(SOLD) Paul Reed Smith S2 Singlecut Cherry Sunburst 2019
PRS S2 Singlecut, dark cherry sunburst, made in USA 2019. The S2 series was designed as a stripped back take on Paul's Core series models, still made in USA, but with a bit less bling and as such, they sold for a few less Freedombucks. You still get the PRS good stuff: locking tuners with the straight string path over the headstock, super practical intonatable wraparound bridge, belly and elbow carves for balance and comfort, push/pull pickup splits, fancy flame maple carved top and some birbs on the board. There's just a bit less binding and whatnot, which is totally fine with me. The neck is a comfy rounded 'pattern regular' shape, which sits nicely in the hands and offers good access all the way up to the top frets. The bridge pickup has been switched for a USA-made Tremonti model, which delivers the goods: rich, warm, hot and juicy, and pretty good when split to a single too. The neck pickup is dark and rounded and adds a nice depth that's handy for jazz or solo singer type stuff. There's plenty to like here, and you don't see these pop up on the used market all that often, so if you're after an easy-in for a USA PRS, S2 SC FTW.
Model: Paul Reed Smith S2 Singlecut
Made: USA, 2019
Finish: dark cherry sunburst, gloss nitro
Body: mahogany, flame maple top
Neck: mahogany, rosewood fretboard, 10" radius, 25" scale, pattern regular profile
Mods: bridge pickup replaced
Pickups: S2 humbucker (neck), Tremonti ACC-3056 humbucker (bridge)
Accessories: original deluxe gig PRS gig bag and docs
Cosmetic condition notes: minor finish wear. The headstock has minor dimples on the end. The neck is clean and smooth in the hands, minor rub wear and dimples on the back only. The back has minor scuffs and surface scratches in the middle of the body and along the belly carve, as well as a scratch on the bottom edge below the electronics cavity. The sides have minor dimples in the elbow area and near the job. The front has some minor dimples in the elbow area and near the knobs, as well as minor play wear on the horns.
Overall: excellent condition (9/10)
Playing condition notes: action is low, neck is straight, intonation is good, truss rod works. All electronics tested and working properly. Wearing fresh 10/52 Moonshiners strings.
Fret Life: 9/10, minor wear only