PRS 30th Anniversary Custom 24 Figured Maple 10 Top Electric Guitar Faded Vintage Yellow

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The 30th Anniversary Custom 24 is specially appointed with a unique inlay pattern and commemorative truss rod cover to celebrate 30 years of PRS Guitars and the Custom 24 model. In addition to the spe... Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

The 30th Anniversary Custom 24 is specially appointed with a unique inlay pattern and commemorative truss rod cover to celebrate 30 years of PRS Guitars and the Custom 24 model. In addition to the specifications that have remained unchanged on the Custom 24 since its inception (the woods, scale length¦), this 30th Anniversary edition features the new 85/15 treble and bass pickups.

Designed personally by Paul Reed Smith in conjunction with the new 58/15 pickups for PRS' 30th Anniversary year, 85/15s are uncovered pickups with remarkable clarity and extended high and low end perfect for more modern applications. This blend of tradition and innovation mirrors the culture that PRS developed over the last three decades.

The Custom 24 is the original PRS. When this guitar was introduced in 1985, the combination of a 24-fret, 25" scale length, dual humbucking, tremolo guitar was a distinctive configuration, offering players a new tonal option. Pairing this with a more traditional combination of maple top, mahogany back, and rosewood fretboard helped give the Custom 24 its signature look, feel, and tone. For three decades, the Custom 24 has been a perennial favorite of musicians, defining the playability and tone that PRS guitars are known for.

10-Top
A very small percent of the maple trees cut in North America are actually figured. To make "10-Top" status, a PRS top must have clearly defined figure across its entire top with no "dead" spots. A guitar designated as a 10-Top will usually have a small "10" written on the back of the headstock in the upper right corner. Some of our earlier guitars have the "10" stamped into the finish in the same position.

Features
  • Body
  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Maple Quilted
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss V12
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck
  • Neck shape: Pattern Thin
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 25"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 10"
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays: 30th Anniversary birds
  • Nut width: 1.656" (42mm)
  • Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: 85/15
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: 85/15
  • Brand: PRS
  • Active or passive: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: None
  • Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, tone
  • Pickup switch: 5-way
  • Coil tap or split: Coil split
  • Kill switch: No
  • Hardware
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: PRS tremolo
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: PRS locking
  • Color: Hybrid
  • Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Rosewood heastock veneer with inlaid signature
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: United States
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
2 year warranty on parts, hardware, cases, and electronics. Limited lifetime warranty on all other products.


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PRS30th Anniversary Custom 24 Figured Maple 10 Top Electric Guitar
 
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4.0

Build quality - flawless / sound - ok

By Reddeezy

from Cedar Rapids, IA

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

  • Can Sound Ice Picky

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing
  • Recording
  • Rock Concerts

Comments about PRS 30th Anniversary Custom 24 Figured Maple 10 Top Electric Guitar:

This guitar feels great and plays amazingly. It can get a bit ice picky sounding. Don't get me wrong it does sound great but it can get a bit harsh with the highs... Also, I don't notice a big sound difference from one pick up to the other. Aside from that it is an amazing guitar. Great quality, very responsive, the trem system is solid. Great guitar.

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