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PRS EG4

Average: 3.9 (8 votes)
General
Manufacturer: 
Paul Reed Smith
Made in: 
United States
Series: 
Paul Reed Smith
EG
Signature Guitar: 
No
Strings: 
6
Construction: 
Bolt-On
Orientation: 
Right handed
Years: 
1990 to 1991
Body
Body Style: 
Double Cut
Body Material: 
Alder
Body color: 
Seafoam Green
Classic Red
Black Sunburst
Body finish: 
Gloss
Top: 
No
Carved top: 
Not carved
Body binding: 
No binding
Pickguard: 
Pickguard
Pickguard color: 
White
Electronics
Neck Pickup Brand: 
Seymour Duncan
Middle Pickup Brand: 
Seymour Duncan
Bridge Pickup Brand: 
Paul Reed Smith
Bridge Pickup: 
Piezo: 
No
Pickup Configuration: 
HSS
Tone knob: 
2
Volume knob: 
1
5 way switch: 
1
Miscellaneous
Description: 

The PRS EG4 (Series 1) is a Paul Reed Smith guitar from 1990 that has many features which makes it comparable to a (fat)strat. The body is alder, it has 2 single coils and a humbucker, a pickguard and unlike most PRS guitars it features a bolt-on neck. The EG series guitars are also the first PRS guitars that feature 22 frets instead of 24.The first series of this guitar still had carved horns albeit the overall body form was a bit more square than let's say a Custom 24. The bridge of this guitar is the well known PRS Trem. Other features of this guitar are : a Wide-thin neck, 1 Volume knob, 2 tone knobs and a 5-way switch. The tuners are non locking  Schallers that are PRS marked PRS and are Made in W. Germany. Earlier models of this guitar had a PRS HFS II humbucker instead of the PRS HFS humbucker.


Neck
Nut Width: 
43 mm (1-11/16 inch)
Final fret width: 
57.7 mm (2-1/4 inch)
Locking nut: 
No locking nut
Thickness at nut: 
19.84mm
Neck Material: 
Maple
Neck pieces: 
1 Piece
Neck color: 
Clear
Neck finish: 
Gloss
Neck binding: 
No binding
Fretboard: 
Rosewood
Fretboard radius: 
254 mm (10 inch)
Scale Length: 
25 inch (635 mm)
Frets: 
22
Inlays: 
Dot
Inlay color: 
pearl
Headstock
Tuning Key Arrangement: 
3+3 arrangement
Locking tuners: 
No Locking Tuners
Headstock color: 
Black
Headstock finish: 
Gloss
Headstock angle: 
angled
Matching headstock: 
Not matching headstock
Tuning Machines: 
Schaller
Reversed: 
Not reversed
Hardware
Bridge brand: 
Paul Reed Smith
Bridge type: 
Standard type
Hardware color: 
Nickel
Bridge: