PRS 513 with Quilted Top Electric Guitar
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513 stands for the 5 pickups and 13 sounds that give you an tremendous palette of tones.
513 stands for 5 pickups and 13 sounds, achieved with an easy to use integrated electronics control package, which includes volume control, tone control and two blade switches. One blade switch is a 5-way pickup selector, and the other is a 3-way mode switch that allows you to select between the singlecoil, clear humbucking and heavy humbucking modes. One of our most versatile instruments, the 513 now comes standard with a quilted maple top, V12 finish, and Pattern Regular mahogany neck.
The finish should enhance the look, sound, and feel of a guitar by accentuating the wood's inherent beauty and feel without hindering its natural resonance. And PRS Guitars' new "V12" finish does just that. Introduced at Experience PRS 2010, "V12" is a very thin, hard, and clear finish that will not crack or react with thinners. After roughly 12 years in development, it is halfway between acrylic and nitro but with a classic feel all its own. "PRS models with this new finish feel like old instruments," said Paul Reed Smith.
Pattern Regular Shape
Neck shapes have always been a high priority for PRS and a hallmark of PRS quality. A guitar should feel comfortable, like "home," as soon as you pick it up, and the neck is paramount to that connection. The new "Pattern Regular" neck shape is similar to the traditional PRS regular neck found on guitars made in the late 80's at PRS's former Virginia Avenue location.
This new neck shape reflects modern tooling and programming that allows PRS to even more preciously shape and consistently reproduce their necks.
- Top Wood: Quilted Maple top
- Back Wood: Mahogany
- Finish: V12
- Number of Frets: 22
- Scale Length: 25-1/4"
- Neck Wood: Mahogany
- Fretboard Wood: Rosewood
- Neck Shape: Pattern Regular
- Fretboard Inlays: Birds
- Bridge: PRS Tremolo
- Tuners: PRS Low Mass Locking Tuners
- Truss Rod Cover: "513"
- Hardware Type: Nickel
- Treble Pickup: 513 Patented Pickup System
- Middle Pickup: 513 Patented Pickup System
- Bass Pickup: 513 Patented Pickup System
Tap into the multiplicty of sound and order the 513 today.