PRE ORDER 2018 Paul Reed Smith PRS John Mayer Silver Sky Electric Guitar - Horizon
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We will be receiving some of the very first John Mayer Silver Sky PRS guitars. Get your preorder in now so you're not waiting in line later! We have all four finishes available and will ship FREE in the continental USA. Shipping from the PRS factory to our showroom will begin on March 20th so our estimated shipping date to customers is late March 2018. Please note the limited edition cases are selected at random - as a PRS signature dealer we do have priority, but there is no way to guarantee whether you will receive a hard case or gig bag with the guitar. THESE ARE HAND BUILT GUITARS, WE DO NOT KNOW EXACT SHIPPING DATES, NEITHER DOES ANY DEALER.
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The PRS Silver Sky is the result of a close collaboration between Grammy Award-winning musician John Mayer and Paul Reed Smith. More than two and half years in the making, the Silver Sky is a vintage-inspired instrument that is at once familiar but also newly PRS through and through. This model was based off of Mayer and Smith’s favorite elements from 1963 and 1964 vintage instruments, resulting in an idealized version of a vintage single-coil guitar. The attention that was paid to every detail sets this guitar apart.
Some of the more distinctive specifications include, the headstock shape, tuners, neck and fretboard, bridge, and pickups and electronics. The headstock shape is based on PRS’s trademark design, but inverted to both accommodate Mayer’s 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 PRS’s locking design. The neck shape was modeled after 1963/1964 vintage instruments, and the fretboard has a 7.25” radius. The moment your hand grabs this neck, it just feels right. Like the tuners, the steel tremolo takes a classic design and incorporates PRS’s trem arm and Gen III knife-edge screws. The bridge on the Silver Sky is setup flush to the body in the neutral position so that the tremolo bridge only goes down in pitch. By keeping the bridge in contact with the body, the guitar itself is acoustically louder, which 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.
Other high-quality specifications include a bone nut, a molded metal jack plate that is curved and makes plugging and unplugging a guitar cable hassle-free, retooled knobs, fretwire that is slightly smaller than what you’d find on most PRS electric guitars, and PRS’s double action truss rod (accessible from the front of the headstock for ease of use). The Silver Sky comes in four colors with distinctive accents on PRS’s trademark lower horn scoop.
Body Wood: Alder
# of Frets: 22
Scale Length: 25.5”
Neck Wood: Maple
Fretboard Wood: Rosewood
Neck Shape: 635JM
Nut Width: 1 21/32”
Neck Width at the Body: 2 7/32”
Neck Depth at the Nut: 53/64”
Fretboard Radius: 7.25”
Inlays: Small Birds
Bridge: Steel Tremolo
String Spacing: 2 9/64”
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