The Vantage 500 Series includes the same specifications as the 400 Series, but with AlNiCo pickups and push/pull coil tap knobs.


Spoon cuts 2

Spoon Cuts (728GDT)

Angled heel

Angled Heel

  • 1989-1995


  • Contoured, solid Alder body w/ arched top
  • Spoon cut (Double)
  • Angled heel
  • Belly carve


  • Bolt-on Rock Maple neck with scarf joint
  • Rosewood fretboard with dot inlays
  • Inlays offset after 9th fret
  • Reverse headstock (1989-1990)
  • Vantage headstock (1991-1995)
  • Silk-screened Vantage logo
  • Gibson style nut
  • 24 frets
  • 25.5" scale


  • Two AlNiCo single coils, one humbucker
  • Molded plastic pickup covers
  • 3 on/off mini-switches
  • 1 Vol, 2 Tone (Push/Pull Coil Tap)

KKT-1 tremolo


  • Black hardware (B)
  • Schaller style tuners
  • Triangular truss rod cover (1989-1990)
  • Wide fish shaped truss rod cover (1991-1995)
  • Metal knobs
  • "KKT-1" Licensed Floyd Rose 2-point tremolo (FT)
  • Locking nut (FT)


  • Black Fishnet (BFN)
  • Black Crackle on White body (CKBW)

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