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PRE-ORDER PRS NF 53 - Black Doghair with Gig Bag

*** PRE-ORDER SCHEDULED TO SHIP July 2023 subject to manufacturer availability. ***

PRE-ORDER PRS NF 53 - Black Doghair with Gig Bag

PRS NF 53: Classic Tones with Modern Design

The PRS NF 53 is a powerful guitar that combines classic tones with modern design. Inspired by one of Paul Reed Smith's vintage guitars from 1953, the PRS NF 53 features a swamp ash body and a 22-fret, 25.5-inch scale length bolt-on maple neck with a maple fretboard. This model is equipped with a special set of PRS Narrowfield pickups, specifically the Narrowfield DD (Deep Dish) pickups. These pickups are made with taller bobbins to fit more winds and extra metal pieces between the magnets, resulting in a more focused, powerful tone. "I am so pleased with the feedback from the artists who have played this guitar; everyone is telling us that we have something special here," said Paul Reed Smith. If you are a fan of this style and tone, the NF 53 will take you where you want to go. To have this kind of beautiful high end without the hum is game-changing.

High-Quality Craftsmanship and Design

The PRS NF 53 features a solidbody construction with a swamp ash body, providing a resonant and lightweight foundation. The flat top carve adds a touch of classic design to the modern aesthetics of the guitar. The bolt-on maple neck and maple fretboard with bird inlays offer a smooth playing experience and add a signature PRS touch. The neck's Pattern 53 shape, combined with precise dimensions, ensures comfort and playability for both rhythm and lead parts.

Powerful and Focused Tone with Narrowfield Pickups

The PRS Narrowfield DD pickups are at the heart of the NF 53, delivering a focused and powerful tone with exceptional clarity. The taller bobbins and additional metal pieces between the magnets enhance the pickups' output, providing a unique and dynamic sound. The guitar is equipped with a volume control, tone control, and a 3-way blade pickup switch, allowing players to easily dial in their preferred sound. Whether you're aiming for bright, crisp tones or rich, warm sounds, the NF 53 offers versatility and control.

Reliable Hardware for Consistent Performance

The PRS NF 53 features a steel plate-style bridge, PRS vintage-style tuners, and nickel hardware, ensuring precise and reliable tuning stability while promoting sustain and powerful tone. The bone nut adds to the guitar's overall resonance and sustain, making it a reliable choice for both stage and studio settings. The truss rod cover labeled "NF 53" highlights the model's unique design and attention to detail.



  • Body Construction: Solidbody
  • Body Wood: Swamp Ash
  • Top Carve: Flat Top


  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Scale Length: 25.5 inches (647.7 mm)
  • Neck Wood: Maple
  • Neck Construction: Scarfed
  • Truss Rod: PRS Double-Acting
  • Neck Shape: Pattern 53
  • Neck Depth at the Fret: 7/8 inches (22.22 mm)
  • Width of Fretboard at the Nut: 1 41/64 inches (41.67 mm)
  • Width of Fretboard at the Body: 2 7/32 inches (56.337 mm)
  • Neck Depth at the 12th Fret: 31/32 inches (24.58 mm)
  • Fretboard Wood: Maple
  • Fretboard Radius: 10 inches
  • Fretboard Inlay: Birds
  • Headstock Logo: Signature

Neck/Body Assembly

  • NBA Type: Bolt-On


  • Bridge: Steel Plate Style
  • Tuners: PRS Vintage Style
  • Hardware Type: Nickel
  • Nut: Bone
  • Truss Rod Cover: NF 53


  • Treble Pickup: Narrowfield DD
  • Bass Pickup: Narrowfield DD
  • Controls: Volume and Tone Controls with 3-Way Blade Pickup Switch

Additional Information

  • Strings: 10s
  • Tuning: Standard (6-String): E, A, D, G, B, E
  • Case: Premium Gig Bag

This guitar ships fully insured with signature required.