Singlecut vs. Doublecut electrics. I think they're both just the way they were meant to be (LP-single and PRS-double) and the variations from that look like a poor afterthought. Joined: Feb 2, 2019 Messages: 412 Likes Received: 725. Not to say that the McCarty S2 594s were cheap per se. Tom Quayle explains. Also , the Anderson neck joint makes upper fret access effortless on their T-style guitars and new Bulldogs. The body on the 594 is also slightly thicker, but I didn't notice any comfort loss with it. I have always found that singlecut guitars have more punch and heft sonically than doublecuts (ex: Tele vs Strat). The 594 is now I believe the thickest PRS yet, and that is due to a larger chunk of mahogany, so they have recognized this. I would love to play a 594 Artist with an ebony board. Any thoughts on this from anyone whose played both is appreciated as well as any comments on the 594 itself. I'm also pretty happy with the scale length on both guitars. I've never played a single cut and wonder whether fret access is a problem compared to the double cut. Tags: mccarty 594 ; s2 singlecut; Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. pauloqs PRS McCarty. started by sunvalleylaw, Jun 1, 2011. Why a single cut? Upper fret access on PRS Singlecut guitars is much better than their (22-fret) double cutaways (IMO). Both maple top versions, double cut and Singlecut, sport a ‘Pattern Vintage’ neck shape. Each of the S2 McCarty 594 instruments feature 22-fret mahogany necks with bound rosewood fretboards, as well as a PRS zinc two-piece bridge and vintage-style tuners. And now there's a new model in single and doublecut styles. That thing is ridiculously smooth. I'm still waiting for my 594 to be delivered, but using my 58/15 on my McCarty as a reference, those are my favorite PRS pickups. PRS McCarty 594. With that said, I've had the McCarty a bit longer than my Double Cut 594, so it might be an issue of familiarity. Discussion in 'Guitars, Guitars Guitars!' I'm thinking about picking up a PRS 594 but am stuck on whether to get a single or double cut. It is however, a doublecut guitar. Thanks .. It depends on what brand of guitar and how the neck joint is made. Starting at £1,649 for the S2 594 Thinline, with the S2 594 Singlecut and double-cut McCarty S2 584 priced £1,849, these are not guitars for beginners, but they are genuine US-built PRS guitars costing around half the price of the Core models, and similar to other US production line instruments from the likes of Fender and Gibson. If your ideal guitar is a 1950s and '60s Les Paul but you can't afford a vintage one and, anyway, want something that has more modern playability and intonation, PRS's McCarty series could be the very thing. S2 singlecut vs Mccarty 594. Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by EPICA, Mar 11, 2019. Something I prefer on my 594 is the satin neck finish (maple neck). I'm gonna have to disagree. ... OTOH, I prefer the look of the PRS double cut over their single cut.