PRS Unveil Vernon Reid Signature Guitar

The Living Colour Guitarist is Honoured with the Limited Edition S2 VR Vela

Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid has teamed up with PRS Guitars for a new limited edition signature instrument.

Based off the original silhouette of the Vela, Reid’s signature PRS S2 VR Vela features an offset body with sloped contours around the guitars' V-profile neck joint, optimising the instrument for intricate higher register typical of Reid’s funk-metal fusion in Living Colour.

 

The PRS S2 VR Vela also boasts a Floyd Rose Series 1000 locking tremolo system for all your dive-bombing necessities, as well as two HFS humbucking pickups, providing an aggressive punch and transparent bass and mids. The S2 VR Vela also features a unique colourful pickguard, designed by Reid himself.

 

In a statement for PRS, Reid says “I love the way it looks, the way it feels, the way it sounds. I think it’s really meant for the player that is prepared to go all different kinds of places. It’s the kind of instrument that invites people to experiment and just have a good time.”

 

 

PRS are distributed in Australia through Electric Factory

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