This beautiful 408 McCarty Tobacco Sunburst PRS features a well-figured maple top, on top of the 408 guitar - an instrument designed to bring PRS' highest standard of craftsmanship to the discerning electric guitarist.
This model has the traditional PRS Bird inlays, trem bridge and the versatile pickup system that characterises a guitar with a huge range of tones to offer.
Here's what PRS say about the 408 Maple Electric Guitar
PRS is proud to offer the 408 Maple Top and 408 Standard. These inspiring instruments, offered as both a maple top (MT) and all mahogany (Standard) version, bring the versatility and voicing of the Private Stock Signature and the Signature Limited Edition to PRS's Core line.
PRS 408 pickups were designed to extend the guitar's tonal spectrum by narrowing the field of the bass pickup to increase its focus and widening the field of the treble pickup to increase its sound field (hence their asymmetric appearance).
This pickup configuration (comprised of four coils and offering eight sounds) stems back to Paul's experimentation on the Sorcerer's Apprentice guitars in the early 1980's.
Thanks to the simple but versatile switching system featuring mini-toggle switches that provide numerous combinations of humbucking and singlecoil tones, the 408 Maple Top and 408 Standard provide stunning articulation and musical clarity.