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The PRS McCarty solidbody electric guitar incorporates the guitar building knowledge and techniques that Ted McCarty passed onto Paul Reed Smith over the years. Utilizing a thicker body for increased tone and sustain, this guitar serves up amazing sounds that you'll love. The mahogany neck with a Pattern neck profile and bound rosewood fingerboard offer inspiring playability. And premium 58/15 pickups with coil-splitting serve up a rich palette of tones for any style. The PRS McCarty electric guitar delivers elegance, big tone, and massive sustain.

  • Solid tonewoods and McCarty design deliver an amazing guitar
  • 58/15 pickups deliver sweetened humbucker sound
  • Pattern profile neck feels great and plays smoothly
Solid tonewoods and McCarty design deliver an amazing guitar

To give the PRS McCarty a rich and balanced sound, PRS began by choosing the tried-and-true combination of a mahogany body with a figured maple top. The mahogany body gives you natural tonal warmth, which is offset perfectly by the brighter tone of maple. And the slightly thicker McCarty body depth adds to this guitar's uniqueness and sustain. Together, these tonewoods and design give you an incredibly balanced sound.

58/15 pickups deliver sweetened humbucker sound

Speaking of tone, playing with the PRS McCarty's 58/15 pickups alone is an inspiring experience. That's because Paul Reed Smith himself designed the 58/15 pickups to give you the sweetened sound you'd expect from real vintage humbuckers. If you want to replicate the best you should go right to the source. That's just what PRS did when they bought the same coil wire manufacturing machine that '50s-era guitar makers used to create some of the most iconic pickups in history. The 58/15 pickups give this PRS McCarty the classic humbucker tones you've been looking for. And a push/pull Tone control splits the pickup coils for sparkly single-coil tones. Take it from the Hiendguitar crew - the PRS McCarty has the sounds and versatility you need for any gig.

Pattern profile neck feels great and plays smoothly

Guitarists know that neck shapes are critical to your playing experience. The McCarty is fitted with PRS's Pattern neck profile. Perfected after years of prototyping, the Pattern neck is an updated PRS Wide Fat neck style based on designs Paul Reed Smith did in the '70s and '80s for Carlos Santana, Peter Frampton, and Howard Leese of Heart. The McCarty's bound rosewood fingerboard offers smooth playability from headstock to body. And with bird inlays no one will mistake your axe for anything other than a PRS.

PRS McCarty Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:
  • Versatile electric guitar with McCarty appointments
  • Deeper McCarty body depth increases sustain and tone
  • Figured maple top and mahogany body offer classic electric guitar tones
  • Splittable 58/15 pickups deliver vintage-style humbucker and single-coil sounds
  • Bound rosewood fingerboard and Pattern shape mahogany neck play fast and smooth
  • PRS stoptail bridge and locking tuners for reliable tuning and note bending
  • Hardshell case included

Get great tone and added sustain with the PRS McCarty solidbody electric guitar!

Tech Specs

Body Type Solidbody
Body Shape Doublecut
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Number of Strings 6
Body Material Mahogany
Top Material Figured Maple
Neck Material Mahogany, Set
Neck Shape Pattern
Fingerboard Material Rosewood
Fingerboard Inlay Birds
Number of Frets 22
Scale Length 25"
Nut Width 1.6875"
Nut Material PRS synthetic/bronze powder blend
Bridge/Tailpiece PRS Stoptail
Tuners PRS Phase III Locking Tuners
Number of Pickups 2
Neck Pickup 58/15 Bass humbucker
Middle Pickup No middle pickup
Bridge Pickup 58/15 Treble humbucker
Controls 1 x volume, 1 x tone (push/pull), 3-way switch
Case Included Hardshell case included