PRS MCCARTY 594 DOUBLE CUT SETUP HELP

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  1. Rhandy

    Rhandy New Member

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    Hello

    I have my Mccarty 594 with only 10 days.
    Before I change the strings the guitar setup and intonation is perfect.

    Yesterday I decide put new strings on it. I put on set of D'addario XL 10/46.
    This strings have more tension, the action becomes very high, I have to tighten the truss rod a little bit and lower the the brigde on bass side (6th string side) I setup neck relief at 8 fret with 0.07", and the action on 12 fret with 2/32".
    Now I have problems on intonatation of 5th and 6th string. More in 5th string the harmonic on 12 fret is flat, and the A on 12 fret is flat, I have to move the saddle back in direction to the neck. I have to put the saddle almost on the end of the screw in neck direction.

    I think I need to long the scale a little bit. For that I have to loose the trussrod increase the neck relief and lower the bridge for same action, or tight the trussrod and raise the action?
     
  2. AP515

    AP515 Mostly Normal

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    You may need to check that the bridge is setting down flush on the set screws. Something has moved.
     
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  3. Rhandy

    Rhandy New Member

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    Ok. I finish the setup and the intonation is OK now.
    I make one image search and compair my bridge to other prs 594, and I found some with identical setup.

    I think the intonation of A string should stay more in midle not so close to neck, some between the 6th and 4th saddle.
    Here is mine: AND IS DOUBLE CUT
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    OTHERS
    DOUBLE CUT

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    SINGLE CUT
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  4. pac90

    pac90 New Member

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    lovely guitar, just take it for tune up and dealer will be more than happy to walk you through it
     

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