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post Feb 9 2019, 07:02 PM
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Being wanting a charvel for along time now. Finally got one. The choice of colour will definitely not be to every ones taste. For some reason though I really like it.

The position of the input jack is incredible. The belly contour in the back of the guitar is amazing. I have always went against the common knowledge of not buying a guitar before you try it and I know why. Most of the guitars I have bought I have sold except for my Gibson les paul 2013 standard. Love that guitar to pieces but I do struggle to play clean barre chords on it and find it hard to wrap the thumb round the low E string to mute it when needed.

The charvel neck seems perfect. Its not Ibanez thin which I dont get on with but its cleary not Gibson thick that can make playing it a fight sometimes.

Anyway here is some pictures.


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post Feb 9 2019, 08:16 PM
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Super congrats!!!!! Vids!!
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Being wanting a charvel for along time now. Finally got one. The choice of colour will definitely not be to every ones taste. For some reason though I really like it.

The position of the input jack is incredible. The belly contour in the back of the guitar is amazing. I have always went against the common knowledge of not buying a guitar before you try it and I know why. Most of the guitars I have bought I have sold except for my Gibson les paul 2013 standard. Love that guitar to pieces but I do struggle to play clean barre chords on it and find it hard to wrap the thumb round the low E string to mute it when needed.

The charvel neck seems perfect. Its not Ibanez thin which I dont get on with but its cleary not Gibson thick that can make playing it a fight sometimes.

Anyway here is some pictures.
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post Feb 10 2019, 06:54 PM
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Awesome!

Newer Charvel's are killer, they're definitely back in the game!


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post Feb 12 2019, 08:15 AM
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QUOTE (Todd Simpson @ Feb 9 2019, 08:16 PM) *
Super congrats!!!!! Vids!!
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Thanks Todd

Here is a video of someone who does the guitar alot more justice



I am hoping to buy a audio interface in the coming months and get into a good practice routine and hopefully uploading lessons to the record section. All depending how I get on with pains I get that I spoke about on a previous thread. smile.gif

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Awesome!

Newer Charvel's are killer, they're definitely back in the game!


Thanks Mertay

Yeah they certainly are. I absolutely love them smile.gif
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post Feb 14 2019, 04:05 PM
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Congrats on the new Charvel! I haven't had the chance to play any of the newer ones yet but I have heard good things about them. I love the look of the roasted maple neck but I have never got to try one of those either. From what I understand they are great for resisting moisture after being treated in this way but I haven't heard much about how it might affect tone compared to a maple that has not been treated.
Looks awesome though! Putting the input jack on the back is an interesting twist. I hope she serves you well. smile.gif

Seeing this makes me wish I had never sold my mid 90's San Dimas III.

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post Feb 14 2019, 04:14 PM
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I played a lower priced model about a month ago (no Caramelized neck but had a flame maple body, can't remember model).

Must admit it sustained better than overall ibanez guitars and had a really nice weight close to my mahogany/maple cap. RG which was very expensive at the time.


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post Feb 14 2019, 11:30 PM
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Oh my what a cool guitar, instant drool + GAS biggrin.gif


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post Feb 15 2019, 10:20 PM
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QUOTE (AK Rich @ Feb 14 2019, 04:05 PM) *
Congrats on the new Charvel! I haven't had the chance to play any of the newer ones yet but I have heard good things about them. I love the look of the roasted maple neck but I have never got to try one of those either. From what I understand they are great for resisting moisture after being treated in this way but I haven't heard much about how it might affect tone compared to a maple that has not been treated.
Looks awesome though! Putting the input jack on the back is an interesting twist. I hope she serves you well. smile.gif

Seeing this makes me wish I had never sold my mid 90's San Dimas III.


Thanks Rich

I can confirm the guitar is amazing.The roasted maple is what sold me.

Interesting I never knew they were great for resisting moisture.

I had major gas on Charvel guitars for a while now. Would love a san dimas at one point. Being there with wishing a never sold something aswell. Sometimes hard times force a sale which has done with me in the past.

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I played a lower priced model about a month ago (no Caramelized neck but had a flame maple body, can't remember model).

Must admit it sustained better than overall ibanez guitars and had a really nice weight close to my mahogany/maple cap. RG which was very expensive at the time.


I love Ibanez guitars . Although I have realised fairly recently I just dont get on with necks that are to thin smile.gif

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Oh my what a cool guitar, instant drool + GAS biggrin.gif


Cheers Kris

I could see you playing one of these. I think it would really suit you smile.gif
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