TAT Special FX - Discontinued 2016

  • Custom Line

    The through neck, slant heel TAT Special FX has taken all of the desirable and unique features of the original TAT Special model and due to popular request, comes fitted with a fixed bridge and through body stringing. The sustain and clarity that oozes from this guitar is unparalleled, with a tight focused aggression and a whole spectrum of exceptional tones, due to its custom switching options, the TAT Special FX is an exemplary hard tailed leviathan.

    Caparison TAT Special FX Body Caparison TAT Special FX Heel Caparison TAT Special HeadStock

    When you pick up the TAT-Special, you realise the Caparison difference; a playable work of art that is precision-engineered to stand the test of time and meet the needs of even the most demanding player. Caparisons’ new striking Trans. Spectrum ‘Pearlescent Aura’ finishes really accentuate the graceful curves of this instrument and will subtly shimmer and dance under stage lighting. The TAT Special FX is also available in a Natural Matt finish.
    Caparison TAT Special FX Piece neck-thru back
    The Transparent Spectrum finishes are a new option for Caparison, consisting of a transparent finish with a twist; depending on the lighting, the see-through colour will acquire a pearlescent look with a unique hue, enhancing the guitar’s lines with striking aura.

    Trans. Spectrum Black

    Trans. Spectrum Blue

    Trans. Spectrum Red

    The ‘Rotary Switch Mode’ gives the guitar a multitude of usable pickup position options.

    Caparison TAT Special CL14 Switching Options

    The 3-way pickup selector switch activates rotary switch mode when in the center position (2). The the 4-way rotary switch can then be used to change the pick-up output as detailed in the diagram above.
  • General
    Model Name: TAT Special FX
    Body Shape: TAT Special
    Body Material:

    Maple (TAT Curve)
    Bridge: Gotoh GE-103B-T
    Tailpiece: Through Body Stringing
    Neck Joint: Neck-Through (Slant Heel)
    Neck Material: 5-Piece Maple/Walnut
    Neck Grip: Caparison
    Fingerboard Material: Ebony with White Binding
    Fingerboard Radius: R350 to R400
    Scale Length: 648mm (25 1/2")
    Nut Width: 42mm
    No. Of Frets: 27
    Fret Type: Jumbo
    Nut: Graph Tech Black TUSQ
    Position Inlay: Clock
    Headstock: Devil's Tail With "TAT Special" Logo, White Binding
    Head Angle: 15 Degrees
    Machine Heads: Gotoh SG381-07 MG-T
    Neck Position
    Bridge Position

    Caparison SH-27F
    Caparison PH-R
    Controls: Master Volume (CTS),
    Schaller Mega Switch Model T (3-Way Lever Switch),
    4-Way Rotary Switch
    Head Top: Pro. Black
    Neck Finish: Oil Finish
    Body Finish: Trans. Spectrum Black (Gloss)
    Trans. Spectrum Blue (Gloss)
    Trans. Spectrum Red (Gloss)
    Natural Matt
    Hardware: Gotoh Cosmo Black
    Tuning: Regular
    Strings: RotoSound R9 (.009-.042)
    Included Accessories
    Case/Gig Bag: Reunion Blues Continental Case (CP-RBG1BK)