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Meet The Model: The McCarty 594

June 22, 2016

Filed Under Electrics / Core Electrics / Meet The Model

It’s been about a month since we released our newest core model, the McCarty 594, and the feedback so far has been overwhelmingly positive! This model incorporates some old tricks Paul Reed Smith learned from his late mentor Ted McCarty, as well as a few firsts for a PRS core model. Learn more about the McCarty 594 here!

Missed Connections: 30th Anniversary “Vine” McCarty & Custom 22

May 24, 2016

Filed Under Electrics / Core Electrics / Missed Connections

Every once in a while on our blog you’ll see a post titled “missed connections.” It’s our way of making sure you have a second chance to see all of the great limited run guitars that we make - often in very small batches! This “missed connection” features two special guitars we made for our 30th Anniversary, the “Vine” McCarty & Custom 22. Get a closer look here!

An Inside Look at PRS Body Sanding

May 6, 2016

Filed Under Electrics / Core Electrics

A vast amount of work goes into the production of a PRS guitar, but today we are going to focus in on just one step in the process, body sanding. If you’ve ever wondered how we do it and why there’s so much attention to detail, hopefully this blog will provide some answers!

PTC Guitar Overhaul - Hollowbody II With Coil-Taps!

February 1, 2016

Filed Under Electrics / Core Electrics / PTC (PRS Tech Center)

The Paul Reed Smith Tech Center (PTC) is in the business of making your guitar dreams a reality. In addition to standard PRS repairs and maintenance, the PTC specializes in making unique modifications to your guitar to meet your needs as a musician. The PTC job we are exploring today features our Hollowbody II model with a few tweaks. Check out this blog to see the PTC work!

Missed Connections: 30th Anniversary Lefty Custom 24

January 18, 2016

Filed Under Electrics / Core Electrics / Missed Connections

Every once in a while on our blog you’ll see a post titled“missed connections.” It’s our way of making sure you have a second chance to see all of the great limited run guitars that we make - often in very small batches! This “missed connection” features the 30th Anniversary Lefty Custom 24 - a small batch run of left handed guitars with 30th Anniversary Custom 24 specs!

PTC Guitar Overhaul - “Floyd” Custom 24!

December 14, 2015

Filed Under Electrics / Core Electrics / PTC (PRS Tech Center)

The Paul Reed Smith Tech Center (PTC) is in the business of making your guitar dreams a reality. In addition to standard PRS repairs and maintenance, the PTC specializes in making unique modifications to your guitar to meet your needs as a musician. The PTC job we are exploring today features our Custom 24 “Floyd” model with some electronics mods. Check out this blog post to see that the PTC made possible!