Guitar Player Magazines Editor's Pick for Under $500! The Patriot Decree has been an award winner for years. We have packed it with great features all to make it fun to play, great sounding and guitar-lust-worthy. The Decree is a feature-packed single cutaway for sure. The deeply carved top is figured maple on a mahogany body with a mahogany neck. The construction is set neck for that vintage tone and sustain you are seeking. The pickups are voiced specifically for this model, they are over-wound PAF-inspired. Try to pick a color from the many great options and get your Decree.