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PRS Tremonti 10-Top Faded Whale Blue (Adjustable Stoptail)
Aggressive, articulate and with an amazing maple 10 top: this PRS Tremonti is beautiful!
Mark Tremonti is one of rock's leading guitarists. As the guitarist of Alter Bridge and Creed , he has met extraordinary success and continues to grow as both a guitar player and songwriter. While Creed was on tour in support of their first record, My Own Prison , Mark was contacted by PRS and asked if he would like to try one of their guitars.
"I jumped at the idea to play one of PRS' guitars. PRS was one of those guitars that I could never afford in high school or college and had always wanted to play one." PRS sent Mark a McCarty model which he instantly fell in love with. He played that guitar exclusively for a while, but ultimately wanted a guitar that was more suited to his playing style.
Mark Tremonti began to collaborate with PRS on his dream guitar that would soon become the Mark Tremonti Signature Model. He needed pickups that were a little more aggressive and could complement his rhythm playing which contains a lot of palm muting. The neck of the guitar needed to accommodate his style, influenced by thrash metal, shred, and traditional blues. PRS with these needs with the Pattern Thin neck carve.
Top Wood: Carved Figured Maple
Body Wood: Mahogany
Finish: Faded Whale Blue (10-Top)
Number of Frets: 22
Scale Length: 25"
Neck Wood: Mahogany
Fretboard Wood: Rosewood
Fretboard Inlays: Birds
Neck Shape: Pattern Thin
Bridge: PRS Adjustable stop tail
Tuners: PRS Phase III Locking Tuners
Hardware Type: Nickel
Treble Pickup: PRS Tremonti
Bass Pickup: PRS Tremonti
Controls: Volume and Tone Control for Each Pickup and 3-Way Toggle Pickup Selector