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Charvel unveils 15-model strong 2021 electric guitar line

Charvel NAMM 2021 electric guitars
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NAMM 2021 isn't taking place in the physical realm this year, but you'll find all the hottest January gear launches in our guide to the biggest guitar, amp and pedal releases of 2021 so far.

Charvel has unveiled its 2021 winter and spring collection of new electric guitars, which include Angel Vivaldi’s first-ever six-string artist signature collab, as well as new MJ, Pro-Mod DK, San Dimas and So-Cal models.

For the skinny on all the new offerings, head below.

MJ DK24 HSH 2PT E Mahogany with Figured Walnut

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The all-new MJ DK24 HSH 2PT E Mahogany with Figured Walnut ($2,399) sports a mahogany Dinky body topped with figured walnut, as well as a scalloped lower back bout, sculpted shredder’s cut heel and Natural finish.

Other appointments include a graphite-reinforced bolt-on wenge neck, 12”-16” compound radius streaky ebony fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets, pearl dot inlays and Graph Tech TUSQ XL nut.

There’s also Seymour Duncan Full Shred SH-10B, Custom Flat Strat SSL-6 and Alnico II Pro APH-1N pickups, five-way blade switch, no-load tone control, volume control (with Bourns low friction pot), Gotoh Custom 510 recessed tremolo bridge, Charvel-branded Gotoh die-cast locking tuners and gold hardware.

Angel Vivaldi Signature Pro-Mod DK24-6 Nova

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The new Pro-Mod DK24-6 Nova ($1,599) marks Angel Vivaldi’s first six-string collaboration with Charvel. The guitar comes in a Lucerne Aqua Firemist finish with color matched reverse licensed Fender Stratocaster headstock, and features a caramelized maple fingerboard with cascading black dot inlays, gold pickup bobbins and gold hardware.

Other specs include a bolt-on maple neck with graphite reinforcement, scarf joint, custom Angel Vivaldi neck profile and satin finish on the back, 12”-16” compound radius fingerboard with rolled edges, 24 jumbo frets and Luminlay side dots and a Gotoh custom 510 tremolo bridge.

Pickups are a DiMarzio The Tone Zone DP155 humbucker at the bridge and a DiMarzio Air Norton DP193 humbucker at the neck, accessed via a five-way blade switch, single volume and tone controls.

Pro-Mod DK24 HH 2PT CM LH

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The Pro-Mod DK24 2PT models boast Dinky bodies with lower back bout and sculpted shredder’s cut heels, graphite-reinforced bolt-on caramelized maple necks, 12”-16” compound radius caramelized maple fingerboards, 24 jumbo frets, Luminlay side dots, heel-mount truss rod adjustment wheels, Seymour Duncan pickups with five-way blade switching, Strat-style skirt knobs (with 500K EVH Bourns low friction pots) and recessed Gotoh Custom 510 tremolo bridges.

The left-handed Pro-Mod DK24 HH 2PT CM LH ($1,299) is offered in Gloss Black and Satin Shell Pink finishes with chrome hardware, and features an alder body, Seymour Duncan Full Shred SH-10B bridge and Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro APH-1N neck pickups and an added mini two-way toggle switch for parallel and series pickup combinations.

Pro-Mod DK24 HSH 2PT CM Mahogany

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The Pro-Mod DK24 HSH 2PT CM Mahogany ($1,199) comes in a Natural finish with gold hardware. Features a mahogany body with a custom Seymour Duncan Full Shred SH-10B bridge humbucker and Custom Flat Strat SSL-6 single-coil middle and Alnico II Pro APH-1N neck pickups.

Pro-Mod DK24 HSH 2PT CM

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The Pro-Mod DK24 HSH 2PT CM ($1,149), meanwhile, sports a Mystic Blue finish with gold hardware, and features include an alder body and custom Seymour Duncan Full Shred SH-10B bridge, Seymour Duncan Custom Flat Strat SSL-6 single-coil middle and custom Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro APH-1N neck pickups.

Pro-Mod DK24 HSS 2PT CM

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The Pro-Mod DK24 HSS 2PT CM ($1,099) comes in a Snow White finish with gold hardware. Features include an alder body and custom Seymour Duncan Full Shred SH-10B humbucking bridge pickup, Seymour Duncan Custom Flat Strat SSL-6 single-coil middle and Seymour Duncan Custom Flat Strat SSL-6 RWRP single-coil neck pickups.

Pro-Mod DK24 HH HT E

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Charvel's hardtail Pro-Mod DK24 HH HT E ($899) features a Satin Black finish with black hardware. 

