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PRS Private Stock John McLaughlin Limited Edition Tim Pierce’s Finest PRS Ever Made - Charcoal Phoenix Guitar #10917

PRS Private Stock John McLaughlin Limited Edition Tim Pierce’s Finest PRS Ever Made - Charcoal Phoenix Guitar #10917

Regular price $14,950.00 USD
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For sale is an absolutely incredible brand new PRS Private Stock John McLaughlin Limited Edition in beautiful Charcoal Phoenix finish. This particular guitar is the one Tim Pierce played in his famous video "The FINEST PRS Ever Made?"

Where we goes over the ins and outs of what makes this particular guitar sound so special! We swapped our McLaughlin for his because he preferred the top on ours more (after approval from Paul Smith himself!) so now we can offer the EXACT guitar shown and played in this video. The top on this guitar is one of the best we've seen on the's truly a stellar instrument. The hormigo neck feels amazing and reminds us of a split between rosewood and ziricote. Beautiful looking celtic knot inlays and rings like a bell. Lovely. Comes with Certificate of Authenticity (and s signature by Tim Pierce) and Private Stock Brown Paisley Hard Case. Danville Music is an Authorized PRS Dealer, you can buy with confidence and the instrument comes with the full PRS lifetime WarrantyWe inspect and professionally set up every instrument we sell so you can buy with confidence, helping you fall in love with your new instrument. Feel free to message us with any questions!

“Playing music is a way of being. Playing an instrument requires you to move out of the normal level of consciousness. If you’re thinking, you’re not playing. If you’re playing, you’re not thinking. If you have problems with your instrument, you’re not going to move out of the thinking zone and into your own world. This is why I love my guitar. For me, it’s perfect.” – John McLaughlin

“Being John’s guitar maker is an honor I fought decades for, and to now be able to give him a signature model is a special moment for me and hopefully the industry,” said Paul Reed Smith. “These guitars were designed to both feel like magic when you pick them up but also disappear in your hands so you can just focus on playing. John is capable of playing at extraordinary speed and with this instrument, you hear every note. Finding that balance as a guitar maker and coaxing every bit of sound out of the guitar was the key.”

Paul Reed Smith and Paul Miles have signed each Private Stock John McLaughlin model on the back of the headstock. As an added detail, John McLaughlin has autographed the backplate of each instrument. Only 200 PRS Private Stock John McLaughlin guitars will be made in 2023
Top Wood : Figured Maple Top
Body Wood : African Mahogany
Scale Length : 25"

Neck Wood : Hormigo
Fingerboard Wood : African Blackwood

Headstock Veneer Wood : African Blackwood
Neck Carve : Pattern
Color/Stain : Charcoal Phoenix with Smoked Black Back

Fingerboard Inlays : Celtic KNots, Abalone Knot w/Holly Spikes and Crush Opal Oval
Headstock Veneer Inlay : Private Stock Eagle, Crushed Opal w/ Holly Outlines

Finish Type : High Gloss Nitro

Pickups : Treble : TCI Bass : TCI

Electronics : One Volume, One Tone control with a 3-way toggle switch, 2 mini EQ switches

Hardware : Nickel Hardware, Gen III Trem and PRS Phase III Locking Tuners
Set Up : PRS Signature 10s
Case Type : PS Brown Paisley Hard Case

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