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Jim Root Charvel San Dimas

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The Charvel Jim Root San Dimas model we saw prototypes of last year have now been given an official release date and the full specifications are now available. 

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Charvel Jim Root San Dimas

These new Charvel Jim Root San Dimas are coming, at last, these signature San Dimas models have a mahogany body, contoured and with a scalloped lower back bout for better upper fret access. These guitars have a bolt-on maple neck with graphite reinforcement and a hand-rubbed satin urethane finish. The Satin Black model comes with a maple fretboard and the one in Satin White has an ebony fretboard instead.

I like that he went with Luminlay glow-in-the-dark side dots, as that makes playing on dark stages a lot easier.

 

Charvel Jim Root San Dimas

Black or White? Which would you choose?

Daemonum

The guitar comes with a pair of Jim Root’s signature EMG Daemonum humbuckers. These active pickups are wired in a minimal control layout that includes a three-way blade switch and a singular skirted Strat-style volume knob.

Jim Root Charvel San Dimas

Jim Root rocking his San Dimas

Black or White?

Hardware is all black for both colours and includes a Floyd Rose 1500 Series double-locking tremolo and a set of Charvel-designed locking tuners. These certainly look like they have had some nice tweaks to the San Dimas formula, and I can see them being popular. I love the Charvel necks and this tweaked San Dimas formula works very well in my opinion, so I am looking forward to trying one out when they come out.

The main question though is Black * or White * and can you hold out until August to buy one?

MSRP – USD 1499

Charvel Jim Root Pro Mod SD1 HH FR M

Charvel Jim Root Pro Mod SD1 HH FR M

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Charvel Jim Root Pro Mod SD1 HH FR E

Charvel Jim Root Pro Mod SD1 HH FR E

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