On Hold!

So here lies the quandary; To refinish or not to refinish. That's was certainly the question as I initially looked at this DC400 and as I flipped it over, I saw why my seller wasn't saying a word. The back of the neck had been lightly sanded and so I went ahead as a master of the obvious with the question, "Hey man, what happened to the back of the neck?"

He answered in a rather sheepish manner, "I did that to make it faster. My hands would stick when they got a little sweaty." Now folks, I could not hate on this man for what he did because many, many years ago, before I ever knew what the words "vintage value" meant, I sanded the neck on my '72 Fender Jazz bass and never for a second regretted it. I still have the bass and the back of the neck remains sanded to this day.

So I played the guitar for a bit and sure enough, the neck on this Carvin is faster than an Australian Hare with his cottontail on fire and from a player's perspective, you'll be all over it with absolutely zero resistance. I did, however, polish the back of the neck and guitar with some good polish and a buffer, so it's as smooth and a baby's behind and if moving up and down this neck as fast as the speed of light is what you're looking for, then we have a deal. I almost had to pry this guitar out of our tech's hands if that tells you anything.

There are some dings and surface scratches on the front and back of the body, but none of these are too offensive to the senses. The most noticeable one is on the edge of the headstock and is pictured. We set the guitar up and restrung it with a fresh set of 9s so it will arrive ready to shred from the moment you tune her up. The hardshell case is not original to the guitar, but it is very nice and protects the instrument with flying colors.

Please take a look at the photos, let us know if you have any questions, and as always, we thank you for stopping by!

Southern Elk Music Co.

Southern Elk Music Co.

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Southern Elk Music Co.
Ray Mauldin
Niceville, Florida
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We accept, Paypal payments, credit cards, bank wire transfers, personal checks, cashier checks, and of course, cash in a local pickup situation.

We ship via UPS Ground unless other arrangements are made. "General" costs are: Guitars and basses East of the Mississippi river- $55.00-$65.00 Guitars and basses West of the Mississippi river- $65.00-$75.00 Amps- to be determined. All shipping costs can be determined before shipment with a simple inquiry. Items must be returned within 24 hours (of notification of intent to return) in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging and no signs of use. Buyer assumes responsibility for all return shipping costs unless the item was not received as described.

All customers get a 48-hour, no-hassle return period. Our singular purpose is for you, the buying client to be more than satisfied with your purchase. If there is ever a problem with one of our items after receiving it, please email us at southernelk2112@gmail.com or call Ray Mauldin at 404-895-3459.