San Diego, CA Carvin, the name musicians everywhere trust for high quality guitars, basses, instrument amplifiers, recording equipment, and sound reinforcement products, is excited to respond to numerous customer requests by adding 24-fret versions of our popular California Single carved top guitars to our lineup of Custom Shop instruments. The new 24-fret California Single models share the same features and options as their 22-fret CS6, CS4 and CS3 counterparts.
The CS624 has a mahogany body and mahogany set neck with a minimal neck heel for playing comfort and easy access high on the fingerboard. A 20mm thick fully carved 4A flamed maple top and matching headstock along with Carvin’s exclusive deep triple-step finishes with natural body binding is standard. The neck features a 25” scale ebony fingerboard with abalone dot inlays and 24 medium-jumbo nickel silver frets. A tune-o-matic M-Bridge is standard, with strings fed through the body for additional sustain and tonal clarity; a Wilkinson tremolo or original Floyd Rose tremolo is also available. Carvin’s venerable Classic Series C22 humbuckers are standard, along with a master volume control, push/pull tone control/coil splitter and 3-way pickup selector. It can be ordered from Carvin’s San Diego Custom Shop with hundreds of available options, including upgraded exotic top woods such as 4A quilted maple, flamed koa, California Claro walnut or flamed spalted maple; dozens of different finishes; an assortment of fingerboard woods including flamed maple, birdseye maple and rosewood; assorted abalone and mother-or-pearl inlays; stainless steel fretwire in various sizes and much more. Also available is the CS424, which has a bookmatched plain maple top, and the CS324, which has no top wood; just a beautifully sculpted mahogany body. The CS424 and CS324 can also be ordered with a large selection of bridges, fingerboard woods, inlays, fretwire, finishes, pickups and more.
Since its launch in 1946, Carvin has specialized in building and selling high quality musical instrument products direct to the consumer. The company’s innovative factory-direct approach has grown from a catalog mail order service into a large-scale manufacturing / retail business with a strong Internet presence. Today, Carvin customers can instantly purchase everything from customized, handcrafted instruments to tour-ready professional audio systems. With more than 60 years of achievement, Carvin continues to grow its relationship with musicians worldwide by offering an extensive range of guitars, basses, instrument amps, recording, and P.A. products.