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PRS SE Custom 24 Creme Binding Electric Guitar Cherry Sunburst

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The SE Custom 24 Creme Binding Electric Guitar pays homage to the PRS Maryland-made Custom 24. The guitar that Paul Smith took to his first tradeshow in 1985, the Custom 24 is the original PRS guitar.... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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Overview

The SE Custom 24 Creme Binding Electric Guitar pays homage to the PRS Maryland-made Custom 24. The guitar that Paul Smith took to his first tradeshow in 1985, the Custom 24 is the original PRS guitar. The SE Custom 24 features SE HFS and SE Vintage Bass pickups, Volume and Tone controls with a 3-way toggle, a PRS-designed tremolo, bird inlays and a wide, thin neck with bound ebony fretboard. Includes gig bag.

Features Body
  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Maple Beveled
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck
  • Neck shape: Wide thin
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 25"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Fretboard
  • Material: Bound Ebony
  • Radius: 10"
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Birds
  • Nut width: 1.687" (42.8mm)
  • Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: SE vintage bass
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: SE HFS treble
  • Brand: PRS
  • Active or passive: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: Push/pull tone control
  • Controls
  • Control layout: Separate volume, tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Coil tap or split: Coil tap
  • Kill switch: No
  • Hardware
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: PRS tremolo
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: PRS designed
  • Color: Nickel
  • Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Body binding
  • Case: Gig bag
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: South Korea
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PRSSE Custom 24 Creme Binding Electric Guitar
 
4.9

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (12)
  • Good tone (12)
  • Good feel (11)
  • Good pick up (10)
  • Solid electronics (10)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (9)
  • Recording (9)
  • Practicing (8)
  • Small venues (7)
  • Rock concerts (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (5), Novice (3)

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(14 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Axe!

By 4637749

from Memphis, TN

Site Member

Comments about PRS SE Custom 24 Creme Binding Electric Guitar:

I had my mind set on a completely different guitar when I went in to Guitar center. I happened to pick this one up because it caught my eye and it just instantly blew me away. Great value for the price. The color pops against the ebony fretboard and the sound is amazing. The tones are clean and crisp but can also hold its own with some grunge and distortion. The neck is smooth as silk. They've done a great job on the fret filing, which makes a really smooth feel sliding up and down the neck. It just plays effortlessly. Wouldn't trade it for the money!

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

If your going to own only one guitar then this is it!

By just another guitar lover

from Ventura CA

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Great finish and gorgeous tight flame maple top
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about PRS SE Custom 24 Creme Binding Electric Guitar:

    I'm 59 I've owned and own and played just about every guitar there is including American PRS and I bought this while looking for another Les Paul after seeing the finish and flame maple top out of the corner of my eye...after years of turning my nose up at these 'Boutique' guitars I said to myself 'what the heck!', grabbed it, played it for about 2 minutes and realized...WOW!, this is the best lowest no buzz action, best sustain, one of the best guitars I've ever played in my life! Clean tone, Rock Tone, Jazz, R&B, Blues, woody pluck tone and the split coil... I immediately bought it and didn't take a chance of losing this particular one. I buy guitars for studio use for others to use as well as myself. This is a tone monster! Korean factory set up was spot on. It couldn't get any better. playing above the 12th fret as easy as the first positions. Super low no buzz or dead spots anywhere. As I have never played a PRS before, now I know first hand why a lot of session guys I've worked with use them as their main axe in the studio and live.
    Amazing Quality and Playability for 3 figures...on sale with a heavy duty gig bag too!

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Greatest guitar I own!

    By Tyler

    from Chicago, IL

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Recording
      • Rock Concerts
      • Small Venues

      Comments about PRS SE Custom 24 Creme Binding Electric Guitar:

      I received this guitar as a gift and tis the greatest guitar I own honestly. I use it for recording, practice and playing gigs. I've never had any problems with this guitar it has amazing tone and it's great for any style you're playing from blues to heavy metal.

