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    1979 Bumblebee Charvel

    Actually, these were available in the early 80's, but how cool!
    It doesn't even have a Floyd Rose, and what pickup is in there (it looks cool, though).
    Interesting to go back in time, long before the current EVH copys and the previous art series Charvels.
    This guitar seems to have some serious mojo, as well.
    Wonder how it plays in comparison to the updated models we have today?

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/1979-Charvel...3D390746720791

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    Quote Originally Posted by unchainedguitars View Post
    Actually, these were available in the early 80's, but how cool!
    It doesn't even have a Floyd Rose, and what pickup is in there (it looks cool, though).
    Interesting to go back in time, long before the current EVH copys and the previous art series Charvels.
    This guitar seems to have some serious mojo, as well.
    Wonder how it plays in comparison to the updated models we have today?

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/1979-Charvel...3D390746720791

    WHOA.....I've only heard the stories from Ed how he was pissed Charvel copied and sold his stuff.
    that is a piece of history... and when Ed decided to add red to Franky

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    Quote Originally Posted by thismusicsux View Post
    WHOA.....I've only heard the stories from Ed how he was pissed Charvel copied and sold his stuff.
    that is a piece of history... and when Ed decided to add red to Franky
    I think Rick James' guitarist had one of these!

    Man, something about this "old school/EVH" Charvel, get's my blood flowing.
    It just looks of the time: The pickups, the neck, the bridge, the "kinda close/but not really" graphic.
    It's an original, pre-Fender Charvel relic.

    Seven Grand, though, is a bit excessive....

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    Yeah they definitely have that 80s vibe to em. Kinda neat but not 7K neat.

    Rob

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    Quote Originally Posted by unchainedguitars View Post
    I think Rick James' guitarist had one of these!

    Man, something about this "old school/EVH" Charvel, get's my blood flowing.
    It just looks of the time: The pickups, the neck, the bridge, the "kinda close/but not really" graphic.
    It's an original, pre-Fender Charvel relic.

    Seven Grand, though, is a bit excessive....
    You mean like the one in this pic?
    Last edited by Matocaster; August 6th, 2014 at 06:07 PM.

 

 

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