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New for 2017: Chris Letchford Signature Series Multiscale Headless Guitars

Highly regarded progressive guitarist Chris Letchford has been part of the Kiesel family since last year, using the Vader VM7 multiscale guitars as one of his primary instruments. And now, the Custom Shop is very excited to debut the new … Continue reading

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New for 2017: Vanquish Series Standard & Multiscale Guitars

After many requests from our customers, the Kiesel Guitars USA Custom Shop is excited to offer a guitar version of our popular Vanquish Series basses. Vanquish Series guitars are available in 6 and 7 string standard-scale configurations, and 6, 7 … Continue reading

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New Custom Shop Finishes for 2017; Luminlay Super Blue Side Dots Now Standard

The Kiesel Guitars USA Custom Shop is excited to announce several new finish options for 2017! There are 4 new, no charge solid finishes: British Racing Green (far left), Blood Red (left, center), Light Blue and Light Pink. These finishes … Continue reading

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Kiesel Custom Shop Adds Tremolo Option for Vader Headless Guitars; Updates to Holdsworth Headless Model

Big news from the Kiesel Guitars USA Custom Shop! In response to overwhelming requests from our customers, we’ve added a new tremolo option for Vader 6, 7 and 8 string guitars. Jeff Kiesel worked extensively with Hipshot to develop the … Continue reading

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New Vanquish Multiscale 4 and 5 String Bass Guitars

Kiesel Guitars is excited to announce the new Vanquish VM49K 4-string and VM59K 5-string multiscale basses! The Vanquish VM49K and VM59K multiscales are the Custom Shop’s first multiscale bass instruments, and were created in response to many customer requests following … Continue reading

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Ebony Fingerboards Now Standard on all Kiesel Guitar and Bass Models

The Kiesel Guitars USA Custom Shop is excited to announce that effective December 1st 2016, ebony fingerboards will be standard on all Custom Shop models, including replacement necks and guitar & bass kits. Kiesel Guitars/Carvin Guitars has famously used more … Continue reading

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Kiesel Guitars Aries Series Guitar Run

Kiesel Guitars is excited to announce a Limited Aries Series Run! These special runs allow us to offer amazing Kiesel Guitars instruments with killer special package pricing, but only for a limited time. Past runs have been very popular, and … Continue reading

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The Gear Gods Review the Kiesel Vader VM6 Multiscale Headless Guitar

Check out the new video review of the Kiesel Vader VM6 Multiscale Headless guitar from the Gear Gods! Trey Xavier puts the VM6 through its paces, and gives a thorough demonstration of the wide variety of tonal capabilities of this … Continue reading

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Kiesel Guitars Supports the Jason Becker Special Needs Trust

Did you know that a portion of the proceeds from every Kiesel/Carvin Jason Becker Tribute instrument goes to the Jason Becker Special Needs Trust? This trust was established to help Jason with his significant medical and living expenses, and Kiesel … Continue reading

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Kiesel Multiscale Guitars

Multiscale fanned-fret instruments have been around for quite some time, and the Kiesel Guitars Custom Shop performed extensive R & D in creating our multiscale guitars. The advantage of a multiscale fanned-fret instrument over a traditional instrument is that the … Continue reading

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