“One look at the Bird of Prey and you’ll see that we are giving metal a whole new level of respect,” says DBZ Guitars CEO, Dean B. Zelinsky.

Chicago, IL (June 23, 2009) – DBZ Guitars is proud to announce the Bird of Prey created by legendary guitar designer Dean Zelinsky.  

The Bird of Prey, available in both import and US models, is a carved work of art that comes in a variety of custom colors and graphics. It is loaded with EMG 81 and 85 active humbuckers that compliment its powerful design.

The US model features a Mahogany body, with an optional Flame Maple top, a 24-fret set neck and an ebony fingerboard as well as custom DBZ inlays, Sperzel tuners and a locking Floyd Rose tremolo system. Detailed specs below...
US Bird of Prey:
Construction/Scale: 25.5” scale set neck, 24 frets
Neck/Fingerboard: Maple/Ebony
Body: Mahogany (optional flame maple top)
Pickups: EMG81/EMG85
Controls: Vol/Tone/3-way
Tuners: Sperzel
Hardware: Nickel, Black, Gold
Bridge: Floyd Rose
Colors: Black, Matte Black, Midnite Blue, Red, and a wide range of transparent and custom colors.
Graphics: Sepulchre, Radioactive

MSRP US Custom: $4887/MAP $2999

For more info, visit dbzguitars.com.
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