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What do you all think of them? I'm currently deciding on either a Gibson LP Classic, a Carvin DC400TA, or a PRS (have to save a up a little more ) I need help, and any information will be appreciated! I play a variety of genres. rock, metal, funk.
#3
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What do you all think of them? I'm currently deciding on either a Gibson LP Classic, a Carvin DC400TA, or a PRS (have to save a up a little more ) I need help, and any information will be appreciated! I play a variety of genres. rock, metal, funk.


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#5
I bet PRS pwn Carvin though, right? Excluding the price! What's good about Carvin?
#6
well supposely a carvin can be just as good as a prs but of cours ei think the prs would be better since it cost more but a carvin can be almost as good.i mean i bet theyre both really awesome.i say carvin cause its cheaper.im getting mine of ebay cause im cheap.in the end its up to you but whatever choice you go with you wont regret it.check out the carvin website though.
#7
I've just ordered a Carvin DC400M like 2 weeks ago. Soooo hyped for it.

Thing about Carvins is that you have to wait for them to be made.
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#8
Carvin is almost the exact same shop as PRS, but their guitars cost 2000 dollars less. If you get a Carvin, get it from the factory. You pay about 300 more than on **** but you get EXCELLENT customer service, and if anything is wrong with the guitar at all, they will run it through their repair service and fix it up in a week or so for no charge.
#9
if I had the money I would go with a carvin, i wish they had an SG body though. But you get to customize your guitar for you, with some of the best quality parts that you can get...

if i had the money id go with a carvin
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#10
I'm getting a Carvin Bolt at the start of Fall. Its going to kick so much ass.
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#12
Yeah this guy is selling a DC400TA for $1000 dollars. 2 years old, but apparently in perfect condition. It was a reverse headstock, and a green quilted top. It looks fantastic.
#13
I'll take a Carvin customized to my specifications over an off the rack PRS any day.

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#15
Sounds good! So, I'd be satisfied without testing it? I've heard it being played in videos, but that's about it. It sounds fantastic distorted, and he's an awesome player. I'm assuming it has good clean channel too? One important question: what's the difference between active/passive pickups? The guitar comes with it. :]
The precision and detail of Carvin's 52 years is celebrated in the DC400A Anniversary Model. Standard features include: maple neck-through-body construction, Smooth neck-to-body heel, Tone enhancing alder wood body sides, Highly figured flamed maple top / headstock Five piece maple / walnut laminated through-neck, Three-piece laminated body with fully rounded edges, Any translucent color, Abalone inlays, C22N and C22B pickups with active/passive electronics. Ebony fingerboard with 15 radius, 24 precision medium jumbo frets .095 wide x .048 tall, Scale Length: 25". Case purchase required for shipment of this guitar.
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#17
Carvins are excellent.

The California carve top is the "Les Paul Killer", but even more versatile than that. I have a carvin 7 string. It's an excellent guitar, looks great, plays great, setup great, my only complaint is that their cases suck.

Here's a pic of the neck and how well they flow into the body.


And here's the top


Walnut, 5 piece neck, birdseye maple, Coiltap, phase switch, jumbo frets, gold hardware, locking nut, gold logo. $1,450
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Carvins are excellent.

The California carve top is the "Les Paul Killer", but even more versatile than that. I have a carvin 7 string. It's an excellent guitar, looks great, plays great, setup great, my only complaint is that their cases suck.

Here's a pic of the neck and how well they flow into the body.


And here's the top


Walnut, 5 piece neck, birdseye maple, Coiltap, phase switch, jumbo frets, gold hardware, locking nut, gold logo. $1,450


cool guitar, congrats

and go for carvin
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