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PRS Custom 22 Artist Wide Thin Neck with Tremolo Electric Guitar
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The Custom 22 Artist Electric Guitar has the special 25" Paul Reed Smith scale length coupled with a fast, wide thin neck carve and gold covered Drag...Read More
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A beautiful update of a PRS classic with a super fast neck.
The Custom 22 Artist Electric Guitar has the special 25" Paul Reed Smith scale length coupled with a fast, wide thin neck carve and gold covered Dragon II pickups. The 22 Artist also comes with gold hardware, PRS tremolo, low-mass locking tuners, and an artist grade maple top. The PRS guitar comes with a hardshell case.
- Body Style: Double Cutaway
- Top Wood: Artist Grade Maple
- Body wood: Mahogany
- Finish: Gloss Royal Blue
- Case: Hardshell
- Neck Joint: Set
- Scale Length: 25"
- Neck Wood: Mahogany
- Neck Shape: Wide Thin
- Fingerboard: Macassar Ebony
- Fingerboard Inlays: Bird Inlays
- Fingerboard Radius: 10"
- Number of Frets: 22
- Nut Width: 1-11/16"
- Bridge: PRS Tremolo
- Tuners: 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). They 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. Strangely, none of them (all bought new) had its control cavity properly shielded, which created unwanted hums/noises in certain electronically unfriendly environments (was easily fixed using a few sheets of copper shielding foil). In the same price category, Suhrs maybe slightly better made, but PRS?s are SUBSTANTIALLY better made than Gibsons or high-end (Custom Shop) Fenders. When getting a new PRS Artist (in contrast to getting a new high-end Gibson or Fender) ? it?s highly unlikely that you would end up disappointed.