Designed in collaboration with Grammy nominated rock and blues artist Rick Vito, this Art Deco masterpiece is a visual and sonic treat.
Rick is a good friend of the store and came to the shop to personally sign this guitar!!! What an awesome guy!!!!
The Reverend Rick Vito Signature Electric Guitar boasts a single-cutaway Korina body. Korina is a medium-lightweight wood, highly prized for consistency and tonal qualities. Available in 3 striking finishes, this Signature model also features a racing stripe thru the raised middle portion of the body.
A set-in 3-piece neck has been carved into a comfortable medium oval profile with a 24.75” scale. The ebony fingerboard is topped with block inlays and 22 medium Jumbo frets. A 12” fretboard radius facilitates extremely fast playability and effortless string-bending. Reverend’s dual action rod adjusts in two ways, allowing back bow or forward bow. This assures correct adjustment range is possible regardless of string tension, extreme climate conditions,
The Rick Vito Signature boasts a very unique electronics schematic feature a Reverend-designed CP90 neck pickup, delivering sweet, bluesy tone. Reverend has created their version of a classic mid 1960’s Supro pickup. The Dual-Pro is a hot single coil with a second blade polepiece in addition to the screw polepieces. Its unique tone sounds like P90 meets Tele with humbucker output… fat, raw and clear.
The two pickups complement each other perfectly, allowing you to switch seamlessly between two different tonal characters without losing volume or punch. And combined, they offer up a unique balls-meets-twang tone unlike anything else.
The controls include a master volume, and a master tone, pickup blend, and a bass contour control. The bass contour is great for tightening up the low-end, which makes the Rick Vito Signature even more versatile. Chrome hardware includes Reverend pin-lock tuners. This Reverend brings together classic styling with modern features, making it the perfect weapon for today's players. Includes Teardrop-shaped case.