“The NF3 is not our answer to the Stratocaster. It is its own thing”: PRS launches the SE NF3 – a triple-humbucker evolution of John Mayer's Silver Sky

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PRS has launched the SE NF3 – an electric guitar that will be mighty familiar to players fond of John Mayer’s PRS Silver Sky signature guitar.

At first glance, the all-new SE NF3 – which, it should be said, is an updated SE iteration of an older PRS design, and a forebear of the PRS EG – carries all the Stratocaster-inspired style of Mayer’s Silver Sky, though does so in a non-signature, heavily altered form.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.