Reverend Descent RA Baritone Midnight Black *Free Shipping in the USA*
design with a 26-3/4″ scale neck that’s long enough to deliver
thunderous lows, yet short enough to play like a normal guitar. The best
of both worlds! Strategically positioned Railhammer Chisel pickups keep
the tone tight, and our custom SIT 12-68 gauge string set (available
separately) features a plain 3rd for easy bending. Feeling the itch for
that baritone growl, but don’t want to feel like you’re playing a bass?
Then the Descent RA is your ticket.
under the wound strings for tight lows. Poles under the plain strings
for fat highs. This revolutionary design from Reverend founder Joe
Naylor delivers exceptional clarity and punch, that will get you heard
loud and clear!
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.
ROASTED MAPLE NECK
Maple is heat treated at over 300° F to remove sugars, moisture, and
impurities. This maple is lighter, more stable, and has a beautiful
caramel color. The result is an exceptional maple neck that will require
less seasonal adjustment, and boasts a rich vintage look!
(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 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.
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!
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
SIX-BOLT NECK PLATE
extra bolts increase mounting pressure of the neck by fifty percent.
This makes a stronger neck connection, which improves sustain, tuning
stability, and neck alignment.
CUSTOM JACK PLATE
proprietary jack plate features four mounting screws, instead of two.
The extra screws prevent the plate from tearing out of the body. Made of
steel for durability, the laser etched logo adds an extra touch of
ANGLED NECK HEEL
Reverend solidbody guitars in the Bolt-On series feature a low profile,
angled neck heel. This improves comfort and hand access when you’re
reaching for those high notes!
PURE TONE JACK
Reverends use an upgraded jack by Pure Tone Technologies. A standard
jack has single contacts, but the Pure Tone jack has dual contacts for
improved grip, audio signal and reliability. The most dependable guitar
TREBLE BLEED CIRCUIT
Reverend guitars have a treble bleed circuit, preserving the treble
when you roll back the volume control. When you roll back a standard
volume control, the tone loses treble and becomes dull sounding. Now you
can turn down and still sound great!
use Alpha control pots with a +-10% rating. While a typical pot is
+-20%, our pots are built to tighter specifications, making them more
consistent. Typically used in expensive boutique guitars, but standard
issue in all Reverends.
use caps with a +-10% rating, while a typical cap is +-20%. Our caps
are made to tighter specifications, so they’re more consistent. Made of
polyester, they’re also longer lasting, and less affected by temperature
than cheaper ceramic caps. Typically used in expensive boutique