The new model boasts an alder Dinky body with lower back bout and sculpted shredder’s cut heel, graphite-reinforced bolt-on maple neck, 12”-16” compound radius ebony fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets, heel-mount truss rod adjustment wheel, Seymour Duncan Full Shred SH-10B bridge and Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro APH-1N neck pickups with five-way blade switching, no-load tone control, volume control (with 500K EVH Bourns low friction pot) and Charvel HT6 string-through-body hardtail bridge.

Pro-Mod San Dimas Style 1 HH FR E Sassafras LH

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The left-handed Style 1 HH FR E Sassafras LH ($1,099) boasts a sassafras body, ebony fingerboard with white dot inlays, direct mount Seymour Duncan JB TB-4 bridge and Seymour Duncan ’59 SH-1N neck pickups, three-way blade switch, volume control with push/pull coil split, tone control with push/pull activation and Floyd Rose 1000 Series double-locking tremolo bridge system.

The guitar is offered in Satin Black with black hardware.

Pro-Mod San Dimas Style 1 HSS FR E Sassafras

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The Style 1 HSS FR E Sassafras ($1,099) comes in a classic Satin Black finish with black hardware and features a sassafras body and ebony fingerboard with white dot inlays. Pickups are a direct mount Seymour Duncan JB TB-4 humbucker at the bridge, Seymour Duncan Custom Flat Strat SSL-6 single-coil in the middle and Custom Flat Strat SSL-6 RWRP single-coil at the neck. There’s also a five-way blade switch, volume and no-load tone controls and Floyd Rose 1000 Series double-locking tremolo bridge system.

Pro-Mod San Dimas Style 1 HSS HT E Sassafras

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Features include a sassafras body, ebony fingerboard with white dot inlays, direct mount Seymour Duncan JB™ TB-4 humbucking bridge, Seymour Duncan Custom Flat Strat SSL-6 single-coil middle and Custom Flat Strat SSL-6 RWRP single-coil neck pickups.

There’s also a five-way blade switch, volume and no-load tone controls and Charvel HT6 string-through-body hardtail bridge.

The guitar comes in a Satin Black finish with black hardware for $999.

The Pro-Mod San Dimas Style 1 HSS FR M

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Features include an alder body, maple fingerboard with black dot inlays and Seymour Duncan JB TB-4 humbucking bridge, Seymour Duncan Custom Flat Strat SSL-6 single-coil middle and Seymour Duncan Custom Flat Strat SSL-6 RWRP single-coil neck pickups.

There’s also a five-way blade switch, volume and no-load tone controls and Floyd Rose 1000 Series double-locking tremolo bridge system.

The guitar comes in a new Blizzard Pearl finish with chrome hardware for $999.

Pro-Mod So-Cal Style 1 HH FR M LH

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Features include an alder body, maple fingerboard with black dot inlays and Seymour Duncan Distortion TB-6 bridge and Seymour Duncan Distortion SH-6N neck pickups.

There’s also a three-way blade switch, volume control with push/pull coil split, tone control with push/pull tone activation and Floyd Rose 1000 Series double-locking tremolo bridge system. is The guitar is available in a classic Gloss Black finish with white pickguard and black hardware for $949.

Pro-Mod So-Cal Style 1 HSH FR E 

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Features include an alder body, ebony fingerboard with white dot inlays and Seymour Duncan Distortion TB-6 bridge, Seymour Duncan Custom Flat Strat SSL-6 Single-Coil middle and Seymour Duncan Distortion SH-6N neck pickups,

There’s also a five-way blade switch, volume and no-load tone controls and Floyd Rose 1000 Series double-locking tremolo bridge system.

The guitar comes is Robin’s Egg Blue with a white pickguard and chrome hardware for $999.

Pro-Mod So-Cal Style 1 HSH FR M

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Features include an alder body, maple fingerboard with black dot inlays and Seymour Duncan Distortion TB-6 bridge, Seymour Duncan Custom Flat Strat SSL-6 Single-Coil middle and Seymour Duncan Distortion SH-6N neck pickups.

There’s also a five-way blade switch, volume and no-load tone controls and a Floyd Rose 1000 Series double-locking tremolo bridge system.

The guitar is available in Slime Green with a white pickguard and chrome hardware for $999.

Pro-Mod So-Cal Style 2 24 HH HT CM

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Features include an alder So-Cal Style 2 body with scalloped lower back bout and shredder’s cut heel, bolt-on caramelized maple neck with graphite reinforcement and 12”-16” compound radius caramelized maple fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets, pearloid dot inlays and Luminlay side dots.

There’s also a heel-mount truss rod adjustment wheel, Fishman Fluence Open Core PRF-COC bridge and neck humbucking pickups, three-way blade pickup switch, two-way mini toggle switch and Charvel HT6 string-through-body hardtail bridge with brass saddles.

The guitar is finished in Robin’s Egg Blue with parchment pickguard, chrome hardware and a reverse licensed Fender Telecaster headstock for $899.

For more information on all these new models, head to Charvel.