2nd PRS : 35th Anniversary SE CU24

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  1. djw171

    djw171 New Member

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    Posted my first one yesterday, the Custom 22. Pre-ordered this one back in November, arrived last week. Needed a little setting up actually, Action was too high. I feel the nut is cut a bit too low as well. Changed strings to 10's from the 9's it came with which I prefer, still the nut slots seem too low. Added the additional supplied spring as well. Playing quite nicely now.

    Amazed how different a 22 v 24 feels. When sat the 24 does feel like its shifted to the left quite a bit. In truth, I feel more at home with the 22, just the ergonomics..everything feels right on a 22 (which is why I think I feel in love with it so quickly). I do like this 24 however, different tone, pickups sound good and the split coil function seems to work well. The workmanship is excellent. Inlays, frets all perfect.

    I've ordered a set of the SE locking keys and a set of Amber lampshade knobs.

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/1xnvljgm1gnaxdg/PRS 35th CE (3).JPG?dl=0
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/c38zq5b2vegv3sx/PRS 35th CE (14).JPG?dl=0
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/u7pvilw1v0ae38k/PRS 35th CE (11).JPG?dl=0
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/pdacxv4l76pmj10/PRS 35th CE (5).JPG?dl=0
     
    #1 djw171, Jan 16, 2020 at 11:21 AM
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  2. WA Paul

    WA Paul It’s ok...I’m with Manny dog

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    Congrats - beautiful!

    I had the same reaction when I first played a C24 - took a bit to get used to it. No longer have a 24 fretter as a I traded that one in on another PRS. GAS can be cruel :)
     
  3. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc #NeverGibson

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    Great looking anniversary edition!
     
  4. ElrytNamrogo

    ElrytNamrogo My name be scrambled

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    In the spirit of Public Service....

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    These 35th Anniversary SE's look incredible!

    Beautiful guitar! Congrats!
     
    #4 ElrytNamrogo, Jan 16, 2020 at 3:51 PM
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  5. veinbuster

    veinbuster Freeze zone

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    Looking mighty fine.
    Enjoy.
     
  6. Plugske

    Plugske You plug it in, it turns you on.

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    Awesome looking guitar! Congrats on it.
     
  7. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Nice! Congrats!
     
  8. shimmilou

    shimmilou Established in 1963

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    Nice looking top! Congrats
     
  9. NBW

    NBW New Member

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    I wonder where mine is?
     
  10. StillCantankerous

    StillCantankerous Deja Voodo

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    Another fine specimen! I loves me some mini-toggles.

    I have gravitated toward 22 fretters over the past few years, combination of neck pickup sound and ergonomics. But I do miss having two full octaves sometimes. These make it tempting
     
  11. WildWayz

    WildWayz New Member

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    Awesome looking Anniversary! Congrats!
     
  12. Jason G

    Jason G New Member

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    Hi congratulations. I received my 35th C24 2 days before Christmas and I really enjoying it. I had a pinging sound in the nut with the original strings. I forgot what you call the noise. But I put on a set of 9.5 strings and had to add a little relief. It resolved after that. Glad you like it!
     
  13. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Congratulations she’s a beauty!
     

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