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Charvel Guthrie Govan Artist Signature Electric Guitar (with Case), Caramelized Ash, 2865434700

Developed with UK guitar virtuoso Guthrie Govan, this signature model screams with specially wound Charvel custom MF pickups and a locking Tremol-No bridge. (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Features: What it does for you:
Caramelized flame maple fretboard Bright tone, highly figured look
Floating tremolo system Adds lock button for smooth, unique vibrato
25.5-inch scale Increases string tension for tighter bottom end
Sperzel locking tuners Locking machine heads ensure tuning stability

Charvel Guthrie Govan Artist Signature

As a preeminent modern virtuoso, U.K. guitar master Guthrie Govan dazzles all who hear his playing. Charvel spent two years of meticulous development with Govan to first introduce his Guthrie Govan Artist Signature Electric Guitar in 2014, and it's the ultimate ultra-pro guitar. Loaded with special features and high-performance appointments, it's truly the ideal expression of Govan's artistry rendered in distinctive Charvel form.

This 25.5* scale guitar offers a caramelized basswood San Dimas body and a specially contoured heel (sans neck plate) for easy access to the upper reaches of the fingerboard. The bolt-on neck is two-piece flame maple with a "caramelized" heat and drying treatment that makes it sound and feel much older, with graphite reinforcement, hand-rubbed urethane gel on the back of the neck and a convenient truss rod adjustment wheel at the body end. Most unusually for a San Dimas model, the 12"-16" compound-radius flame maple fingerboard spans two octaves, with the same caramelized treatment as the neck, 24 jumbo stainless steel frets and special maple dot inlays with ebony borders, as well as Luminlay side-dots that emit light for the darkest of stages.

Other premium features include three specially wound Charvel custom MF pickups arranged in a versatile HSH configuration with five-way switching for the expansive tonal openness and dynamic sensitivity that Govan demands, a 2-way mini toggle switch to engage single-coil simulation in bridge and neck humbucker positions, two Luminlay numbered dome control knobs (master volume, master tone), U.S.-made recessed Charvel locking tremolo bridge with Tremol-No unit and oversized brass block, bone nut and chrome hardware.

Body

- Body Shape: San Dimas
- Body Material Model 2865434700: Caramelized Ash
- Body Material Model 2865434701: Caramelized Basswood Body with Flame Maple Top
- Body Finish: Satin Lacquer
- Color: Natural

Neck

- Neck Material: Caramelized 2-Piece Flame Maple with Graphite Reinforcement
- Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
- Fingerboard Radius: 12" to 16" Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4 mm)
- Number of Frets: 24
- Fret Size: Jumbo Stainless
- String Nut: Bone
- Truss Rod Nut: Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment
- Neck Plate: 4-Bolt (recessed)
- Neck Finish: Hand-Rubbed Urethane Gel
- Fingerboard: Caramelized Flame Maple
- Position Inlays: Ebony Ring with Maple Dot Center

Electronics

- Bridge Pickup: Charvel Custom MF Humbucking
- Middle Pickup: Charvel Custom MF Single-Coil
- Neck Pickup: Charvel Custom MF Humbucking
- Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
- Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade and 2-Position Toggle with multiple switching options
- Pickup Configuration: HSH
- Special Electronics: 2 Mini-Toggle to engage Single Coil simulation in bridge and neck humbucker position

Hardware

- Bridge: U.S.-Made Recessed Charvel Locking Tremolo Bridge
- Tuning Machines: Sperzel Locking
- Orientation: Right-Hand
- Pickguard: None
- Control Knobs: Dome Style Luminlay Numbered Knobs

Miscellaneous

- Strings: NPS, .010-.046 Gauges
- Unique Features: Heel-Mounted Spoke-Wheel Truss Rod Adjustment, Contoured Body Heel with Recessed Neck Attachment Ferrules (No Neck Plate), Maple (with Ebony Border), Face Dot Position Inlays and Black Side Dots, Gotoh Strap Buttons, Knurled Chrome Dome Control Knobs, Brass Control Position Marker Inlays in the Body, Side-Mounted Oval Output Jack, Low-Friction Potentiometers
- Included Accessories: Includes Hardshell Case

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Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Caramelized Ash, 2865434700
Shipping Weight: 22 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 16 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2865434700
Flame Maple, 2865434701
Shipping Weight: 22 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 16 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2865434701
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-488-1818
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Overall: This is hands down one of the finest guitars I have ever owned! It is capable of producing an exceptionally broad range of tones, all of which are very usable and capable of covering virtually any style of music. The neck is super fast and just feels great, effortless to play for long periods of time. The guitar is just loaded with features, all of which are very pragmatic, its obvious there was a ton of thought put into this build. I would say it is as fine a working mans guitar as you can come by. The tremelo is rock solid, intonation is fantastic in all registers, there isnt a single spot on the neck that is cumbersome to reach. The pickups sound incredible and can dial in everything from sweet bluesy single coil tones to full on shred. Lastly, I personally love the aesthetics of this axe, its not overly flashy but is undeniably beautiful in an earthy kind of way. Natural roasted finish is off the hook. I really couldn't be happier. If you are a working musician looking for an exceptionally functional yet highly refined guitar this is definitely one to consider. You wont be disappointed!
Style of Music: Grew up on Rock and Metal, studied electric guitar at GIT and have degrees in Classical guitar performance from Lamont conservat
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