Kiesel and Carvin Guitars Custom Shop Introduces New Inline Headstock Shapes

The So-Cal brand adds a pointed-headstock option to 6- and 7-string guitars.

San Diego, CA (August 14, 2015) -- The Custom Shop is very excited to announce new 6-string and 7-string pointed inline headstock shapes! We've received many requests from our customers to add a 7-inline headstock to go along with our 4 X 3 standard headstock, 4 X 3 CT-style headstock and 4 X 3 pointed headstock, and we're very pleased to answer these requests with this new version. And while we were at it, we decided to make a 6-string version, which adds a sleek and aggressive component to many of our guitars. Each versions offer straight string pull, which helps eliminate binding on the nut when bending strings. Both the 6-sting and 7-string versions are available standard (tuners on top) or reversed (tuners on bottom), and are offered on many Custom Shop guitars.

Like all standard and optional headstocks, a wide selection of options are available, including headstock woods, finishes, Carvin Guitars and Kiesel Guitars logos, and different colored truss rod covers (including personalized engraved versions). Visit the Kiesel Guitars / Carvin Guitars USA Custom Shop today on carvinguitars.com, and design your new masterpiece!

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