Paul Reed Smith is known for his ability to listen to what guitarists want and makes sure that the evolution of the guitar as an instrument never ceases. The 408 and the 509 models are both perfect examples of how the guitar can evolve so it can fulfill the needs of the modern musician. Paul is always working on something new and if you want to play wath he plays, you have to check out Paul's Guitar!
As one of the most versatile guitars in the PRS lineup, the 509 harnesses the power of 5 pickups to deliver 9 uniquely musical tones. The 509 starts with a 5 single coil platform - with the outside four coils grouped as humbuckers. An innovative switching system (a 5-way blade switch and two mini-toggle coil-tap switches), gives players an array of humbucking, singlecoil, and blended tones.
Unique appointments include a longer 25.25" scale length which adds upper harmonic sparkle and the PRS Gen III Patented Tremolo which provides impressive sustain.
- Carved figured maple top, mahogany back
- Mahogany neck, rosewood fretboard
- Pattern neck
- 22 frets, 25,5" scale length
- PRS Gen III tremolo
- PRS Phase III Locking Tuners
- 2 x PRS 509 humbuckers. 1x PRS 509 singlecoi
- Charcoal Burst