Discontinued - Reverend Manta Ray HB Tobacco Burst Flame Maple - MRAYHB
Reverend Guitars are solid, well made, reasonably priced and come in a variety of styles to suit any player. Warm and lively, with the acoustic richness and overtones of a full size semi-hollow. Round enough for jazz, but this ray can sting too, with plenty of sustain and attack for rock and blues. The 1-3/4 thick body is slim and manageable and the flat top has a clean, fresh look. Solid wood construction is featured throughout, with no plywood. The back, sides and center block are produced from one slab of Korina which is routed from the top, and capped with a solid maple flat top. Excellent sustain and attack are coupled with substantial resonance, for a complex and responsive tone.
SPECIAL H BRIDGE
Slightly hotter than a vintage PAF. Thick tone with excellent clarity. Uncovered versions are slightly hotter and brighter with less mids. 44 gauge wire, ceramic magnet, 13K ohms.
SPECIAL H NECK
Slightly cleaner than a vintage PAF. Open tone with excellent clarity. Uncovered versions are slightly hotter and brighter with less mids. 42 gauge wire, ceramic magnet, 6.5K ohms.
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 these lively, responsive instruments that are rich in harmonics.
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
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.
DUAL-ACTION TRUSS ROD
A 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.
There's a graphite impregnated nut on all Reverend instruments. Graphite reduces friction, allowing the strings to easily slide through the nut slots, improving tuning stability.