Paul Reed Smith Guitars brings huge single coil tones back into their SE lineup for 2013 with the SE 245 Soapbar. This guitar provides a quality alternative to players seeking a traditional single-cutaway, single-coil instrument. Adaptable to nearly any musical style, PRS SE Soapbar pickups provide additional midrange growl and tight bass response not normally associated with traditional single coils. The combination of these “hot” pickups with a traditional electronics layout of a three-way toggle switch on the upper bout and individual volume and tone controls for each pickup provide versatility with exceptional sonic control.

PRS SE 245 Soapbar

PRS began the SE line of instruments in 2001 when Carlos Santana expressed a desire to see PRS guitars in the hands of more young players. The SE 245 Soapbar continues this legacy of providing musicians, both amateur and professional, with reliable tools to create music.

PRS SE 245 Soapbar features:
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  • Top Wood: Beveled Maple Top and Flame Maple Veneer (no veneer on opaque finishes)
  • Back Wood: Thick Mahogany
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Scale Length: 24 1/2″
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Fretboard Wood: Rosewood
  • Neck Shape: Wide Fat
  • Fretboard Inlays: Birds
  • Bridge: PRS Designed Stoptail
  • Tuners: PRS Designed Tuners
  • Truss Rod Cover: “PRS”
  • Hardware Type: Nickel
  • Treble Pickup: SE Soapbar
  • Bass Pickup: SE Soapbar
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Way Toggle Pickup Selector On Upper Bout
  • Colours: Black, Tobacco Sunburst
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