Charvel 2014 Signature Model

All–New Artist Models, Must–Have Features

Charvel has teamed up with three of the world’s premier guitar masters to develop its latest additions to its growing collection of Signature series guitars. Escalating classic body styles to the next level with hot–rodded circuitry, specialized hardware and stunning appointments, each instrument takes into account the in–demand specifications of today’s preeminent guitarists, resulting in high-performance guitars with recognizable Charvel style and sound.

Joe Duplantier Signature Model
Charvel is proud to honor Gojira’s Joe Duplantier with a signature model of distinctively elegant ferocity. The Joe Duplantier Signature San Dimas Style 2 is designed with the latest in performance, style and monster tone and is available in Flat Black or Flat Gray finishes.
Features
  • San Dimas® Style 2 body with specially contoured heel for upper–fingerboard access
  • Compound-radius (12″–16″) rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets for optimal playability and bending capability
  • Dual Charvel custom MFB humbucking pickups for clear and transparent tone
  • Three–way toggle switching and specially placed knurled volume control knob
  • Tune–O–Matic bridge with stop tailpiece
  • Gojira "G" mother–of–pearl inlay at 12th fret

Jake E Lee Signature Model
From his notable successes in the early ’80s to his acclaimed career with Red Dragon Cartel today, Jake E Lee remains an influential "musician’s musician." The distinctive white guitar that Lee has played since 1975 continues to be Charvel’s most requested signature model. With its unmistakable So–Cal ash body contours and lavender–hued Pearl White finish, the same instrument players have long clamored for becomes the first instrument in the Jake E Lee Signature series.
Features
  • Quartersawn maple neck with comfortable oiled back finish
  • Compound–radius (12″–16″) rosewood fingerboard with 21 medium jumbo frets for optimal playability and bending capability
  • Special reverse-slanting DiMarzio® SDS–1 neck and middle single–coil pickups and balanced Seymour Duncan® JB humbucking bridge pickup
  • Versatile five–way switching
  • Hard–tail bridge with black base plate and chrome saddles

Guthrie Govan Signature Model
After two years in meticulous development working closely with the U.K. guitar virtuoso Guthrie Govan, Charvel is pleased to introduce the ultimate ultra–pro guitar—the Guthrie Govan Signature model. With so many special features and high-performance appointments, it’s truly the ideal expression of Govan’s artistry rendered in distinctive Charvel form.
Features
  • Available with bird’s–eye maple or flame maple top
  • Quartersawn bolt–on "carmelized" flame-maple neck with two graphite rods for enhanced neck stability
  • Compound–radius (12″–16″) flame–maple fingerboard with 24 extra jumbo stainless steel frets
  • HSH pickup configuration featuring Charvel Custom MFB pickups for clear and transparent tone
  • HStriking appointments such as special maple dot inlays with ebony borders
  • Recessed original–style NOS tremolo bridge with Tremol–NO™ system for rock–solid tuning stability

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