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PRS McCarty 594 10-Top Faded Whale Blue w/ Hybrid Hardware
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.
PRS Two-Piece Bridge
Made of zinc and brass, this bridge has four contact points and added mass, enhancing the natural tone of the guitar and helping to create a more resonant instrument.
Traditional closed-back tuners engineered to promote resonance and outfitted with PRS’s locking design for stability.
PRS 58/15 LT Pickups
“Low turn” pickups with vintage warm, clear tone.
Body Construction: Solidbody
Top Wood: Maple
Back Wood: Mahogany
Top Carve: Violin
Number of Frets: 22
Scale Length: 24.594”
Neck Wood: Mahogany
Neck Construction: One-Piece
Truss Rod: PRS Double-Acting
Neck Shape: Pattern Vintage
Neck Depth At The Nut: 7/8"
Width Of Fretboard At The Nut: 1 11/16"
Width Of Fretboard At The Body: 2 1/4"
Fretboard Wood: Rosewood w/ Faux Bone Binding
Fretboard Radius: 10"
Fretboard Inlay: Birds
Headstock Logo: Signature, Inlaid
Neck/Body Assembly Type: Set
Bridge: PRS Two-Piece
Hardware: Type Nickel
Truss Rod Cover: "McCarty"
Treble Pickup: 58/15 LT
Bass Pickup: 58/15 LT
Controls: Two Volume and Two Push/Pull Tone Controls with 3-Way Toggle Switch on Upper Bout
Strings: PRS Signature 10-46
Tuning: Standard (6 String): E, A, D, G, B, E
Case: Hardshell Case
Options: 10 Top with Hybrid Hardware (Yes)