Can I upgrade my PRS SE Custom 24's "85/15s" to the "85/15" or TCI pickups

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  1. hydeinthesky

    hydeinthesky New Member

    May 28, 2020
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    Hi Everyone

    I was just thinking can I upgrade my PRS SE Custom 24 pickups from 85/15s to 85/15 or TCI?? If yes where I can buy one?

    I really love my PRS SE Custom 24 Burled Ash Top (2019) and I'm not thinking of letting it go and want to keep it for the rest of my life, I really love the feel, the sound and the design specially the design of the Burled Ash Top which is for me unique than other models that I see in the internet. I know someday that I might buy a CE24 or a Silversky, but I'm not thinking to let go this guitar, but I know that I might upgrade it and one of it is the pickups, I know that there are other options for the upgrade but I want to stay on the PRS pickups, that's why I want to know if it can be replace by "85/15" or "TCI", If yes where I can buy one?

    I'm living in the Philippines and If it will be shipped to me, that's fine, but I want a legit one.

    Thanks everyone and regards
    #1 hydeinthesky, Aug 12, 2020
    Last edited: Aug 12, 2020
  2. 93studiolite

    93studiolite Got Birds!

    Sep 11, 2019
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    If you can find some, I don’t see why not. You may need to perform other mods to get the TCI pups to work to their full potential. I have my S2 at my local shop having 57/08’s installed instead of the import Vintage/HFS set. I got my 57/08’s off Reverb.
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  3. bodia

    bodia Authorities leave it.....unsolved

    Jan 21, 2015
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    You'd have to buy them second hand as PRS does not sell either of those separately. The 85/15 come up for sale every once in a while. I'd be surprised to see any of the TCI pickups on the market.
  4. Eddie kim

    Eddie kim New Member

    Mar 7, 2018
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    You have to remember that 85/15 is very expensive in the used market. You can try reverb or eBay.
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