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New Exotic Zebrawood Tops from the Carvin Guitars Custom Shop

Kiesel Guitars and the Carvin Guitars Custom Shop has added Zebrawood tops to our extensive list of exotic wood options. Zebrawood is an open-grained wood with a very distinctive pattern which gives it its name. It’s similar in density to … Continue reading

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New Models from Kiesel Guitars and the Carvin Guitars Custom Shop

Kiesel Guitars and the Carvin Guitars Custom Shop are excited to announce a host of new guitar models to kick off 2015. These instruments debuted at NAMM and received a great deal of attention from players and the media. All … Continue reading

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The All-New Kiesel Guitars!

It’s been an exciting and busy week for everyone at Carvin Guitars. As was announced earlier in the week, the Guitar Division at Carvin is forming its own company, under the Kiesel Guitars name. Everyone at Carvin Guitars / Kiesel … Continue reading

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Dunlop Bass Strings Now Standard

The Carvin Guitars Custom Shop is excited to announce that, effective immediately, we will be using Dunlop Super Bright nickel bass strings exclusively on all our 4, 5 and 6 string electric basses. We’ve tried out a variety of strings … Continue reading

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NEW! Carvin SCB7 Bevel Top Seven String Guitar

Carvin is excited to offer our latest Custom Shop instrument, the SCB7 bevel-top seven string guitar. Since the introduction of the six string SCB6 at NAMM, seven string players have been asking for their own version, and the Custom Shop … Continue reading

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Shane Gibson, 1979 – 2014

It is with deepest sadness that we announce that guitarist and Carvin artist Shane Paul Gibson passed away at 5:45 AM on April 15th, 2014 in the UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama as a result of complications from a blood … Continue reading

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New Vanquish Series Basses From Carvin

Carvin’s new Vanquish Series electric basses represent a radical departure from traditional bass guitars, and are the next step in the evolution of the instrument. The 4-string V49K, 5-string V59K and 6-string V69K Vanquish basses are loaded with exciting new … Continue reading

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Bass Player Magazine Reviews the Carvin PB5 Classic Bass

Rave reviews continue to come in for Carvin’s new PB Series electric basses, and the latest is from Bass Player Magazine. They say, “Happily, the PB5 has a killer B string that receives ample coverage from the pickup, and has … Continue reading

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New X44 Xccelerator 4-String Bass

On the heels of the radical new X54 5-string bass, which debuted at NAMM '14 to rave reviews from players and press, the Custom Shop is pleased to introduce the 4-string version, the Xccelerator X44. The X44 is now available … Continue reading

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New Xccelerator X54 Active 5-String Bass

The Custom Shop is taking its bass lineup in an exciting new direction with the release of the new Xccelerator Series! The introductory model, the X54 5-string, debuted at NAMM '14 to rave reviews from players and press. In response … Continue reading

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