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Behind The Scenes: Life As A Guitar Tech

by PRS Guitars on June 14, 2017

Filed Under Amplifiers / Electrics / Tips & Education

If you’re a high-level musician on the road, you’ve probably come to realize that a good guitar tech is an invaluable asset. They have the skills to keep your guitars, amps, & pedals working to their full capacity and they make sure you can focus on performing your best. In this blog we interviewed a few of these professionals to learn about their life on the road and get their tips on keeping your gear in tip-top shape!

Meet The Builders: Private Stock Acoustics

by PRS Guitars on June 9, 2017

Filed Under Acoustics / Private Stock Acoustics

The PRS Private Stock Acoustic project began in 2009 and since its inception has operated as an independent crew. Like any PRS Private Stock instrument, our acoustic guitars are built with an extraordinary attention to detail and a small-shop mentality. Check out this story to meet the builders behind our Private Stock acoustics, and learn about their experience building guitars as a career.

Behind The Scenes: J-MOD 100 Q&A w/ John Mayer

by PRS Guitars on June 1, 2017

Filed Under Amplifiers / Core Amplifiers

<p>PRS John Mayer J-MOD 100</p>

To date, John Mayer has used his J-MOD 100 signature amplifier on over 50 tour dates around the world. However, prior to his succesful runs with Dead & Company and his own “Search For Everything” tour, Mayer, Paul Reed Smith, and amp designer Doug Sewell spent months researching and designing the J-MOD 100. Learn more about the process here.

PRS & Music Education: An Interview with Dave Weiner // Guitopia

by PRS Guitars on May 24, 2017

Filed Under Electrics / Tips & Education

Paul Reed Smith and our company believe that guitar building is an ongoing process of discovery. In the same way, we believe guitar playing is an ongoing process of discovery. And of course to be discovering means you need to be learning! In this blog post series, we interview music educators who love PRS and have built businesses that educate tens of thousands of musicians.

PTC Guitar Overhaul - Artist V Model

by PRS Guitars on May 22, 2017

Filed Under Electrics / Core Electrics / PTC (PRS Tech Center)

<p>PRS Artist V Refinish</p>

The Paul Reed Smith Tech Center (PTC) is in the business of making your guitar dreams a reality. In addition to standard PRS repairs and maintenance, the PTC specializes in making unique modifications to your guitar to meet your needs as a musician. The PTC job we are exploring today features an older limited-edition PRS model called the “Artist V.” Check out the work done by the PTC below!