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[24 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on PRS Torero – “A Shredder’s Dream” | 19,060 views]
PRS Torero – “A Shredder’s Dream”

Announced back in September, the PRS SE Torero has arrived and sees a bit of a departure for PRS. Paul Reed Smith referred to the Torero as “a shredder’s dream”. It certainly has many of the required attributes.  Let’s take a look.
For a start, it’s the first PRS to be fitted with a Floyd Rose and locking-nut.  Tick one for shrediosity value.  It’s got a pair of EMG pickups – tick two.  It’s also the first PRS with a through-neck construction.  Perhaps not essential but it allows a blended, sculpted …

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[21 Oct 2009 | 2 Comments | 3,819 views]
Gibson 7-String Explorer

What’s better than six?  Seven, right?  That’s one better.  And what’s better than a Gibson Explorer?  Well, what about a Gibson Explorer with seven strings instead of a paltry, miserly, six?
That should do it.
The Gibson 7-String Explorer has been unleashed.  And it’s available in None-More-Black (sorry, I can’t help it – the Tapisms keep coming).
Effectively this is a regular Explorer in high-gloss ebony nitrocellulose with the addition of a low-B for low-down, doomy riffage.  As you’d expect, body and neck are mahogany and are coupled with the usual glue-in, set-neck …

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