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The TC420 is a Talman series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 1995. The Talman series is a retro-styled guitar reminiscent of the Fender Telecaster.

The TC420 features a basswood body bolted to a maple neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with dot position markers. Components include dual covered Ibanez Powersound humbucking pickups and a synchronized tremolo bridge.

The TC420L is a left-handed version of this model which was offered in 1998.

The TC420 was discontinued after 1998 along with the entire Talman series of this era.

Specifications

Specifications for TC420
Model name: TC420
Year(s) produced: 1995–1998
Sold in: USA
Made in: Korea
Finish(es): BK (Black) / CM (Crimson Metallic) 1995–1996 / FSL (Flaked Silver) 1998 / MD (Mediterranean Green) 1997–1998 / MG (Metallic Green) 1995–1996
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Basswood
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
TZ-30 (Full Action II) tremolo
Pickguard:
3-ply: White pearloid/ black/ white
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
Talman
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
Dot
Frets:
22 / medium
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez PSND2 (H)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez PSND1 (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 3-way lever

Images

Other available finishes
1996 TC420 CM
Crimson Metallic
Flaked Silver
1998 TC420 MD
Mediterranean Green
1995 TC420 MG
Metallic Green
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