From the natural grained wood to a humbucker in the neck position, the Yamaha PAC1511MS  Signature Model had me at the get-go. It’s a chunky feeling guitar but not to heavy. This guitar has a thicker sound than a , which is nice. It’s not to thin and also not to thick… nicely balanced.

The tone of the Mike Stern Model seemed more  than  or . That’s not to say the Mike Stern model cannot achieve other tones, it most certainly can. The neck has a great feel and is semi-fast. The solid ash, single-cutaway body and 7 1/4″ radius of the maple neck give the PAC1511MS the feel of a well-worn vintage instrument. A  ’59 in the neck position gives a nice tight tone for chords, while the  pickup in the bridge position gives .

THE SPECS
  • Ash body
  • Maple neck (7.25″ radius)
  • Maple fingerboard
  • 22 frets
  • Black dot inlays
  • Seymour Duncan Hot Rails (Bridge) and ’59 (Neck) pickups
  • Master Volume and Tone controls with 3-way switch
  • 25.5″ scale
  • Die cast tuners
  • Black/white 3-ply pickguard
  • Chrome 6-saddle bridge
THE LOW DOWN

This is a GREAT all around guitar. It feels like a faster version of the Fender Telecaster with a warmer more defined tone. The Seymour Duncan pickup combo is superb! The 59’ works well with the ash body, while the Hot Rail does not buzz in any way which is a nice touch given how . I would definitely add this axe to my collection. If you are a Telecaster fan, I would recommend that you give the Mike Stern Signature Model a whirl. It just might be what you have been looking for.


This item is sold As-Described

This item is sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging.

Product Specs

Condition
Mint (Used)
Mint items are in essentially new original condition but have been opened or played.learn more
Brand Yamaha
Model Yamaha Mike Stern PAC1511MS Electric Guitar, Natural
Finish Natural
Categories Solid Body
Year 2009
Made In Japan
Number of Strings 6 String
Right / Left Handed Right Handed
Fretboard Material Maple
Neck Material Maple
Wood Top Style Plain
Body Type Solid Body
Body Shape T-Style

Accepted Payment Methods

  • Paypal

Shipping Policy

Available for local pickup from Thousand Oaks, CA, United States

Ships from Thousand Oaks, CA, United States to:

Continental U.S.
$130.00
Everywhere Else
$150.00

I will ship with tracking to the listed regions. To negotiate shipping rates to other locations, please send me a message.

Tax Policies

Taxes are charged in the following regions either by the seller, per their tax policy, or by Reverb as a Marketplace Facilitator:

Alabama*
Arizona*
Arkansas*
California*
Colorado*
Connecticut*
District of Columbia*
Idaho*
Indiana*
Iowa*
Kentucky*
Maine*
Maryland*
Massachusetts*
Minnesota*
Nebraska*
Nevada*
New Jersey*
New Mexico*
New York*
North Dakota*
Ohio*
Oklahoma*
Pennsylvania*
Rhode Island*
South Carolina*
South Dakota*
Tennessee*
Texas*
Utah*
Vermont*
Virginia*
Washington*
West Virginia*
Wisconsin*
Wyoming*
*Marketplace Facilitator State. Reverb collects tax on the sellers behalf. Learn More

Return Policy

Return Window

This item is sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging.

John's Gear Depot

Thousand Oaks, CA, United States
Joined: Jan 2017

Accepted Payment Methods

Checkout via PayPal
Use a PayPal account or Credit Card
Yamaha Yamaha Mike Stern PAC1511MS Electric Guitar, Natural 2009 Natural
$1,149.99
+ $130 Shipping