NAMM 2019: New Yamaha Revstar Models



Revstar guitars are different by design. Like the customized Café Racer motorcycles which inspired them, the guitars are stripped-down performance machines. Custom hardware, hand-applied finishes, and custom-wound pickups give each model a unique look and sound that stands apart from the crowd.Every detail speaks to the finest traditions of Japanese craftsmanship and Yamaha’s half-century heritage of guitar design.The result is a series purpose-built to express the personality of each player.Offering a range of essential tones and unexpected styles, Revstar guitars invite players to meet their other half.

For NAMM 2019, Yamaha have introduced some brand new models to feast your eyes upon. Check them out below!

REVSTAR RS720BX

700-series models offer Revstar‘s custom-tuned style and playability with the unique sound and feel of a Bigsby bridge. Revstar 720BX is a variation of the original RS720B with the classic look of a solid gloss finish,and medium output humbuckers for a more powerful signal.

General specifications

• Body: Mahogany/Maple Top
• Neck: Mahogany
• Fingerboard: Rosewood
• Tuners: Satin Nickel
• Scale Length: 628mm
• Bridge:Tune-O-Matic/Bigsby B50
• Nut: 43mm Urea
• Pickups: 2x VH5+HUAlnicoV

REVSTAR RS702B

700-series models offer Revstar‘s custom-tuned style and playability with the unique sound and feel of a Bigsby bridge. Revstar 720BX is a variation of the original RS720B with the classic look of a solid gloss finish,and medium output humbuckers for a more powerful signal.

General specifications

• Body: Mahogany/Maple Top
• Neck: Mahogany
• Fingerboard: Rosewood
• Tuners: Locking Die-Cast
• Scale Length: 628mm
• Bridge: Tune-O -Matic/Bigsby B50
• Nut: 43mm Urea
• Pickups: 2x VP5P-90
REVSTAR RS502TFM/X

With its unique aluminum tailpiece and custom voiced P90 pickups, the original RS502T is the purest expression of the Revstar concept – a guitar with looks and sounds designed to stand apart from the crowd. RS502TFM builds on this foundation with a flamed maple top and industrial-inspired hand-brushed finish.

General specifications

• Body: Mahogany/Maple Top
• Neck: Mahogany
• Fingerboard: Rosewood
• Tuners: Locking Die-Cast
• Scale Length: 628mm
• Bridge: Tune-O -Matic Original Aluminum Tailpiece
• Nut: 43mm Urea
• Pickups: 2x VP5P-90
REVSTAR RS820 NEW COLORS

Directly influenced by the hot-rodded style of Café Racer motorcycles, Revstar 820 models feature eye-catching accents like a hand-cut racing stripe finish, satin nickel hardware, and an aluminum scratch plate. Custom-voiced humbuckers matched with the versatile Dry Switch filter result in a guitar that sounds just as expressive as it looks.

General specifications

• Body: Mahogany/Maple Top
• Neck: Mahogany
• Fingerboard: Rosewood
• Tuners: Die-Cast
• Scale Length: 628mm
• Bridge: TonePros AVT-II
• Nut: 43mm Urea
• Pickups: 2x VH5+HU/AlnicoV


The new Revstar models are available from April 2019 - contact your nearest Kenny's Music for more information!
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Kenny's Music

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