The DGT (David Grissom Trem) is the result of more than 20 years of collaboration between Paul Smith and David Grissom. The DGT is based on the McCarty with a unique DGT neck shape, taller frets, special pickups, and a revised control layout. Grissom and Paul spent a year A/B-ing more than forty sets of pickups before nailing the vintage-voice of DGT humbuckers. When paired with individual volume controls for each pickup and a push/pull master tone control that operates the coil taps, DGT pickups provide versatility and articulation.
The DGT is a product a lot of miles down the road: a lot of gigs, a lot of records. It’s like picking up a vintage guitar. It sounds like a vintage guitar, and out of the box it’s ready to go. There’s a whole lot of thought gone into this. The DGT is pretty perfect to me.” – David Grissom
A very small percent of the maple trees cut in North America are actually figured. To make "10-Top" status, a PRS top must have clearly defined figure across its entire top with no "dead" spots. A guitar designated as a 10-Top will usually have a small "10" written on the back of the headstock in the upper right corner. Some of our earlier guitars have the "10" stamped into the finish in the same position.
Body shape: Double cutaway
Body type: Solid body
Body material: Solid wood
Top wood: 10 top maple
Body wood: Mahogany
Body finish: Gloss
Orientation: Right handed
Neck shape: DGT
Neck wood: Mahogany
Scale length: 25 in.
Truss rod: Standard
Neck finish: Gloss
Radius: 10 in.
Fret size: Jumbo
Number of frets: 22
Nut width: 1.687 in. (42.8 mm)
Middle: Not applicable
Active or passive pickups: Passive
Series or parallel: Series
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: Push/pull tone control
Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, master tone
Pickup switch: 3-way
Coil tap or split: Coil split
Kill switch: No
Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
Bridge design: PRS tremolo
Tailpiece: Not applicable
Tuning machines: PRS Phase III locking
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Tonewoods
Case: Hardshell case
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