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See the 14 stunning Jackson and Charvel 2020 EMEA Custom Shop Event guitars

In August we showcased the stunning one-off electric guitar models built for the Gretsch EMEA Custom Shop Event, and now it's the turn of the Jackson and Charvel Custom Shop. And it's no surprise to us that these 14 models are really special. 

From Relic'd Sam Dimas creations to spalted maple and sparkle-finished Jacksons, this is an incredible showcase of Custom Shop craftsmanship.  

Demand for these models from dealers will be high and, just like with the Gretsch event, a lottery system was used to allocate these unique guitars to lucky European dealers who now then make them available for players to purchase in stores. You can find out where to buy each guitar below. 

We're really struggling to chose which one of these 14 beauties we'd go for - they're all great!  Read on for full specs and demos… 

Custom Shop Charvel DK22, Natural, £4,159


Dealer: Thomann

Charvel

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  • Finish: Aged Natural, semi-gloss
  • Body: Alder
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Neck shape: Standard Charvel
  • Fretboard radius: Compound 12"-16"
  • Fretboard wood: Dark ebony
  • Nut: Floyd Rose Locking
  • Frets: 22, jumbo
  • Pickups: Seymour Duncan '59, open coil black (neck), Bill Lawrence L-500, open coil (bridge)
  • Controls: 1x volume, 1x tone, 3-way toggle switch
  • Tuners: Schaller
  • Bridge: Floyd Rose Original 
  • Hardware finish: Chrome

Charvel

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Charvel

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Charvel

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Custom Shop Charvel DK24, Black, £4,679

Dealer: Project Music

Charvel

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  • Finish: Black, Heavy Relic
  • Body: Ash
  • Neck: Quartersawn Caramalised Maple
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Neck shape: Standard Charvel
  • Fretboard radius: Compound 12"-16"
  • Fretboard: Dark unblemished Ebony
  • Truss rod: Heel-mount truss rod adjustment wheel
  • Nut: Floyd Rose locking
  • Side dots: Luminlay
  • Pickups: Bareknuckle Supermassive (neck), Bareknuckle Black Dog (bridge)
  • Controls: Tone, 3-way Blade
  • Tuners: Schaller  
  • Bridge: Floyd Rose  
  • Hardware: Nickel 

Charvel

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Charvel

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Charvel

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Custom Shop Charvel San Dimas SD1, Amber Lager Burst, £3,199

Dealer: Peach Guitars

Charvel

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  • Finish: Amber Lager Burst
  • Body: AAA flame maple top, Alder
  • Back of neck finish: Oiled
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Neck wood: Quarter sawn maple
  • Neck profile: Standard Charvel
  • Fretboard radius: Compound 12"-16"
  • Fretboard wood: Rosewood
  • NUT: Bone
  • Frets: 22, jumbo stainless steel
  • Fretboard inlays: Mother Of Pearl, Dot
  • Pickup: EMG 85 (bridge)
  • Control: Volume
  • Tuners: locking
  • Bridge: Charvel NOS Brass
  • Hardware: Gold

Charvel

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Charvel

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Custom Shop Charvel San Dimas SD1, Olympic White, £4,039

Dealer: Station Music

Charvel

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  • Finish: Olympic White Heavy Relic
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Neck wood: Quartersawn Maple
  • Neck shape: Charvel Standard
  • Fretboard radius: Compound 12"-16"
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Binding: Gold Sparkle/white/black
  • Nut: Graph Tech TUSQ XL white
  • Frets: 22, jumbo
  • Fretboard inlays: Mother of Pearl, dots
  • Headstock logo: Charvel Standard
  • Pickups: EMG 85 (neck) EMG 81 (bridge)
  • Controls: 1 x vol, 3-way toggle
  • Tuners: Gotoh
  • Bridge: Charvel NOS Brass
  • Hardware: Gold

Charvel

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Charvel

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Charvel

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Custom Shop Charvel San Dimas SD1, Red Sparkle, £4,149

