A rare favourite PRS colour is temporarily reintroduced with the PRS Ltd Edition Custom 24 Electric Guitar Tortoiseshell! Featuring that famous PRS reliability and exquisite range of tones, this guitar would add no small amount of class and elegance to any band lineup.
PRS Ltd Edition Custom 24 Electric Guitar Tortoiseshell Highlights
- Limited Edition Core series guitar from PRS
- 2018 Model
- Rare Tortoiseshell finish
- Flame Maple top
- Rosewood fingerboard
- Pattern Thin neck
- 85/15 Humbucker Pickups with 5-way Switching System
- PRS Phase III Locking tuners
- Includes Hardshell case
- Finance Options available
Premium-Quality Guitar with a Rare Finish
For more than 30 years the PRS Custom 24 has been capturing the imagination of professional and aspiring professional guitarists alike. For many of those musicians, this guitar represents the ultimate goal on their journey, and with good reason too.
These legendary guitars first made their presence felt at the 1985 Winter NAMM show, and continue to be just as awe-inspiring today as they were then.
PRS Custom 24 Body
- Top Wood: Carved Flame Maple
- Back Wood: Solid Mahogany
- Finish: Faded Whale Blue Smokeburst
A combination of Mahogany and Carved Maple for the body is an inspiring tonewood choice. Seen on some of the most highly-regarded tone-machines of the 20th Century, this wood pairing is steeped in rock and roll history.
For starters, the Mahogany back produces a warm and mellow sounding tone, with plenty of punch. Then the Flame Maple top chips in with some snappy overtones, a fast attack, and bags of sustain.
The overall voice of these woods working together evokes the spirit of countless vintage rock and blues songs, and they work especially well together with the 85/15 humbuckers.
The Flamed Maple top is also coated in a rare Tortoiseshell finish - a colouring usually only found on much older PRS guitars.
PRS Custom 24 Neck
- Number of Frets: 24
- Scale Length: 25"
- Neck Wood: Mahogany
- Neck Shape: Pattern Thin
- Nut Width: 1-11/16"
- Fretboard Wood: Rosewood
- Inlays: PRS Birds
- Fretboard Radius: 10"
Whether your playstyle of choice is to play simple open chord-work, or searing lead lines, the PRS Pattern Thin neck shape will accommodate you. This neck is designed to offer players a versatile option, whilst still retaining the rock-solid feel generally associated with PRS.
For this limited edition Custom 24 the neck is adorned with a gorgeous Rosewood fingerboard, inlaid with those instantly familiar PRS Birds.
PRS Custom 24 Hardware
- Bridge: PRS Patented Tremolo, Gen III
- Tuners: PRS Phase III Locking
- Hardware Type: Nickel
Part of the reason for the PRS Custom 24's popularity is the company's commitment to continually evolving their hardware based on the needs of modern-day guitarists.
In this case we have a set of PRS Phase III Locking Tuners, and a 3rd Generation PRS Patented Tremolo.
These locking tuners provide you with pin-point tuning accuracy, as well as the ability to change strings faster. With the Gen III Patented Tremolo you have a bridge system that synchronises perfectly with the locking tuners, giving you a superior level of tuning stability, even if you use the trem to bend your notes.
PRS Custom 24 Electronics
- Treble Pickup: 85/15
- Bass Pickup: 85/15
- Controls: Volume, Tone, 5-Way Pickup Selector
Designed by PRS owner/founder Paul Reed Smith, and renowned for their clear and versatile tone, the 85/15 humbuckers on this Custom 24 are out of this world.
Thanks to the 5-way selector switch, these pickups give you access to a huge variety of tones, making the PRS Custom 24 suitable for pretty much any musical style and genre.
PRS Custom 24 5-Way Pickup Switch
The positions for the 5-way pickup selector are as follows
- Position One: Bridge humbucker
- Position Two: Bridge humbucker with neck single coil, in parallel
- Position Three: Bridge and neck humbuckers
- Position Four: Neck single coil with bridge single coil, in parallel
- Position Five: Neck humbucker
Due to the limited edition nature of this guitar, we're afraid that they're only available while stocks last. So don't hesitate, and contact our Online Sales Team or your local Professional Music Technology store today to get yours reserved!
|Case Included||hard case|
|Neck Wood||mahogany neck|
|Pickup Config||2 x humbucker|
|Number Of Strings||6 string|
|Right / Left-Handed||right handed|
|Guitar Style||s / se / custom|
|Body Size||full size|
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