Chaparral (1st version) (1985 - 1987) - contoured
body with offset double cutaways, glued-in maple neck
(24.75 inch scale length) with 24 fret rosewood
fingerboard, dot-inlays and steeply angled peghead.
Fitted with a humbucker and two single-coil pickups
(usually Hamer Slammers) and Floyd Rose trem.. Some
guitars are fitted with Kahler trems.. The Chaparral
Custom is as above but has an ebony fingerboard,
boomerang inlays and upgraded pickups (usually OBL).
Usually fitted with three mini-switches and front
mounted output jack.
Chaparral (2nd version) (1987 - 1994) - the
Standard version is as above but has a bolt-on neck
(with a modified peghead) and a 25.5" inch scale length.
The Elite has optional figured maple- top, ebony
fingerboard, boomerang inlays and upgraded pickups. The
Custom is essentially the same as the 1st version
but has a 25.5 inch scale-length. Also sometimes fitted
with Sustainiac circuitry (circa 1990 only). All are
fitted with 5-way switch and side mounted output jack.
Single humbucker versions are also seen. 12-string
Chaparral has a glued-in neck.