Charvel Model 88

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General
Manufacturer: 
Made in: 
Japan
Series: 
Charvel Model
Signature Guitar: 
No
Strings: 
6
Construction: 
Bolt-On
Orientation: 
Right handed
Years: 
1988 to 1989
Body
Body Style: 
Strat
Body Material: 
Mahogany
Body color: 
Tobacco Sunburst
Body finish: 
Gloss
Top: 
No
Carved top: 
Not carved
Body binding: 
No binding
Pickguard: 
No Pickguard
Electronics
Bridge Pickup Brand: 
Jackson
Bridge Pickup: 
Piezo: 
No
Pickup Configuration: 
H
Volume knob: 
1
Control color: 
Black
Miscellaneous
Description: 

The Charvel Model 88 is a limited edition, made-in-Japan super strat. There were 1000 units made, of which 500 were made for the US market. The Charvel Model 88 had one slanted humbucker, the Jackson J-95. It also had a reverse headstock unlike many other Charvels from the Model series. 

Other specifications are:

  • One volume knob
  • Jackson JT6 tremolo
  • Sharktooth inlays
  • African Ribbon Mahogany body
  • Jackson SG 3806 closed tuners (16:1)

Neck
Nut Width: 
43 mm (1-11/16 inch)
12th fret width: 
52.7 mm
Final fret width: 
57.2 mm
Locking nut: 
Locking Nut
Thickness at nut: 
21.00mm
Thickness at 12th fret: 
23.15mm
Neck Material: 
Maple
Neck pieces: 
1 Piece
Neck color: 
Natural
Neck finish: 
Gloss
Neck binding: 
No binding
Fretboard: 
Rosewood
Scale Length: 
25.5 inch (648 mm)
Frets: 
22
Inlays: 
Sharktooth
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: 
Reversed
Hardware
Bridge brand: 
Jackson
Bridge type: 
Floyd Rose type
Hardware color: 
Black
Dimensions
Length: 
970mm