Setup Guide

If you are unfamiliar with making these adjustments, we recommend that the guitar be taken to a qualified repair center.

PRS Bridges

Learn all about PRS Bridges and how to set them up in this section. If you are unfamiliar with making these adjustments, we recommend that the guitar be taken to a qualified repair center.

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PRS Tuners

Learn all about PRS Tuners and how to use them. If you are unfamiliar with making these adjustments, we recommend that the guitar be taken to a qualified repair center.

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Truss Rod Adjustment

Learn about the PRS Double Acting Truss Rod and how to adjust it. If you are unfamiliar with making these adjustments, we recommend that the guitar be taken to a qualifid repair center.

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Pickup Height Adjustment

The pickups on your new instrument are fully adjustable by turning the height adjustment screws at each end of the pickup. With the high and low E strings (E and G strings for the Electric Bass) depressed at the last fret the measurement should about 2.5/32 (5/64”) on the treble side and about 3/32” on the bass side of both pickups. You may season to taste if you wish.

Changing String Gauges?

If you decide to change your string gauges from the factory installed string gauges, please be sure to remember that the guitar may need to be set-up to accommodate this change. This may include checking the action, intonation, neck relief, pickup height, and nut slots of the instrument. We set-up the guitars at our factory with the following string gauges:

Most solidbody instruments are factory set-up with 10 - 46 gauge strings.

All SE* instruments are factory set-up with 9 - 42 gauge strings (except for the Mike Mushok Baritone, which is set-up with D?Addario XL157 - 14-68).

* SE Bernie Marsden comes setup with 10-46 gauge strings.

The SE Bernie Marsden models are factory setup with 10-46 gauge strings.

The DGT is factory set up with 11 - 49 gauge strings with unwound 3rd.

The non-piezo Hollowbody models are factory set-up with 10 - 46 gauge strings.

The piezo equipped Hollowbody models are factory set up with 11 - 49 gauge strings with a wound 3rd.