Dealer: Session Music

Charvel

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  • Finish: Red Sparkle, Heavy Relic
  • Back of neck finish: Natural Oil
  • Body: Alder
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Neck wood: Quarter sawn maple
  • Neck profile: Charvel Standard
  • Fretboard radius: 12-16"
  • Fretboard wood: Maple
  • Nut: Original Floyd Rose Locking Nut
  • Frets: 22, iumbo stainless steel
  • Fretboard: inlays: Abalone dots
  • Side dots: Luminlay
  • Pickup: Seymour Duncan SH-10 Full Shred (neck), EVH Wolfgang (bridge)
  • Controls: 1x  volume, 3-way switch
  • Tuners: Schaller locking, Chrome
  • Straplock: Dunlop Dual
  • Bridge: Original Floyd Rose
  • Hardware: Chrome/Black, relic

Charvel

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Charvel

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Charvel

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Custom Shop Charvel SoCal SC1, Shell Pink, £4,569

Dealer:  Zjon's Guitarstore 

Charvel

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  • Finish: Shell Pink, Extreme Heavy Relic
  • Body: Ash
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Neck wood: Quartersawn Caramelized Maple
  • Neck profile: Charvel Standard
  • Fretboard radius: Compound 12"-16"
  • Fretboard wood: Caramelized maple
  • Nut: Graph Tech TUSQ XL white
  • Frets: 22, jumbo, stainless steel
  • Pickups: Seymour Duncan 59 (neck), Seymour Duncan Classic Stack Strat (middle), Seymour Duncan JB (bridge)
  • Controls: 1x  volume, 5-way switch, mini-toggle kill switch
  • Tuners: Locking
  • Strap buttons: Schaller Locking
  • Bridge: Charvel NOS Brass
  • Hardware: Nickel

Charvel

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Charvel

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Charvel

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Custom Shop Charvel SoCal SC1, Surf Green, £4,069

Dealer: Zoundhouse

Charvel

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  • Finish: Surf Green, heavy relic
  • Body: Alder
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Neck finish: Oiled natural satin
  • Neck shape: SoCal Standard
  • Fretboard radius: 12-16" compound
  • Fretboard wood: Rosewood
  • Nut: Floyd
  • Frets: 22, Jumbo stainless steel
  • Pickups: DiMarzio True Velvet single-coil (neck),  DiMarzio Super Distortion (bridge)
  • Tuners: Schaller
  • Bridge: Floyd Rose Original
  • Hardware: Chrome

Charvel

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Charvel

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Charvel

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Custom Shop Charvel SoCal SC1, Wrong Orange, £3,579

Dealer: Station Music

Charvel

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Charvel

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  • Finish: Orange
  • Back of neck finish: Oiled
  • Body: Ash
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Neck wood: Maple quartersawn
  • Neck profile: Standard Charvel
  • Fretboard radius: 12" - 16" compound
  • Fretboard wood: Maple  
  • Nut: Black Graphtech tusq XL
  • Frets: 24, jumbo
  • Side dots: Luminlay
  • Pickup: Seymour Duncan Parallel Axis Original (bridge)
  • Controls: 1 x volume
  • Tuners: Schaller Locking Tuners
  • Strap buttons: Schaller strap locks black
  • Bridge: Hardtail
  • Hardware: Black

Charvel

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Charvel

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Custom Shop Jackson Kelly KE1, Red Burst, £3,979

Dealer: Thomann

Jackson

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  • Finish: Gloss transparent Red/Black burst top (red in centre, black on edges), black back and sides
  • Body: Quilted Maple top, Ash
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Neck shape: Jackson standard
  • Fretboard radius: 12-16" compound
  • Fretboard wood: Ebony
  • Nut: Graphite
  • Frets: 24, jumbo stainless steel
  • Fretboard inlays: Abalone, Single Sharkfin at12th fret
  • Side dots: abalone
  • Headstock logo: Jackson 90s, abalone
  • Pickup: Seymour Duncan Black Winter (bridge)
  • Tuners: Locking
  • Bridge: Tune-o-matic 
  • Hardware: Black

Jackson

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Jackson

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Jackson

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Custom Shop Jackson Kelly, Natural Spalted Maple,  £5,229 

