PRS Paul Reed Smith Private Stock Custom 24 Multi-Scale Figured Swamp Ash White Wash Red Grainfiller
Serial Number: 18261170
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Ish Guitars Exclusive Dealer Limited Run of Custom 24 Multi Scale 6 Strings!
My name is Jesse Wilson, owner of Ish Guitars. I hand picked every wood and option on this guitar in the Private Stock Wood Vault at the PRS Factory.
A Multi-Scale PRS?!
Yes, PRS went multi-scale (commonly known as fanned fret), and I was the one crazy enough to commission the very expensive $7000+ 8-month long research-and-development processes for the 6 guitars in our first run (more to come!). This means that you get an amazing 1-off multi-scale PRS without having to pay the huge amount of money to develop the guitar.
Ish Guitars has a "Dealer Exclusive" to 6 String Multi-Scale PRS guitars, so you can also custom order your own Multi-Scale PRS through us!
The frets are not fanned much on purpose. A PRS is a "best of both worlds" guitar, combining a Les Paul and a Strat. So, I picked a 25.5" scale (like a Strat) on the bass side for nice chimey Strat-like chording, and 24.75" (usual LP-style Scale length) on the treble side to have that awesome Les Paul lead guitar feel up top. 99% of the world isn't tuning to some crazy low C drop tuning, so most of us don't need a huge 27" scale on the bottom.
Another benefit of the small fan is that those who have played this guitar and the prototype guitar all said they did not need to "get used to" the change in the frets - which is exactly what the goal was - better intonation, tone, and balance, but without having to re-learn how to play guitar.
Many who have played this guitar have called it "the perfect PRS" because of the reasons above!
Private Stock #8070
Model: Custom 24 / Multi Scale
Top Wood: Figured Swamp Ash
Back Wood: Figured Swamp Ash
Middle Wood: Swamp Ash
Neck Wood: Tulip Wood
Fingerboard Wood: Tulip Wood
Scale Length: 25.5" & 24.75" Multi Scale
Fingerboard Inlay: Old Birds - MOP
Outlines: Dark Red Coral
Fingerboard Purfling: None
Side Dots: Mother of Pearl
# of Frets: 24
Neck Shape: Pattern Thin (Fan Fret)
Veneer Wood: Figured Swamp ash
Veneer Inlays: Old PS Eagle - MOP
Top: White Wash w/ Red Grainfiller
Back: White Wash w/ Red Grainfiller
Finish: HG Nitro
Tuning Pegs: Phase III Locking
Tuner Buttons: Tulip
Bass/Middle/Treble Pick-Up: 513 SC
Electronics: Volume, Tone w/ 6 x 3-way mini switches