Designed in collaboration with Bob Balch, riffmeister with stonerrock/fuzz metal progenitors Fu Manchu. The understated elegance beliesthe hot rod nature of this rock machine, which is based on our acclaimedSensei platform. Unique features include: beveled body edges, satinfinish, and a strategic tone chamber under the pickguard for increasedresonance. Railhammer Bob Balch Signature pickups complete the package,featuring ceramic magnets and brass covers/baseplates for a thick tonewith enhanced midrange clarity that can handle everything from fuzzriffs to jazz comping.
Athumbwheelunder the tuner pushes a steel pin up through the post,locking thestring in place for exceptional tuning stability andsuper-fast stringchanges. Also, the posts are custom height,eliminating the need for asecond string tree
Designedby Reverend founder Joe Naylor, Railhammers feature a unique rail/poledesign that keeps the lows tight and the highs fat. They sound greatclean, but for heavy distortion or low tunings, nothing compares to
Dual-Action Truss Rod
Ourdual action rod adjusts in both directions, allowing back bow orforward bow. This assures correct adjustment range is possibleregardless of string tension, extreme climate conditions, or the effectsof long term aging. It’s also located at the headstock for easy access.
Korina(akaWhite Limba) is a medium-light weight wood, highly prizedforconsistency and tonal qualities. Often found in boutique andvintageinstruments, all Reverends feature Korina bodies. A highlyresonantwood, Korina is a key factor to producing our lively,responsiveinstruments that are rich in harmonics.
Weusea graphite impregnated nut on all Reverend instruments. Graphitereducesfriction, allowing the strings to easily slide through the nutslots,improving tuning stability.
Thispassivebass roll-off is great for tightening up the low end, orre-voicing thepickups. It can make a humbucker sound like asingle-coil, or give a P-90that classic twang. Variable pickup voicingat your fingertips!
- Body: korina solidbody.
- Neck Profile: medium oval.
- Nut: 1-11/16" (43mm) width, graphite.
- Pickups: Railhammer Bob Balch Signature set.
- Fingerboard: rosewood, 12" radius.
- Controls: volume, tone, bass contour, 5-way.
- Bridge: tuneomatic with stop tail.
- 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.