TAT Special 7 FM

The pinnacle of Caparison design are the now-legendary TAT Special. It’s foundations were laid in 1995 with a 24-fret sample model and since then it’s continued to flourish and evolve into the technically sophisticated, elite instrument it is today. The TAT Special 7 FM, with it’s 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 Flame Maple Top/MahoganyBack material for both sides, creating the lasting sustain of a sound that, due to it’s oiled-finish, luxury 5 piece Maple Walnut through-neck has lasting strength, stability and unquestionable quality.

The PH7-b bridge pickup is a fundamental characteristic of a TAT-Special 7 that’s combined with the Caparison PH7-b neck pick-up, obtaining an amazing clarity of sound that can be perfectly governed by Caparison’s unique Rotary Switch Mode. Simple and practical, this pickup selector is an option that gives you a rich supply of tones that makes this guitar as versatile as it is beautiful.

The 3-way pickup selector switch activates rotary switch mode when in the center position. The the 4-way rotary switch can then be used to change the pick-up output.

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Body & Finish


Model Name:TAT Special 7 FM
Body Shape:TAT Special
Top:6A Flame Maple (TAT Curve)
Back:Mahogany
Bridge:Orignal Floyd Rose 7 FRTS200K
Head Top:Pro. Black
Neck Finish:Oil Finish
Body Finish:Natural Matt
Trans. Stain Black Matt
Trans. Black Berry Matt
Trans. Blue Berry Matt
Hardware:Floyd Rose Black,
Gotoh Cosmo Black
 

Neck & Head


Neck Joint:Neck-Through (Slant Heel)
Neck Material:5-Piece Maple/Walnut
Neck Grip:Caparison
Fingerboard:Ebony with White Binding
Radius:350mmR to 400mmR
Scale Length:648mm (25 1/2″)
Nut Width:49mm
No. of Frets:27
Fret Type:Jumbo, Nickel Silver
Depth, 1st FretApprox. 21.0mm
Depth, 12th FretApprox. 22.0mm
Nut:Schaller R2 Locking
Position Inlay:Clock
Headstock:Devil’s Tail, TAT Special Logo
Head Angle:15 Degrees
Tuners:Gotoh SG381-07 H.A.P.
Tuning:Regular + Low B
Strings:RotoSound R9-7 (.009-.042+.052)

Electronics & Accessories


Neck Pickup:Caparison PH7-n
Bridge Pickup:Caparison PH7-b
Controls:CTS Master Volume,
Schaller 3-Way Mega Switch,
4-Way Rotary Switch
Case:Reunion Blues Continental Case