PRS Core Line 513 - Orange Tiger - last 513 shipped to Europe

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RRP: £3,650                           Save: £330                      Our Price: £3,320

Item is shop stock, we are selling through Reverb to expose the guitar to a wider audience. The model name 513 stands for '5 pickups, 13 tones' as the guitar has two selector switch's; one five way and one three way. The five-way is a standard five-way selector switch with the same configuration you would find on a Stratocaster. The three-way switch is where things get interesting. The three modes are heavy humbucking; giving you 'full humbucking' power and the most output. The middle position, clear humbucking' essentially taps the two dual coils to reduce output and give a cleaner tone. Finally the third position 'single-coil mode' splits both of the humbucker's so they run on the neck facing single coils. The result, is an extremely versatile guitar which can achieve lovely thick crunchy tones to super thin, super clean Strat like tones. You'll have as much fun flicking between the modes and experimenting with the tones as you will playing this tone demon. This particular guitar is also the last of this model to be shipped into Europe.

But let´s not forget, the 513 is all about sounds and providing more of them. “Paul Jackson Jr is playing one on American Idol every night,” says Smith proudly. “That was what the guitar was intended to be: the swiss-army knife of our guitars with a whole bunch of sounds. Paul needs to be able to switch sounds on every single song, we couldn´t be more pleased with that.”

There´s a slightly different carve to the neck that Smith describes as, “pretty much a wide-fat but 1/64th of an inch [0.4mm] narrower at the nut.” It doesn´t feel quite as different to the wide-fat profile here as on the 513 Rosewood but that could simply be down to the feel of unfinished rosewood as opposed to this High Gloss finish. The 513´s fretwire is slighter wider than the regular PRS fretwire but not as wide as the Santana wire used on the West Street. It´s the tallest wire they use, but with quite a flat-topped profile.

Then there´s the neck joint. The body extends under the heel of the neck and ‘grabs´ the heel - a seemingly minor change but one that Paul Reed Smith believes helps to produce more low-end to try and get more of a single-cut sound from a double-cut guitar.

Please note that this instrument is new and is on display in our Milton Keynes store. It comes with 12 month standard manufacturers warranty. These photos are not stock photos. Pictured is the actual guitar

PRS 513 Features:

Top Wood: Carved Figured Maple Top
Back Wood: Mahogany
Neck Wood: Mahogany
Fretboard Wood: Rosewood
Number of Frets: 22
Scale Length: 25 1/4"
Neck Shape: Pattern Regular
Bridge: PRS Tremolo
Tuners: PRS Phase III Locking Tuners
Hardware: Nickel
Controls: 1 x Vol, 1 x Tone, 5-Way Blade Pickup Selector
                                          3-Way Blade Mode Selector

The last picture most accurately represents the 513's colours

The 513 includes a hand signed back scratch plate by Paul Reed Smith (this is free of charge)

Please note that we are offering free shipping anywhere within Europe

Product Specs

Brand New (New)
Paul Reed Smith
Core Line 513
Orange Tiger
Made In
United States

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