NGD: Double No-Whammy

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  1. Johnny Rigs

    Johnny Rigs Have you tried restarting?

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    I have “enough” trem models for now, and have been looking for some fixed bridge goodness for some more alternative tuning flexibility. With some trades and moving a bit of gear, I was able to secure two nice examples.

    Exhibit A:
    2018 McCarty 594 - Goldtop

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  2. Johnny Rigs

    Johnny Rigs Have you tried restarting?

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    Exhibit B:
    2016 McCarty Artist Package - Trampas Green

    This AP was spec’d with a Gaboon Ebony fretboard and headstock veneer, green abalone bird inlays and headstock signature, and hybrid hardware.

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  3. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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    Bangin’!(s)
     
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  4. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Stellar examples, too. Congrats!
     
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  5. Johnny Rigs

    Johnny Rigs Have you tried restarting?

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    I should add that these 58/15 LT pickups are the first PRS pickups that have really put a smile on my face. Finally, balanced the way I like tone-wise and from bridge to neck position.
     
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  6. jm9239

    jm9239 New Member

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    Both are beautiful. Congrats!
     
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  7. toothace

    toothace We've got, you know, armadillos in our trousers.

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    Nice pair! Congrats!


    Sweet tops!
     
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  8. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Goldtops rule! Killer double score!
     
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  9. Johnny Rigs

    Johnny Rigs Have you tried restarting?

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    You know, I just checked. The headstock serial # says it’s a 2015, but the build date listed on the case and hang tag is 2016. And according to the Wayback Machine, the McCarty was re-introduced as part of the 2016 model lineup. So I guess I have a 2016.
     
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  10. Boogie

    Boogie SuperD

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    Holy crap! You could have stopped at the first one and I would have been totally impressed. But the AP McCarty, too??!! Flippin’ fantastic!!
     
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  11. WA Paul

    WA Paul It’s ok...I’m with Manny dog

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    That’s some fine trading and acquisition skills on display there, congrats!
     
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  12. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc #NeverGibson

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    Those birds on the ‘16 McCarty! :eek::eek:
     
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  13. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Double DAYUM!!!
    Killer pair of tone monsters!
     
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  14. ViperDoc

    ViperDoc Plugged In.

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    FWIW, I SMILED WHEN I READ THIS POST. 594 IS THE GOODS!!!
     
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  15. alantig

    alantig SSBMA

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    That goldtop!
     
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  16. shimmilou

    shimmilou Established in 1963

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    Wow!.............Twice! :)
     
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  17. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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  18. Black Plaid

    Black Plaid just another Alan

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    Great stuff, you have stellar taste.
     
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  19. Warmart

    Warmart PRS noob

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    Congratulations, and sheesh I wouldn't know what to do if I had two like that new at the same time! Stuck trying to figure out which to play, no doubt!
     
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  20. ElrytNamrogo

    ElrytNamrogo My name be scrambled

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    Congrats! What a killer score....that Goldtop is killing me!
     
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