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Paul Reed Smith Starla

Paul Reed Smith Starla

Paul Reed Smith Starla - Similar in spirit to the double cutaway Mira model, the single cutaway Starla has many vintage themed appointments and is PRS Guitars' first solidbody electric guitar featuring a standard Bigsby B5 tail piece and a Grover Tune-O-Matic bridge. The guitar also includes exclusive Starla Treble and Bass pickups.

PRS accents the solid mahogany Starla guitar body with a 24-1/2" scale rosewood fingerboard, a solid mahogany neck and jaybird inlays. Proprietary Alnico magnets incorporated into the pickup design contribute to the guitar's unique clean and crisp sound, but are also capable of rich harmonic overtones when driven. Other features of the PRS Starla guitar include a uniquely shaped black plastic pick guard, tone and volume pots; and a three-way pickup selector.

Paul Reed Smith Starla Specifications

Body Wood Mahogany
Number of Frets 22
Scale Length 24 1/2"
Neck Wood Mahogany
Fretboard Wood Rosewood
Neck Shape Wide Fat
Fretboard Inlays Dots
Fretboard Inlay Option Abalone Birds
Bridge Bigsby B5 Tailpiece with Grover Tune-O-Matic Bridge
Tuners Vintage-Style Tuners
Truss Rod Cover Starla
Hardware Type Nickel
Misc Pickguard
Treble Pickup Starla Treble
Neck Pickup Starla Bass
Pickup Switching Volume and Tone Control with 3-Way Blade Switch
Case (Included) Rectangular Tolex locking case

Historical notes:

The original PRS Starla was introduced in 2008. It was discontinued in 2013, with the introduction of the PRS Starla S2 model.

The single-cutaway PRS Starla Stoptail is identical to its sibling model, with the exception of a traditional stop tailpiece instead of the Bigsby vibrato. The Starla Stoptail is lightweight, comfortable, sassy, and surprisingly affordable for a US-made electric.