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Nothing better for the money

      By Chris

      from Westfield, MA

      About Me Experienced

      Comments about PRS SE Custom 24 Creme Binding Electric Guitar:

      I cannot say enough how outstanding this instrument is. There is truly no guitar on the planet better for the money than a PRS SE Custom 24. The quality of this guitar in general, combined with tremendous playability make it a "must own" for discerning players. The coil tapping adds a tremendous versatility in tone. I can make this guitar sound like a Telecaster one moment, and then a Les Paul the next. But none of those can be made to sound like a PRS. This is simply a great guitar.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      The Do It All Guitar

      By Kyle

      from Mt. Airy, MD.

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Looks Absolutely Amazing
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Just About Anything
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Rock Concerts
        • School Bands
        • Small Venues

        Comments about PRS SE Custom 24 Creme Binding Electric Guitar:

        This is a great guitar. I've had this thing for a solid year now and couldn't be happier. When it came, I opened the box and it was beautiful. I ran upstairs, plugged it in and was a tad disappointed because the action was REALLY high, however the tone was fantastic. So I fixed the action to the way I liked it and now I couldn't be happier. This guitar is the do it all guitar, you can manipulate the sound in any which way you want, from a nice clean Metal tone (my preference) to a warm and rich classic rock sound and back again. The coil tap along with the whammy bar are nice add on features as well. So if you play anything from The Dillinger Esc. Plan or Mastodon to something like Led Zeppelin, you're sure to be happy having this monster in your arsenal. And best of all, I got it on sale :) A huge win all around.

        (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        if you what the right guitar, go to the store

        By Frank

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about PRS SE Custom 24 Creme Binding Electric Guitar:

        Great guitar, but not what I ordered. I ordered the rose wood freatboard and got the ebony. When I called and complained, they told me they could not find it in there system and when I asked to speak to a supervisor. they had no answer for me and told me to return it to the store.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great guitar

        By Sawgrass

        from Connecticut

        About Me Novice

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Tone

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Practicing

          Comments about PRS SE Custom 24 Creme Binding Electric Guitar:

          I played this guitar at GC a handful of times and loved it. When a floor model was put on sale a few months ago, I bought it and could not be happier. The tone is very versatile, easy to switch between light rock and metal. The playability is what drew me to this guitar and what keeps me practicing every night. I see myself playing this guitar and no other for along time.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Stop reading and buy this guitar

          By Rk

          from New York

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Recording
            • Small Venues

            Comments about PRS SE Custom 24 Creme Binding Electric Guitar:

            Wow, wow and wow!! This thing is a beast. Right out of the box it played like butter. Amazing action, great tonal range, smooth, awesome sound, push/pull knob offers nice additional opton to dial in your sound. At the price point you definitely get more bang for you buck than with anything else in the same price range. I would absolutely buy this 100 times over and would absolutely recommend it to a friend.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great guitar!

            By cn50

            from midwest

            About Me Professional Musician

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fun To Play
            • Good Feel
            • Good Tone

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All venues
              • Recording
              • Rock Concerts

              Comments about PRS SE Custom 24 Creme Binding Electric Guitar:

              This is an astounding value. I've become a true PRS fan over the last few years, and this se custom 24 just reinforces my appreciation. Other guitars I currently use include a pair of custom Carvins, an Epi 60's tribute LP, a Gibson LP and an Epi Casino. They all have their own unique tones and uses, and I treasure them all, but the PRS se custom 24 is the one I usually reach for first. The wide-thin neck is simply amazing and the overall feel of this guitar is marvelous. Not a real fan of the coil-splitters, so I don't use them much. The finish is gorgeous, workmanship pristine. Also don't use the tremolo very often, but in virtually every respect, this guitar compares favorably with instruments costing 2 to 3 times the $$. The staff at GC was extremely helpful and knowledgeable as well.

               
              5.0

              None Better

              By just another guitar lover

              from Ventura CA

              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 PRS SE Custom 24 Creme Binding Electric Guitar:

                To clarify...In my previous post I meant to say 'EXCLUDING' American PRS instead of 'including'
                ...got ahead of myself there...
                Anyway...It's a GREAT guitar!!!

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