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Dean Custom 550 Floyd Electric Guitar   (Open Box)
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Product# H86802
OVERVIEW

A solidbody with neck-thru design, powerful EMG pickups and a Floyd Rose tremolo bridge.

The Dean Custom 550 Floyd embodies stunning looks and pro features that are uncommon at its price point from most other brands. The C550 features a thru maple neck and extremely comfortable arched body design with an all access heel joint for effortless playing at the upper 24 frets. Equipped with EMG 81/85 pickups, Floyd Rose 1000 Tremolo, mahogany body and ebony fingerboard, the C550 gives you everything you need: tight low end, bright attack and crisp, clean definition throughout its vast tonal register.

The Dean Custom 550 is a must-have axe for any guitarist's 6-string arsenal! Case sold separately.

FEATURES
  • Arched Mahogany Top
  • Mahogany Body
  • 25-1/2" Scale
  • 1-11/16" Nut
  • Thru Maple C Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • Pearl Custom Inlays
  • Grover Tuners
  • Black Hardware
  • Floyd Rose 1000 Bridge
  • EMG 81 Bridge Pickup

Step up the ladder with this professional level guitar from Dean. Order today.

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DeanCustom 550 Floyd Electric Guitar
 
5.0

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5.0

Versatile!

By northslide098

from Lakes Region

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics
  • Versatile

Cons

  • Finding A Case

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing
  • Recording

Comments about Dean Custom 550 Floyd Electric Guitar:

This is a much more attractive white than the pics show. Great feel and super neck. What really amazes me about this instrument is the gorgeous bell like tone it gives through my Fender Supersonic 100 and my Diamond amp, with custom 4 2x12 cabinets with Celestion CL80s. That's with the EMGs! Think Deep Purple Made in Japan type proto-metal sound. It's a great shredder but it can do more genres than metal. FR1000 and other hardware work good, it stays in tune really well. Note that this guitar won't fit in a regular guitar case. I bought a Musician's Gear bass case from MF and it fits, with a little prop to the neck scarf to keep the headstock floating in the case. Not one flaw on this instrument. Fit, finish, and hardware all a-ok. You have to adjust the FR but other than that no problems. Definitely recommended.

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5.0

Great Guitar

By Rob

from Hayward, Ca

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing

    Comments about Dean Custom 550 Floyd Electric Guitar:

    Great guitar out of the box. When I recieved it, as with every new guitar, I go through it and make sure everything is good and tight and change out the strings - I use Super Slinky's. The electronics were very good on mine, all solder joints looked solid and clean. The action needed to be lowered and the spring claw needed to be adjusted to accommadate lighter strings, but no big deal. After I got the strings changed, tuned and the guitar set up to my liking (inotation was dead on out of the box) - I plugged in and from there I have no idea where the time went. 4 hours later and I was still jamming on this guitar. It just has a great sound, great sustain, and an overall great feel to it. Neck through, ebony fingerboard, active EMG's, and a Floyd Rose 1000 - what more could you ask for or need. Stayed in tune the entire time I played, through dive bombs and pitch raises. The active EMG's are just awesome, great sound. The feel of the guitar is actually pretty light compared to other strat style guitars I have played and LP's. The neck is smooth and fast. Overall a great guitar with great feel and great sound.

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