(SOLD) Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012

Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012
Paul Reed Smith P22 Charcoal Burst 2012

PRS P22, charcoal burst, made in USA 2012. This is a delightful item. The P22 is a twist on the iconic Custom 22, but with a handy addition: a piezo pickup. The piezo on board was designed in a collaboration with acoustic pickup wizards LR Baggs. It's got a seperate output jack, so you can potentially run an acoustic-style pre-amp for steel-string type while simultaneously using the other output for conventional electric tones. The 53/10 humbuckers are excellent too: there's that signature PRS bell-like clarity, lending every note plenty of definition and sparkle with a weighty low end an open, complex midrange. You can blend the piezo in with the humbuckers, and with a little bit mixed in adds a whole bunch of extra percussive click and snap to notes and a breathy openness in the treble frequencies. As per usual with PRS USA stuff, this features an absolutely gorgeous book-matched flame maple top and stellar workmanship, there's not a hair out of place in the build. The neck is a slim round shape, different to the 'wide/thin' profile and more akin to a slim-60s Gibson style shape, which I personally find very agreeable. These are tricky to find these days but worth every bit of trouble. Thanks Paul!

Model: Paul Reed Smith P22
Made: 2012, Maryland USA (serial 12186972)
Finish: transparent cherry gloss over flame maple top
Body: mahogany, maple cap
Neck: mahogany, rosewood board, 'pattern regular' profile, 10" radius, 25" scale
Weight: 3.245kg
Mods: none
Pickups: PRS 53/10 humbucker x2, PRS/LR Baggs piezo system
Case: original PRS hard case

Cosmetic condition notes: minor finish wear. The headstock has a couple of small marks on the end. The neck is clean and smooth in the hands, no major marks. The back has a couple of minor dimples on the bottom horn and elbow area, as well as a handful of very light scuffs spread around the body. The sides have minor scuffs on the top horn and elbow area, some dimples near the jacks and some light scuffs on the bottom horn. The front has a handful of minor dimples near the knobs and up from the bridge pickup, a minor dent on the binding in the elbow area and some standard light scuffs from play on the horns. Overall: very good condition (8/10)

Playing condition notes: Neck is straight, intonation is good, action is very low, truss rod works. All electronics tested and working properly. Frets have minor wear only, 8/10 for fret life left. Wearing fresh 11/49 Moonshiners strings. 


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