The PRS Limited Edition Wood Library 10 Top Quilt McCarty 594 River Blue has a Mahogany Body, Quilted Maple 10 Top, Pattern Vintage Stained Flame Maple Neck, Ziricote Fingerboard & Headplate, Bird Inlays, 58/15 Low Turn Pickups, Hybrid Hardware, Incl. Case
2016 marked the 20th Anniversary of PRS' Private Stock range, a premium selection of guitars hand-crafted by PRS' top luthiers. As part of the 'China Anniversary', PRS have been releasing a 'Guitar of the Month' of various Private Stock models. This has cooked up some seriously cool and quirky models, the McCarty 594 being February's edition.
After a barrage of requests from guitar fans worldwide, PRS have decided to put the 594 into production making it available to all and at an affordable price. Some of its stand-out features include a 24.594" scale length, slightly longer than the regular PRS scale and is an indication to its name. The 58/15 LT pickups deliver a warm, clear PAF like tone, with two volume and two tone controls for added versatility.
The PRS Wood Library is a unique way of dealers customising USA Core-line models, without reaching the monetary heights of the revered Private Stock. Dealers are given the ability to take a model like the Custom 24 or McCarty 594 and pick a top, body wood, neck, pickups, finish, hardware that aren't usually available to the regular Core-line models. This results in a truly unique model and can result in very limited and sought after combinations, make sure you try one of these out before it's too late!
Here's what PRS have to say about the McCarty 594:
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.
If you needed convincing further, here's what blues guitar heartthrob John Mayer thinks about the 594:
"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? 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." – John Mayer
- Brand: PRS
- Model: Limited Edition Wood Library 10 Top Quilt McCarty 594
- Colour: River Blue
- Weight: 8.10 lbs / 3.67 kg
- Top: Figured Quilted Maple 10 Top
- Body: Mahogany
- Neck: Mahogany
- Neck Profile: Pattern Vintage
- Fingerboard: Ziricote
- Fingerboard Inlays: Birds
- Truss Rod Cover : "McCarty 594"
- Scale Length: 24.594"
- Frets: 22
- Tuners: PRS Phase III Locking Tuners
- Bridge: PRS 2-Piece Stoptail
- Hardware: Nickel
- Pickups: 58/15 LT Treble & Bass Humbuckers
- Controls: Two Volume and Two Push/Pull Tone Controls with 3-Way Toggle Pickup Switch on Upper Bout
- No. Of Strings: 6
- Case/Gigbag: PRS Hardshell
- Condition: New
Any order placed before 2pm (Mon-Fri) will be despatched that same day. We use UPS so it’s fully tracked and insured and you can follow your shipment online every step of the way.
UK Delivery > Free, next day service as standard. Nominated day and Saturday delivery services also available.
International Delivery > Worldwide shipping prices are calculated at the checkout. Fully insured and tracked via UPS.
No hassle returns
We know how much of a gamble it can be purchasing a guitar online without trying it first. That’s why if you receive your order and it’s not as you expected, just let us know within 14 working days and we will have it collected by UPS.
Once back we will refund or exchange the item if preferred. Online only.
Fully setup & triple checked quality control
We have 2 in-house guitar technicians here at Guitar Village, so that means all guitars in stock are constantly checked and maintained by one of our techs for optimum playability.
As soon as a guitar is sold it will be fully setup to ensure it’s playing just as you like right out of the box. It will then go through a 19-point inspection checklist and is then checked again by 3 more members of staff in quality control (so that means every guitar is actually checked 76 times!) Let us know any preferred setup requirements and we will be happy to oblige!
All new products come with a 12 month warranty as standard. Some products will come with an extended manufacturer’s warranty - these will be included with the product and will usually need to be activated after purchase. Ex Demo products will also come with a 12 month warranty. Pre-owned products come with a 3 month warranty.
Real time stock levels
Fed up with websites advertising guitar that they don’t actually have? So are we! The Guitar Village website is updated in Real Time, so that means the second we sell out of a guitar the website will say ‘out of stock’. If it says ‘In Stock’ the rest assured we do actually have it in stock and ready to go!
Actual image photography
One of the many things that separates us from the majority of other shops is we photograph each individual guitar in stock for the website*.
We have our own photo booth where all guitars are photographed when they are unboxed, checked over and weighed in quality control.
Any guitar with a figured finish or unique colour will have its own individual image. If we sell one of these guitars and have more than 1 in stock the “actual guitar in photographs” tick box will be removed, and the image will be replaced with the next correct guitar. br abbr * | Any guitar priced under £999 with an opaque/bloc finish, or lightly figured woods (non heavily figured) may have an example image of the guitar, although still photographed by ourselves, but this will be made clear on the listing.
Click & collect
Don’t fancy the painful wait at home for the courier to deliver your new toy?
If you’re not a million miles away why don’t you come in and collect it from the shop? all you need to do it select Click & Collect at the checkout, pay in full online then pop in with the card you sed, along with some photo ID* and you can take it away right then and there!
*Photo ID must be a valid passport or drivers license.
Ex Demo/New Old Stock Products
Occasionally we list items as ‘Ex Demo’ or ‘New Old Stock’. These are new but may not necessarily be in perfect condition and could have had minor repairs, marks, scratches and/or other defects.
These will be fully described and discounted accordingly.
At Guitar Village we're commited to offering you the very best shopping experience possible. We strive to provide you with an unmatched choice of guitars as well as our award winning friendly customer service, combined with the best prices in the UK. Occasionally the odd price pops up a little cheaper somewhere else, so we don't want any of our customers to ever have to decide between this high level of service and a lower price, so we will match any genuine price and even throw in a free gift!
To qualify for a price match it must be:
- From an official authorised dealer,
- Identical to the product we are selling (model, colour, specs),
- In stock and ready to ship,
- Clearly advertised at the cheaper price on their website (not a personal call price),
- An outright purchase price, not including finance, part exchange or any other offer.
- Usually these cheaper prices are offered by online-only warehouse retailers with little overheads and a "stack 'em high, sell 'em cheap" philosophy, sacrificing the customer service that's essential to back-up any purchase.
When you buy from Guitar Village you can rest assured that your item will be:
- In stock if the website says it is,
- Guitars fully setup to any given requirements by one of our full time in-house guitar techs prior to dispatch,
- Triple checked through our extensive quality control,
- Safely and securely packaged, then dispatched using UPS - fully tracked and insured,
- Full after-sales customer support.