Poor Ol’ McCarty Model

Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by TerraRich, Feb 19, 2018.

  1. TerraRich

    TerraRich New Member

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    I have seen a ton of McCarty guitars being sold at low prices these last few months. I guess the 594s really impacted the demand of the McCarty.
     
  2. toothace

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

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    It's getting to be a good time to pick one up...they are wonderful guitars!
     
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  3. BeerBatteredPhish

    BeerBatteredPhish New Member

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    Where ? I'd love to find a bargain McCarty
     
  4. sergiodeblanc

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

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    Ridiculous prices on them. I’ve seen a bunch of players guitars for S2 prices.
     
  5. Phil M

    Phil M New Member

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    Maybe I’ll get a 594 someday but the McCarty is actually the model I’m after right now.
     
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  6. AP515

    AP515 Mostly Normal

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    I agree, good time to buy an old McCarty. I got my 98 about a year ago and it's a McSoapy! :)
     
  7. veinbuster

    veinbuster Freeze zone

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    They are great guitars.
    The price is just the ebb and flow of love...and lust for the latest.
    I wouldn’t be surprised for the price to drift back up sometime down the road.
     
  8. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    McCartys are great.
     
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  9. n24re

    n24re Enjoying the ride...

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    That is why I got a McRosie !!!! for the price of an S2 semi hollow I got a Rosewood neck and a 10 top!
     
  10. bodia

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

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    That's what I'm talkin' about!
     
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  11. TerraRich

    TerraRich New Member

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    I have seen plenty on Reverb.com for $1000-1500.
     
  12. zumaboy

    zumaboy New Member

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    The same thing happened with the SAS. I just sent my ‘99 SAS to the PTC for rework because I just couldn’t sell it for a reasonable price. I would love to get a 594, but with the SAS, an early McCarty, a McRosie, and a DGT all in the stable, I can’t really justify it without moving a few of them along, and I refuse to give them away at bargain basement prices...
     
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  13. sergiodeblanc

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

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    Yeah! Somethings happened with the SAS market lately, I’ve seen more than a few for $1000. Good thing I need one of those too. :rolleyes:
     
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  14. zumaboy

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    Mine’s going to come back from the PTC with 53/10’s, a Fralin Blues Special in the middle, mini toggles, and a new adjustable bridge (it’s not a trem model). Should be a whole new axe and hopefully something special. I never did like the McCarty pups in that guitar...
     
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  15. Screamingdaisy

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    Having now played/owned a number of different PRS, in hindsight what I should've done is bought another McCarty or two.
     
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  16. AP515

    AP515 Mostly Normal

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    You ain't dead yet! ;)
     
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  17. Tonart

    Tonart Tone of the Art......or is that backwards?

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    Well on the flip side it also means supply of the McCarty will be scarce going forward.

    So it could really be rich ol’ one day.

    Especially (and this is BIG), when you consider that virtually all McCarty guitars have CITES pre-convention rosewood that can easily cross borders.
     
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  18. Zack Matzanias

    Zack Matzanias New Member

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    I'm never selling mine. It is the first PRS I bought.
     
  19. toothace

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

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    ^THIS!!
     
  20. bodia

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

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    It's almost March!
     
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