McCARTY STANDARD: 1995 - 2006. Limited run of 250 pieces, specs same as McCarty, but with Brazilian rosewood neck and fretboard. Meanwhile, Smith and his small group of helpers saw a window of opportunity and looked to expand. McCARTY ARCHTOP ARTIST: 1998 - 2001. This mini series of nitrocellulose-finished models - a Sunburst 22, Sunburst 245 and Smokeburst McCarty - were classed as “extremely vintage guitars” by Paul Reed Smith. Featuring a mahogany neck set into a mahogany body with a maple cap, a patented vibrato, customized tuning pegs, and custom rotary pickup switching with high quality electronics, the guitar represented influences from both old and new; something striking in the midst of an industry that was producing "high tech" guitars. It sounded unbelievable. CURLY BASS-4/CURLY BASS-5: 1987 - 1991. McCARTY SC594: 2016 - present. Both featured dragon inlays which became more extreme with every year. Singlecut body shape with carved maple top, mahogany back and neck, rosewood fretboard, 25” scale length with 10” fretboard radius, Mother of Pearl bird inlays, Tremonti Thin neck carve, Tremonti Treble and Bass pickups, two volume and two tone controls with 3-way toggle on upper bout. Excerpt from The PRS Guitars Book, written by Dave Burrluck Models currently in production are underlined. ARTIST LIMITED EDITION: 1994 - 1996. No matter the style or decade, the Kestrel can achieve every bass part you loved growing up. SET-NECK MODELS. New squarer shape. Some SE models are the SE One (a Singlecut-style model with one P-90 pickup and a scratchplate), the SE Custom (based on the double cutaway PRS design with a flamed maple top), the SE Standard (again based on the double-cutaway PRS design, without flame top) and the SE Tremonti (designed with Alter Bridge’s Mark Tremonti, who also has a signature PRS as well as the cheaper SE). Carved maple top, mahogany back and neck and rosewood fretboard, 22 (513 fretwire) frets, 25 1/4” scale, 10” radius, 513 neck carve, outlined bird inlays, rosewood headstock overlay with inlaid signature, tremolo bridge, PRS Phase III locking tuners, 509 pickup system. 509: 2017- present. He began showing up at instrument retailers in late 1984, hoping to build up enough pre-orders to expand the operation. This list has been partially compiled through the collective memories of long-term employees at PRS Guitars and may not be 100% accurate. MODERN EAGLE II (25th ANNIVERSARY): 2010. Singlecut body shape, maple top, mahogany body and neck, bound, rosewood fretboard, 24.5” scale length, 57/08 pickups, two piece bridge, SC58 available with Artist Package. Original carving by Floyd L. Scholz of golden eagle or bald eagle on a basswood body, 22-fret curly maple neck, Brazilian rosewood fretboard, engraved solid gold bird inlays, McCarty electronics, gold hardware, and PRS Stoptail Bridge. Carved maple tops, mahogany body and necks, Brazilian rosewood fretboards with Dragon inlay on body made and necks. Dragon inlay on fretboard made from 201 pieces of abalone, turquoise, and mother of pearl, limited production run of 50. [10] They also intro their Singlecut models in 2001. Carved highly figured maple top, mahogany back and neck, rosewood fretboard, 25” scale length, 10” radius, 22-fret, brushstroke bird inlays, Rosewood headstock overlay with inlaid signature, Phase III tuners, two narrow 408 pickups, Pattern Regular neck carve, one volume and one tone control, Stoptail bridge with Brass inserts. Johnny Hiland Neck carve, JH Treble and Bass pickups, PRS tremolo bridge, one volume, one tone, 3-way blade switch, Phase II low mass locking tuners. Each guitar is individually made for a specific customer and comes with a letter from Paul Reed Smith documenting the history of the instrument. Specs similar to Archtop II, but with artist grade figured maple top and back, Brazilian rosewood fretboard, abalone bird inlays with 14k gold outline.