€3,499.00

Charvel Guthrie Govan USA Signature HSH Cooked Ash

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 signature model 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.

For 2017, Charvel is offering new incarnations of Govan’s signature model, including the Guthrie Govan USA Signature HSH Caramelized Ash.

This 25.5” scale guitar offers a carmelized ash San Dimas body with a thin satin lacquer finish 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 compound-radius (12"-16") flame-maple fingerboard spans two octaves, with the same caramelized treatment as the neck, 24 extra 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 position, two Luminlay numbered dome control knobs (master volume, master tone), 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.

Product Specs
Model Name Guthrie Govan Signature HSH Cooked Ash, Caramelized Flame
Maple Fingerboard, Natural
Model #2865434700
Series Artist Signature Models
Country Of Origin US
Colour Natural
Body Caramelized Ash
Body Finish Satin Lacquer
Body Shape San Dimas®
Neck Material Caramelized 2-Piece Flame Maple with Graphite Reinforcement
Neck Finish Hand-Rubbed Urethane Gel
Scale Length 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Caramelized Flame Maple
Fingerboard Radius 12"-16" Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4 mm)
Number of Frets 24
Frets Size Super Jumbo - Stainless
String Nut Bone
Nut Width 1.6875" (42.86 mm)
Position Inlays Ebony Ring with Maple Dot Center
Truss Rods Dual-Action
Truss Rod Wrench Yes
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
Bridge Recessed Charvel® Locking Tremolo Bridge
Hardware Finish Chrome
Tuning Machines Sperzel® Locking
Pickguard None
Control Knobs Dome Style Luminlay Numbered Knobs
Strings NPS, .010-.046 Gauges
Unique FeaturesHeel-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
Dimensions 4.70x15.30x42.10 IN
Weight 11.15 LB
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