• G&L Superhawk (1984-1990) electric guitar
    G&L Superhawk (1984-1990)


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1984 to 1990

Production of the SUPERHAWK began in 1984 and ended in 1990. It was the two humbucker version of the single-humbucker Rampage model.The original G&L Superhawk was discontinued in 1990 but, after two decades out of production, G&L reissued a Superhawk Jerry Cantrell signature Superhawk in 2012. Although Cantrell is better known as a G&L Rampage player and didn't use the Superhawk models during the 1980s. The new Cantrell Superhawk has one less tone control than the original model.

Eddie Vasker, an owner of a rare pink Superhawk, supplied the following information:

"I own a very rare 'Pink' color Superhawk, The only other Pink Superhawk was owned by Guitar Player here in Dallas, TX, named Tommy Hyett. He was also Annie Clark's ( aka, St. Vincent) guitar techer. G & L only made a handfull in Pink."

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Pickup selector controls3-way selector switch
Tone controls2 tone controls
Volume controls1 volume control


Pickups configuration2 humbucker pickups


Finish colorsblack finish, pink finish, red finish, white finish, yellow finish
Made inUSA
Number of strings6 strings
Scale length25.5 inches scale-length


Body materialmaple body
Body shape featuresdouble cutaway
Body styleStratocaster style


Bridgedouble locking tremolo
Hardware colorchrome hardware


Fingerboard inlay materialpearl fingerboard inlay material
Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersdot fingerboard position markers


Neck jointbolt on neck
Neck materialmaple neck
Number of frets22 fret
Tuner layoutsix-in-a-row tuners

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