John Mayer's maple-fretboard PRS SE Silver Sky is finally here – and so are some sleek new finishes

PRS's new SE Silver Sky models, adorned with maple fretboards
(Image credit: PRS Guitars)

Back in April, John Mayer was spotted road-testing a maple fretboard-equipped version of his signature PRS SE Silver Sky electric guitar.

Though the Maple SE Silver Sky was not, as some speculated, unveiled in time for the then-imminent 2023 NAMM show, PRS has now – just in time for summer – pulled back the curtains on the much-anticipated maple version of the best-selling model. 

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.