Basic Features By 1985

  • Back angled 3 on-a-side non-veneered headstock
  • One-piece mahogany glued in neck, regular shape
  • 25” scale length, 24-fret
  • Single-action truss rod (double action truss rod fitted from late ’91).
  • 10” radiused Indian rosewood fretboard. (Brazilian rosewood was standard until it was phased out by early 90 – 91 on all but top-line limited models such as the Dragons, etc.)

  • Mother-of-pearl/Abalone moon inlays (birds optional).
  • One-piece mahogany body or back.
  • Pickups were originally Standard Treble and Standard Bass. End slugs on E & B changed in ’87 to reduce high end. Changed on CE, Custom and Standard to HFS Treble and Vintage Bass by November ’91.
  • PRS Tremolo System, Schaller/PRS locking tuners, low friction nut.