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I'm sorry, this guitar is not for sale. 
Here is my Carvin SH65 Semi-Hollowbody guitar. Serial #106988.

This guitar is unique in my Carvin collection in that it is the only one that has a reddish sunburst. The sunburst quilt on this guitar is stunning at every angle. 

This guitar plays like butter, and is similar to my other prototype SH275. This guitar projects almost like an acoustic guitar. 

The quilted maple headstock and glossy neck give this guitar a sleek look. 

It has the works: 13-pin, MIDI, Piezo, and Electric outputs.

The guitar has only been played a couple times in the studio, and has never been gigged, and always kept in a smoke and pet-free environment. 





Carvin is pleased to announce another new Custom Shop guitar, the SH65 semi-hollow synth-access acoustic electric. Like our groundbreaking NS1 synth access classical and our popular SH575 semi-hollow carved top synth access guitar, the SH65 has the addition of the acclaimed Graph Tech™ Synth Access electronics. Simply connect a guitar synth of your choice and you'll be adding orchestras, flutes and virtually any instrument sound to your electric guitar tone. This unique design gives you acoustic, electric and synth capabilities all in one instrument! This new model is based on our popular TL60 solid-body electric, but has a chambered, semi-hollow body, which provides lighter weight and acoustic resonance. Despite it's classic looks, the SH65 is more than just another take on a classic design. It has standard features and options not available on similarly-styled instruments, and 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. With hundreds of available options, you can build your SH65 exactly the way you want it, and have an instrument that you'll be proud to play and own for years to come. The SH65 is constructed to the highest possible standards of quality and playability by Carvin's Custom Shop. 
The SH65 has a standard 25" scale ebony fingerboard with white pearl dot block inlays, a 12" radius and 24 medium-jumbo nickel frets. Carvin offers many fingerboard options - more options than most manufactures offer for their entire guitar lines. You can choose from rosewood, maple or birdseye maple fingerboards; dot, diamond or block inlays in mother-of-pearl or genuine abalone; and fingerboard radii of 10" or 14". Carvin also offers a number of fretwire options, including jumbo, low-wide and stainless steel. Carvin's "Rapid Play" low action neck assures effortless playability throughout the entire fingerboard, while the smooth neck heel allows easy access all the way up to the 24th fret. 

Carvin's M-Bridge is standard, which consists of a Tune-O-Matic piezo bridge with the strings fed through the body, eliminating the need for a tailpiece, and providing superior sustain. Sperzel™ locking tuners ensure you'll stay in tune no matter what your playing style is. Standard hardware is chrome, and you can upgrade to black or gold. If you want to really dress up your SH65, add our 24K gold plated headstock logo for just the right touch of class. You can personalize your SH65 with an engraved truss rod cover, adding to the uniqueness of the instrument. 
Carvin's Classic Series C22 humbucking pickups are standard on the SH65. These pickups are custom wound with vintage plain enamel wire that brings out the harmonically rich tone and sustain of the guitar, and also have 11 polepieces per coil. Standard pickups have black coils and bezels, but any combination of black or cream coils and bezels are available. There are many other pickup options available, including our M22 series and H22 series humbuckers. You can also add our new metal-covered S22 humbuckers, which will match your hardware selection, and the standard black bezels can be upgraded to cream. Electronics consist of a master volume and tone control, with a 3-way pickup selector located on the upper bout. The push-pull tone control doubles as a coil splitter, allowing dual to single coil operation on the S22 pickups. The Graph Tech™ Synth Access Module consists of stacked concentric volume for MIDI & piezo, stacked concentric mid cut/boost and mid sweep, and stacked concentric bass & treble cut/boost. A mini-switch allows scrolling through MIDI patches. Outputs include dual 1/4" jacks (one for humbuckers, one for piezo) and a 13-pin Hexaphonic MIDI-compatible output, which is compatible with controllers such as the Roland GR33™, VG™ and VB ass™, Roland GI-10™, Axon 100™ and others.