Paul Reed Smith PRS Core McCarty 594 Hybrid Package Artist Top Sunburst Ser#:0333823

$5,140.00

Paul Reed Smith McCarty 594 Sunburst Hybrid Package Flame Maple Artist Top Mahogany Neck Pattern Vintage Carve Ebony Fretboard S

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SKU: PRS-CORE-0333823 Categories: , ,

You are looking at Serial#: 0333823.

Weight: 8.40 lbs

PRS Artist Package instruments come standard with exceptional tone woods, including an artist grade (flame or quilt) maple top, select mahogany back, ebony headstock veneer with inlaid signature, ebony truss rod cover, and premium Mexican ebony fingerboard. This is the first time outside of the Private Stock program that PRS is offering Mexican ebony, a wood which, once oiled, turns a beautiful, deep chocolate brown. Several unique options are also available, including the choice of PRS’s coveted 57/08, 59/09, or 53/10 pickups (excluding the P22 and 513); gold, nickel, or hybrid hardware; a figured maple or East Indian rosewood neck; and a figured maple (maple neck only) or ebony fretboard. New artist bird inlays (green abalone with green ripple outlines on Mexican ebony and ebony fretboards / green abalone with black lip mother of pearl outlines on maple fretboards), V12 finish, and an artist case are also included.

The McCarty 594 is a versatile, vintage-inspired instrument that is effortlessly playable. Featuring a bound 22-fret Pattern Vintage neck and slightly thicker back for more enhanced tone and sustain, the McCarty 594 plays in tune, is intonated the entire length of the neck, and feels like a guitar you’ve been playing forever. Whether you are looking for rich, authentic humbucking tones or nuanced, sweet single-coil sounds, the McCarty 594 can seamlessly master both sonic territories thanks to its 58/15 LT pickups, which have now been through the TCI (tuned capacitance and inductance) process, and dual volume and push/pull tone controls. A zinc two-piece bridge and vintage-style tuners anchor this guitar and stay true to the promise of the McCarty family.

“One of my sayings is that everything that touches the string is God – well, that’s really the bridge, the nut, and the tuners. The updates to the McCarty family make a huge difference in their tone. The guitar sustains longer and the tone has more character,” said Paul Reed Smith.

In the late 1980’s, Paul Reed Smith called on Ted McCarty to consult with him on guitar design and production techniques. He not only served as a mentor but became a great friend of Paul and everyone he met at PRS. In 1994, PRS released the first McCarty, an instrument that incorporated the full spectrum of techniques and knowledge Paul had gained from Ted as well as his own experiences as a guitar builder.

Specifications

  • Top Wood: Flame Maple Artist Top
  • Back Wood: Mahogany
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Scale Length: 24.594″
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Neck Shape: Pattern Vintage
  • Fretboard Wood: Mexican Ebony
  • Fretboard Inlay: Abalone Birds
  • Bridge: PRS Two-Piece
  • Tuners: Vintage-Style
  • Hardware Type: Nickel
  • Treble Pickup: 58/15 LT TCI
  • Bass Pickup: 58/15 LT TCI
  • Controls: Two Volume and Two Push/Pull Tone Controls with 3-Way Toggle Switch on Upper Bout

 

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