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Caparison Guitars TAT Special FM Electric Guitar Natural

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1500000042232   POS #:113168777
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The pinnacle of Caparison design is the now-legendary TAT Special. Its foundations were laid in 1995 with a 24-fret sample model and since then it’s continued to flourish and evolve into the technical... Click To Read More About This Product

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The pinnacle of Caparison design is the now-legendary TAT Special. Its foundations were laid in 1995 with a 24-fret sample model and since then it’s continued to flourish and evolve into the technically sophisticated, elite instrument it is today.

Its beautifully unique body structure, the Caparison Tat curve top, is an asymmetrical 27-fret design with an arched body top, resulting in a more comfortable, complimentary playing experience beyond the 12th fret.

The ingenious evolutionary construction continues with the use of Flame Maple Top/MahoganyBack material for both sides, creating the lasting sustain of a sound that, due to its oiled-finish, luxury 5 piece Maple Walnut through-neck has lasting strength, stability and unquestionable quality.

The PH-R bridge pickup is a fundamental characteristic of a TAT-Special that’s combined with the Caparison “SH-27F” neck pick-up, obtaining an amazing clarity of sound that can be perfectly governed by Caparison’s unique Rotary Switch Mode. Simple and practical, this pickup selector is an option that gives you a rich supply of tones that makes this guitar as versatile as it is beautiful, splitting coils and going from series to parallel. Includes hardshell case.


Body shape: Double cutaway
Body type: Solid body
Body material: Solid wood
Top wood: 6A Flame Maple
Body wood: Mahogany
Body finish: Matte
Orientation: Right handed
Neck shape: Caparison
Neck wood: 5-piece Maple/walnut
Joint: Neck-through
Scale length: 25.5 in.
Truss rod: Standard
Neck finish: Oiled
Material: Maple
Radius: Compound
Fret size: Jumbo
Number of frets: 27 
Inlays: Clock 
Nut width: 1.656 in. (42 mm)
Configuration: HH 
Neck: SH-27F
Middle: Not applicable
Bridge: PH-R
Brand: Caparison
Active or passive pickups: Passive
Series or parallel: Switchable 
Piezo: No
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: None
Control layout: Master volume
Pickup switch: 3-way 4-way rotary
Coil tap or split: No
Kill switch: No
Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
Bridge design: Schaller S-FRT II with Special Corrosion Resistant Screws
Tailpiece: Not applicable
Tuning machines: Gotoh
Color: Black
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Electronics
Case: Hardshell case
Accessories: None
Country of origin: Japan
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