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Yamaha RS420 Revstar - Black Steel

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Solidbody Electric Guitar with Nato Body, Mahogany Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, and 2 Humbucking Pickups - Black Steel
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The Yamaha RS420 solidbody electric guitar features bold curves, sleek contours, and punchy, powerful tone. The RS420's maple-topped nato body delivers a brawny combination of meaty midrange, present highs, and sizzling harmonic overtones. This visceral tone is intensified by the RS420's Yamaha-designed YGD humbuckers. A Dry switch tone control yields hum-free single-coil tones. The RS420's thin neck profile supplies exceptional playing comfort. Embellished with eye-catching custom hardware, the RS420 draws on Yamaha's 50-year legacy of guitar craftsmanship to bring you a solidbody electric guitar with unforgettable personality.

    Yamaha RS420 Solidbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:

    • Set Neck Construction
    • Nato Body, Maple Top
    • Nato Neck
    • Humbucking Pickups/Alnico V3
    • Push-Pull "Dry Switch"
    • Slim Neck Profile

    Revstar series guitars are packed with personality

    Inspired by the bold styling of London and Tokyo's vintage street-racing motorbikes, Yamaha's Revstar series of electric guitars features dramatic curves, character-packed custom-wound pickups, and delightfully muscular tone. Each model in the Revstar lineup is full of its own distinct personality. These instruments exude a distinctiveness as unique as the guitarists who play them.

    YGD pickups with Dry switch deliver diverse tones

    The Yamaha RS420's YGD pickups were specially wound to match its personality. More than 50 prototype pickups were tested featuring different combinations of wire, windings, magnets, and baseplates before Yamaha spec'd this guitar. The YGD humbuckers in the RS420 make use of an Alnico V magnet and German silver baseplate to create a powerful, open tone. At Music Experience, we dig the tonal flexibility provided by the RS420's Dry switch tone control, which filters out low frequencies to bring you hum-free single-coil tones.

    Contoured body and thin neck profile yield amazing playing comfort

    Thanks to its contoured shape, the Yamaha RS420 is amazingly comfortable to play. The RS420 features a rear body contour and a neck joint that allows for easy upper-fret access. The RS420's thin neck profile adds to this guitar's exceptional playability.

    What Yamaha Says...

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

    Yamaha RS420 Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:

    • Maple-topped nato body delivers meaty midrange, present highs, and sizzling harmonic overtones
    • Covered YGD humbuckers yield a powerful, open tone
    • Dry switch tone control brings you hum-free single-coil tones
    • Rear body contour and thin neck profile provide comfortable playability
    • Set-in neck and Tune-o-matic bridge with stopbar tailpiece for enhanced sustain
    • Elegant bound body and fingerboard plus eye-catching custom hardware

    The Yamaha RS420 solidbody electric guitar delivers powerful tone and distinct styling!

              Body Type Solidbody
              Body Shape RevStar
              Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
              Number of Strings 6
              Body Material Nato
              Top Material Maple
              Body Finish
              Gloss Polyurethane
              Color Black Steel
              Neck Material 3-piece Mahogany
              Neck Shape
              Thin
              Radius 13.77"
              Fingerboard Material Rosewood
              Fingerboard Inlay White Dots
              Number of Frets 22, Medium
              Scale Length 24.75"
              Nut Width 1.692"
              Nut Material
              Urea Resin
              Bridge/Tailpiece
              Tune-O-Matic bridge, Stopbar tailpiece
              Tuners Die Cast
              Neck Pickup
              VH3 Alnico V Humbucker
              Bridge Pickup
              VH3 Alnico V Humbucker
              Controls
              1 x volume, 1 x tone (push/pull Dry switch EQ engage), 3-way blade pickup switch
              Strings
              D'Addario EXL110, .010-.046
              Case Included None
              Manufacturer Part Number
              RS420 BS

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