McCarty 594 Soapbar

  • 24.594” Scale Length
  • PRS/Seymour Duncan Pickups
  • Limited Order Window

Please note: this is a 2017 model. See our Products listing for current models.

McCarty 594 Soapbar

Sweet, Transparent Soapbar Tone

McCarty 594 Soapbar

PRS Guitars is proud to offer the acclaimed McCarty 594 and McCarty Singlecut 594 with PRS/Seymour Duncan Soapbar pickups. McCarty 594 models were designed to rival the best vintage instruments, meticulously spec’d with a 24.594” scale length, Pattern Vintage neck carve, tweaked Phase III locking tuners with modified collars and set screws, and a two-piece zinc bridge. Soapbars are one of the most classic pickup designs and add another tonal option for players that is at once incredibly familiar and effortlessly playable.

For this PRS/Seymour Duncan collaboration, we started with the Seymour Duncan Antiquity P90 for its sweet, vintage growl and cool, gritty sparkle. However, we modified the pickup slightly so it sits at the proper height in our cavity design. Like with original Antiquity pickups, chords sound full and round, while single notes sing sweetly. A relatively low output pickup, these soapbars have a many usable voicings by simply adjusting your volume and tone controls.

There is no limit to the number of McCarty 594 Soapbar guitars that will be made, but the order window is open from July 11 – August 31, 2017 only. Contact your Authorized PRS Dealer place your order.

Photos

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  • McCarty 594 Soapbar
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  • McCarty 594 Soapbar
  • McCarty 594 Soapbar
  • McCarty 594 Soapbar

Videos

  • PRS McCarty 594

    PRS McCarty 594 "Soapbar" w/ Bryan Ewald

  • Comparing Tones: McCarty 594 vs. McCarty 594

    Comparing Tones: McCarty 594 vs. McCarty 594 "Soapbar"

  • Boscoe France - McCarty 594 Soapbar

    Boscoe France - McCarty 594 Soapbar

  • "Amazing Grace" - Boscoe France

Specifications

Body

Top Wood Carved Figured Maple
Back Wood Mahogany

Neck

Number of Frets 22
Scale Length 24.594"
Neck Wood Mahogany
Neck Shape Pattern Vintage
Fretboard Wood Rosewood with Faux Bone Binding
Fretboard Inlay “Old School” Green Ripple Abalone Birds

Hardware

Bridge PRS Two-Piece, Cast Zinc
Tuners Tweaked Phase III Locking
Hardware Type Nickel

Electronics

Treble Pickup PRS/Seymour Duncan Soapbar Treble
Bass Pickup PRS/Seymour Duncan Soapbar Bass
Controls 2 Volume, 2 Tone Controls, 3-Way Toggle Pickup Selector on Upper Bout
Strings PRS 10-46

Available Colors

  • Antique White

    Antique White

  • Black

    Black

  • Black Gold Wrap Burst

    Black Gold Wrap Burst

  • Blood Orange

    Blood Orange

  • Champagne Gold Metallic

    Champagne Gold Metallic

  • Charcoal Burst

    Charcoal Burst

  • Emerald

    Emerald

  • Faded Whale Blue

    Faded Whale Blue

  • Fire Red Burst

    Fire Red Burst

  • Frost Green Metallic

    Frost Green Metallic

  • Gold Top

    Gold Top

  • Gray Black

    Gray Black

  • McCarty Sunburst

    McCarty Sunburst

  • McCarty Tobacco Sunburst

    McCarty Tobacco Sunburst

  • Orange Tiger

    Orange Tiger

  • Trampas Green

    Trampas Green

  • Violet

    Violet

Design & Build Philosophies

  • Wood is the foundation of every PRS instrument, so great care is taken in sourcing, cutting, drying, and grading each species of timber used.

  • Neck shapes are paramount to the connection a player feels the moment he or she picks up a guitar. PRS neck shapes are designed for comfort, playability, and stability, so that feeling lasts a lifetime.

  • Stain and finish should do more than help a guitar look good; they should feel good and maximize tone as well. So while PRS is synonymous with beautiful, richly detailed stains, paints, and finishes, the goal is always to use a thin, clear, and hard finish that is durable and does not deaden the instrument’s natural tone and resonance.

  • The bridge is the anchor of the guitar. All PRS bridges are designed to maximize the transfer of the strings’ vibration into the guitar body while providing excellent intonation and functionality.

  • PRS Phase III tuners are designed to maximize the transfer of the strings’ vibration into the guitar while providing excellent tuning precision and stability via the easy to use locking system.

  • As one of the three main contact points of the strings, the nut is essential to the guitar’s tone. PRS uses a proprietary nut material, designed to maximize the guitar’s tonal resonance. PRS nut placement is compensated to provide accurate intonation across the fretboard. All PRS nuts are hand-filed for precise fit and superior playability.

  • A pickup is a transducer that captures the mechanical vibration of a string and converts it into an electrical current. Every component (wire, magnet, bobbin, slugs, etc) affects the sound and interacts differently with instruments and amps, which is why we design and build many distinct pickup models. Nearly all Private Stock and Core pickups are designed and built in our Stevensville, Maryland factory.

  • PRS uses nickel silver fret material for durability and tone. In general, PRS fret wire height has been specified to provide a good platform for both chord/rhythm playing and string bends/lead techniques. PRS fret wire width and hardness is specified to minimize wear, maximize fret life, and support the tone of the instrument. All PRS frets are glued in place to avoid raised or popped frets and are leveled, radiused, and crowned giving the guitar amazing comfort and playability.

  • The final instrument reflects all of the thought, work, and passion that are put into every step of the building process. If all the details are cared for, a guitar can be much more than the sum of its parts.

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