... New Paul Reed Smith McCarty 594. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Speaking of tone, playing the PRS Hollowbody II Piezo's 58/15 pickups is an inspiring experience. The LR Baggs/PRS Piezo System comes standard, providing musicians with the versatility of wielding both acoustic and electric guitar tones in one instrument. Show yourself and your gear some love with PRS parts, accessories, and apparel. The LR Baggs/PRS Piezo System comes standard, providing musicians with the versatility of wielding both acoustic and electric guitar tones in one instrument. Note: the McCarty name is now used only on the 594 Hollowbody II. Hey there. Everything you love about Sweetwater in the palm of your hand. Another instrument that was scheduled to be released for their Experience PRS event earlier this year, the PRS SE Hollowbody II Piezo is the first piezo-equipped instrument in the SE Series. Effective while supplies last. Take it from us: once you wrap your hand around this juicy neck, you won't want to let go. Hand selected from all across the globe, each brings a wealth of experience and expertise in the world of music gear. Each set of pickups has been ear-tuned to perfection by Paul and his team, a process known as Tuned Capacitance and Inductance (TCI). With their exquisitely figured tops and premium appointments, each PRS is a playable work of art. Sweetwater Sales Engineers help you buy music gear with confidence. Our Sales Engineers are a world-class team of music gear experts whose sole job is to provide you with helpful advice and unparalleled service completely free of charge. Store Hours, If you have any questions, please call us at (800) 222-4700. Stain and finish should do more than help a guitar look good; they should feel good and maximize tone as well. I believe they now come with 57/08 pickups. This proprietary PRS construction gives you the warm resonance of a full hollowbody with the clarity, sustain, and rock-solid stability of a semi — all in a comfortable thin-profile instrument. Sweetwater's Sales Engineers are regarded as the most experienced and knowledgeable professionals in the music industry, with extensive music backgrounds and intense training on the latest products and technologies. 5501 U.S. Hwy 30 W, Fort Wayne, IN 46818 The Hollowbody II is a prestigious guitar that has long been a part of PRS' Core and Private Stock ranges. Now is the perfect time to get the gear you want with simple, promotional financing. The end result is a very musical pickup that’s true to its lineage, but updated for the modern player. The PRS/LR Baggs Piezo System comes standard, providing musicians with the versatility of wielding both acoustic and electric guitar tones in one instrument. Your free gear will be included with your shipment. View our current job openings and join our team! 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. Wood is the foundation of every PRS instrument, so great care is taken in sourcing, cutting, drying, and grading each species of timber used. Nearly all Private Stock and Core pickups are designed and built in our Stevensville, Maryland factory. Signature Club is open to anyone with an interest in PRS. The PRS/LR Baggs piezo pickup system on the Hollowbody II Piezo gives you access to the natural acoustic sound of its hollow construction. We've even hosted several PRS Custom Shop events, complete with Paul's personal Wood Library! A control knob lets you blend in the sound of this pickup with the sound of the Hollowbody II's humbuckers, adding a woody quality and extra sustain to your tone. The PRS Hollowbody II Piezo electric guitar looks, sounds, and plays like a dream. Combining these two diverse pickup systems gives you an absolutely phenomenal sonic range. 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. Hollowbody Electric Guitar with Maple Top and Back, Mahogany Sides, Mahogany Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, and 2 Humbucking Pickups with Piezo Blend Control - McCarty Tobacco Sunburst. This instrument features one of the most flexible tone-shaping systems you'll find in the Sweetwater Guitar Gallery. The 58/15 pickups give this PRS Hollowbody II Piezo the classic humbucker tones you've been looking for. What's more, we keep a ton of PRS guitars in our amazing Guitar Showroom, so the staff at Sweetwater can get hands on with all of their latest models. PRS neck shapes are designed for comfort, playability, and stability, so that feeling lasts a lifetime. With brilliant acoustics and a vast array of tones, the Hollowbody II has been a constant favorite in our dynamic lineup of hollow instruments. I've seriously talked about PRS guitars for 20 years and this is my first one. Happy customers, one piece of gear at a time! Buying music gear can be complicated, but your Sweetwater Sales Engineer is here to help. , Taking its cues from the Private Stock finish that entails high-gloss nitro over a cellulose CAB basecoat, this method gives the guitar a finish that's thin, durable, and clear. The McCarty Hollowbody II is an exceptional instrument, even by the high standards set by Paul Reed Smith. There's also a separate output next to the Hollowbody II's main output that lets you send just the sound of the piezo pickup to an acoustic amplifier. For 2020, PRS has updated this model with TCI-tuned pickups and nitro over celluose (CAB) finish. Thank you for your request. This item requires extra delivery time from PRS. Ask questions, show off your gear, or simply chat with fellow guitar fanatics. Read our official news stories and product announcements. Why does the PRS Hollowbody II Piezo feel "just right" when you pick it up? A pickup is a transducer that captures the mechanical vibration of a string and converts it into an electrical current. It's based on Paul Reed Smith's original, pre-factory neck design — the same one used on instruments he handbuilt back in the 1970s and '80s for Carlos Santana, Peter Frampton, and Howard Leese of Heart. Select the Hollowbody II's TCI-tuned 58/15 humbuckers for a purely electric sound, or blend in the woody quality of the onboard LR Baggs/PRS piezo pickup system for great acoustic tones. But for the first time ever, PRS has brought this iconic instrument to the affordable SE series, allowing fans to get their hands on a genuine Hollowbody II at a mere fraction of … 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. The mahogany neck is topped with a smooth, inviting rosewood fingerboard adorned with exclusive PRS bird inlays. PRS retooled these pickups to bring the sweet harmonics and chunky warmth of this classic design to your Hollowbody II Piezo. See how Sweetwater goes to great lengths to give you the very best online guitar buying experience.