Paul Reed Smith McCarty II 2009 Blue Berry

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  • $1,700$2,600

Honoring guitar design legend Ted McCarty, the PRS McCarty premiered in 1994. The model was renamed McCarty II in 2007 which brought a new Mastering Voice Control circuit system.  hile similar in shape and design to the Custom 24 and PRS Standard, the McCarty featured a slightly thicker body and neck profile, as well as a different pikcups. Like most PRS guitars, the highly customizable nature of the McCarty has created a good deal of variation within these guitars.  

Years of Production: 2007 - present

Unique to this Era: Switch to McCarty II with MVC system in 2007.

Body Style: Double cutaway solidbody

Wood Composition: Mahogany body, Flamed/Quilted Maple top, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Bird inlays, single-piece bridge/tailpiece, 25-inch scale length, two humbuckers, MVC controls

Notable PRS Players:  Carlos Santana, Mark Tremonti, Al Di Meola


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