Caparison Guitars

Description

The TAT Special FX “Metal Machine” was developed with Adam Dutkiewicz, based on the Caparison TAT Special. Featuring a 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 Maple Top/Mahogany Back material for both sides, creating a sound that, due to the oiled-finish, luxury 5 piece Maple Walnut through-neck has lasting strength, stability and unquestionable quality. The TAT Special FX is also fitted with a fixed bridge and through body stringing for unparalleled sustain and clarity, with a tight focused, aggressive voice. 

The TAT Special FX “MM” comes with a no-nonsense single Fishman Fluence Killswitch Engage Signature pickup in the bridge position, with a single Push-Pull Volume control for Voice-1/Voice-2 switching. Voice 1 begins with the Fishman Modern recipe, but Joel & Adam prefer a tighter bass for more note definition and screaming midrange and harmonics. Voice 2 in the neck produces a crystal clean, fluid voice.
Features
  • Mahogany body, maple top, Spectrum Black finish
  • 5-piece maple/walnut neck-through construction, ebony fretboard, 27 frets
  • Fishman Fluence Killswitch Engage ceramic humbucking pickup, push-pull Volume control Gotoh GE-103B-T tune-o-matic bridge, string-through body design, Hipshot locking tuners
Specifications
Body
  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material:
  • Top wood: Maple
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Satin
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape:
  • Neck wood: 5-piece Maple/walnut
  • Joint: Neck-through
  • Scale length: 25.5 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Oiled
Fretboard
  • Material: Ebony
  • Radius: Compound
  • Fret size: Small, Stainless steel
  • Number of frets: 27
  • Inlays: Clock
  • Nut width: 1.656 in. (42 mm)
Pickups
  • Configuration: H
  • Neck: n/a
  • Middle: n/a
  • Bridge: Fluence Killswitch Engage ceramic humbucker  
  • Brand: Fishman
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel:
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: Push-Pull Volume control for Voice-1/Voice-2 switching
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume
  • Pickup switch:
  • Coil tap or split:  
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Tune-o-matic
  • Tailpiece: String thru body
  • Tuning machines: Hipshot locking
  • Color: Black
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features:
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories:
  • Country of origin: Japan

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