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Yamaha RS420 Revstar Electric Guitar

Balance is a simple concept that is often difficult to achieve. The Yamaha RS420 REVSTAR combines outstanding performance with a character all its own to hit that elusive stylistic sweet spot, for a guitar that walks it like it talks it.

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Yamaha REVSTAR RS420 Solid body Electric Guitar
Drawing inspiration from London and Tokyo’s vintage street-racing motorbikes, Japan’s heritage of engineering excellence, and Yamaha’s 50-year legacy of guitar craftsmanship, every detail of each Revstar model been carefully engineered to bring out the unique personality of each guitar in the lineup. From the curves and contours of the ground-up body design to the distinctive colours and finishes and custom-wound pickups that perfectly match the guitar’s character, the Revstar collection comprises a diverse lineup of instruments as unique as the guitarists who play them. This is Revstar—meet your other half.
 
Inspired by raw power and performance, Revstar’s sound is as unique and bold as its aesthetic. Working to evoke a visceral, unbridled power and an individual, organic tone that is made possible only by considering every detail, Yamaha’s engineers chose materials carefully and designed custom pickups to make sure Revstar sounds as stunning as it looks.
Pickups
Yamaha Revstar PickupsDesigned from the ground up, Revstar features specially wound YGD pickups that are perfectly matched to each guitar. More than 50 prototype pickups were tested featuring different combinations of wire, windings, magnets and base plates. Eventually, a spec was settled on for each guitar model and the Revstar pickup series was born.

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REVSTAR RS420Alnico V magnet and German silver baseplate for powerful, open tone

DRY SWITCH
Yamaha Revstar Dry-switchDesigned especially for Revstar, Yamaha’s proprietary Dry Switch gives you the versatility of a coil split, but with a tone that’s miles ahead.
Using a passive filter circuit painstakingly designed to give the perfect frequency response, the Dry Switch filters out low frequencies to give the punch and clarity of a single coil pickup minus the inevitable hum and hollow tone often associated with split humbucking pickups.
Plus, because it’s a filter circuit, the Dry Switch works on both humbuckers and P90s for a totally unique, usable tone.

Comfort Contoured Body
Revstar custom comfort bodyRevstar is a workhorse through and through, but that doesn’t mean there has been any compromise on comfort and playability. With every contour designed from the ground up to look and feel great, Revstar’s body features a deep belly cut, hidden forearm contour and a newly designed neck joint for outstanding upper fret access. This is a guitar made to be played all night.

General Construction Set-in
Scale Length 24 3/4" (628.6mm)
Body Body Materials Maple / Nato or Mahogany
Body Finish Gloss Polyurethan
Neck Neck Materials Nato or Mahogany
Neck Finish Gloss Polyurethan
Fingerboard Materials Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius 13 3/4" (350mm)
Fret wire Medium
Number of frets 22
Nut materials Urea
Neck Width @ 0 Fret / 12th Fret 43.0 / 52.5 mm
Thickness @1st Fret / 12th Fret 20.0 / 22.6 mm
Electronics Neck Pickup VH3n ; Humbucker / Alnico V
Middle Pickup -
Bridge Pickup VH3b ; Humbucker / Alnico V
Controls Master Volume, Master Tone
Pickup Switch 3 Position Lever Switch
Hardware Bridge Tune-O-Matic
Tremolo Arm -
String spacing 10.5mm
Tailpiece Tune-o-matic
Tuning Machines Die-Cast
Pickguard 3ply Black
Others String gauge 10-46
Case -
Special Features -

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