The PRS 2018 SE Chris Robertson Signature Electric Guitar in Black Stone Cherry Burst is the outstanding go-to guitar for the Black Stone Cherry frontman. As no stranger to the road, Robertson needs a guitar that can not only fulfil his tonal demands, but can also endure anything thrown its way during a hectic tour schedule. The PRS 2018 SE Chris Robertson doesn't just meet expectations, but far exceeds them.
The body is shaped to a heavenly single-cutaway profile, with a deep rout on the cutaway for improved access to the highest frets. The bevelled edges combine with the slim body depth to maximise playing comfort with a familiar figure-hugging feel.
The back is crafted using mahogany, a solid tonewood that is highly regarded thanks to its impressive mid-range energy infused with a hearty warmth. Paired with the top is a bright and crisp-sounding maple, which lifts the upper-mids and highs to deliver a well-rounded output. The beautiful flame-maple veneer adds an elegant touch, whilst the unique black stone cherry burst paint work enhances the visual aesthetic.
Sweet neck profile
Fitted to the body is a divine mahogany neck, which is shaped to a wide-fat profile along a generous 24.5-inch scale length. The neck feels wonderful and plays like a dream, making it effortless to fret chords, sail through scales, and lay down lightning-fast licks.
The hardwood fingerboard guarantees offers 22 frets that are decorated with PRS' unique bird position inlays. Working in harmony with the neck, the fingerboard offers a luxurious experience for your fingers to savour.
Robertson-approved pickup setup
The PRS 2018 SE Chris Robertson Signature model is equipped with Robertson's unique setup that comprises a 57/08 "S" humbucker in the bridge, and an SE Soapbar single-coil in the neck position. Showcasing his love of a humbucker/soapbar pairing, Robertson's model produces an enviable tonal arsenal for you to play with.
Control comes in the form of a three-way pickup selector switch, independent volume controls for each pickup, and independent tone controls. The bridge pickup tone pot is equipped with a push/pull control, which allows the coils to be split, pulling a much grittier output from the humbucker.
The PRS 2018 SE Chris Robertson Signature is equipped with a PRS adjustable stoptail bridge, which anchors each string to uphold intonation and sustain dutifully. The headstock is home to PRS-designed tuning machines, which make sure that no matter how enthusiastically you perform, you can rest assured that your strings will be good to go.
Manufacturer PRS Model 2018 SE Chris Robertson Signature Electric Guitar Top Material Bevelled Maple with Flame Maple Veneer Body Material Mahogany Neck Material Mahogany Neck Profile Wide Fat Fingerboard Material Hardwood No. of Frets 22 Position Inlays PRS Birds Pickups Neck: SE Soapbar
Bridge: 57/08 "S"
Pickup Config. HS Active/Passive Passive Controls Neck Volume
Bridge Tone with Push/Pull Coil-Split
3-way Pickup Selector
Bridge PRS Designed Adjustable Stoptail Hardware Finish Nickel Tuners PRS Designed Finish Black Stone Cherry Burst
57/08 bridge humbucker..the best sounding one in the Se series for me so far
Fat wide neck like a 59 lp! Meaty
A guitar you want to play evety day
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