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You are welcome to contact Carvin Guitars at the phone number listed at the top of the page, during the hours specified. You may also use the contact forms listed in the box on the right to direct your question to a specific department.

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Here are some commonly asked questions regarding Carvin gear and ordering.  For more FAQs, visit the FAQ section of the forums.

Can I pay a deposit on a Custom Shop guitar or bass?

Yes.  You can pay 20% down to get your build started.  The balance must be paid in full before your new guitar or bass ships.

Does Carvin Guitars offer lay-a-way on other gear?

No.  However, qualified applicants can finance their purchase.  For details on customer financing, click here.

Will Carvin Guitars repair my vintage gear?

In some cases, Carvin Guitars will refinish your vintage Custom Shop instrument or provide other service on vintage gear. Contact Carvin Guitars using this form for rates and other information.

Is the Carvin warranty transferrable?

No. The warranty on Kiesel Guitars / Carvin Guitars Custom Shop instruments only applies to the original owner, and cannot be transferred if the gear is sold.

Can I get a Carvin Guitars logo for my kit guitar or bass headstock?

No. To help prevent counterfeit instruments, Carvin Guitars cannot provide headstock logos for kits.

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