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PRS CE22 Bolt-On

Average: 3.5 (2 votes)
General
Manufacturer: 
Paul Reed Smith
Made in: 
United States
Series: 
Paul Reed Smith
CE
Signature Guitar: 
No
Strings: 
6
Construction: 
Bolt-On
Orientation: 
Right handed
Years: 
1994 to 1999
Body
Body Style: 
Double Cut
Body Material: 
Mahogany
Body finish: 
Gloss
Top: 
No
Carved top: 
Carved
Body binding: 
No binding
Pickguard: 
No Pickguard
Electronics
Neck Pickup Brand: 
Paul Reed Smith
Bridge Pickup Brand: 
Paul Reed Smith
Piezo: 
No
Pickup Configuration: 
HH
Tone knob: 
1
Volume knob: 
1
5 way rotary knob: 
1
3 way switch: 
1
Coil split: 
Yes
Miscellaneous
Description: 

The PRS CE22 Bolt-On is the 22 fret version of the Paul Reed Smith CE24 Bolt-On. The 22 fret version first appeared in 1994 and besides the difference in amount of frets it featured the covered PRS Dragon Bass and Dragon Treble humbuckers that were replaced later by the PRS Dragon Bass II and the PRS Dragon Treble II. At the same time there was also an option for a maple top version.

The options were

  • Wide thin or Wide fat neck (As of 2001 they dropped the Wide-thin neck)
  • Trem or stoptail (As of 2001 they dropped the stoptail)
  • 5 way rotary knob or 3 way toggle


Neck
Nut Width: 
43 mm (1-11/16 inch)
Final fret width: 
57.7 mm (2-1/4 inch)
Locking nut: 
No locking nut
Thickness at nut: 
19.84mm
21.43mm
Neck Material: 
Maple
Neck pieces: 
1 Piece
Neck color: 
Clear
Neck finish: 
Gloss
Neck binding: 
No binding
Fretboard: 
Rosewood
Fretboard radius: 
254 mm (10 inch)
Scale Length: 
25 inch (635 mm)
Frets: 
22
Inlays: 
Dot
Inlay color: 
pearl
Scalloped Fretboard: 
Not Scalloped
Headstock
Tuning Key Arrangement: 
3+3 arrangement
Locking tuners: 
Locking Tuners
Headstock color: 
Black
Clear
Headstock finish: 
Satin
Headstock angle: 
angled
Matching headstock: 
Not matching headstock
Tuning Machines: 
Paul Reed Smith
Reversed: 
Not reversed
Hardware
Bridge brand: 
Paul Reed Smith
Bridge type: 
Wrap around bridge
Standard type
Hardware color: 
Chrome