Charvel Model 4 HSS with Rosewood Fretboard Kahler Tremolo 1986 Made in Japan

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Vintage Charvel Model 4 HSS in Red Finish, Rosewood fretboard with a Kahler Tremelo, made in Japan in 1986 with Tweed OHSC. This guitar features a basswood body, a bolt-on 2-piece quartersawn rock maple neck and rosewood fretboard. Equipped with a Hot 13.94k bridge humbucker, a Bill Lawrence L250 Single coil in middle, Vintage Seymour Duncan hot rails in neck, controlled with a master volume pot, master tone pot, a pre-amp midrange boost/cut and three 2-way on/off toggle switchs for each pickup. The 25.5 scale length neck has pearled dot inlays, 22 jumbo frets on a 12”-16” compound radius fingerboard and a speed neck profile. The hardware is Comprised black Jackson sealed die-cast tuning machines, a Kahler tremolo bridge, locking nut and knurled Black dome knobs.

This guitar is in good condition, It is 35 years old and was a players guitar so does have some scratches, dings and indentations. there is significant belt rash on back but not through paint (see pics)

Guitar is freshly setup and restrung with 09–42 strings and includes a hardshell case. Does not include original black Kahler trem bar, but includes a chrome.


  • Make: Charvel
  • Model: Model 4
  • Year: 1986
  • Finish: Red
  • Country of Origin: Japan
  • Serial #242117
  • Condition: Very good
  • Weight: 8lbs 5oz
  • Body Type: Solid
  • Body Wood: Basswood
  • Scale Length: 25.5
  • Neck Joint: Bolt on
  • Neck Wood: 2-Piece Quartersawn Rock maple
  • Neck Finish: Satin
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • FingerBoard Radius: 12”-16” Compound Radius
  • Neck Profile: Speed neck
  • Headstock: Pointed
  • Inlays: Pearloid Dots
  • Nut: Phenolic with Kahler string lock
  • Nut Width: 1.6875″ (42.86 mm)
  • Frets: 22 Jumbo Frets
  • Pickups: Humbucker; 13.94k(unidentified) middle; Bill Lawrence L250 Super Hot Single Coil, Neck; Seymour Duncan Hotrails
  • Configuration: HSS
  • Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone, Pre-amp midrange boost/cut
  • Switch: 3 two-way toggles on/off switchess for each pickup
  • Hardware: Black
  • Tuning Machines: Jackson Sealed Die-Cast
  • Bridge: Kahler Tremelo
  • Knobs: Black Dome Knurled
  • String Gauge: 10-46
  • Case: Hardshell Case

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Model 4 HSS with Rosewood Fretboard