The Charvel Pro-Mod DK22 SSS brings a full spectrum of tone to the modern player!
The Charvel Pro-Mod DK22 SSS caters to a new breed of player emerging, offering a versatile platform that with features that appeal to everyone from shredders to fusion players. The new model was designed for high-speed playing, providing a 12”-16” compound radius caramelized maple fingerboard features comfortable rolled edges, 22 jumbo frets, pearloid dot inlays and Graph Tech TUSQ XL nut. Scroll below to see some hi-res photos and read our review on this awesome new guitar from Charvel!
Charvel Pro-Mod DK22 SSS Specs
- 25.5" Scale Length
- Alder Dinky body with scalloped lower back bout
- Sculpted shredder’s cut heel
- Bolt-on caramelized maple neck with graphite reinforcement and hand-rubbed satin urethane on the back
- 12”-16” compound radius caramelized fingerboard with rolled edges, 22 jumbo frets and 4mm pearloid dots
- Luminlay side dots
- Heel-mount truss rod adjustment wheel
- Routed for an SSS pickup configuration with a direct mount Seymour Duncan Custom Hot Rails Strat SHR-1B humbucking bridge, Seymour Duncan Custom Flat Strat SSL-6 Single-Coil middle and Seymour Duncan Custom Flat Strat SSL-6 RWRP Single-Coil neck pickups
- Five-way blade switch, volume control (500K EVH Bourns low friction potentiometer) and no-load tone control
- Stratocaster-style skirt knobs
- Gotoh Custom 510 tremolo bridge
- Graph Tech TUSQ XL nut
- Charvel-branded sealed die-cast locking tuners and standard strap buttons
Charvel Pro-Mod DK22 SSS Tone
This Charvel Pro Mod DK22 Routed for an SSS pickup configuration, combining a Seymour Duncan Custom Hot Rails Strat SHR-1B, Custom Flat Strat SSL-6 single-coil middle pickup, and Custom Flat Strat SSL-6 RWRP single-coil neck pickup. You'll have an endless supply of tonal options, each with a unique character and that familiar Strat sound. This is the perfect combination of classic tone and modern feel.
Charvel Pro-Mod DK22 SSS Feel
With this guitar, you'll get a baked neck with a buttery-smooth hand-rubbed satin urethane finish on the back for unmatched playability. The neck is comfortable and seemingly limitless when it comes to playing a variety of styles. Stability is top-notch, but a heel-mounted truss rod adjustment wheel allows for quick and easy neck relief adjustments when necessary. The upper-fret access is also great thanks to the scalloped lower back bout!
Why We Like It
The Pro-Mod DK22 SSS 2PT CM brings premium modern features at an affordable price, namely the five-way blade pickup switch, Stratocaster-style skirt knobs for the volume w/ 500K EVH Bourns low friction potentiometers, no-load tone controls, Gotoh Custom 510 tremolo bridge, die-cast tuners and a trio of no-frills satin finishes!
You Might Also Consider
Want a little more power in the bridge position? Try the HSS pickup configuration on Charvel's Pro-Mod DK24 HSS, consisting of a Seymour Duncan Full Shred SH-10B bridge pickup, Seymour Duncan Flat Strat SSL-6 single-coil middle pickup and Seymour Duncan Flat Strat SSL-6 RWRP single-coil neck pickup hits with plenty of focused humbucker grit and springy vintage snap. You'll also get a Floyd Rose tremolo!
Charvel Pro-Mod DK22 SSS Price
$1049.99 Retail at the time of this post. Pricing subject to change.
Charvel Pro-Mod DK22 SSS Colors
The Charvel Pro-Mod DK22 SSS model is available in Electric Blue, Gloss Black and Pharaohs Gold
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