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PRS 2017 McCarty with Pattern Neck Electric Guitar

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The PRS McCarty model pays homage to a legacy of innovation. As the President of Gibson during a true golden era of guitar building (1950-1966), Ted McCarty was a pioneer of the electric guitar and musical instrument industry. In the late 1980’s, Paul Reed Smith called on Ted to consult with him on guitar design and production techniques. He not o...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

The PRS McCarty model pays homage to a legacy of innovation. As the President of Gibson during a true golden era of guitar building (1950-1966), Ted McCarty was a pioneer of the electric guitar and musical instrument industry. In the late 1980’s, Paul Reed Smith called on Ted to consult with him on guitar design and production techniques. He not only served as Paul’s 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. It is in honor of Ted McCarty – his knowledge, his friendship, and his memory – that PRS reintroduced the McCarty model.

The PRS McCarty model features a slightly thicker back for enhanced tone and sustain and the 58/15 treble and bass pickups, which were personally designed by Paul Reed Smith. 58/15’s are a vintage style pickup with exceptional clarity and focused midrange. Additional appointments include a push/pull tone control with a 3-way toggle pickup switch for a complete palette of tones, a bound rosewood fretboard, and PRS stoptail bridge with brass studs for added resonance. Includes hardshell case.

Features

Body 
Body shape: Double cutaway
Body type: Solid body
Body material: Solid wood
Top wood: Carved figured maple
Body wood: Mahogany
Body finish: Gloss
Orientation: Right handed
Neck
Neck shape: Pattern regular
Neck wood: Mahogany
Joint: Set-in
Scale length: 25 in.
Truss rod: Standard
Neck finish: Gloss
Fretboard
Material: Bound Rosewood
Radius: 10 in.
Fret size: Medium
Number of frets: 22
Inlays: Birds
Nut width: 1.687 in. (42.8 mm)
Pickups
Configuration: HH
Neck: 58/15
Middle: Not applicable
Bridge: 58/15
Brand: PRS
Active or passive pickups: Passive
Series or parallel: Series
Piezo: No
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: Push/pull tone control
Controls
Control layout: Master volume, tone
Pickup switch: 3-way
Coil tap or split: Coil split
Kill switch: No
Hardware
Bridge type: Fixed
Bridge design: PRS stoptail with brass studs
Tailpiece: Not applicable
Tuning machines: PRS Phase III locking
Color: Nickel 
Other
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Electronics, 10 top 
Case: Hardshell case
Accessories: None
Country of origin: United States
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