Here is a new model - and a special one developed for a supreme player!
This Paul Reed Smith Fiore Mark Lettieri in Sugar Moon is gonna turn heads and ears.
“All guitarists have a sound in their head – a sound that evolves and grows as they progress, discovering all of the beautiful idiosyncrasies that define their individual voice. To facilitate this process, players need a vibrant, dynamic guitar that becomes a free space in which their personality can unfold. PRS and I designed Fiore (Italian for ‘flower’) to be this guitar.” – Mark Lettieri
The PRS Fiore model continues PRS Guitars’ journey into the bolt-on, single-coil guitar world. Developed with guitarist, composer, producer, and instructor Mark Lettieri, the PRS Fiore offers a modern aesthetic, effortless playability, and an addictive and sophisticated tonal canvas.
The newly-designed PRS Fiore pickups were carefully voiced by Lettieri and PRS to allow players a platform to explore and find their voice. The Fiore-S single-coil offers exceptional malleability in tone. Capable of capturing all the articulation found in everything from whisper-quiet melodies to full-on funk and rock explosivity, this pickup reacts to each player's unique approach.
The Fiore-H humbucker fulfills Lettieri’s desire for extensive versatility in the bridge position: enough power and punch for high-gain lead tones, but with a smooth top end that allows the pickup to be played clean, even with the volume knob wide open. Both the Fiore-S and -H work seamlessly together, producing balance, clarity, and that elusive ‘bloom’ in all five positions.
But the tone exploration doesn’t stop there. The Fiore model features a 5-way blade switch with traditional wiring (bridge/bridge + middle/middle/middle + neck/neck). The Fiore also features a single volume and two push/pull tone controls, which further adds to this guitar’s tone-shaping abilities.
Lettieri brought several personal design choices to this model, including a custom truss rod cover drawn by his very own mom. Other appointments include a Swamp Ash body, 22 fret maple neck with maple fretboard, and 25.5” scale length for classic look and feel.
Other specifications include:
Body Wood Swamp Ash Number of Frets 22 Scale Length 25.5" Neck Wood Maple Neck Shape Fiore Fretboard Wood Maple Fretboard Inlay Birds Bridge 2-Point Steel Tremolo Tuners Vintage-Style Hardware Type Nickel Truss Rod Cover “Fiore” (flower) Logo Strings PRS Signature, 10-46 Treble Pickup Fiore-H Middle Pickup Fiore-S Bass Pickup Fiore-S Controls One Volume and Two Push/Pull Tone Controls with 5-Way Blade Pickup Switch Padded Gig Bag 7 lbs 8 oz #326534
For more information about the PRS Fiore, please contact us.