CHARVEL CX291

  • Charvel CX-291 electric guitar

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1989 to 1995

Introduced in the late 1980s the Charvel CX291 is a stratocaster style electric. The CX291 had a basswood body, bolt-on maple neck, three Jackson J-110 single coil pickups (some have Charvel branded pickups) and a JT480 tremolo bridge. The early ones had Fender shaped headstocks.

Specifications (21)

Controls

Pickup selector controls5-way selector switch
Tone controls1 tone control
Volume controls1 volume control

Electronics

Pickups brand and modelCharvel pickup(s), Jackson J110 pickup(s)
Pickups configuration3 single coil pickups

General

Finish colorsblack finish, blue finish, red finish, white finish
Made inJapan
Number of strings6 strings
Scale length25.5 inches scale-length

Body

Body materialbasswood body
Body styleStratocaster style
Pickguard materialwhite pickguard

Hardware

Bridgetremolo bridge
Hardware colorchrome hardware

Fretboard

Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersdot fingerboard position markers

Neck

Neck jointbolt on neck
Neck materialmaple neck
Neck width1.625 inches wide at nut
Number of frets22 fret
Tuner layoutsix-in-a-row tuners

Prices (8)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
2014€75good
1994400 DEM excellent
1989$250good
19922000 FIM good
2016£69.00worn
1991$200.00good
2016$150goodlove the guitar, amazing playability
1999£140good

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