News. PRS Guitars is proud to offer a small batch of Reclaimed Limited instruments that showcases two exotic wood species new to PRS: Peroba Rosa and Brauna Preto. © 2020 Guitar.com is a member of the media division of BandLab Technologies. We managed to prise an SE 245 Zebrawood out of the sticky hands of the many retailers and rival journos at the event and drag it back to G&B headquarters for review. Das Holz ist über 100 Jahre alt und stammt aus alten Hütten im atlantischen Regenwald in Brasilien. Peroba Rosa (photo above), typically used as siding, was selected for the top wood. By leaving the Peroba in its most “original” form, every instrument is rendered unique with each top boasting its own character. • Build Mahogany back with bevelled maple top and zebrawood veneer, mahogany Wide Fat neck with rosewood fretboard, bird inlays and 22 medium jumbo frets Production on these Reclaimed Limited guitars will be capped at approximately 600 instruments, but the order window for Authorized PRS Dealers is from March 9 – April 30, 2017 only. The pedal is based around the searing tones of Tony Iommi. A thin coat of satin nitrocellulose is in keeping with the organic vibe, while the back and comfortable Pattern Regular neck are cut from mahogany. Two years ago we described the original Vela as a “serious guitar for sensible money with a juicy array of tones” that’s “twangy, snappy and full of sass across the board but possesses plenty of girth when required.” That all still stands but with a thinner finish and more air, it’s even better. The Vela is the maiden voyage into an offset body shape for PRS and is both elegant and edgy. • Hardware Nickel PRS Plate-Style twin brass-saddle bridge, Low Mass locking tuners Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by Bill SAS 513, Aug 26, 2020 at 1:32 PM. We provide insight and opinion about gear, artists, technique and the guitar industry for all genres and skill levels. Even the Mahogany back has a lot of 3D effect in the light. PRS Guitars Senior Wood Manager, Michael Reid, sourced these woods from old buildings, noting … I like to think using this wood showcases Brazil’s rich history of music and guitar making,” said Michael Reid, PRS Senior Wood Manager. Choose one of our Private Stock models or let us build your dream instrument. Peroba rosa (typically used for siding panels) has been selected for the top, nail holes and all, while the dense grain of brauna preto (often the material used for supporting posts) was chosen for the fretboard. • Price £1,429 (inc gigbag) • Neck Width 42.5mm at nut, 52.5mm at 12th fret Get expert advice and take a more casual look behind the scenes. This new compilation from Jack White’s Third Man Records is a treasure trove of 90s shoegaze and space-rock rarities from a set of Michigan bands indebted to the UK scene. The most dangerous time of year for your wallets is here. 2017 PRS S2 "Reclaimed Wood" Vela Date of manufacture St. Patrick's Day 2017. No bigger than a chunky stompbox, Orange’s latest Terror is a fully fledged 20-watt amplifier complete with valve preamp and (sort of) channel switching. The August 2020 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now. PRS Guitars is proud to offer a small batch of “Reclaimed Limited” CE 24 Semi-Hollow and S2 Vela Semi-Hollow guitars that showcase two exotic wood species new to PRS: Peroba Rosa and Brauna Preto. Combining compression, boost and a powerful EQ section, could this unassuming grey box from Croatia be the ultimate tone-enhancer? What’s certain is that if you back off the gain, the 245’s performance is prettier and more interesting than many of its rivals. Despite several vaccines on the horizon, is it still apocalypse right now for the UK live music industry? There’s certainly something romantic about the notion of owning a musical instrument made from materials with an interesting backstory and there can be tonal benefits from using aged wood, too. A coil-tap on the tone control allows the Starla pickup to split into singlecoils and explore a whole new range … The October 2020 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now! The December 2020 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now! “Reclaiming these timbers also allows me to personally make a contribution to sustaining and celebrating Brazil’s resources.”. Set mahogany Pattern Regular neck with brauna preto fingerboard. This reclaimed wood, which is native to southeastern Brazil’s Atlantic Forest, is typically more than 100 years old. From teenage ‘indie’ beginnings, Johnny Marr has flourished into one of the finest guitar stylists in rock music. Paul Reed Smith and Michael began their working relationship in 1980 -- before the inception of PRS Guitars. Earlier this month we released the "Reclaimed Limiteds", a batch of our CE 24 & S2 Vela models redesigned with semi-hollow bodies and beautiful reclaimed Brazilian wood. The Vela (the Latin word for a ship’s sails, ‘wakefulness’ in Spanish and the name of a constellation) is the product of the Maryland company’s S2 line, which is also home to the company’s similarly leftfield Mira and Starla, as well as Standard, Custom and Singlecut models. Native to Brazil’s south-eastern Atlantic Forest, peroba rosa and brauna preto might not exactly be well-known to the majority of luthiers or players, but they certainly look the part here. Paul Reed Smith hat zusammen mit Michael Reid (Holzmanager bei PRS Guitars) zwei besondere Modelle entwickelt: Reclaimed Wood. The latest guitar news, reviews and features delivered to your inbox. The Reclaimed Limited edition series guitar (approximately 600 pieces) features 100+-year old Brazilian tonewoods consisting of a Peroba Rosa top, with satin nitro finish, and Brauna Preto fingerboard. Loaded with a PRS-designed Starla humbucker in the bridge and the PRS Type-D single coil in the neck, the Vela has a bright, punchy tone that sounds great plugged into your pedalboard or straight into an amp. Ladění mají na starost odlehčené zamykatelné mechaniky PRS LMLT. 100% Parts and Labor Coverage Product Replacement - if your product cannot be fixed or costs too much to fix, we will … This old, reclaimed wood is wonderfully resonant and beautiful. • Scale Length 25”/635mm Constructed from Peroba Rosa and Brauna Preto, both exotic tropical hardwoods. Schematics, FAQ's, Customer Support Contact Information and more. Here in a more resonant incarnation, despite an offset aesthetic designed to appeal to the cool kids in the playground, the Vela’s satisfying and versatile blend of clarity and smoothness makes it a dynamic tool for fluid soloing as well as jangle and edgy drive tones.