Carvin have jazzed up the SH550 for 2013. The SH550 features a beautifully carved 4A flamed maple top and a hand-selected mahogany body and neck. Carvin’s metal-covered S22 pickups are custom-wound with vintage plain enamal wire to bring out the rich tone and sustain of this guitar, while adding to it’s exceptional looks. The unique heel design and “Rapid Play” neck ensures effortless playability, and lower body cutaway allow uninhibited access up to the 22nd fret. The SH550 has all the features of the SH575, without the MIDI Synth access electronics.

Carvin Semi Hollow Carved Top SH550

Carvin Semi Hollow Carved Top SH550

The SH550 is loaded with features generally only found in boutique instruments. And with hundreds of available options, you can build your SH550 exactly the way you want it, and be the proud owner of a totally unique instrument that will last you a lifetime.

Carvin Semi Hollow Carved Top SH550 features:
  • Construction: set neck
  • Body: mahogany with 20mm AAAA solid flamed maple carved top
  • Neck: mahogany, flamed maple headstock overlay w/ gold logo
  • Fingerboard: ebony, 14″ radius
  • Frets: 22 medium-jumbo, .103 wide X .048 tall
  • Pickups: S22J chrome-covered neck pickup, S22T chrome covered bridge pickup
  • Scale length: 25″
  • Inlays: abalone dots
  • Neck width: 1.69″ wide @ nut, 2.23″ wide @ 22nd fret
  • Hardware: chrome
  • Bridge: tune-o-matic M bridge with stop tailpiece
  • Tuners: Premium Carvin locking tuners, 19:1 ratio
  • Electronics: master volume, push/pull tone/coil splitter, 3-way pickup selector
  • Dimensions: 39″ long, 14.1″ wide body, 2.6″ thick at center of body, 2.1″ thick at edge
  • Weight: 8.25 lbs
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