Paul Reed Smith
PRS S2 Vela Semi-Hollow in Mahi Blue w/Gig Bag
The S2 Vela Semi-Hollow is a unique, vintage-style electric guitar oozing with alternative charm. Featuring a sweeping offset body made from Mahogany, the instrument's semi-hollow construction and f-hole give it added attitude, resonance and elegance.
PRS S2 Range
PRS Guitars' S2 range sits between their affordable SE Series manufactured in the Far East, and their premium Core line made in the USA. These instruments are also crafted at PRS' Maryland factory, but are stripped down without sacrificing quality. Expect unreal playability and a level of reliability that's earned them a solid reputation as professional, high-performance guitars!
'Pattern Regular' Neck
The S2 Vela's Mahogany neck is carved to PRS' acclaimed 'Pattern Regular' profile. Providing a natural and supportive feel, the neck is also topped with a silky-smooth Rosewood fingerboard that offers a luxurious touch under the fingers.
Although this particular model is part of the budget-friendly S2 line, PRS spared no expense when it came to the instrument's hardware. The PRS plate-style bridge holds two brass saddles specifically designed for great sustain and intonation, so both rhythm and lead tones sound great no matter where you are on the fingerboard. At the other end of the guitar you’ll find a set of PRS Phase III Locking machine heads that'll keep your tuning super-stable, while making string changes a lot easier too!
The S2 Vela comes loaded with a PRS-designed DS-01 humbucker in the bridge and a Type-D single-coil in the neck — giving the instrument a spellbinding tone that sounds great plugged into your pedalboard or straight into an amp. A coil-tap on the tone control allows the DS-01 pickup to split into single-coils, allowing you to explore a whole new range of tones.
- Body Construction: Semi-Hollow with Single F-Hole
- Body Wood: Mahogany
- Top Carve: Asymmetric Bevel
- Neck Wood: Mahogany
- Neck Construction: Scarfed
- Neck Joint: Set
- Number of Frets: 22
- Neck Shape: Pattern Regular
- Neck Depth At The Nut: 27/32"
- Neck Of Fretboard At The Nut: 1 21/32"
- Neck Of Fretboard At The Body: 2 1/4"
- Scale Length: 25"
- Fretboard Wood: Rosewood
- Fretboard Radius: 10"
- Fretboard Inlay: Dots
- Headstock Decal: Signature
- Truss Rod: PRS Double-Acting
- Bridge: PRS Plate Style
- Tuners: PRS Phase III Locking
- Hardware Type: Nickel
- Truss Rod Cover: "Vela"
- Nut: PRS
- Treble Pickup: PRS-Designed DS-01
- Bass Pickup: Type-D Single-Coil
- Controls: Volume & Push/Pull Tone Control with 3-Way Toggle Switch
- Strings: PRS Signature 10-46
- Tuning: Standard
- Case: Gig Bag