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PRS Custom 24-08 2018

PRS Custom 24-08 2018  ·  Source: PRS


PRS has just provided details of some new guitars for its 2018 model year. Among them is the Custom 24-08, which has a new switching system that can coax eight tones out of the twin humbucking pickups. That’s a lot of added versatility for a guitar based on a model that was already tonally flexible.


PRS Custom 24-08

This new Custom 24-08 is made using a nicely figured maple top with a mahogany back and neck. It’s loaded with the customary 24 frets and the now traditional 25” PRS scale length. It also has the PRS patented Gen III tremolo and a pair of  85/15 pickups.

Switching sounds

The Custom 24-08 has eight different pickup settings, all accessible via two mini-toggle switches and a three-way blade switch. So there should be plenty of tones on tap. Watch the official demo video I have linked below to hear them all.

The Custom 24-08 has two mini-toggle switches 3-way blade

The Custom 24-08 has two mini-toggle switches and a 3-way blade for accessing 8 pickup tones

Neck Patterns

When you order one online or through your local dealer, you can specify either the PRS Pattern Regular or Pattern Thin neck profiles. There is also a huge range of colours available for 2018, so plenty of choice in feel, tones and aesthetics. Not a bad thing, surely?

PRS custom 24-08 new for 2018

PRS custom 24-08 new for 2018


I own a regular Custom 24 myself and it is already a pretty versatile guitar. With these new enhancements for 2018, the new Custom 24-08 looks like a great guitar on paper. The demo video below makes it sound like one as well.


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