Paul Reed Smith McCarty 594 – Black Gold Burst

Serial Number: 246030
Weight: 8 lbs 2 oz

The McCarty 594 is a vintage-inspired instrument that is at once incredibly familiar and effortlessly playable. Whether you are looking for rich, authentic, vintage humbucking tones or nuanced, sweet singlecoil sounds, the McCarty 594 can seamlessly master both sonic territories thanks to the 58/15 LT pickups and push/pull coil taps on the tone controls. The electronics layout, a few key specifications, and PRS craftsmanship combine in the McCarty 594 to create an instrument that plays in tune, is intonated the entire length of the neck, and feels like a guitar that you’ve been playing forever.

John Mayer has one of the early prototypes for this model, and has this to say: “The 594 is the best new guitar I’ve played in years. It has a vintage heart and soul but without the technical limitations that usually come along with an old instrument. What good is an old guitar if you can’t get all that feel out of the upper frets, or the intonation is off?” When asked about the guitar’s tone, Mayer added, “To hear that old PAF sound but be able to articulate the notes in a way that only modern manufacturing could allow is so exciting. This one’s going all over my new record, because it sits so nicely between all of the sonic identities we all know and love. And it plays like a dream.”

A few key specifications that contribute to the McCarty 594’s tone and feel are:

  • Top Wood     Figured Ten Top Flame Maple
  • Back Wood     Mahogany
  • Number of Frets     22
  • Scale Length     24.594″
  • Neck Wood     Mahogany
  • Fretboard Wood     Ebony with Binding
  • Fretboard Inlays     Birds
  • Neck Shape     Pattern Vintage
  • Truss Rod Cover     “McCarty 594”
  • Bridge     PRS 2-Piece Stoptail
  • Tuners     PRS Phase III Locking Tuners
  • Hardware Type     Hybrid
  • Treble Pickup     58/15 LT Treble
  • Bass Pickup     58/15 LT Bass
  • Controls     Two Volume and Two Push/Pull Tone Controls with 3-Way Toggle Pickup Switch on Upper Bout
  • Hard Case
  • 8 lbs 2 oz
  • #246030
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