This guitar is all about the pickups. The Greasy T at the bridge delivers fat tone with bite and a percussive attack. The Revtron at the neck puts out a full, warm tone, but it’s a bit leaner than a full-sized humbucker. We positioned it slightly farther from the neck to better match the bridge pickup’s tone and output. If you’re looking for that vintage twang, but thicker and more versatile, then the Buckshot’s for you.
We design our own proprietary custom pickups, to achieve the best tonal match with our instruments. Reverend pickups are also specifically designed for each position, for balanced volume and tone when switching.
A thumbwheel under the tuner pushes a steel pin up through the post, locking the string in place for exceptional tuning stability and super-fast string changes. Also, the posts are custom height, eliminating the need for a second string tree.
Korina (aka White Limba) is a medium-light weight wood, highly prized for consistency and tonal qualities. Often found in boutique and vintage instruments, all Reverends feature Korina bodies. A highly resonant wood, Korina is a key factor to producing our lively, responsive instruments that are rich in harmonics.
DUAL-ACTION TRUSS ROD
Our dual action rod adjusts in both directions, allowing back bow or forward bow. This assures correct adjustment range is possible regardless of string tension, extreme climate conditions, or the effects of long term aging. It’s also located at the headstock for easy access.
This passive bass roll-off is great for tightening up the low end, or re-voicing the pickups. It can make a humbucker sound like a single-coil, or give a P-90 that classic twang. Variable pickup voicing at your fingertips!
We use "Boneite," a synthetic bone nut, that is more consistent than natural bone, on all Reverend instruments. It reduces friction, allowing the strings to slide through the nut slots smoothly, improving tuning stability.
BODY: Korina Solidbody
PICKUPS: Greasy T Bridge, Revtron Neck
BRIDGE: Tune-O-Matic with Stop Tail
NECK: Maple - Satin Amber Finish
SCALE: 25 1/2"
NECK PROFILE: Medium Oval
FINGERBOARD: Rosewood or Maple - 12" Radius
FRETS: 22 Medium Jumbo
TRUSS ROD: Dual Action - Headstock Access
TUNERS: Reverend Pin-Lock
NUT: 43mm Width - Boneite
CONTROLS: Volume, Tone, Bass Contour, 3-Way