Excel Series

Excel DC

A double-cutaway semi-hollow built for performance, the Excel DC is a modern classic. With deep, comfortable cutaways, a 16-inch-wide body, and a slim C-shape neck profile, the DC's playability is remarkable. Its warm Kent Armstrong humbuckers offer pristine clean tones, and its full center block fights off feedback at high volumes. The DC boasts an impressive tonal range, from enveloping low-end to crisp high-end. Now available with the Stairstep tailpiece or traditional stop-bar tailpiece.
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Excel DC

A double-cutaway semi-hollow built for performance, the Excel DC is a modern classic. With deep, comfortable cutaways, a 16-inch-wide body, and a slim C-shape neck profile, the DC's playability is remarkable. Its warm Kent Armstrong humbuckers offer pristine clean tones, and its full center block fights off feedback at high volumes. The DC boasts an impressive tonal range, from enveloping low-end to crisp high-end. Now available with the Stairstep tailpiece or traditional stop-bar tailpiece.
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Kent Armstrong Vintage Humbuckers
D'Angelico Standard Series guitars are strapped with Kent Armstrong vintage humbuckers for natural, organic tone.
Grover Imperial Super-Rotomatic Tuners
Grover Imperial Super-Rotomatic tuners boast an exceptionally smooth turning radius, allowing for supreme tuning accuracy and keeping you in tune longer.
Slim C-Shape Neck
No matter the player, no matter the hands, a slim C-shape neck makes for supreme playability free of wrist-ache.
Stairstep Tailpiece
Our reinforced signature Stairstep tailpiece makes for sturdiness, maximum resonance, comfortable string tension, and is part of D'Angelico's legendary Art-Deco aesthetic.
Brad Whitford
of Aerosmith with his EX-DC.
Bob Weir
of the Grateful Dead with his signature SS.

Excel DC Specs

  • Body Style
    Semi-Hollow with Center Block
  • Body Shape
    Double-Cutaway
  • Body Depth
    1.75"
  • Body Width
    16"
  • Top Material
    Laminated Flame Maple
  • Back Material
    Laminated Flame Maple
  • Side Material
    Laminated Flame Maple
  • Pickup
    Kent Armstrong Humbuckers
  • Scale
    24 3/4"
  • Binding
    7 Ply
  • Pickguard
    Tortoise Scalini
  • Bridge
    Black Tune-O-Matic, Gold Tune-O-Matic
  • Hardware Color
    Gold
  • Controls
    2 Volume / 2 Tone / 3-Way Toggle
  • Knobs
    Ebony
  • Tailpiece
    D'Angelico Stairstep, Stopbar
  • Tuners
    Grover Super Rotomatic
  • Logo
    Mother of Pearl Excel Shield
  • Headstock Veneer
    Ebony
  • Nut Material
    Bone
  • Nut Size
    1 11/16"
  • Truss Rod
    Dual Action
  • Truss Rod Cover
    Aluminum Skyscraper
  • Neck Shape
    C-Shape
  • Neck Material
    3-Piece Neck Maple/Walnut/Maple
  • Fretboard Material
    Rosewood
  • Inlay
    Mother of Pearl
  • Fret Number
    22
  • Fret Wire
    Medium Jumbo
  • Strings
    D'Addario EXP (.010)
  • Output Jack
    Switchcraft USA
  • Strap Pin
    Two Gold
  • Case
    Deluxe Hard Case