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Charvel 475 Special aka Charvel 475 Deluxe

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General
Manufacturer: 
Charvel
Made in: 
Japan
Series: 
Charvel
Classic
Signature Guitar: 
No
Strings: 
6
Construction: 
Bolt-On
Orientation: 
Right handed
Years: 
1989 to 1991
Body
Body Style: 
Super Strat
Body Material: 
Basswood
Body color: 
Desert Crackle
Magenta
Metallic Black
Pearl Blue
Pearl Red
Pearl White
Platinum
Body finish: 
Gloss
Top: 
No
Carved top: 
Not carved
Body binding: 
No binding
Pickguard: 
No Pickguard
Electronics
Neck Pickup Brand: 
Jackson
Neck Pickup: 
Middle Pickup Brand: 
Jackson
Middle Pickup: 
Bridge Pickup Brand: 
Jackson
Bridge Pickup: 
Piezo: 
No
Pickup Configuration: 
HHH
Tone knob: 
1
Volume knob: 
1
Mid boost knob: 
1
5 way switch: 
1
Control color: 
Black
Miscellaneous
Description: 

The Charvel 475 Special is part of the Charvel Classic Series. It was available from 1989 until 1991. The last year it was called the Charvel 475 Deluxe. The 1989 Charvel Catalog states that it's a Custom version of the Charvel 375 Deluxe. It has active electronics with an HHH pickup configuration. The two "single coils" are actually two bi-level pickups (humbuckers). Other features are:

  • Bound neck
  • Active JE-1200 mid boost circuitry
  • Dinky body
  • recessed Schaller Floyd Rose (Jackson JT-590)

Neck
Nut Width: 
43 mm (1-11/16 inch)
Locking nut: 
Locking Nut
Neck Material: 
Maple
Neck pieces: 
1 Piece
Neck color: 
Natural
Neck finish: 
Gloss
Neck binding: 
Binding
Neck binding color: 
Ivory
Fretboard: 
Rosewood
Scale Length: 
25.5 inch (648 mm)
Frets: 
22
Inlays: 
Sharkfin
Inlay color: 
pearl
Scalloped Fretboard: 
Not Scalloped
Headstock
Tuning Key Arrangement: 
6-in-line
Locking tuners: 
No Locking Tuners
Headstock color: 
Black
Headstock finish: 
Gloss
Headstock angle: 
angled
Matching headstock: 
Not matching headstock
Tuning Machines: 
Jackson
Reversed: 
Not reversed
Hardware
Bridge brand: 
Jackson
Bridge type: 
Floyd Rose type
Hardware color: 
Black