Charvel launches new Pro-Mod San Dimas basses for 2021

Charvel Pro-Mod San Dimas
(Image credit: Charvel)

Until now, Charvel's Pro-Mod San Dimas range has been composed purely of electric guitars, but the company has added two bass guitars to the lineup for 2021. Meet the Pro-Mod San Dimas Bass PJ IV and Pro-Mod San Dimas Bass JJ V.

Each of these new basses is constructed of an alder body, bolt-on caramelized maple slim-C speed neck with graphite reinforcement and a hand-rubbed satin urethane back finish, and a 20-fret, 12"-16" compound-radius, caramelized-maple fingerboard with rolled edges and cream dot inlays.

Other features present on both models include Luminlay side dots, a Graph Tech TUSQ XL nut, DiMarzio pickups controlled via master volume and blend controls and a three-band active EQ, a Charvel HiMass bridge, open-gear tuners, oversized strap buttons and licensed Fender Precision Bass headstock shape.

Pickup-wise, the Pro-Mod San Dimas Bass PJ IV sports a DiMarzio Model J DP123 bridge pickup and Model P DP122 middle pickup, while the Pro-Mod San Dimas Bass JJ V features a DiMarzio Area J DP551 bridge pickup and Area J DP550 middle pickup.

Prices and finishes available for each of the models are as follows:

  • Charvel Pro-Mod San Dimas Bass PJ IV – $899, available in Lime Green Metallic and Mystic Blue
  • Charvel Pro-Mod San Dimas Bass JJ V – $999, available in Lambo Green Metallic and Candy Apple Red

For more information on the new Pro-Mod San Dimas basses, head over to Charvel.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at GuitarWorld.com from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.