Magnificent Desolation. The Charvel Desolation series introduces entirely new designs not previously seen in Charvel’s 30-year history, offering more tonal and stylistic options for discerning players everywhere. Devastating tone, killer looks and high-performance playability separate the Desolation series from all others. It’s a whole new series of Charvel guitars for a whole new world of players.
New for 2014, the Desolation DS-1 FR has been upgraded with new multi-ply neck and body binding, new metallic “keystone” fingerboard inlays and stylish satin-chrome hardware. Continuing premium features include a carved-top single-cutaway mahogany body, through-body mahogany neck with scalloped heel, compound radius (12”-16”) rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets, dual Seymour Duncan® Blackout™ active humbucking pickups with three-way toggle switching, Floyd Rose® double-locking tremolo, three-on-a-side Charvel tuners, and solid and trans finishes (flame maple veneer on trans finishes) with matching headstocks. Available in Trans Black and Snow White.
|Model Name:||Desolation™ DS-1 FR|
|No. of Frets:||24|
|Position Inlays:||Alumiloid Keystone|
|Fingerboard Radius:||12″ to 16″ Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4 mm)|
|Width at Nut:||1.650″ (42 mm)|
|Scale Length:||25.5″ (64.8 cm)|
FINGERBOARD AND COLOR OPTIONS
|Bridge Pickup:||Seymour Duncan® AHB-1B|
|Neck Pickup:||Seymour Duncan® AHB-1N|
|Pickup Switching:||3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup|
|Controls:||Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)|
|Hardware Finish:||Satin Chrome|
|Bridge:||Floyd Rose® Special Double-Locking Tremolo (Recessed)|
|Tuning Machine:||Floyd Rose® Original Tremolo Arm|