Suhr Modern Pro
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Body and Build
Mahogany body with elegant, figured maple top
These limited edition Suhr Pro Series guitars are meticulously crafted in the Suhr custom shop in Lake Elsinore, California.
Neck Profile and Fretboard
Modern elliptical neck profile - based on Suhr's Guthrie Govan signature model - for maximum comfort and speed
Mahogany neck and dark rosewood fingerboard
Pickup Config and Tremolo
H/S/H pickup configuration and "blower switch" option preferred by Guthrie Govan
Locking or non-locking tremolo system available
Colors and Case
Available in 5 vibrant custom colors:
• Chili Pepper Red (New!)
• Fireburst (New!)
• Faded Honey Burst (Pictured)
• Faded Trans Whale Blue Burst (New!)
• Trans Blue Denim Slate
Custom hardshell case included
Suhr Modern Pro Series M5 & M7 Limited Edition
By Ben Friedman
Right Features, Right Price, Right Now
Suhr Guitars and Make'n Music are pleased to present the Modern Pro Series Mahogany Limited Edition. These custom made guitars are meticulously constructed in the Suhr Guitars custom shop in Lake Elsinore, California under the watchful eye of former Fender Master Builder John Suhr. They feature specifications designed by Make'n Music, the exclusive dealer of these Limited Edition models.
For over 17 years John Suhr and his team at JS Technologies have been crafting some of the world's finest electric guitars. Known for their exceptional tone, aesthetics and playability, attention to detail is a central hallmark at Suhr Guitars, along with a continual drive to innovate. These efforts culminated with the introduction of the Suhr Modern, a model designed to be the ultimate 24 fret electric guitar and the foundation for these Limited Edition Pro Series Mahogany models. Make'n Music, which has been serving the needs of guitar players since 1973, thoughtfully selected the appointments for their exclusive, Limited Edition electric guitars to offer players an exceptionally versatile tonal palette at an equally exceptional price point.
The specifications of the Suhr Modern Pro Mahogany Limited Edition feature a Mahogany body with a brilliant, book-matched figured Maple top, natural satin Mahogany neck and a dark Indian Rosewood fingerboard. This wood combination, which is more typical of a 50's era Gibson-style instrument, in conjunction with the 25.5 '' scale bolt-on design give the Modern Pro Series Mahogany Ltd. guitars a unique voice that is full and harmonically rich, with a pleasing 'snap' and immediacy as notes leap off the neck. Playability is enhanced with a compound radius (10"-14") fretboard, jumbo stainless steel frets (Plek'd) and the ultra-comfortable Modern Elliptical GG neck carve (.800"-.850"). The Modern body style, with its beveled contours and deep offset cutaways, ensures superior balance and upper fret access.
The Suhr Modern Pro Series Mahogany Limited Edition guitars offer an astounding array of usable and familiar tones. The unique voice of the these exclusive instruments is brought to life by an acclaimed trio of Suhr pickups- the SSV humbucker (neck), ML Single Coil (middle) and SSH+ humbucker (bridge)- all are controlled by a 5-way pickup selector and blower switch. The SSV is designed to provide the best sonic qualities of a vintage, PAF style humbucker with enhanced clarity and definition across the tonal spectrum. The ML single coil, designed by Suhr with input from the LA studio legend and solo artist Mike Landau, is a vintage style single coil that sounds big and full while retaining the detailed high-end sparkle and the big tight lows of the best vintage pickups. The SSH+ is a high output Humbucking pickup that produces a clear cutting top-end with excellent harmonics and a focused low end. Each pickup adds to the diverse sonic capabilities of this exclusive offering, but the real magic is in how they work together. These humbuckers, when split and combined with the middle single coil pickup, offer some of the most convincing "in between" tones available with plenty of spank and quack to make any Strat or Tele lover drool. The Blower switch is also a useful addition to the Modern Pro Mahogany Limited guitars. When activated, the Blower bypasses the electronics and sends the bridge humbucker signal straight to the output jack at full volume. This means you can use it like a pre-set, to go from sparkly, bluesy, neck pickup or "in-between" style tones to full-on shred-style leads with the push of a button. If you have never experienced this option before you will be hooked immediately.
Two version of the Modern Pro Mahogany Limited from Suhr Guitars are available- One with a Gotoh Floyd Rose locking tremolo system and the other with a Gotoh 510 tremolo bridge with solid saddles and a steel block. Both bridges are recessed and set up to float for the ability to dive bomb, pull-up or warble your way out of any solo. Tuning stability is enhanced with the addition of locking tuners. Chrome knobs provide a sturdy, controlled feel.
Each Limited Edition Pro Series model is available in 5 beautiful finish options. Trans Blue Denim Slate, Faded Trans Whale Blue Burst, Chili Pepper Red, Fireburst and Light Honey Burst were selected to bring out the natural beauty of the woods, each with natural scraped binding, a natural Mahogany back and a slick looking Black gloss headstock. Protection is provided by an included, Deluxe G&G Hardshell case.
The Make'n Music exclusive, Limited Edition Pro Series Mahogany from Suhr Guitars clearly stand out as top-notch player's tools. Their broad frequency response, tremendous playability and meticulous design make them an instrument worthy of serious consideration by any guitarist seeking top performance and versatility for any situation.
Make'n Music worked diligently to bring this custom feature-laden offering to the market at a very competitive price point. The purchase price of the Limited Edition Pro Series Mahogany run has been set at only $2,998! That is hundreds of dollars less than similarly appointed custom shop models from Suhr.
No need to wait months for a Custom Suhr Guitar! These Limited Edition Suhr Modern guitars were designed several months ago so they would be ready right now! But you must act fast! Only 10 of each Limited Edition Modern Pro Series Mahogany model are available for immediate purchase from Make'n Music.