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The DT4550 is a Destroyer series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 1985. It was made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the Art Graphic series.

The DT4550 features an Explorer-style basswood body with a flame maple top and contrasting binding mated to a set-in maple neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with pearloid triangle markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez V5 humbucking pickups mounted in metal pickup rings, a Pro Rock'r double locking tremolo bridge with a locking nut, Sure Grip II knobs and Smooth Tuner II machine heads. The binding for the black and cherry sunburst finishes is ivory; the red and white finishes have black binding.

The DT450 is a similar model with a solid finish. The RS5250 is a Roadstar II series model with a similar finish.

The DT4550 was produced only in 1985.

Specifications

Specifications for DT4550
Year(s) produced: 1985
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Black - Fire Engine (BK-FE) / Black - Spider (BK-SP)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Basswood w/ flame maple top & contrast binding
Neck joint:
Set-in
Bridge:
Pro Rock'r tremolo
Knob style:
Sure Grip II gold
Hardware color:
Gold
Neck
Neck type:
Destroyer
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearloid triangle
Frets:
22
Nut:
Top Lok II
Machine heads:
Smooth Tuner Mini II
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez V5 (H)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez V5 (H)
Controls:
Two volumes / master tone / 3-way toggle pickup selector

Images

Other available finishes
1985 DT4550 BK-FE.jpg
Black - Fire Engine
1985 DT4550 BK-FE rear.jpg
Black - Fire Engine (rear)
1985 DT4550 BK-SP rear.jpg
Black - Spider (rear)

Sources

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