PRS Custom 24 10-Top - McCarty Tobacco Sunburst with Pattern Thin Neck . Custom 22 The Custom 22 is essentially a 22 fret version of the Custom 24. It did help cement my preference for the 24 anyway. Paul Reed Smith may have built the McCarty 594 to satisfy contemporary connoisseurs of tone who prize vintage ideals and a shorter scale, but he clearly overshot the mark. $4,330.00 $ 4, 330. It’s now being applied to all PRS pickups for 2020 because the company were so impressed with the results. In the 1990s they began to produce their more affordable line of instruments 'SE' and expanded out production to the Asian market. The PRS 35th Anniversary S2 Custom 24 features a figured maple top and mahogany back, mahogany neck with a “pattern regular” profile and a rosewood fingerboard with bird inlays. Used prices for Custom 24's (in very good condition): SE ~ $600 S2 ~ $1100 I have played the Custom 22 as well and the sound difference was not as much as I expected. McCarty or variants (DGT, 594, etc) for Gibson players. If you play metal, funk or R&B, the Custom 24 should be right up your alley. You can, however, order them with adjustable bridges if you prefer. The PRS Core Guitars are produced in Stevensville, Maryland, USA, and the series includes the renowned PRS Custom 24, Custom 22, PRS McCarty, McCarty 594 series, The PRS Hollowbody guitars, 408, 509, as well as a range of signature models including the Santana, DGT ('Dave Grisson Tremolo'), and Mark Tremonti signature guitars. 00. PRS Guitars based in Maryland and founded in 1985 by Paul Reed Smith has built up a great reputation for their high-end, quality electric guitars and are widely known for their custom shop designs and configurations. By way of clever adjustments to wood thickness, an intonation-improving scale, specially constructed low-turn pickups and attention to the most minute of details, it offers endless musical gifts to the hands and ears. I have a PRS CE-24, and a PRS SE Custom 24. Solidbody Electric Guitar with Mahogany Body, Maple 10-Top, Mahogany Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, and 2 Humbucking Pickups - McCarty Tobacco Sunburst. In addition to the 35th Anniversary Custom 24 models, PRS is also releasing special McCarty models with one-piece stop tails. A Mira is a great alternative too. Pickups are a pair of 85/15 “S” humbuckers, with volume and tone controls, three-way toggle and two mini coil-tap switches. This covers the McCarty 594 , McCarty 594 Singlecut and McCarty 594 Hollowbody II models. TCI was a process PRS introduced last year to tune the capacitance and inductance pickups on the Paul’s Guitar. The 2020 PRS McCarty 594 Singlecut (Image credit: PRS Guitars) So what’s this TCI pickup and finish talk all about? This model comes exclusively with the PRS tremolo bridge, which when set up properly, stays in tune as well or better than a double locking system, but without the hassles. New prices for Custom 24's: SE ~ $800 S2 ~ $1500 Core ~ $3600 A new core guitar costs well over twice what a new S2 costs, so yeah obviously it's a better guitar but $1500 is a decent chunk of change while $3600 is going to be well out of reach of the majority of players.