PRS unveils SE Tremonti Custom

Alter Bridge and Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti was the second artist ever to receive both a USA-made and SE signature model from PRS, after Carlos Santana. Up until now there's been a big divide between the affordable version and its luxuriously appointed bigger brother, but all that is set to change with the announcement of an upgraded model -- and it's exclusive to the UK.

The PRS SE Tremonti Custom swaps the slimline, all-mahogany body of the original for a thicker mahogany and carved maple combo. The pickups have been upgraded to a pair of SE 245 humbuckers, while Mark's favourite Wide Thin neck carve also makes a welcome appearance. The killer feature for Tremonti fans, though, has got to be the addition of a PRS tremolo complete with trem-up routing, a feature previously only available on the USA-made original.

The SE Tremonti Custom is available now in Black Cherry and Grey Black finishes for around £729, including a PRS gigbag. Total Guitar's review unit is on its way as you read this, so keep an eye out for the full review in issue 235, on sale 26 November.

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