Carvin DN612 KOA Doubleneck

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Re: Carvin DN612 KOA Doubleneck

Postby wickid » Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:20 am

spudmunkey wrote:
Jack'O'Licious wrote:Geez, what are all the mini toggles for? I feel like I would be so confused lol.


Cool split for each pickup + phase for each neck,
...then I see two outputs, so... stereo out? I don't think it would have been piezo... so maybe a kill switch?...


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1 output for each neck (or both combined .. like stereo wiring), and a neck selector switch.
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Re: Carvin DN612 KOA Doubleneck

Postby Doctor Turn » Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:46 pm

No just stereo output for the bridge and neck for whichever guitar happens to be selected by the switch at the time. Just like any other stereo axe.
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Re: Carvin DN612 KOA Doubleneck

Postby canon_mutant » Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:53 am

Yup, agreed. Phase shifts are cool.

That double decker might require enrolling in an online university to learn how to work it though? :think:

I’m still jealous of that double KOA though. Pure candy . . .

Yeah, I know, record something . . .

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Re: Carvin DN612 KOA Doubleneck

Postby Wheels_detroit » Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:35 am

To respond to canon_mutant's question, "Just curious . . . what does this KOA beauty weigh?" the answer is 12.6 pounds. Sorry it took so long to reply.

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Re: Carvin DN612 KOA Doubleneck

Postby Doctor Turn » Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:48 am

That's not so bad, considering that the Gibby EDS weighs 13 and is the thin beveled slab of an SG, versus the square cornered LP Special thickness of these vintage 80's Carvins.. inasmuch as old growth koa will probably come in lighter per square foot than honduran mahog.
Carvin Weaponry:
1985 DC150K (koa) Stereo, M22N/M22SD w/black hardware.
1985 100 Watt X Amp 2 x 12 combo (XV212) upgraded w/ 2 Vintage 30's
...and other gear.

https://soundcloud.com/the_heavy_clouds

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Re: Carvin DN612 KOA Doubleneck

Postby canon_mutant » Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:09 pm

Really, that’s lighter than my TL hunka hunka burnin walnut.

Still a “beyond jealous” cool find!

Have you taken her for a spin yet?

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Re: Carvin DN612 KOA Doubleneck

Postby Doctor Turn » Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:12 am

Speaking of Burning Love, I just love this rehearsal footage of Elvis running through the song with his backup singers and ripping studio band.

And of COURSE it's a Telecaster supporting the song in such an elite studio setup.. the more I think about it the more I'm convinced that--despite Hendrix and Clapton (who did his best work on a Gibson anyhow.. from the BBreakers LP, and Cream's Fool SG + Crossroads 335) and the importance of a Strat--the Gibson Les Paul and the Fender Telecaster are the two most critical guitars in the studio (thus the very interesting utility of a Tele Custom with Shaw PAFs, or a long scale LP type).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWXWXHDNfLU
Carvin Weaponry:
1985 DC150K (koa) Stereo, M22N/M22SD w/black hardware.
1985 100 Watt X Amp 2 x 12 combo (XV212) upgraded w/ 2 Vintage 30's
...and other gear.

https://soundcloud.com/the_heavy_clouds


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