John Mayer’s 2015 PRS Super Eagle (Prototype 3)
This is the third prototype of the PRS Super Eagle that John designed together with Paul Reed Smith. Based on the fact that he published this guitar on his Instagram in 2015, a year before he started using Super Eagles extensively on stage, this is likely the final prototype guitar before John was presented with his #1 and #2 Super Eagles. Those two were finalized versions and the two that John used the most during performances.
This prototype was first mentioned on John’s Instagram profile in July 2015, and it shows the guitar waiting to be sprayed with the sunburst effect on the edges. We see one major difference compared to the final versions – the prototype has three control knobs, compared to only two on the finalized version.
A couple of months later in August John did a Periscope stream showing off the same guitar (see image below), but now obviously completely finished.
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