Carvin is well known for making some of the finest made-to-order electric guitars and basses anywhere, in addition to world-class audio equipment and amplifiers. Many people aren’t terribly familiar with Carvin because they aren’t sold in retail stores. You can either buy Carvin Guitars and other gear factory direct or used (below).
Perhaps the most distinguishing fact about Carvin guitars and basses is that the allow you to completely custom order your instrument, including the color, pickup type, hardware, tuners, and bridges. Carvin’s “Custom Shop” is available to everyone from beginner to professional as well. You don’t have to pay extra to get a custom guitar of your dreams.
In recent years, Carvin has unveiled some of the finest models that they’ve ever produced, including the California Carved Top (CT6) and the new Roland-Ready instruments that offer synth access (thanks to Graph Tech), such as the SH575, SH275, SH65, and NS1. Carvin offers a complete line of both solid body and semi-hollowbody instruments in both 22 and 24 fret configurations.
are plentiful and can be had for much less than the cost of a new instrument. In fact, the only downside to owning a Carvin guitar is the reduced resale value (because of their factor direct pricing). However, that’s great news if you’re looking for a used Carvin.