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Parker Guitars Fly Artist Guitar Transparent Butterscotch

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This super-versatile Fly is ready for any kind of music, from metal to soft acoustic. Ultralightweight Sitka spruce body. Basswood neck with carbon/glass fingerboard. Precision cast aluminum vibrato b... Click To Read More About This Product

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This super-versatile Fly is ready for any kind of music, from metal to soft acoustic. Ultralightweight Sitka spruce body. Basswood neck with carbon/glass fingerboard. Precision cast aluminum vibrato bridge. Brushed black Sperzel locking tuners. 2 custom DiMarzio humbuckers and a 6-element Fishman piezo system. Split stereo or summed mono output. 3-way mag/piezo switch. 3-way mag selector switch (neck humbucker, inside coils of both in parallel, and bridge humbucker). Transparent butterscotch polyurethane finish. Includes case and cable.


  • Super lightweight Sitka spruce body
  • Basswood neck with carbon/glass fingerboard
  • Precision-cast aluminum vibrato bridge
  • Brushed black Sperzel locking tuners
  • 2 custom DiMarzio humbuckers
  • 6-element Fishman piezo system
  • Split stereo or summed mono output
  • 3-way mag/piezo switch
  • 3-way mag selector switch (neck humbucker, inside coils of both in parallel, and bridge humbucker)
  • Transparent butterscotch polyurethane finish
  • Includes case and cable
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Manufacturer's Warranty
There is a 1-year limited warranty beginning on the date of first customer purchase, on all unmodified and properly cared for Parker Guitars.

Any Parker Guitar found to be defective within the 1-year warranty period set forth above will be repaired or replaced at the option of Parker Guitars provided the guitar is promptly delivered (freight and insurance prepaid) directly to Parker Guitars for service.

Please contact Parker's Product Support office at (847) 949-0444 for information, return authorization and a Parker Work Order Number. No guitars may be returned to Parker without prior approval and a Work Order Number clearly written on the outside of the carton. A copy of the original sales receipt and a complete written description of the problem must accompany all guitars returned for warranty repairs.

This warranty covers the cost of labor and materials for all repairs considered necessary by our Service Technician, as well as, return shipping charges at "ground" rates.

There are no warranties, expressed or implied, other than those expressed herein. Further, there is no warranty of merchandise or fitness for a particular purpose beyond the 1-year warranty period set forth above.

Limitation of Liability: the above warranty represents purchaser's exclusive remedy and Parker Guitars shall not be liable for any special, incidental, or consequential damages or expenses relating to the product sold.

The Parker Limited Warranty does not cover:
<## HC bull ##> Normal wear and tear
<## HC bull ##> Guitars serviced by unauthorized persons
<## HC bull ##> Shipping damages
<## HC bull ##> Guitars modified in any way
<## HC bull ##> Guitars with altered serial numbers
<## HC bull ##> Damage due to misuse, negligence, or accidents
<## HC bull ##> Damage due to improper vibrato spring installation/setup
<## HC bull ##> Guitars subjected to extreme cold, heat or humidity
<## HC bull ##> Guitars purchased from an unauthorized dealer or purchased used
<## HC bull ##> The playability of a guitar with the action lower than set at the factory and as specified in the users manual
<## HC bull ##> Subjective issues regarding tone, wood grain or color

NOTE: Some States do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, and/or do not allow the exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to some purchasers. This warranty gives the purchaser specific legal rights and purchaser may also have other rights, which very from State to State.

Non-Warranty Repairs
If non-warranty repairs are required, Parker will communicate a repair cost quote to the customer which must be approved before the actual repair will commence. All non-warranty repairs, or repairs not covered under the Parker Limited Warranty, are subject to a bench fee.

Warranty Repairs Outside the U.S.
For warranty repairs outside the U.S. please contact either the dealer from whom you purchased the guitar, or the Authorized Parker Distributor in your country for information and assistance.

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Parker GuitarsFly Artist Guitar

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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)


Love 'em

By Jake

from washington, D.C.

Comments about Parker Guitars Fly Artist Guitar:

I love parker guitars, and this one is no different. The parker fly shape, though not the most beautiful, is comfortable and incredibly light. The neck feels incredible and the DiMarzios sound great on almost any setting. I wouldn't go chugging away in drop Z flat tuning with the gain set to 11 or anything, but it will handle most styles pretty well. I can't say enough good things about these guitars. Go to your local GC and try one out.

(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)


Utterly Unique!

By Casey

from Charleston, IL

Comments about Parker Guitars Fly Artist Guitar:

This guitar is astounding. It can go from purring kitten to rip-your-throat-out savage beast in the flick of switch. For the money, this is THE MOST VERSATILE GUITAR ON THE PLANET. The body is spruce, backed with carbon fiber resin. That gives the guitar a great acoustic voice (the carbon fiber interlocks with the wood fiber through the resin to increase sustain and tone). But the pickups are chameleons too. They can go from warm and jazzy to sharp and spunky, to thick and meaty, just by turning some knobs. Oh, and it only weighs about 4 pounds, so you can play for hours and hours and hours... which is good, because when you buy this, you won't be able to put it down.

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)



By Phil

from naples, Fl

Comments about Parker Guitars Fly Artist Guitar:

The feel of this guitar is indescribable. although the price is steep, the quality,and playability are unrivaled. this is a great choice.


My Parkers and I

By Santamorena

from Miami Beach

Comments about Parker Guitars Fly Artist Guitar:

I confess, I�ۡ���m a Parker�ۡ���s lover. I was introduced to this beauty a few years ago. I was desperate, looking for a new guitar, building a new sound and a new look. I tried all electric models but the weight was a big issue for me so one day a entered in a Guitar Center store and she was there, alone waiting for me. The store clerk plugged it for me and even though the physical side was a little far from what I was looking for, I tried it and I definitely fell in love, for the powerful sound and also for its extraordinary lightness and ease to move with it. I won�ۡ���t talk about the technical details because the most important thing for me is the sonic result and the complicity you can get from your instrument, so the final result was that the following year I got another Parker but that time it was a nylon string and since then we are three fighting for our musical dreams. Try it, it's like us women, frail but energetic and sensual to steal your heart!

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