The second signature Reverend from The Cure guitarist Reeves Gabrels(formerly with David Bowie, Tin Machine) takes semi-hollow design toanother level. The highly resonant body coupled with the revolutionaryRailhammer Chisel pickups make for a versatile and uniquely responsiveguitar that handles everything from woody clean to high gain mean.Unique features include: forearm contour, sealed body for controlledfeedback, on-off toggle switch, custom soft-touch tremolo spring, andpush-pull phase switch (in the tone control) to push the sonicboundaries. Finally, an innovative semi-hollow for cutting edge players!
Athumbwheelunderthetuner pushes a steel pin up through the post,locking thestring inplacefor exceptional tuning stability andsuper-fast stringchanges.Also, theposts are custom height,eliminating the need for asecondstring tree
DesignedbyReverendfounder Joe Naylor, Railhammers feature a uniquerail/poledesign thatkeeps the lows tight and the highs fat. They soundgreatclean, but forheavy distortion or low tunings, nothing comparesto
Dual-Action Truss Rod
Ourdualactionrod adjusts in both directions, allowing back bow orforward bow.Thisassures correct adjustment range is possibleregardless of stringtension,extreme climate conditions, or the effectsof long term aging.It’s alsolocated at the headstock for easy access.
Korina(akaWhiteLimba)is a medium-light weight wood, highly prizedforconsistency andtonalqualities. Often found in boutique andvintageinstruments, allReverendsfeature Korina bodies. A highlyresonantwood, Korina is a keyfactor toproducing our lively,responsiveinstruments that are rich inharmonics.
Weuseagraphiteimpregnated nut on all Reverend instruments.Graphitereducesfriction,allowing the strings to easily slide throughthe nutslots,improvingtuning stability.
Thispassivebassroll-offis great for tightening up the low end, orre-voicingthepickups. It canmake a humbucker sound like asingle-coil, or give aP-90that classictwang. Variable pickup voicingat your fingertips!
- Body: korina solidbody.
- Neck Profile: medium oval.
- Nut: 1-11/16" (43mm) width, graphite.
- Pickups: Railhammer Chisel Bridge, Hyper-Vintage Neck.
- Fingerboard: rosewood, 12" radius.
- Controls: volume, tone, bass contour, 5-way.
- Bridge: Bigsby B-50 with Roller Bridge.
- Frets: 22 medium jumbo.
- Strings: 10-46.
- Neck: three-piece korina
- Truss Rod: dual action, headstock access.
- Scale: 24-3/4".
- Tuners: Reverend pin-lock.