SE Kestrel Bass

Be heard and felt no matter how big the band.

A traditional singlecoil bass platform with an alder and maple/walnut neck-through body for plenty of sustain and evenly balanced tone. The SE Kestrel is instantly comfortable with ultra-punchy, clear, fat tone.

  • 34" Scale Length |
  • 22 Frets |
  • 4B ‘S’ Singlecoils

Modern Classic

The SE Kestrel takes a traditional singlecoil bass platform and adds PRS’s fit, finish, and attention to detail, delivering a new take on a classic instrument. No matter the style or decade, the Kestrel can achieve every bass part you loved growing up.

Kestrel (4B ‘S’) pickups are extremely punchy and focused, giving player the ability to walk a low-mid focused blues line, articulate a high-mid focused fretless style part rich with harmonics, nail the scooped midrange and sweet top-end sound slappers favor, and wield a razor sharp blistering rock bassline. This bass has growl to burn!

Designed in PRS’s Maryland shop, the Kestrel’s alder body and modern neck through construction provide sustain and evenly balanced tone. The maple/walnut neck has been meticulously designed, and the 34” scale length makes this an instantly comfortable bass for players old and new. A modern bridge allows you the choice of strings through the bridge or the body to yield even more tonal possibilities.

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Specifications

Body Wood Alder
Number of Frets 22
Scale Length 34"
Neck Woods 5-Ply Maple with Walnut Strips, Neck-Through Construction
Fretboard Wood Rosewood
Fretboard Inlays Birds
Neck Shape SE Bass
Depth at .5 fret: .792”
Width at nut: 1.591”
Width at end of fretboard: 2.500”
Fretboard radius: 7.500”
Bridge Hipshot TransTone
Tuners Hipshot HB6
Hardware Type Chrome
Electronics Passive
Treble Pickup SE 4B ‘S’ Treble (PRS-Designed Singlecoil)
Bass Pickup SE 4B ‘S’ Bass (PRS-Designed Singlecoil)
Controls Two Volume Controls and One Tone Control, pickguard mounted
Strings 45-105 Gauge
SE Kestrel in Black

Available Colors

  • Black

    Black

  • Metallic Red

    Metallic Red

  • Tri-Color Sunburst

    Tri-Color Sunburst

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