Charvel Model 5 Blonde 1980s

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Charvel Model 5 Blonde 1980s

Used

Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Ash
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: Thin C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st - 0.72" 12th - 0.83"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Glossy maple neck with unbound rosewood fingerboard and white dot inlays
Electronics: The guitar has been rewired with DiMarzio pickups, had the volume pot removed from the circuit, and the tone pot repurposed as a volume pot. Pickups include a DP221 D Activator humbucker in the neck position and DP220 D Activator humbucker in the bridge position. Controls include a 5-way pickup selector (functions as a 3-way selector) and master volume pot. The original volume pot hole has been filled with a non-functioning fuse holder.
Pickup Measurements: Neck - 11.31kΩ Bridge - 10.89kΩ
Hardware: -Hipshot locking tuners have been installed -trem arm is a replacement -switch tip is missing -tone knob is not original
Weight: 8lbs
Modifications/Repairs: -locking tuners have been installed -body has numerous drop fills -pickups have been replaced -guitar has been rewired -original volume pot hole has been filled with a non-functioning fuse holder -knob and trem arm are replacements -strap locks have been installed -switch tip is missing
Case Details: Hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has moderate play wear. The glossy finish has minor scratches and dings throughout. There are multiple repaired finish chips throughout the body.
Serial Number: 379411
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and optimal neck relief. Frets are tall, wide, and show little sign of play wear. The model and appointments date this guitar to the 1980s.
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