Great balance standing up. The Six Gun also employs Tele-style controls—a single pair of steel knurled volume and tone knobs, plus a five-way switch in place of the classic Tele three-way. Anyone played any of the new reverends? I miss HB full bass tones, but love those tele leads on bridge. The neck and middle pickups together sounded smooth—even jazzy—with a nice, mellow bite, while the bridge and middle pickups together had a sharper bite with a totally manageable single-coil twang. Can get strat, Tele, and close to HB sounds with Contour control.   Pasted as rich text. I often kept it rolled off just shy of the Tele stage, which gave me a vintage brightness without losing too much bottom. Interview: Martin Barre - Taking Aqualung on the Road, Totally Wycked Audio Triskelion TK-1 Pedal Review, Rick Turner: The Father of Boutique Guitars, Sweetwood Custom Comet Electric Guitar Review, SNAMM '18 - Reverend Eastsider Baritone Pete Anderson Signature & Six Gun TL Demos, Reverend Sensei RA Electric Guitar Review, Reverend Pete Anderson Signature Electric Guitar Review, 1. The neck definitely fits into the vintage category: 12" radius, medium thickness C-profile with 22 medium jumbo frets. Hooked: Tash Sultana's on John Mayer's "Slow Dancing in a Burning Room". Even positions 2 & 4 are nice. Semi hollows with HBs are better for rhythm, but nothing really rivals a good single coil bridge pup for stinging leads above the octave ala Clapton's style (IMHO). Privacy Policy | Reverend Six Gun. . The headstock has six inline Reverend Pin Lock Tuners—a great addition from Reverend. Hooked: Kenny Wayne Shepherd on Jimi Hendrix's "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)", 2. The bridge pickup has extra windings to Joe Naylor's specifications for a hotter vintage tone.   Your previous content has been restored. Roll it off about 30% or so to introduce some Tele brightness, and further to really push the highs and accentuate the cutting tones. What is interesting is that my two least expensive axes (Reverend & Samick) do what they do well, better than anything I have found for any price. I'm a blues/Jazz player, and this guitar was a very pleasant surprise. 12" radius, rosewood fretboard, hardtail, 25.5 scale bolt on, Contour Control and 3 great pups. My Six Gun had the Vintage Clear finish, which ships with a maple neck and fretboard. It is a passive trim pot that allows you to roll off the bass and therefore re-voice the pickups. Overall I really dug the way the guitar sounds on all five pickup settings. Reverend’s models encompass stylish originals and signature models for more esoteric, often underappreciated artists. The bridge pickup has a brass baseplate that sits a little high—it might take some playing adjustment for players used to lower profiles. All three of the Six Gun’s pickups sounded great alone and together. Assumer, December 30, 2009 in Electric Guitars. I have found that 25.5 scale guitars like tweed circuit amps better, and 24.75 scales like blackface amps better, when doing both lead and rhythm. The Six Gun is one of Reverend's Bolt-Ons, and has a very classic, yet totally original look. Your Pedalboards 2020: Part Deux, 1. I put P-94 pups in the Samick, and it wails. Terms Of Use. To me, they've always been the wingman pickup for the other two. /* Add your own Mailchimp form style overrides in your site stylesheet or in this style block. The guitar stayed in tune very well, and the few times I had to grab a tuner it felt great and turned smoothly. Display as a link instead, × The middle and neck pickups are medium output, with custom spacing of the steel polepieces to ensure they properly line up with the strings. Clear editor. I then opened it up to solo with a fatter, big-bottom tone. The Six Gun has two Strat-style single-coil pickups in the neck and middle positions, and a fatter Tele-style pickup in the bridge. Are all the reverend necks in the bolt series the same? Reverend also offers a rosewood fretboard on the Six Gun Metallic Blue model. Loving the look of this guitar. 12" radius, rosewood fretboard, hardtail, 25.5 scale bolt on, Contour Control and 3 great pups. Smaller than my CP Jazzmaster. No doubt, being built in Korea factors into the Six Gun's attractive street price of $699. Smaller than my CP Jazzmaster. The guitar I received for review is one of their newest non-signature models: the Six Gun. Pickups are a personal choice for sure, and I love HBs, P-90s and single coils for various things like most everyone. I love the neck on my Manta Ray, be a shame if they changed them it was one of the things that they were most applauded for...great necks. What does the neck compare to contour wise? All Rights Reserved No cons at all.   Your link has been automatically embedded. I rarely use middle pickups on their own. The Gibson is plywood laminate, and the Samick is all mahogany. Lead lines using the bridge pickup gave me plenty of cut and sustain. We recommend moving this block and the preceding CSS link to the HEAD of your HTML file. By I found myself using this knob quite a lot. Intonates perfectly, effortless action. It was bright without being strident, and thanks to the bass contour knob (more on that in the next paragraph), leads up and down the neck had excellent presence and body beyond what I would associate with an unmodified and unprocessed Fender. On the way, they have developed a large, cult-like following of players who appreciate the company’s high quality at affordable prices. The Six Gun has two Strat-style single-coil pickups in the neck and middle positions, and a fatter Tele-style pickup in the bridge.