An extraordinary musician, Paul Gilbert is a creative tinkerer as well. Always looking to build a better mousetrap…or at least a more versatile one, Paul endlessly searches for ways to improve his instrument as a vehicle for his musical ideas. The FRM represents the latest version of his iconic axe.
3-Piece Okoume/Maple neck
The 3-piece Okoume/Maple Neck provides great stability.
Ebony produces tight lows and mid range with a strong attack in the high end and features a quick response and rich sustain.
Narrow & Tall frets
Tall frets offers a quick response and effortless articulation when playing chords and clear tone when playing single notes.
The Okoume body provides a bright and solid sound.
DiMarzio PG-13 H-S-H pickups
DiMarzio PG-13 pickups, specially wound for Paul Gilbert, offer extra clarity without losing the bite. These mini humbuckers have unique characteristics of both normal humbuckers and single coils.
Gibraltar Performer bridge
The Gibraltar Performer bridge provides rich sustain and tuning stability. The low-positioned saddles promise comfortable playability.
Quik Change III tailpiece
The Quik Change III tailpiece enables faster and easier string changing.