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Paul Reed Smith and Carlos Santana have been key allies since the early 1980s, when Santana was given his first hand-built PRS to check out, and provided feedback to Smith. Over the years, that creative partnership had turned out a group of evolved signature instruments, finely tuned to the legendary guitarist's style and needs. The Santana Retro harkens back to that original, "Pre-Factory" design, featuring unique features and elements that helped make that original a mainstay for Santana. From the deeper body carve to the recreation of the original style heel, headstock and nut placement, it's a true homage to that first instrument. The addition of freshly designed Santana signature pickups expands the tonal range and helps create a unique and highly musical voice for a guitar that can sing and cry for you, as it does for the master.

Over the years, Guitar Center's Platinum Rooms have honed their reputation of having a selection of some of the world's most desirable and exclusive gear. The Platinum Guitar Collection features a carefully considered selection of stunning instruments from the world's top builders, whether from the custom shops of major industry powerhouses or from the coterie of top-flight small luthiers. Packed with limited-edition, special-run and one-off unique guitars, the Platinum Collection is your source for the world's finest acoustic and electric guitars and basses. Call today to make a connection to your dreams.

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  • Gloss nitro-finish curly maple top on solid mahogany body
  • 24.5"-scale mahogany neck, 24-fret rosewood fingerboard
  • PRS Santana signature humbuckers, dual mini toggle on/off switches
  • PRS plate-style tremolo, Phase III locking tuners

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  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Curly Maple
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose lacquer
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck shape: Santana
  • Neck wood: 1-piece mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.5"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose lacquer
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 11.5"
  • Fret size: Santana Jumbo
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays: Birds
  • Nut width/material 1.687" (42.8 mm) PRS proprietary
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Artist Signature
  • Bridge: Artist Signature
  • Brand: PRS
  • Control layout: Master volume
  • Pickup switch: Individual on/off mini toggles
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: PRS plate-style
  • Tuning machines: PRS Phase III locking
  • Color: Nickel
  • Number of strings: 6 string
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Country of origin: United States

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3 year warranty on parts, hardware, cases, and electronics. Limited lifetime warranty on all other products.

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