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Charvel Desolation DST1-FR Star Electric Guitar  

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The Desolation Star DST-1 FR marks the return of Charvel's classic Star body profile, a proven shape that mixes the best elements of the Flying V wit...Read More

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An appealing design with an all-mahogany body, a compound radius fretboard, EMG pickups and a double-locking Floyd Rose tremolo.

The Desolation Star DST-1 FR marks the return of Charvel's classic Star body profile, a proven shape that mixes the best elements of the Flying V with the Explorer. This well-appointed Star has features including a through-body maple neck, compound radius (12"-16") rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and Charvel "shark tooth" inlays, EMG 85 (neck) and 81 (bridge) humbucking pickups with black bezels and three-way toggle switching, single domed metal volume control knob, Floyd Rose locking tremolo, sealed die-cast tuners and black nickel hardware.

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  • Body: Mahogany
  • Number of Frets: 24
  • Fret Size: Jumbo
  • Position Inlays: Abalam Shark Tooth
  • Fretboard Radius: 12" to 16" Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4 mm)
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Gloss
  • Nut Width: 1.6875" (43 mm)
  • Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Pickup Configuration: H/H
  • Bridge Pickup: EMG 81 Humbucking Pickup (Bridge)
  • Neck Pickup: EMG 85 Humbucking Pickup (Neck)
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Controls: Master Volume
  • Hardware: Black Nickel
  • Bridge: Recessed Floyd Rose FRT-O2000 Double-Locking Tremolo
  • Case sold separately

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A Custom Guitar made in China,A+

By Tim Belial

from Cecilia,Ky.

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Comments about Charvel Desolation DST1-FR Star Electric Guitar:

Got the guitar and I was surprised at 1st it was made in China. But the quility surpassed what I expected from China. Pretty good quility and craftmenship. Once the guitar was set up (neck, intonenation, ect.) this thing shred!! Love it! Black and chrome, Metal. I'll replace the 81 bridge P-U w/ a Seymore Duncan Blackout. Nothing wrong w/ the 81, I just prefere the Blackout sound instead. Great guitar for the right price. Floyd stays in tune, one volume, 3 way. Worth the money!! 80's style, modern feel, great.

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