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PTC Guitar Overhaul - Vernon Reid’s S2 Vela!

August 11, 2015

Filed Under Electrics / S2 Series / PTC (PRS Tech Center)

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 overhauling your guitar to meet your unique needs as a musician. The PTC job we are exploring today features PRS artist Vernon Reid’s newest axe, an S2 Vela with some awesomely unique modifications! Check it out in this blog post!

PTC Guitar Overhaul - Refinish and Pickup Install!

July 2, 2015

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

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 overhauling your guitar to meet your unique needs as a musician. The PTC job we are exploring today features an extensive overhaul of an older PRS Singlecut Trem model. Check out this blog to see the changes our PTC made!

PTC Brent Mason Electronics Overhaul

May 11, 2015

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

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 overhauling your guitar to meet your unique needs as a musician. The PTC job we are exploring today features an electronics and control layout change to a PRS Brent Mason signature model. This specific customer needed to easily access a variety of tones when gigging, and the PTC helped him make it happen!

PTC Pickup Install

January 7, 2015

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

The Paul Reed Smith Tech Center (PTC) is a group of talented guitar repairmen who are dedicated to the responsible repair and authentic techniques true to a PRS guitar’s original construction. Thousands of customers from around the world trust our PTC for anything from a setup to a complete guitar overhaul.

Check out this blog to see a recent job completed by our PTC!

Santana Guitar Gets Patched Up

August 5, 2014

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

This guitar arrived to our PTC department at the PRS factory in rough shape. The neck was somehow still connected to the body but the body was broken and cracked from the neck joint to the bridge! On the back of the guitar, it was also cracked all the way to the edge of the electronics cavity.  The only thing holding this guitar together was about an inch of unbroken wood. 

The customer sent the guitar in to our tech center (PTC) hoping that we could bring the beauty back to life. The neck and body were reset and glued sturdily back in place. The guitar was then stripped of its finish and the PTC refinished the guitar in its original color.  A final electronics assembly and setup made this guitar as good as new again!