New Charvel Basses

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Spector_Ray, Nov 10, 2004.

  1. Spector_Ray


    Aug 8, 2004
    Looks like the new Charvel basses are out now based on the original San Dimas body. Anyone played one yet?
  2. Nedmundo

    Nedmundo Supporting Member

    Jan 7, 2005
    I've been jonesing for a P/J bass for a long time, and that San Dimas looks fantastic. The ebony fretboard option is appealing too.

    So, yeah, has anybody tried one?
  3. I'm not sure what model it was but I played a new Charvel at Wild West Guitars in Riverside Ca. and it was sweeeet. Flamed maple top ebony board apparently it was made in the Fender Custom Shop. They wanted $1,700 for it and it played every bit as well as anything else in that price range.
  4. mwm70


    Oct 27, 2004

    It's not a San Dimas, actually it's a Japanese made neck through (1987), but if the USA made versions play better than this one, then they are worth twice that amount.