PRS Custom 24

The PRS Custom 24 is the quintessential PRS guitar. This iconic instrument was the first model that Paul Reed Smith brought to the public at PRS Guitars’ first Winter NAMM show in 1985 and has been a top seller ever since.

For 2015, the PRS Custom 24 features PRS’s patented tremolo system, six new maple top colors (Aquableux, Blood Orange, Faded Whale Blue, Leprechaun Tooth, Obsidian, and Violet), a rosewood headstock veneer with inlaid “Paul Reed Smith” signature, and the choice of PRS’s 59/09 treble and bass pickups or HFS treble and Vintage Bass pickups.

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

PRS Custom 24

The PRS Custom 24 comes in 18 different colors:

  • Antique White
  • Azul
  • Black
  • Black Cherry
  • Black Gold Burst
  • Blood Orange
  • Charcoal Burst
  • Faded Vintage Yellow
  • Faded Whale Blue
  • Gold Top
  • Gray Black
  • Honey
  • Jade
  • Royal Blue
  • Scarlet Red
  • Tortoise Shell
  • Vintage Sunburst
  • Violet

Specifications:

  • Top Wood: Carved Figured Maple (Flame or Quilt)
  • Back Wood: Mahogany
  • Number of Frets: 24
  • Scale Length: 25″
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Fretboard Wood: Rosewood
  • Fretboard Inlays: Birds
  • Neck Shape: Pattern Thin or Pattern Regular
  • Bridge: PRS Tremolo
  • Tuners: PRS Phase III Locking Tuners
  • Hardware Type: Nickel
  • Treble Pickup: PRS Uncovered 59/09 Treble
  • Bass Pickup: PRS Uncovered 59/09 Bass
  • Controls: Volume and Tone Control with 5-Way Blade Switch
  • Option: 10-Top Flame or Quilt

PRS Custom 24

Guitarists looking for additional options, colors, and enhanced features can order a Custom 24 Artist Package. The PRS Artist Package program is an exclusive platform for PRS Core guitars that offers upgraded and expanded options to enhance and further personalize your instrument. Artist Package instruments represent the most distinctive pieces available from the PRS Core production line.

Artist Package Specs:

  • Top Wood: Artist Grade Flame Maple
  • Back Wood: Select Mahogany
  • Neck Wood: Select Mahogany
  • Optional Neck Wood: Artist Grade Figured Maple or East Indian Rosewood
  • Fretboard Wood: Artist Grade Gaboon Ebony
  • Fretboard Inlays: Green Ripple Outline/Green Abalone Center Artist Bird Inlays
  • Headstock: Gaboon Ebony Headstock Veneer with Inlaid Green Abalone Signature
  • Optional Artist Grade Fretboard & Veneer: Figured Maple (Maple Neck Only) or Brazilian Rosewood (USA only)
  • Hardware Type: Gold, Hybrid or Nickel
  • Pickup Sets: 57/08 Covered or Uncovered, 59/09 Uncovered, \m/ Uncovered or HFS & Vintage Bass

Available Artist Package Colors:

  • Autumn Sky
  • Black Cherry (Also available with natural back)
  • Black Gold Burst
  • Blood Orange
  • Blue Crab Blue
  • Blue Fade
  • Blue Matteo
  • Bonnie Pink (Also available with natural back)
  • Burnt Maple Leaf
  • Charcoal
  • Charcoal Burst
  • Dark Cherry Burst
  • Eriza Verde
  • Faded Blue Burst
  • Faded Blue Jean
  • Faded Gray Black
  • Faded Whale Blue (Also available with natural back)
  • Fire Red Burst
  • Gray Black
  • Jade
  • Livingston Lemondrop
  • Leprechaun Tooth
  • Makena Blue
  • McCarty Tobacco Sunburst
  • Natural, Obsidian
  • Orange Tiger
  • Santana Yellow
  • Tortoise Shell
  • Trampas Green
  • Vintage Sunburst
  • Violet
  • Violin Amber Sunburst
  • Whale Blue
  • Yellow Tiger

Of course, nothing that we or a video can say will be better than going to your local music shop and see and feel and test a PRS Custom 24 by yourself, nothing can be better than your own judgement. With our review, we try to help you make a decision but we always advise you to try the guitar by yourself before buying.

Check the videos below for more information and to hear the different sounds you can get from the PRS Custom 24.



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