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As noted in this thread (https://www.guitarscanada.com/index.php?threads/prs-mccarty-594-gas-attack.158057/), I have had a bad case of GAS for one of these since last December and I finally found one that I couldn't resist. @Budda requested a proper NGD thread, so here we go.

It feels like it was made for me and I can't believe how nicely it plays. I tweaked the action to my taste after getting it home, so now it's even more comfortable. On top of being beautiful, the design is extremely well-thought-out and it is a very light guitar, too. It ticks every box I can think of. I hope to grow into it before I leave this planet :D

I hadn't really paid much attention to this finish when GASsing for this guitar, but seeing it in person is something else. The burst is awesome and it looks so deep and 3D. And even though the back is almost black, it's transparent and you can see the grain from certain angles. It's almost as satisfying as playing it to just look at it. It even smells awesome. The fretboard is the best rosewood I've seen and the headstock overlay is also beautiful. The bird inlays are flawless and I am amazed at the intricacy of the work. No space around them at all. I have gone over it multiple times at close range and have yet to find a nit to pick. Even the case is rock solid and fits it like a glove (heavy, though).

It sounds great in all three positions and also has very good split tones when pulling the tone pots. There's even a hint of quack in the middle position with both pots pulled. I've found some of the PRS pickups I've tried to be a bit hot and tight sounding for my taste. Not these. They really do the vintage, low output sounds very well. I can't wait to spend some more time getting to know this beauty.

I am definitely in love.

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I'm just teasing you!

I could shave using the reflection your guitar has!!
LOL I was starting to get that feeling. But it did have some fingerprints and stuff on the top, pickups and hardware, which might be picked up by a sharp eye, so I wasn't 100% sure. It is shiny, isn't it? :D
 

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Wow, I love it. The finish, the two-tone hardware, the bound neck... everything is gorgeous!
Congratulations!

You could name it Alka-Seltzer since it got rid of your GAS so effectively!
 

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I am primarily a Les Paul player and have dabbled with PRS on the past. They always played great, stayed in tune and were just less finnicky than Les Pauls but I was never blown away by their tone. However, their latest generation pickups are finally getting it right IMO. I absolutely LOVE my 594.
 
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