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PRS Custom 22 Artist Wide Fat Neck with Stoptail Electric Guitar
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The Custom 22 Artist Electric Guitar has the special 25" Paul Reed Smith scale length coupled with a comfortable wide fat neck carve and gold covered...Click To Read More About This Product
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A beautiful update of a PRS classic.
The Custom 22 Artist Electric Guitar has the special 25" Paul Reed Smith scale length coupled with a comfortable wide fat neck carve and gold covered Dragon II pickups. The Custom 22 Artist comes with gold hardware, stoptail bridge, low-mass locking tuners, and a beautifully carved, artist grade maple top. This PRS guitar includes a hardshell case.
- Body Style: Double Cutaway
- Top Wood: Artist Grade Flame Maple
- Body wood: Mahogany
- Finish: Gloss Whale Blue
- Case: Hardshell
- Neck Joint: Set
- Scale Length: 25"
- Neck Wood: Mahogany
- Neck Shape: Wide Fat
- Fingerboard: Macassar Ebony
- Fingerboard Inlays: Moon Inlays
- Fingerboard Radius: 10"
- Number of Frets: 22
- Nut Width: 1-11/16"
- Bridge: PRS Stoptail
- Tuners: PRS 14:1 Phase II Low Mass Locking Tuners
- Hardware Color: Gold
- Pickups: PRS Dragon II treble and bass pickups with covers
- Controls: Volume and Tone control with 5-way rotary pickup selector
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My guitar arsenal includes two PRS Artists (22 & 24) and a PRS ?Rosewood? (= similar to the Artists, but with a rosewood unpainted neck). Strengths: these 3 PRS guitars intonate really well, the pickups (PRS Dragon II?s in the 22 Artist and the HFS bridge/Vintage Bass combo in the other two) sound good with a great variety of amps, the tremolo is one of the best non-locking ones around, the frets and action are outstanding ? i.e., between 0.05? and 0.06? at the 12th fret with no buzz. Weaknesses: None of them had the control cavity properly shielded, which created unwanted hums/noises in certain electronically unfriendly environments; it?s fair to say that this potentially severe problem can be easily fixed (less than 2 hours of work and ~$10 worth of copper shielding foil). Verdict: Suhrs cost about the same, but are better made, Carvins are about the same quality, but substantially cheaper. Nevertheless, if you don?t mind the very high prize tag, try a PRS ? you may like it! :)