What Haworth Guitars say:
The Charvel Joe Duplantier USA Signature Electric Guitar is a premium Signature San Dimas Style 2 model by Charvel.
At Haworth Guitars we love the Charvel Joe Duplantier USA Signature Electric Guitar's ebony compound radius fingerboard, 22 medium jumbo frets, Tune-o-Matic bridge and Charvel locking machine heads as well as the Charvel custom MFB Humbucker pickups.
What Charvel has to say:
Charvel is proud to honour Gojira's Joe Duplantier with a signature model of distinctively elegant ferocity. The Joe Duplantier Signature San Dimas Style 2 is designed with the latest in Charvel high performance, Duplantier's preferred style and specs, and monster tone equal to his band’s name from dual Charvel custom MFB humbucking pickups.
The San Dimas Style 2 body has a specially contoured heel for easy access to the upper reaches of the fingerboard, and the bound mahogany neck has a smooth oiled back finish and convenient truss rod adjustment wheel at the body end.
Other premium features include a compound-radius (12"-16") ebony fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and special 12th-fret Gojira "G" mother-of-pearl inlay, three-way toggle pickup switching and single knurled control knob (volume) in special placement slightly back from playing position, Tune-O-Matic bridge with stop tailpiece, Charvel locking tuners and black hardware. Available in Flat Black and Flat Gray with matching headstock. Hard-shell case included.
Model Name: Joe Duplantier USA Signature Model, Ebony Fingerboard
Model Number: 2869100822
Series: Artist Signature Models
Body Shape: San Dimas® Body Material: 2-Piece Mahogany
Body Finish: Polyester
Neck Material: 1-Piece Bolt-On Mahogany with Graphite Reinforcement
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius: 12" - 16"
Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4 mm)
Number of Frets: 22
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
String Nut: TUSQ™
Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.86 mm)
Neck Plate: None
Neck Finish: Hand-Rubbed Oil
Fingerboard: Ebony Position Inlays: Dot
Bridge Pickup: Charvel® Custom MF Humbucking
Neck Pickup: Charvel® Custom MF Humbucking
Controls: Master Volume Pickup Switching: 3-Position
Position 1. Bridge Pickup,
Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups,
Position 3. Neck Pickup
Pickup Configuration: HH
Bridge: Fully Adjustable Tune-O-Matic™ Bridge with Stop Tailpiece
Tuning Machines: Charvel® Sealed Die-Cast Locking
Hardware Finish: Black
Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top Black
Strings: NPS, .009-.042 Gauges
Included Accessories: Includes Hardshell Case