The PRS SE Custom 24 Roasted Maple Limited is all about stability, versatility, and head-turning good-looks!
PRS has announced a new SE Custom 24 Roasted Maple Limited - a model previously only available in Europe. The guitar will be sold in limited numbers in the United States, and The Music Zoo has them in stock, so get yours now! Developed to reflect the PRS model that started it all. The SE Custom 24 Roasted Maple adds a roasted (or torrified) maple neck and fretboard while serving up classic PRS playability, reliability, and vibrant tone. Scroll below for the full scoop on this new model from PRS with some up-close and personal photos!
PRS SE Custom 24 Roasted Maple Limited Edition Specs
- Quilt Maple Veneer over Maple Top
- Mahogany Body
- Roasted Maple Neck and Fretboard
- 25" Scale Length
- 24 Frets
- 85/15 S Humbuckers
- 3-Way Pickup Switch
- Master Volume and Tone Controls with Push/Pull for Coil Tap
- Paul Reed Smith Tremolo
- Paul Reed Smith Designed Tuners
- Nickel Hardware
PRS SE Custom 24 Roasted Maple Limited Edition Tone
The roasted maple not only looks good, but it adds a great deal of resonance to the guitar as well. The PRS 85/15 "S" humbuckers compliment the tonewood characteristics very well and give you crisp and pristine tone whether clean or overdriven. The push-pull tone control for coil tapping gives the guitar even more tonal versatility. Even when split, the 85/15 S pickups sound full-range and dynamic.
PRS SE Custom 24 Roasted Maple Limited Edition Feel
The PRS SE Custom 24 Roasted Maple model feels like a custom-tailored instrument. Keeping with all of the foundational specifications found in a Custom 24 model, this one includes a maple top, mahogany back, Wide Thin maple neck, 24 frets, 25” scale length, which all contribute to the premium feel of this guitar. Whether strumming through power chords or alternate picking through modal progressions, this guitar holds no resistance. The Wide Thin profile is perfect for players who like guitars with a modern feel, the wide shoulders give you something to hold onto while not being to baseball-bat like that would hinder fast legato runs.
Why We Like It
The PRS SE Custom 24 feels stable and stays in tune, but even better than that - it looks absolutely stunning! The figured maple veneers on this run look out of this world. The maple neck compliments all of the available finishes incredibly well. It's not like PRS is any stranger to making attractive guitars but at this price-point, the value is immeasurable.
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Want that Rosewood fretboard back? The Paul Reed Smith SE series Custom 24 Exotic gives you that with a unique touch. This model sports an exotic Zebrawood veneer over its maple top, with a mahogany body. Check it out!
PRS SE Custom 24 Roasted Maple Limited Edition Price
$849.00 Retail at the time of this post. Pricing subject to change.
PRS SE Custom 24 Roasted Maple Limited Edition Colors
The PRS SE Custom 24 Roasted Maple is available in "Charcoal Burst", "Tobacco Sunburst", "Trampas Green", and "Whale Blue".
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