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CUSTOM SHOP CARVIN DC 400
Gorgeous AAAA Solid Quilted Maple Top Triple Stain Translucent Black
with Active Electronics. All Black Stealth Look
This is a professional grade guitar with top notch hardware for pros or collectors.
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DESCRIPTION
Body:Mahogany with 1/4 inch highest quality AAAA solid quilted maple top with translucent black finish
Neck & Fretboard:Neck thru mahogany neck with ebony fretboard & 24 stainless steel jumbo frets with side markers. Smooth heel allows access to all 24 frets with ease.
Pickups :Carvin  C22J (neck position), C22B (bridge position). The C22N has a warmer sound with rich harmonics. The C22B has excellent definition with sweet harmonics. Both is made of Alnico 5 magnets with 11 poles and extra windings for high output. Humbuckers with coil split for both humbucker and single-coil sound.
Electronics :Pickup selector (3 position)
2 X volume, 2 X tone
1 X coil splitter (neck pickup)
1 X coil splitter (bridge pickup)
1 X phase switch
Chrome finish.
Bridge :String thru body with Chrome Tune-O-Matic
Headstock :
Tilt back with good sustan without using string tree. Locking Sperzel tuners and matching AAAA quilted maple.
Nut : Graphite teflon nut keeps guitar in perfect tune
Case :Yellow and brown tweed hard case

Condition:

Guitar and case is in excellent condition, like new.
Price :

Pls contact me for payment or testing the guitar.

Tel - 012-3209972
(Alan)
RM6900

A similar specced guitar on Carvin's website cost US$3,700. That's excluding US$480 for shipping, handling & insurance. That works out to be  RM14,630 (excluding import tax of 15%). The problem is you can't order it directly from Carvin as all orders outside of the USA is referred to their dealers. The Malaysian dealer is DoReMi. However, they have only very limited stocks and these are low end of the Carvin range with prices around RM13,000 - RM16,000. A guitar specced like this is probably going for RM18,000 and above (Please remember that all Carvin are custom made to spec and are not production line guitars)

I am offering this practically brand new Carvin at less than half the price you'll otherwise have to pay. The asking price is RM6,900 and it's a real bargain for 1 very lucky person. I only have 1, so once it's taken, it's gone. Be the first one to grab this before someone else does.
The DC400, first introduced in 1990, is Carvin's most popular guitar. Over the years, it has garnered many accolades, including winning Guitar Player Magazine's shoot out of 19 different guitars, which included entries from Fender, Gibson, Ibanez, Jackson and Peavey. The DC400 received the highest score of any guitar tested in the group, scoring 38 out of a possible 40 points. Guitar Player Magazine said the DC400 has "...serious workmanship and rich 3-D sound". This model represents over 60 years of experience that Carvin has in building the highest quality, USA-made instruments that are suitable for all playing styles at any level. Now you can have an instrument that you'll be proud to play and own for years to come.

The DC400, with it's attention to detail and premium standard features, represents Carvin's finest neck-through electric guitar. It's further upgraded to an AAAA quilted maple top and headstock along with active electronics. These options are expensive but makes the black on black guitar looks absolutely wicked. 

I bought this guitar brand new and it's been kept that way. The guitar has never been played live and is as good as brand new. There are NO scratches or cracks and there are NO issues at all with the guitar.
Comes with an original CARVIN tweed hard case.
You can test the guitar at my place if you want to. Call me at 012-3209972 to fix an appointment. We are located at Bandar Mahkota Cheras in Cheras, Selangor. I also offer free shipping within Malaysia.
TESTIMONIALS
Gus Montalvo Burlington, WA
"I have owned many guitars and other instruments over the years and I know what to look for in a guitar. When I was putting together my home studio, and since I don't have a lot of room to spare, I was looking for a guitar that would sound good in any style of music. My friend had just purchased a custom DC400 that he needed to "get rid of" because of personal issues. I decided to try it and immediately fell in love. From the lush colors, to the abalone inlays, to playability to sound; Carvin scored an 11 in the scale from 1 to 10. My guitar was virtually new and I got the deal of a lifetime when I bought it. Every where I perform I get asked about "the gorgeous guitar that sounds equally gorgeous".

I am so impressed with Carvin quality that I have continued to purchased Carvin brand items and accessories. And as I put my band together, the Carvin name will be seen at every place we perform. Thank you for proving that you can still make affordable, quality products that are Made in the USA."

