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    My 'new' McCarty arrived today - Pics

    Hi.

    My '97 McCarty arrived today. Spent the evening cleaning and restringing. Love the colour. Heavier than my Custom 22. Bit thicker I think. Thoughtd I'd share some pics and maybe get some feedback (like, what does FWF mean under the bridge pickup?).










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    Beautiful!

    I think it might be 22 Fret Wide Fat, don't quote me just guessing.
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    That looks like the twin sister to my McCarty! Mine has W/fat eck and I love it. Enjoy!!!!

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    Congrats! Nice looking McCarty. It is indeed a bit thicker and heavier! Enjoy the rich tones!

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    Nice!
    Not like the other kids...

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    Great looking guitar. I remember when those were first released. How I wanted one. Still do.
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    That's a beauty. Congrats!

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    Very sexy!
    -I'm no expert, but it seems to work and I haven't electrocuted myself yet. Which is pretty much the standard I live by.

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    Beautiful! Enjoy it!
    I saw ten thousand talkers whose tongues were all broken...

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    gotta love the McOld-schools!
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    Congrats! It's a beauty.

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    Nice! That's one heck of a week you've had. Those two are basically all you need, you can do it all and never need another guitar IMHO.
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    Nice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris528 View Post
    Beautiful!

    I think it might be 22 Fret Wide Fat, don't quote me just guessing.
    Can I quote you if you're correct?


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    Quote Originally Posted by John Beef View Post
    Nice! That's one heck of a week you've had. Those two are basically all you need, you can do it all and never need another guitar IMHO.
    Don't tell the wife that...

    Thanks for the feedback. Much appreciated.

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    They say those early "round corner" McCarty pickups the first few years were really made by Lindy Fralin. That's what "they" say, I'm just repeating the rumor. Lindy is known to have made pickups for PRS in the 90s, like the dominoes on the EGs, for example, so it's not so far fetched.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JMintzer View Post
    Can I quote you if you're correct?


    Jamie
    Sure!
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    SCORE! Very nice McOldSchool! Rock it!
    If I thought I was going to live this long I'd have taken better care of myself!

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