The Charvel Pro Mod San Dimas Style 1 HH FR M Electric Guitar is the perfect choice for those who want a guitar plays fast and fearlessly. Retaining a slick and chilled-out vibe, the laid-back style belies the roaring heart of the San Dimas. Thrown into the mix is a Floyd Rose for fearless vibrato gymnastics, and you have everything needed to set the stage alight.
Laid back style
Charvel have dipped into their Southern Cali' roots with the San Dimas, with sweetly shapes curves that are easy on the eye. The softly bevelled edges combine with the super-slim body depth to establish a delightfully playable feel. The rolled lower bout affords a comfortable resting position for the picking arm, whilst the deep double-cutaways open access to the highest reaches of the neck.
The body is crafted using alder, a lightweight and tonally dynamic tonewood that boasts definition and power. With emphasis on a thumping midrange energy that is flanked by subtle lows and bright-sounding highs, alder is perfect for those who want a solid character that cuts through any mix. The paintwork is treated to a resilient satin finish, which allows the guitar to age gracefully whilst preventing unwanted stickiness or tackiness from impeding movement.
Reinforced neck design
Joined to the body via a solid bolt-on construction is a delightful two-piece maple neck. Shaped to the fast-playing speed profile and hand-rubbed with urethane gel, the neck offers the perfect platform for your hand to soar along. To prevent changes in humidity or temperature from affecting the neck, graphite rods has been applied internally for reinforcement. Rolled edges give the neck a played in feel whilst the high-quality craftsmanship reassures that it has many miles in it yet. The heel mounted spoke adjustment wheel enables any adjustments to be made without any fuss to perfect neck alignment.
Married to the neck is a 22-jumbo fret maple fingerboard with dot position inlays providing a subtle navigational aid. The fingerboard is shaped to Charvel's compound radius, extending from 12-inches at the nut to 16-inches at the heel. The result is a natural feel for the fretting hand as you perform elaborate technique with ease.
Seymour Duncan humbuckers
The San Dimas is home to a pair of powerful Seymour Duncan humbuckers, with a JB TB-4 in the bridge and a '59 SH-1N in the neck. The JB is a crisp and clear pickup that brings that gives your rhythm and lead chops a sparkling clarity. The '59 is a fat and juicy tone monster that saturates each note with inspired articulation and harmonic balance.
The volume control offers push/pull coil split capabilities to extend the tonal arsenal available to you even further. The No-Load tone control responds normally from position 1 through 9, and removes itself from the circuit at position 10 to allow the natural tone of the guitar to shine through in all its glory.
The body is home to a Floyd Rose tremolo, which supports each string to optimise intonation and sustain, and allows you to perform mesmerising vibrato with pin-point accuracy. allows you to dive and wail without sending your tuning out of whack. At the top of the neck, Charvel sealed die-cast tuners and the Floyd Rose nut ensure that tuning is upheld meticulously throughout the most daring of performances.
Manufacturer Charvel Model Pro Mod San Dimas Style 1 HH FR M Electric Guitar Body Material Alder Neck Material 2-Piece Maple with Graphite reinforcement Fingerboard Material Maple Pickup Configuration HH Bridge Locking Tremolo No. of Frets/Fret Profile 22/Jumbo Position Inlays Black Dots Nut Floyd Rose Bridge/Tailpiece Floyd Rose Active/Passive Passive Tuners Charvel Die-Cast Pickups Neck: Seymour Duncan '59 SH-1N Humbucking
Bridge: Seymour Duncan JB TB-4 Humbucking
Controls Volume with push/pull coil split No-Load Tone Control Pickup Switching 3-Position Blade:
Position 1: Bridge Pickup
Position 2: Both inner coils
Position 3: Neck Pickup
Position 1: Bridge outer coil
Position 2: Both outer coils
Position 3: Neck outer coil
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