Nick Pascarella
"I've played PRS, Gibson, Fender, Schecter, and with the exception of John Petrucci's guitar itself, this is the finest playing instrument I've ever played. Two thumbs up for the action and playability, and for achieving the sound of a Strat AND a Gibson in the same guitar. Not to mention the 24 easy-as-pie-to-get-to frets. Congratulations for making believer out of me. "

Dean Williamstown, MA
"I would like to say that I had not played a Carvin in years and found one in a local music store. A DC127 with the stock trim, with a few scratches. It was priced accordingly, less than the new price so I figured I would check it out. I was totally blown away. There were other guitars with similiar features in the store selling for over three times the price of a new Carvin. They were in no way as good in terms of both playability and tone as my new Carvin here. The stock pickups and the alder body sound great together. The coil taps also work nicely and do not sound overly bright when tapped. I cannot believe I did not pay a minimum of $4000 for this guitar. The neck is perfect, which is rare even when you spend large sums of money on a guitar."

chris huth Graham, Wa
"I have done 3 years of research to find the perfect guitar. I am lucky enough to have a job where cost is not a problem. Carvin has made me this perfect guitar! it has exceeded my best expectations, the quality of workmanship and care that went into this work of art makes me want to play even more than I do now. I have alot of music buddies and I WILL say "check this guitar out". Thank you very much Carvin Chris Huth"

Brian Shaw Lockport, Illinois
"What a Great Guitar!! Far exceeded my expectations.These guitars definately live up to the hype. I've been searching for a guitar for years after researching all different brands I finally decided to try a Carvin. All those wasted years! I finally found the guitar I've been dreaming about. Thanks Carvin!"

Ken Bennett USA
"Just got my new guitar this afternoon and all I can say is WOW. It's even better than I hoped for both looks and playability. The tung-oiled 5 piece neck is unbelievably smooth and fast and the action is perfect. I'm just glad I don't have to go in to work tomorrow since I might be up playing all night. This is by far the highest quality guitar I've got and it cost about half what a few of mine did. This baby makes me realize just how badly setup most guitars really are and how we just get used to it. I just wish I'd bought one of these sooner. Big thanks to Mike for helping me choose the best options ( Love that 5 piece neck!) and thanks to everyone who made this amazing work of art."

Joacim Sweden
"Best guitar ever! I have used it every day since 2005. Never failed on a gig, best neck-thru construction I‘ve ever seen! I compare this guitar with my other guitars, an ESP custom strat and a MusicMan EVH axis! That tells a lot about this instrument! Good work!"

Will Wright U.S. Miltary stationed in Germany
"Outstanding in every aspect, The DC127 represents everything I have ever wanted in a Guitar. Fit and finish are excellent. I only wish you guys shipped to APO addresses."

Force Florida
"I have owned my quilt top mahogony body DC400 for over a year now, and I can say enthusiastically that this is the best playing, best sounding guitar I have ever owned, and I have owned a Les Paul, Jackson Soloist, Fender Strats and more. The quality, fit, finish and tone of my DC400 is without a doubt every bit as good or better in every category. I am extremely happy with my choice of the Carvin guitar."

michael estrumse alabama
"I just got my carvin dc400. I own a fender 50th strat and I play my friends les paul standard every other day, I enjoy both of these guitars of course, but this is by far the most incredible guitar I have ever touched in my life. I seriously cant believe it wow!! Thanks alot guys its awesome ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE I seriously cant believe that I payed more for my strat!! I will never EVER buy another brand!! and I am serious!!"

Matt Lange Chicago
"I bought a DC400 series guitar and I loved it so much I bought 3 more!!!! These are by far the best guitars I have ever played in my 22 years of playing. Keep up the good work!!"

Casey Berg Yakima, WA
"I've had my DC400 for nearly a decade now and am still excited to play it. I've tried many other brands, but no guitar has felt so perfect in my hands and performed so reliably. I can't wait to order another one in the near future."

Sam Dobkins USA
"Hey guys, my DC400 arrived other day and I'd like to let you know I was BLOWN AWAY. This is by far the best instrument I have ever set my hands or eyes on, and I can't put it down. The quilted finish under the classic sunburst is perfect with the black hardware, and don't even get me started on how much I love the quality of this instrument. The Floyd Rose goes down and back a million times and keeps perfect tune the whole time. At first I was bummed because someone forgot to send me the engraved truss rod cover, but the next day, right when I was about to send an email about it, the cover arrived through priority mail. I'm impressed that you took the initiative to send it right away, without waiting. The customer service was also extremely friendly and helpful as I ordered the guitar over the phone. All in all I must say that I just want to buy more of your guitars, and will never buy from another company again. Thank you so much!"

Rob Kramer Columbus, OH
"I just received my DC400T and I am amazed. I was real cynical about getting this guitar at first; it seems like you never get what you pay for these days so I was expecting to be disappointed. Well, when I opened the case my first thought was "Wow! That is one beautiful guitar!" Then I played it. Right out of the box it felt like a dream; the action was great, the frets were perfect and it was very close to being in tune! Then I plugged it into my Nomad. It sounded amazing! From crystal clean to very heavy distortion every note rang clear with incredible sustain and definition."

Patrick Comeaux Broussard, LA
"I was a bit apprehensive about ordering a custom-built guitar, without playing it first. When I received it and opened the case, I was almost speechless. After installing my strings of choice, it sounded like a dream. I am impressed beyond what my anticipation could ever have imagined. The sales experience was impressive, and the wait well worth it. Congratulations on building such a fine piece of art. I look forward to many years of playing this jewel."

James Clemer Houston, Tx
"My carvin DC400 (chrome hardware, wilkinson trem, natural finish, coil taps) is a beautiful instrument. It has a great neck, tone to die for, and can handle anything from jazz to hard rock. Carvin guitars are definitely worth it and are a great price."
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