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Daredevil H90
April 16, 2010, 7:12 am
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Current Reverend Inventory
July 13, 2009, 6:04 pm
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Charger 290, Tobacco Burst
Daredevil H90, Cream (2)
Volcano H90, Cream
Club King HB, Tobacco Burst



CKRT
January 4, 2009, 11:39 pm
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Some low quality videos, and the Daredevil H90!
June 25, 2008, 7:00 pm
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It’s hard to get good sound out of a puny digital camera. Or into it. Well, regardless of that, I made some videos of my all-star playing for the world to enjoy. I was trying to demonstrate the differences between the various models, with the Strat as a sort of control tone. Go here to see all of them.



Cool Alternate Tunings
April 5, 2008, 10:02 pm
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I found this at howtotuneaguitar.org. Pretty fun.

HTTAG’s Guitar Tuner


Wilkinson EZ-Lock tuners 1
March 9, 2008, 4:41 pm
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I know this is low res, but it’s faster than using the mini-DV process.

I used Snake Oil strings to restring this, so whoever buys the Flatroc should feel pretty darn lucky—those are expensive strings.



Wilkinson EZ-Lock tuners
March 9, 2008, 4:17 pm
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Temporary Volcano mahogany/korina comparison
February 29, 2008, 2:17 am
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Until I figure out how to get these to play instead of you having to download them, here are links to the two files:

Volcano HB

Volcano H90

The HB is solid mahogany, the H90 is the newer korina body. I only compared the bridge pickups, since the H90 has a Mean 90 in the neck. Both were newly strung with GHS Boomers TNT set (10–52), played through a THD BiValve and THD 2×12 cab. I had a JJ E34L, JJ KT77, an two EH 12AX7s in the BiValve. We used a Shure SM57 to mic the cab, and then it went to some recording thing and then it was done. And I played a little out of tune, but you’ll just have to deal with that.

I have to purchase an upgrade to upload MP3s, so until I do that here’s a stop gap: thank you Rupert Murdoch!



Reverend Club King RT
February 22, 2008, 11:00 pm
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SOLD

This is one of my favorite Reverends. The Revtron pickups are great (like I said in the Flatroc post), and they actually made the “clean” channel my old Mesa DC-5 sound good clean for the first time in a long time. Obviously the CKRT is similar to the Flatroc, and obviously it’s a semi-hollow, so the differences should be obvious to those who have played semi-hollows. For those who haven’t, there is a difference. Where the Flatroc is tight and focused, the CKRT is more open. I wouldn’t say it’s loose, just more open. It sounds like there’s a little more space behind the strings, if that makes any sense, like an extra dimension. This is starting to turn into quasi-hippy cat about feelings and stuff, so I’ll just say that ringing chords and chiming arpeggios were created to be played on a guitar like this. Plugged into an AC-30 (or even an AC-15, why not?) I can imagine that celestial would be an appropriate description.

The one in this picture is mahogany with 5mm spruce top and has also been sold, and the color has been discontinued and replaced with Honey. Rock Orange is still available as well, for the high value low price of $559.



Reverend Roundhouse 290
February 20, 2008, 11:03 pm
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This is a pretty cool guitar. Quit drooling because someone already wants to buy it, but I can get you another one if you want. I haven’t been able to spend a lot of time with it, but like every Reverend, it just gets better the more you play it. They’re very satisfying. Solid korina body, rosewood fret board, two Reverend P90 pickups. $499 suggested retail, bluesy licks extra.

And give me a break about the photography, alright? It’s getting better. If you want cool pictures go to brettbradford.com, not here. This is where you buy stuff.