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Item Reviews for: Charvel Desolation DS-1 FR Electric Guitar With Floyd Rose  -  CHA DS1FR LIST

Charvel Does It Again!
By: The Drone from Central PA      Submitted: 5/26/2013

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General Your general opinion of this product. Charvel never ceases to impress me. For a company bought and sold a few times, they have maintained above average quality and feature-rich guitars at each price point. This guitar is no exception. All Good! Quality Would you consider this product to be made well? How dependable? I have to admit being hesitant to buy a Made In China guitar for anything other than a beater. I am well over it, at least when it comes to Charvels. This was bought as a dent n scratch. No dents and no scratches. Just a broken E string. The quality is well beyond the retail price. Getting one at a substantial discount is almost like stealing. Tone Bright and snappy? Dark and smooth? Were the pickups hot, mellow, thick, thin? Seymour Duncan Blackouts sunk into a mahogany body..... Devine! I like EMG's just fine but, Blackouts eat them alive. Finish How did the stain or paint job look? I love the flat black paint and the (nearly) unfinished neck. Not a fan of abalone inlays but it is tastefully done on this model.