Effortlessly playable, and capable of delivery a whole swathe of vintage tones, the PRS Limited Edition McCarty Charcoal Blueburst 10 Top is also a dream to play.
Originally released in 1994, the McCarty was such a hit with guitar enthusiasts that PRS decided to bring it back as a permanent fixture in their Core production models.
PRS Limited Edition McCarty Charcoal Blueburst 10 Top Highlights
- Premium-grade PRS guitar with a rare Flame Maple 10-Top and a Mahogany back
- Limited Edition "Charcoal Blueburst" finish
- Designed and built in honour of guitar-making legend Ted McCarty
- 58/15 "LT" humbuckers with coil-splitting function help deliver an array of vintage and modern guitar tones
- Phase III locking tuners and fixed bridge offer a superior level of tuning stability
- "Vintage Pattern" neck profile, along with a 25" scale length, offer a comfortable playing experience
- Limited Lifetime Warranty
- Finance options available
A Prime Example of PRS Craftsmanship, in a Limited Edition Finish
PRS's Core instrument range is, without a doubt, the beating heart of the company. Any instrument heralding from the core range has been crafted using only the finest woods, with techniques honed to perfection over deades, and fully utilises that rich PRS Heritage to good effect.
- Top Wood: 10-Top Flamed Maple
- Back Wood: Mahogany
- Finish: Charcoal Blueburst
A "10-Top" prefix refers to the rarity of the Flamed Maple wood top. In order to achieve 10-Top status the wood must have a clearly defined figure across the entire top with no "dead" spots, which is a rarity due to the small percentage of cut maple trees in North America that are actually figured.
Additioanlly, the Mahogany back makes for a light-weight and comfortable guitar, with that famous warm tonewood voicing that PRS are renowned for.
As a finishing touch to this fantastic body, PRS have included a stunning Charcoal Blueburst finish. This finish is usually reserved for Private Stock models only,
- Number of Frets: 22
- Scale Length: 25"
- Neck Wood: Mahogany
- Neck Shape: Pattern Vintage
- Fretboard: Rosewood
- Inlays: "Old School" Birds
This unique Pattern Vintage style neck shares it's measurements with the PRS Pattern neck, but is constructed in a slightly asymmetrical manner: the neck is slightly thinner on the treble side, but slightly thicker on the bass side - so comfortable it feels like you've been playing it forever.
As a finishing touch, this neck is topped with a rosewood fretboard and adorned with those famous PRS Bird inlays, adding a little extra class to an already beautiful instrument.
- Pickups: 58/15 LT Treble (Bridge) and 58/15 LT Bass (Neck)
- Controls: Two Volume & Two Push/Pull Tone Controls, 3-way Toggle Pickup Switch
A set of 58/15 "LT" (or "Low Turns") humbuckers help the McCarty produce a warm, yet clear tone. The coil tapping options housed within each pickup's tone control allows you to choose whether they're set for rich, authentic, vintage Humbucking tones or nuanced, sweet Single Coil sounds.
With the selector switch and highly accurate control knobs you get a near endless array of tweaking opportunities, ideal for when you're trying to find those tonal sweet spots.
- Bridge: PRS Adjustable Stoptail
- Tuners: Phase III Locking Tuners
- Hardware Type: Nickel
Phase III Locking Tuners, which PRS have used in this guitar's construction, work perfectly with the Two-Piece Stoptail bridge. A single added set screw on the tuners pulls the tuner's gear and worm together to prevent slipping, helping promote tone transfer from the string straight into the guitar with as little energy loss as possible.
When these tuners combine with the Two-Piece Stoptail Bridge, the McCarty remains completely in tune with a neck that remains intonated through it's entire length, making for a perfectly pleasant playing experience in any situation.
Order Your PRS Limited Edition McCarty Charcoal Blueburst 10 Top Today
If you'd like to know more about the availability of this guitar, then please feel free to contact our online sales team directly, or the store where it's currently situated - don't forget though, it's a Limited Edition model, so grab it whilst you can!
If you'd like to order one of these guitars with a finish we don't currently seem to have in stock, then don't worry: simply call our online sales team and we'll see what we can do for you.
Order this guitar online today and make use of our fabulous home-delivery or in-store pickup options!
|Warranty||2 years (limited lifetime warranty upon registration with prs)|
|Neck Wood||mahogany neck|
|Pickup Config||2 x humbucker|
|Number Of Strings||6 string|
|Right / Left-Handed||right handed|
|Guitar Style||s / se / custom|
|Body Size||full size|
|Body Material||mahogany body|
December 18, 2019Read Article
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