Friday, May 24, 2013


The Custom 24 is the original PRS…the guitar Paul Reed Smith took to his fir

HFS treble and Vintage bass pickups were first offered in the 1990’s and helped to define the sound of the time by providing a balance of aggressive, musical, clear highs and strong midrange and bass. In 2008, we introduced 57/08 pickups, which were designed to capture a vintage ‘50’s humbucking tone. The Custom 24 is now offered with your choice of pickups so you can better tailor your tone.

Pickup Switching Positions:
Position One: Bridge humbucker
Position Two: Bridge humbucker with neck singlecoil, in parallel
Position Three: Bridge and neck humbuckers
Position Four: Neck singlecoil with bridge singlecoil, in parallel
Position Five: Neck humbucker
st tradeshow in 1985. A perennial favorite with musicians, this model features your choice of a Pattern Thin or Pattern Regular mahogany neck (with a rosewood neck option) and your choice of 57/08 or HFS treble and Vintage bass pickups wired for our redesigned 5-way blade switch, which offers a dual humbucker option for the first time (see switching positions below).

Custom 24 Model Specs 

Top Wood             Carved Figured Maple
Back Wood           Mahogany
Number of Frets     24
Scale Length           25"
Neck Wood            Mahogany
Fretboard Wood     Rosewood
Neck Shape            Pattern Thin or Pattern Regular
Fretboard Inlays      Birds
Bridge                     PRS Tremolo
Tuners                     PRS Phase III Locking Tuners
Truss Rod Cover     "Custom"
Hardware Type       Nickel
Treble Pickup          57/08 Treble
Bass Pickup            57/08 Bass
Pickup Switching     Volume and Tone Control with Redesigned 5-Way Blade Switch
Top Option              Flame or Quilted Maple
                               10-Top Flame or 10-Top Quilted Maple
Neck Option            East Indian Rosewood
Hardware Option     Gold or Hybrid
Finish Option            Special Order Finish
Other Option            HFS and Vintage Bass Pickups

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