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I bought a PRS Custom 24 from '92 (when they still were hand made, and mine was made by Paul himself. I checked it with the serial number). This guitar plays like nothing else. My dad's custom 24 doesn't have as much sustain and harmonics like this beat up old axe. There are some dents and usage marks on it, but that doesn't bother me really.

Review:
Specs: Look it up for yourselves, there is google to help you lol
Playability: The neck has a nice round C profile, and is quite thin. Probably even thinner than my ESP's. It's very comfortable and plays very fast and smooth, even for a finished neck. What i don't like about it is the tuners. From the moment you give it a little turn it pitches for half a tone. they are way to sensitive.
Sound: Very versatile. Sounds very clear and full. Very articulate though. You cannot make this guitar sound muddy, except if you have an MG. The attack is also nearly as spanky as with a bolt on guitar, very snappy and direct.
The pickups are ok. I say 'ok', because imo the bridge pickup sounds a bit too nasally, if you just play by yourself. A little tweaking of the amp's EQ can solve that though. BUT: in band situation the nasal aspect turns the guitar into a master of clarity and definition, and it sounds pretty good on my diezel. The pickups also clean up very nice if you roll back the volume. I can get a perfectly CLEAN sound out of my channel 3 (gain 2 o'clock) on the Diezel VH4 with my bridge pickup. It's amazing.
Build quality: It's a PRS, what do you expect else than perfection?

PORN:





Some dents and scratches:




With his new family (you'll have to think my music man axis with it. The singer of our band borrowed it)
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#2
HAHA, thx mate!
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#3
Very nice, those older PRS's are second to none, back in april I picked up a mid 90's CE 22 with John Ingram's signature under the pickups. It's always cool to have a respected builder's name to put to your guitar.

Im not the biggest fan of those winged tuners either, I have the same ones. I swear they're so simple though, it took me an hour to figure out how to string a new string because I was overthinking it.
Gear:
1998 PRS CE 22-10 Top Natural Finish
MIM HSS Strat-Electron Blue
Vox AC4TV
#4
HNGD thats really nice.

The finish on your washburn is also beautiful. Nice collection!
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LTD TE-202
Schecter Sunset Extreme
Ibanez RG7321 w/ Crunch Lab & LiquiFire
Tanglewood Acoustic
Epiphone Acoustic (The Junker)
#5
I don't mean to derail your thread, but I just noticed you're from Belgium. My girlfriend and her family are from Kortrijk, I don't know if that's anywhere close to you. I went there last summer, it's a really neat place. Vaarwel!
Gear:
1998 PRS CE 22-10 Top Natural Finish
MIM HSS Strat-Electron Blue
Vox AC4TV
#7
Quote by ATLstang
I don't mean to derail your thread, but I just noticed you're from Belgium. My girlfriend and her family are from Kortrijk, I don't know if that's anywhere close to you. I went there last summer, it's a really neat place. Vaarwel!

Yeah, I'm from Bruges, about 40km away from Kortrijk.

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Nice Buy!

I think I have the same ESP as your purple-ish one, but in yellow.

Mine is a ESP 'the Junior' from '89. That was a limited series made in the CS as 'budget model'. Differences with your mirage are probably the neck pickup and neckjoint. For the rest it's practically the same yes


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#8
Quote by LP_CL

Mine is a ESP 'the Junior' from '89. That was a limited series made in the CS as 'budget model'. Differences with your mirage are probably the neck pickup and neckjoint. For the rest it's practically the same yes


Wow, they are freakishly similar. Mine's from '87.
#9
Holy shit thats a beautiful PRS! Welcome to the PRS Club
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#10
You sir,win.
Gear:
Ibanez RGT6EX
Line 6 Spider 3 15
Hobner 265

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#11
awesome
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I'll have to put the Classic T models on my to-try list. Shame the finish options there are Anachronism Gold, Nuclear Waste and Aged Clown, because in principle the plaintop is right up my alley.

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#16
Quote by LP_CL
I bought a PRS Custom 24 hand made by Paul himself.
and it sounds pretty good on my diezel.


lol.

nice score.
I wondered why the frisbee was getting bigger, then it hit me.
#17
^
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I'll have to put the Classic T models on my to-try list. Shame the finish options there are Anachronism Gold, Nuclear Waste and Aged Clown, because in principle the plaintop is right up my alley.

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#18
Wow that purple guitar is beautiful! I love that shade of purple, I had a taste of grapes just looking at it O_O

HNGD!
#19
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^

i seriously laughed. i had to share.

I wondered why the frisbee was getting bigger, then it hit me.
#20
Love the dents and scratches, it gives it mojo

Not really a guitar I'd play, I'm just not that big of a fan of the finish and whatnot.

But still, it's pretty sweet.
#22
nice... can I haz it?
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#23
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lol.

nice score.



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#24




sick custom LP. wow.
I wondered why the frisbee was getting bigger, then it hit me.
#25
NOM! I think we should hunt down and kill the focker that put dents in such a beautiful guitar. I jizz every time I see that Jackson though, it really is one of the best looking guitars I've ever seen.
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#26
Somebody likes flamed tops...


but who doesn't?

HNGD
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#28
All I'm going to say is that if they guitar was a car, the color alone would get you speeding tickets. That thing looks too hot to touch!
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Strap on, tune up, rock out!
#30
Damn sexy, and sexy collection too.

How thick is the neck on that thing? Do you happen to know if they vary from the different model years?
#32
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Alfred*

Can't believe I actually typed Albert and never noticed...

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Damn sexy, and sexy collection too.

How thick is the neck on that thing? Do you happen to know if they vary from the different model years?

It seriously is a pretty thin neck. And yes, i think PRS has different neck profiles.
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Last edited by LP_CL at May 25, 2011,
#34
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i seriously laughed. i had to share.



yeah i lolled too
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I'll have to put the Classic T models on my to-try list. Shame the finish options there are Anachronism Gold, Nuclear Waste and Aged Clown, because in principle the plaintop is right up my alley.

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#35
yeah me too
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#36
Quote by LP_CL
Can't believe I actually typed Albert and never noticed...


It seriously is a pretty thin neck. And yes, i think PRS has different neck profiles.

Sweet, I've had a hardon for these since I first heard of them, but I heard the necks were thick.
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Quote by Ironic Maiden
Sweet, I've had a hardon for these since I first heard of them, but I heard the necks were thick.

Jesus Christ, no. Not at all. If you think ESP neck are thin, well, it's thinner than that. And I know because I own 3 esp's.
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#38
Quote by LP_CL
Jesus Christ, no. Not at all. If you think ESP neck are thin, well, it's thinner than that. And I know because I own 3 esp's.

Sweet. I love the necks on the ESP's but I could go thinner.

Awesome, now I just need the money to buy one of these
#39
Quote by LP_CL
It seriously is a pretty thin neck. And yes, i think PRS has different neck profiles.

i'm fairly certain all the custom 24s have a "wide thin" neck carve. (which are all hand sanded so each one is different technically).
I wondered why the frisbee was getting bigger, then it hit me.
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Quote by gregs1020
i'm fairly certain all the custom 24s have a "wide thin" neck carve. (which are all hand sanded so each one is different technically).

Also the older ones? It is thin, that is true, but i wouldn't call it a wide fretboard though.
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