Charvel introduces new signature models for Guthrie Govan and Rick Graham

Both are speed-focused S-types.

Charvel has launched two new electric guitar signature models, one for Guthrie Govan and one for Rick Graham.

Guthrie Govan Signature MJ San Dimas SD24 CM, Three-Tone Sunburst

Charvel's new Guthrie Govan signature

This San Dimas guitar features a basswood body, an ash top and a neck-plate-free heel with a dramatic contour for easy access to all 24 jumbo stainless steel frets. The maple neck has been “caramelised”, and reinforced with graphite and finished in satin for stability and speedy playing. There’s also a heel-mounted easy-access truss rod wheel. The maple fretboard sports a 12-16 inch radius, with Luminlay side dots.

Electronics include an HSH set of specially-wound Charvel pickup, controlled by a five-way blade switch. There’s also a two-way mini-toggle switch to engage single-coil simulation in bridge and neck humbucker positions.

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Hardware includes a Charvel locking vibrato bridge with pop-in tremolo arm and brass block, Gotoh die-cast locking tuners and Graph Tech TUSQ XL nut.

The guitar will be available in October 2021 in Three-Colour Sunburst, and lists for $2,599.99 / £2,299 / €2,599.

Rick Graham Signature MJ DK24 2PT CM

Charvel's new Rick Graham signature

This guitar bears a Dinky body shape, made from basswood with a “caramelised” bolt-on maple neck reinforced with graphite and finished in satin. There’s a sculpted heel and a scalloped lower back bout for easy access to all 24 jumbo stainless steel frets.

Electronics consist of a Custom Rick Graham Bare Knuckle HSS pickup set, while hardware includes a Gotoh Custom 510 recessed tremolo bridge, Gotoh die-cast locking tuners and a bevelled output jack.

The guitar will be available in September 2021, and Lists for $2,699.99 / £2,499 / €2,799.

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