HBII and Custom 22 Semi-Hollow

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  1. P90s

    P90s New Member

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    I couldn't find this particular spec on the PRS website; is the body thickness of the HBII the same as the Custom 22 semi-hollow? Also, is the position of the neck and body the same on these two models? Thanks!
     
  2. JMintzer

    JMintzer Bobble Head Moderator
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    The HB II is thicker than a semi-hollow Custom. The Custom is about the thickness of a McCarty...

    The neck/body positions are the same...
     
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  3. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    Jamie got it right on your questions.

    Some things you didn’t ask about: these two guitars are very different. The hollowbody is quite a bit thicker - the front profiles are the same, but the back profile isn’t at all the same. The hollowbody is much lighter as well. Because there is so much air inside the hollowbody, it has a very different sound. With a piezo, it has a huge range of tone.
     
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  4. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc Confirmed Bird Snob

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    It's close to 2x as thick. Both are great guitars!
     
  5. dcm_guitar

    dcm_guitar New Member

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    I have a HBII and a Custom 24. From a body perspective they are dramatically different. The Custom is MUCH thinner and a LOT heavier.

    Obviously, the tones of the two instruments will be hugely different.
     
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