Before I got the SE Custom 24 I returned a PRS SE 245 because it had finish flaws. The PRS SE Custom 24 has a veneer top. 2) SE Custom 24 and SE Custom 24-7. So it took me 3 purchases to find a PRS … I like and dislike aspects of both options. PRS SE Custom 24 vs Standard 24. We already talked about Custom 22 and 24 and now lets briefly check out what is PRS SE Standard 24. I'm currently on the fence. I bought a PRS SE Custom 24 and sold it very quickly. The SE Custom 24 brings the original PRS design platform to the high-quality, more affordable SE line up of instruments. Just like Custom 24, Standard 24 has a PRS … Then there's the mahogany vs … Played by internationally touring artists, gigging musicians, and aspiring players, the SE Custom 24 features a maple top, mahogany back, wide thin maple neck, rosewood fretboard with bird inlays, and the PRS … The SE Custom 22 features 22 frets, while the Custom 24 features 24. Paul Reed Smith Custom Series SE models are the step between a Standard SE and a main-line PRS model. PRS SE Standard 24 has an all-mahogany body giving warmth and articulation to some legendary vintage rock tones. I bought my PRS SE Custom 24 new for $399, which is close to half price. Option 1 gets me a higher quality guitar, but so far as I understand it has the same trem as the SE. I love my PRS SE Standard 24. And for $399, I don’t know if there’s anything that can touch it, in terms of wanting a dual humbucker solid body with a … Option 2 gets me two guitars, but so far as I understand the SE has smaller frets. As compared to the Standard SEs, they feature slightly upgraded finishes—like a maple cap and veneer where the Standard SEs feature all-mahogany bodies.