Dealer: Music Store

Jackson

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Jackson

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  • Finish: Gloss Natural
  • Aging type: NOS
  • Body: Spalted Maple top, mahogany
  • Binding: Aged White
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Neck shape: Standard Jackson
  • Fretboard radius: Compound 12"-16"
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Binding: Aged White
  • Nut: TUSQ XL Black
  • Frets: 24,  jumbo, stainless steel
  • Fretboard inlays: Abalone, sharkfin
  • Pickups: Seymour Duncan SH1 (neck), Seymour Duncan SH4  (bridge)
  • Controls: 1 x vol, 1 x tone, 1 x 3-way toggle
  • Tuners: Locking
  • Strap buttons: Dunlop Security Locks
  • Bridge: Tune o Matic 
  • Tailpiece: Strings-Thru rear ferrules
  • Hardware: Gold

Jackson

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Jackson

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Custom Shop Jackson King V KV1, Red Crackle, £4,529

Dealer: Thomann

Jackson

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  • Finish: Black with Red Crackle
  • Body: Alder, beveled edges
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Neck shape: Standard King V
  • Fretboard radius: 12"-16" compound 
  • Fretboard wood: Ebony 
  • Nut: Floyd black
  • Frets: 24, jumbo stainless
  • Fretboard inlays: Mother of Pearl, Sharkfin
  • Side dots: Luminlay blue
  • Pickup: Seymour Duncan Nazgul Trembucker
  • Controls: Volume
  • Tuners: Gotoh Locking
  • Strap buttons: Locking
  • Bridge: Floyd Rose Original
  • Hardware: Black

Jackson

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Jackson

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Jackson

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Custom Shop Jackson Randy Rhoads RR24, Aztec Gold, £4,059

Dealer: Musik Produktiv 

Jackson

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  • Finish: Aztec Gold w/black bevels
  • Body: Alder
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Neck: Maple
  • Neck shape: Rhoads
  • Fretboard wood: maple
  • Fretboard radius: 12-16" compound
  • Nut: Locking
  • Frets: 24, iumbo stainless
  • Fretboard inlays: Black Sharkfin, Luminlay side dots
  • Pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker Ceramic, Black Nickel 
  • Controls: Vol, with push/push for switching pickup voicing
  • Tuners: Gotoh
  • Bridge: Floyd Rose Original
  • Hardware: Black

Jackson

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Jackson

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Jackson

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Custom Shop Jackson Soloist SL2, Olympic White, £4,039

Dealer: Zoundhouse

Jackson

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  • Finish: Olympic White Heavy Relic
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Binding: Gold Sparkle/white/black
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Neck wood: Quartersawn Maple
  • Neck shape: Jackson Standard
  • Fingerboard radius: Compound 12"-16"
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Nut: Floyd Rose locking
  • Frets: 24
  • Inlays: Mother Of Pearl, Piranha
  • Headstock logo: 90s Jackson, Gold
  • Pickups: EMG 85 (neck), EMG 81 (bridge)
  • Controls: 1 x Vol, 1 x Tone, 1 x 3-Way toggle
  • Bridge: Original Floyd Rose  
  • Hardwire: Gold

Jackson

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Jackson

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Jackson

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Custom Shop Jackson Soloist SL2H, Charcoal Frost, Metallic £4,039

Dealer: Thomann

Jackson

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  • Finish: Charcoal Frost Metallic
  • Back of neck: Oiled Natural
  • Body: Alder
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Neck: Maple
  • Neck shape: Soloist
  • Fretboard radius: 12-16" compound
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Binding: Ivory
  • Nut: Floyd
  • Frets: 24, jumbo stainless steel
  • Pickups: Seymour Duncan Active Blackout (neck), Seymour Duncan Active Blackout (bridge)
  • Controls: Volume, 3-way toggle, 1x Tone
  • Tuners: Schaller Locking
  • Strap buttons: Locking
  • Bridge: Floyd Rose original
  • Hardware: Black

Jackson

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Jackson

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Jackson

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