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Parker Guitars PDF85 Radial Series Electric Guitar

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The PDF85 Radial Series Electric Guitar Models are equipped with most of the great features Parker is known for in an elegantly carved new shape, sho...Click To Read More About This Product

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An ultratight neck joint, maple top, Duncan humuckers and piezo bridge.

The PDF85 Radial Series Electric Guitar Models are equipped with most of the great features Parker is known for in an elegantly carved new shape, showcasing a new, more traditional and ergonomically shaped upper horn while retaining the look and feel that is unmistakably Parker. The flared headstock provides more strength and allows for a thinner profile and a faster, more comfortable neck.

The PDF Radial Neck Models also feature a 22 fret fingerboard enabling precise placement of the neck pickup for that classic neck-position tone. Pickup mounting has been improved to allow players to swap out the included Duncans with the pickup of their choice. The new exclusive radial neck joint ensures better transfer of tone from neck to body and a precise fit with no slippage due to lateral sliding.

FEATURES
Body
  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Maple
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss polyester
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Shape: Radial (thin C)
  • Wood: Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Finish: Gloss polyester
Fretboard
  • Material: Ebony
  • Radius: 14"
  • Fret size: Medium-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Side position markers
  • Nut width: 1.68" (42.67mm)
Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: USM HB102
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: USM HB102
  • Brand: Duncan
  • Active or passive: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Piezo: Yes
  • Active EQ: Acousti-phonic modular
  • Special electronics: Graph Tech ghost piezo saddles
Controls
  • Control layout: Separate volume, tone and blend
  • Pickup switch: Dual 3-way
  • Coil tap or split: Not applicable
  • Kill switch: Not applicable
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/vibrato
  • Bridge design: Parker vibrato
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Locking
  • Color: Hybrid
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Not applicable
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Indonesia

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Parker GuitarsPDF85 Radial Series Electric Guitar
 
5.0

(based on 3 reviews)

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Pros

  • Fun to play (3)
  • Good feel (3)
  • Solid electronics (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (3)
  • Practicing (3)
  • Small venues (3)
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5.0

Outstanding guitar, love it!

By dacuzz

from Maryland

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Parker Guitars PDF85 Radial Series Electric Guitar:

    This guitar is awesome sounding, plays great and is very versatile. Lightweight and awesome paintwork make it a keeper!

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Love this guitar

    By Rockit

    from ma

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording
      • Rock Concerts
      • School Bands
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Parker Guitars PDF85 Radial Series Electric Guitar:

      Really an amazing guitar. Great Tone and effortless playability.

       
      5.0

      Great Guitar and Easy to Upgrade

      By Solodude

      from Olympia, Washington

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Rock Concerts
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Parker Guitars PDF85 Radial Series Electric Guitar:

        I love the neck on this guitar and it looks great while weighing less than my old USA-made Nitefly for less money. I upgraded it by adding the MIDI board to the modular GraphTech electronics and now have all the features I want in one guitar. It sounds great and even with my mods is very quiet. I had planned on swapping out the pickups, but they sound so good I am going to leave them alone. The only thing that would be better is Adrian's fly with Variax and the Sustainiac in it, but I don't play professionally and can't justify that cost. Great, great guitar!

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