In the 60's and
70's, Carvin basses were bolt-neck models, with Hofner-made components and
Carvin electronics, with no real selection of finishes, woods or other
options. As time went on, Carvin's basses progressed and expanded to
Carvin-made set neck models with a few finish and other options, to the
current lineup of 20 different basses with a huge assortment of finishes,
woods, electronics and other options.
In addition to
browsing through these pages, you can use the Yearly Data
Matrix to go to a specific year, or the Search
function to find specific data. If you are trying to
identify a specific Carvin bass, you can use the Bass
On many of the pages, you can
click on an image to see the entire catalog page for that model.
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below to begin browsing.