings. Other appointments include volume, tone and 3-way toggle on upper bout.

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Cradle of Filth guitarist Paul Allender's ever popular model is updated with new pickups and new colors. Now available in available in Emerald Green Burst or Scarlet Red Burst, the double-cutaway mahogany body still has a flame maple veneer and a special arm carve. Additional features include rounded edges on the body, maple neck with ebony fretboard, 24 jumbo frets and the bats in flight inlay. New EMG 89 and 81-TW pickups with coil tapping give the guitar an updated sound, and a tremolo bridge, nickel hardware, push-pull volume, push-pull tone and 3-way toggle switch are also featured.

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