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Thread: My 1st CU24 CE - waited 23 years to age ~~~

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    My 1st CU24 CE - waited 23 years to age ~~~

    So, I've been shopping for a Custom 24 and usually stay away from bolt-ons, but this striking color just caught my attention. It's a 1994 Custom 24 CE. Then, when I picked it up and played it unplugged I was really impressed with its resonance and the playability - of course, it's got the PRS action! I am generally averse to 5-way rotary dial, but really have grown to accept it and love the variance with the tones. And, I love these HFS and Vintage Bass pickups. Enjoy the pics!









    Last edited by enigma; 12-31-2013 at 11:32 AM.
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    Awesome axe

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    Color has faded to the perfect shade................ Nice!
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    That is stunning !!!!
    Congrats !!!
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    It looks great and I love those pickups.

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    Green CE's just sound better!
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    Coolest guitars ever.

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    Sweet ride! Hard to beat a CE24!

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    Killer, killer axe. Great top, great fade. Nothing like an alder-bodied CE with a rotary...magic.
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    Awesome top!

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    Wickedly good fade. Love those magic guitars.
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    I love green.
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    Awesome color, and I bet it'll only look better as it ages and fades.

    Now about the VB/HFS/rotary combination putting out uniquely great tones……..sorry, old news. I've been singin' that praise for years!

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    So cool.
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    Did that come from Lark St? I was eye-balling that one.
    Nice score! A 94 CE24 was my gateway-drug PRS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DISTORT6 View Post
    Did that come from Lark St? I was eye-balling that one.
    Nice score! A 94 CE24 was my gateway-drug PRS.
    Yes! I've owned over 40 PRSi at one time or another, but never a CE until this one. This one is really special!
    Last edited by enigma; 12-31-2013 at 12:43 PM.
    Modern Eagle I SC Trem NOS (2007); 2005 Custom 24 Artist; 1994 Standard 24; 1996 Tom Anderson Drop Top Koa; 1985 48th St Custom Shop Custom Tele; 1983 Guild S281; 1956 Gibson ES225TD; Breedlove C25/SME; Dr. Z Mas 18NR; Rivera Quiana Studio; Peavey Classic 30.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AaeCee View Post
    Awesome color, and I bet it'll only look better as it ages and fades.

    Now about the VB/HFS/rotary combination putting out uniquely great tones……..sorry, old news. I've been singin' that praise for years!
    I've always loved VB/HFS pickups and currently thinking of putting a pair in my ME. I'm also thinking of putting Dragon I into my ME as well.
    Modern Eagle I SC Trem NOS (2007); 2005 Custom 24 Artist; 1994 Standard 24; 1996 Tom Anderson Drop Top Koa; 1985 48th St Custom Shop Custom Tele; 1983 Guild S281; 1956 Gibson ES225TD; Breedlove C25/SME; Dr. Z Mas 18NR; Rivera Quiana Studio; Peavey Classic 30.

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    That fade is awesome! Congrats.

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    Seems like that color takes the prize...nice green. Congrats!

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    Sweet! I would love to try a CE someday.
    -I'm no expert, but it seems to work and I haven't electrocuted myself yet. Which is pretty much the standard I live by.

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