Paul Reed Smith Standard Satin 24 2006 Vintage Mahogany

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Weight: 3590 grams

Amazing PRS in incredible condition, original case was misplaced, Custom form fitted case by Flightcase warehouse.

Model: Standard Satin

Top Wood: Mahogany

Frets: 24

Top Spec: Non-Figured

Top Grade: Non-Ten Top

Neck Wood: Mahogany

Neck Carve: Pattern/Thin (Wide/Thin)

Fingerboard Wood: East Indian Rosewood

Inlay: Original Solid Birds (pre-2008)

Bridge: Tremolo or 2-Piece Bridge

Color: Vintage Mahogany

Hardware: Nickel

Treble Pickup: HFS Treble

Middle Pickup: none

Bass Pickup: Vintage Bass

Electronics: 3-Way Toggle or Blade

The 24-fret Standard with its long neck (oddly the smoothest of the trio), vibrato, different pickups and selections gives a modern but highly versatile flavour.

There a little more grind from the HFS, less vintage-like wood if you like, and more power from the Vintage Bass.

There's contrast between the full on humbuckers and the single-coil splits sound a little spiky, but arguably they give a little extra edge for effected tones.

Judging by the endless number of artists choosing decidedly un-posh old guitars to ply their craft these days, PRS's Satin Series seems well timed.

In these all-mahogany formats they not only revisit, in spirit, Paul Reed Smith's hand-made pre-factory guitars before he started utilising curly maple but also one of his tonal benchmarks: the late fifties/early sixties all-mahogany Les Paul Juniors, Specials and SGs.

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