Used PRS Custom 22 pricing

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  1. mikeratan00

    mikeratan00 Member

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    Very good condition with no visible scratches or dents. Price is $1500.. No Birds

    What do you think?

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  2. panther_king

    panther_king Supporting Member

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    $1,500 is a great deal for a Custom in nice shape. If you're in the market, go for it. I can tell it's an 'older' one by the rotary - probably VB/HFS pickups too, if I had to guess.

    I usually expect to see well taken care of Customs in the $1,800-$2,000 range. Older model, rotary, moons, and maybe electronics could drop the price a little bit, but $1,500 is a good price on a Custom 22 any way you look at it.
     
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  3. agiehler

    agiehler Supporting Member

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    For an older non-10 top with dots that price seems about right.
     
  4. buildermike

    buildermike Silver Supporting Member

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    Yep, the price is right for it's condition.
     
  5. Phil M

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    That’s the right price - I was looking a few months ago and most seemed to be 1600-1800 depending on condition and top. There were a few lower but they were the really beat up ones.
     
  6. Guitar Josh

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    I was going to try and get out there to check that one out lol. Hope you ended up with it.
     
  7. sanrico

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    That's not a CE22?
     
  8. Phil M

    Phil M Supporting Member

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    Look at the headstock in the pic in the OP. It’s mahogany. If it were a CE it would have a black laminate over the face of the headstock (or possibly be maple).
     
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    Ah, good catch. I didn't look at the headstock. I always think of customs as having the birds, but don't know much about PRS even after having owned a couple of 'em. Great guitars.
     
  10. Yam the BOMB

    Yam the BOMB Silver Supporting Member

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    I prefer them without the birds.
     
  11. Phil M

    Phil M Supporting Member

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    Yup, long time Les Paul player but I got a CU24 a couple of years ago that I can’t stop playing. Great guitars for sure!
     
  12. Shredzilla

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    Good price.

    I was watching a triple p-90 CU22 on the bay a couple days ago.
    Meant to try to snipe it, but forgot about it.
    Sold for 1600 which was an awesome deal for a 3 P90.
     
  13. archey

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    $1500 out the door would be good.
     
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    Nice deal, and that's a great PRS color which generally looks even better in person.
     
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    That is a great price for that. There are many different variations of this guitar, woods, pups, tops etc etc etc. But that is a god price and a great guitar.
     
  16. Last Resort

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    Nice. Its gonna have Dragon pickups. 1s or 2s depends on the year. I got a 07 a couple weeks ago with D2s for about the same price. It’s definitely worth $1500
     
  17. Lwilliams

    Lwilliams Silver Supporting Member

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    I have to disagree with the consensus. I buy and sell many guitars per year.

    A CU22, dots, non-10......even mint condition would be about 1250-1350. The last one I bought in October, 2017, I paid 1300 for it WITH birds in mint condition.

    1500 is a bit too much for that guitar. If it were an older CU22, then it would bring more money.

    In fact, my very good friend and TGPer, passed on a 1998 CU22, birds, non-10, Dragon I pickups, at $1200 last week. It was 100% mint condition. It was Whale Blue with very, very strong flame. Thought it was a 10, but it was not. It was advertised on Reverb at 1399.00. The seller offered to sell it to my friend for $1200.

    There is a tremendous difference between asking price and sold price - and even more so in the used market.
     
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  18. archey

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    I've noticed that hardtails seem to go for less. Trem model is worth the $1500.
     

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