Solidbody Electric Guitar with Carved Alder Body, Rock Maple Neck, Maple Fingerboard, and 3 x Single-coil Pickups - Charcoal
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The Perfect Blend of Warmth and Bite!The Paul Reed Smith 305 solidbody electric guitar is based on the outstanding 513 platform, using a trio of single-coil pickups to conjure a wide range of distinctive tones. The stunning and functional 305 boasts a rock-maple Pattern Regular neck (the same carve that's found on late '80s PRS axes), a PRS tremolo, and an easy-to-use electronics control package that lets you get five great tonal variations via a 5-way pickup selector and volume and tone controls. You get amazing tonal variety and elegant good looks from the Paul Reed Smith 305. Pick one up and you'll be a believer!
PRS 305 Solidbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:
Three single-coil pickups deliver beefy vintage tones
The PRS 305 packs a trio of 305 single-coil pickups with a rich, snappy sound. The 305 single-coils have a beefier sound than most single-coils, giving you the wide range needed to coax vintage rock tones as easily as warmer clean tones too. If you like your amplifier now, you'll love how it sounds with the PRS 305.
V12 finish feels like nitro and protects like acrylic
The PRS 305 is coated in a stunning PRS V12 finish. If you're seeking a vintage vibe with a sophisticated edge, your search ends here. Over a decade in the making, the PRS V12 finish blends the thin, resonance-enhancing characteristics of a nitro finish with the non-cracking reliability you expect from a modern acrylic finish. It has a classic feel all its own, and makes your axe feel like a well-worn instrument. One that will look flawless for years to come.
Pattern profile neck feels great and plays smoothly
The 305 is fitted with PRS's Pattern neck. A hallmark of PRS quality, neck shapes are, of course, critical to your playing experience. Perfected after years of prototyping, the Pattern neck is an updated Wide Fat PRS neck style based on designs Paul Reed Smith did in the '70s and '80s for Carlos Santana, Peter Frampton and Howard Leese of Heart. The 305's maple fingerboard is butter under your fingertips, and with exquisite mother-of-pearl and Paua Heart Bird inlays, no one will mistake your axe for anything other than a PRS.
PRS 305 Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:
The PRS 305 - five distinct voices, one amazing guitar!
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Robert, Chester, VA
Reviewsbased on 1 review
by Derek Logue from Houston, TXI just got my 305 in the mail. After months of research I finally decided on a Paul Reed Smith 305. I took a gamble choosing between having a guitar with humbuckers or single coils and couldnt be ha... read more [+]ppier with my decision. These pickups definitely have some b****, the sustain is ridiculously good. This guitar blows any strat I have ever played out of the water.
December 25, 2012
Music Background: Pro Musician, guitar, piano, bass
The craftsmanship is superb, (attention to detail.)
The action is perfect, and the maple neck is extremely comfortable. close [-]
PRS 305 (Charcoal)
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