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PRS unveils latest John Mayer collaboration, the Private Stock Super Eagle II

Guitar lothario John Mayer has been busy beavering away with PRS on the latest version of his uber-high-end Super Eagle, and now, the Super Eagle II has arrived.

Mayer's main instrument for his forthcoming The Dead & Company tour, the Super Eagle II updates his wood choices to a one-piece Private Stock curly maple back, African blackwood fingerboard and headstock veneer, paua birds and a green ripple abalone 12th-fret violin bird and Private Stock eagle.

The guitar also adds a new colour into the mix: Hemp Green. Cool, man.

Elsewhere, it's packing the same custom specs as the original: a 25.375” scale length, specially wound 58/15 JM and Narrowfield JM pickups (with three coil-tap mini-switches), and a JCF Audio preamp with treble boost.

Just 120 of these guitars will be made, so if you've got a bulging bank balance, get your orders in now - PRS Guitars has more details.

A new Super Eagle is all well and good, but when are we going to see the launch of PRS and Mayer's Strat-a-like model, eh?

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is editor-in-chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He's spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, and a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.

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