Silver Sky Nebula

Silver Sky Nebula

Flip-Flop Finish

Silver Sky Nebula

The PRS Silver Sky is an idealized version of a vintage single-coil guitar where every detail adds up and sets this guitar apart from the pack and the past. The result of a close collaboration between Grammy Award-winning musician John Mayer and Paul Reed Smith, the Silver Sky is based off of years of development. Incorporating Mayer and Smith’s favorite elements of 1963 and 1964 instruments with an eye toward modern references, the PRS Silver Sky delivers the warmth and familiarity of an old guitar with the finesse of a brand-new instrument.

This limited-edition Silver Sky is outfitted with a unique “flip-flop” finish that reflects hue and light differently at different angles. This polychromatic finish accentuates the lines of the Silver Sky’s body and gives the guitar a dynamic look that is both delicate and powerful. Perfectly timed with the start of a new decade, this finish also reflects the Silver Sky’s goal to redefine what a vintage-inspired guitar can be and shift the focus to the future.

Some of the Silver Sky’s other unique features include the headstock shape, tuners, bridge, pickups, and neck and fretboard options. The headstock shape is based on PRS’s trademark design, but inverted both to accommodate Mayer’s playing style and also to keep a consistent length of string behind the nut, which makes staying in tune easier. The tuners are a traditional vintage-style, closed-back tuner, but with PRS’s locking design. The steel tremolo takes the patented PRS design and incorporates Gen III knife-edge screws. Setup flush to the body in the neutral position so that the tremolo bridge only goes down in pitch, the bridge’s increased contact with the body allows the guitar itself to be acoustically louder, which in turn improves the signal to noise ratio of the single-coil pickups. The 635JM single-coil pickups are very round and full, with a musical high end that is never “ice-picky” or brash.

This Silver Sky Limited Edition comes with a rosewood fretboard, radiused at 7.25”. Other high-quality specifications include a bone nut, a molded metal jack plate (curved to make plugging and unplugging a guitar cable hassle-free), retooled knobs, and PRS’s double action truss rod (accessible from the front of the headstock for ease of use). PRS premium gig bag included.

“It’s been a dream of mine for years to design a guitar that includes some of my favorite vintage specifications but with a modern spirit and aesthetic. After two years of study and refinement, the Silver Sky is my vision of what a reboot of the electric guitar should look and feel like.” – John Mayer

  • Silver Sky Nebula
  • Silver Sky Nebula
  • Silver Sky Nebula
  • Silver Sky Nebula
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  • Silver Sky Nebula

Specifications

Body
Body Wood Alder
Neck
Number of Frets 22
Scale Length 25.5"
Neck Wood Maple
Neck Shape 635JM-R
Fretboard Wood Rosewood
Fretboard Inlay Small Birds
Fretboard Radius 7.25”
Hardware
Bridge Steel Tremolo
Tuners Vintage Style, Locking
Hardware Type Nickel
Electronics
Treble Pickup 635JM
Middle Pickup 635JM
Bass Pickup 635JM
Controls One Volume & Two Tones with a 5-Way Blade Pickup Switch

Available Colors

  • Nebula

    Nebula

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