Dating charvel guitars
Charvel imports 1986-91 Jackson Professional Series Jackson Pro Confusion Jackson Rhoads Pro/Ex/Std Grover Jackson Doug Aldrich Charvel 750 XL Jackson Stars Jackson Custom Shop Log Birth of Caparison Guitars This comprehensive Charvel guide will enable you to determine the year of production and verify any of the legendary Japanese made Charvel guitars, designed by Jackson Charvel and built by the Japanese Chushin Gakki factory back in 1986 through 1991.
The guide will also show you both the original configuration of the guitars and the evolution they went through.
Charvel guitars are the very embodiment of high-performance tone machines, and discerning players who prize superior sound and feel have turned to the company's finely crafted guitars as their weapons of choice for since 1974.
Get all the details on the Charvel import guitars by also reading the Jackson Professional History article. A Japanese Chushin Gakki worker at the Charvel assembly line, installing hardware on a 1986 Charvel Model 2, 3 or 3A (confirmed by the Kahler™ Fulcrum tremolo and white dot rosewood fingerboard).
They were initially made in Japan by Chushin Gakki, having basswood bodies, but soon the entire production of the Charvette Series was moved to Korea, introducing the use of plywood for the body.
So there are most likely both basswood and plywood versions of the 170 and 270 models out there.
) I have a 1986 Model 6 with serial number starting C6...
I was just wondering if this style of serial number was used across all of charvel's guitars, or just model 6's. is serial number C60000X the 'X'th model 6 made in 1986, or the 'X'th Charvel model series in general?