Magnificent Desolation. The Charvel Desolation series introduces entirely new designs not previously seen in Charvel’s 30-year history, offering more tonal and stylistic options for discerning players everywhere. Devastating tone, killer looks and high-performance playability separate the Desolation series from all others. It’s a whole new series of Charvel guitars for a whole new world of players.
New for 2014, the Desolation Soloist DX-1 FR has been upgraded with new multi-ply neck and body binding, new metallic “keystone” fingerboard inlays and stylish satin-chrome hardware. Continuing premium features include Charvel’s classic Soloist™ body profile, through-body maple neck with scalloped heel and scalloped upper horn, compound radius (12”-16”) rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets, EMG® 85 (neck) and 81 (bridge) humbucking pickups with black bezels and three-way toggle switching, single domed metal volume control knob, “football” jack plate, Floyd Rose® locking tremolo, sealed die-cast tuners, and solid and trans finishes (flame maple veneer on trans finishes) with matching headstocks. Available in Snow White, Cherry Sunburst, Trans Black, Trans Purple Burst, Trans Marigold and Trans Blue Smear.