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Paul Reed Smith SE Kestrel Bass - Tri-Color Sunburst with Gig Bag

Paul Reed Smith SE Kestrel Bass - Tri-Color Sunburst

PRS SE Kestrel Bass: A Modern Classic for Every Bassist

The PRS SE Kestrel Bass in Tri-Color Sunburst is a modern classic that merges traditional single-coil bass design with PRS's renowned fit, finish, and attention to detail. This instrument provides a fresh take on the classic bass guitar, ensuring versatility and precision for any musical style or era. Whether you're playing blues, rock, slap bass, or fretless styles, the SE Kestrel offers the perfect sound and performance to match your needs.

Versatile and Punchy Pickups

Equipped with Kestrel (4B S) pickups, this bass delivers a punchy and focused tone that suits a wide range of musical genres. The pickups allow you to create a low-mid focused blues line, a high-mid fretless part rich with harmonics, a scooped midrange for slap bass, or a razor-sharp rock bassline. With growl and clarity, the SE Kestrel ensures your bass parts stand out with definition and power.

Premium Build Quality and Design

Designed in PRS's Maryland shop, the SE Kestrel features an alder body and modern neck-through construction, providing exceptional sustain and balanced tone. The 5-ply maple neck with walnut strips is meticulously crafted for superior playability, while the 34" scale length offers a familiar and comfortable playing experience. The bound rosewood fretboard with signature PRS bird inlays adds a touch of elegance and precision to this versatile instrument.

High-Quality Hardware for Enhanced Performance

The SE Kestrel is equipped with high-quality hardware designed for reliability and performance. The Hipshot TransTone bridge offers the choice of stringing through the bridge or body, providing additional tonal possibilities. Hipshot HB6 tuners ensure stable tuning and smooth operation, while the chrome hardware adds a sleek and modern look to this stunning bass guitar.

Simple and Effective Controls

Featuring two volume controls and one tone control mounted on the pickguard, the SE Kestrel offers straightforward and effective control over your sound. This intuitive setup allows you to easily dial in the perfect tone for any musical context, making it an excellent choice for both beginners and seasoned players.



  • Body Wood: Alder


  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Scale Length: 34"
  • Neck Wood: 5-Ply Maple with Walnut Strips, Neck-Through Construction
  • Neck Shape: SE Bass
  • Neck Depth at the Nut: 25.5/32"
  • Width of Fretboard at the Body: 2 31/64"
  • Width of Fretboard at the Nut: 1 19/32"
  • Fretboard Wood: Bound Rosewood
  • Fretboard Inlay: Birds


  • Bridge: Hipshot TransTone
  • Tuners: Hipshot HB6
  • Hardware Type: Chrome


  • Treble Pickup: 4B S (PRS-Designed Singlecoil)
  • Bass Pickup: 4B S (PRS-Designed Singlecoil)
  • Controls: Two Volume Controls and One Tone Control, Pickguard Mounted
  • Strings: 45-105

This bass ships fully insured with signature required.