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      PRS SE Mikael Akerfeldt Electric Guitar (H85611)
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Spec'd by the Opeth frontman.

PRS welcomes frontman Mike Åkerfeldt of Opeth to the PRS family with this signature model SE in an exclusive new color. One of the first SE models to include old-school bird inlays, the Åkerfeldt signature model SE is both handsome and versatile. The 24 jumbo frets, PRS-designed tremolo bridge, SE HFS and SE Vintage Bass pickups, volume and tone control with a 3-way toggle switch all add to this guitar’s unique voice, while the Opeth “O” on the body, tortoise shell finish, and gold hardware give this model a unique look.

Here's what Mikael says about his signature guitar:

"It will be single cutaway mahogany body with a flamed maple top. The neck will be of the wide-fat type and made of 3-piece maple that also goes around to the front of the headstock. Sweet! Ebony fretboard and 24 jumbo frets with extra large side dots for the 5th and 12th fret (I have fluorescent tape on my other guitars so I can sing and still see where I'm at while playing, this will look better!)."

"There will be the old-style PRS bird inlays on the fretboard. One HFS and one Vintage bass pickup thrown in with a 3-way toggle switch. PRS-style tremolo and all the hardware all will be gold (Bling! Well... It's fool's gold or something, but whatever...). The main finish is called 'tortoise shell'. The whole guitar will be high-glossed up apart from the back of the neck which I've requested to be satin matt, which is so much better for me at least."

"There will be a nice little Opeth "O" logo under the bridge as well. I think I might spend the LA nights with it... yes.. kinky! I think it looks stunning, oh yes I do!"

Lars Mikael Åkerfeldt is a Swedish musician who served as the lead vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter for progressive death-metal band Opeth. He has also been serving as the lead vocalist of death-metal band Bloodbath.

PRS SE Mikael Akerfeldt Electric Guitar Features:

  • Exclusive color
    Extra-thick single cutaway mahogany body
    Maple top with flamed maple veneer
    Maple neck with 24 fret ebony fingerboard
    Original PRS bird inlays
    PRS designed tremolo & non-locking tuners
    Gold hardware
    PRS HFS & Vintage bass humbucking pickups
    Volume & tone control with 3-way toggle switch
    "Opeth" logo on top


PRS SE Mikael Akerfeldt Electric Guitar Specifications:

  • Body
    Top Wood: Beveled maple with flame maple veneer
    Back Wood: Mahogany
    Extras: Opeth "O" logo

    Neck

    Number of Frets: 24 jumbo frets
    Scale Length: 25"
    Neck Wood: Maple
    Fretboard Wood: Ebony
    Neck Shape: Wide fat
    Fretboard Inlays: Birds

    Hardware/Electronics

    Bridge: PRS Designed tremolo
    Tuners: PRS Designed tuners
    Truss Rod Cover: "PRS"
    Hardware Type: Gold
    Treble Pickup: PRS Designed SE HFS Treble
    Bass Pickup: PRS Designed SE Vintage Bass
    Pickup Switching: Volume and Tone control with 3-way toggle pickup selector


PRS SE Mikael Akerfeldt Electric Guitar

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