PRS Announces The SE Custom 24 7-String Electric Guitar

Published 10 years ago on September 19, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

The new PRS SE Custom 24 7-String takes the original Custom 24model and provides an extra low string to add more sonic variety tothose who want it.


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Press Release - The SE Custom 24 7-String,PRS Guitars first 7-string production instrument, takes familiarPRS aesthetics and playability to new sonic territory. Using theCustom 24 as a platform, this guitar adds a low-B string to offerincreased versatility to the player who wants more tonal range.Whether you're playing rock, jazz, or metal, this guitar providesextended low-end growl, increased chordal variance, and a greaterability to embellish standard chords.


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The SE 7-String features a beveled maple top with flame mapleveneer and mahogany back, a 24-fret, 25" scale length maple neckwith rosewood fretboard and bird inlays. The electronics packagepairs SE HFS and SE Vintage Bass pickups with a volume, push/pulltone, and 3-way blade switch. The SE HFS and SE Vintage pickupswere designed to mirror the Maryland-made pickups of the same name(used on the Custom from 1991 to 2011). Originally meaning Hot,Fat, and Screams, the HFS is the evolution of the original Standardtreble pickup. The HFS is a powerful pickup with a balance ofaggression, clear highs, strong mid-range, and strong bass.Likewise, the Vintage bass is the evolution of the originalStandard bass pickup and has a warm high-mid sound that isexcellent for can support many musical styles.



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