Paul Reed Smith Fiore Mark Lettieri – Black Iris
Developed for a supreme player – this Paul Reed Smith Fiore Mark Lettieri in Black Iris 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 10 oz
1 in stock