Perfectly On The Point Where Familiarity And Uniqueness Coincide - The Yamaha Revstar RS820CR Electric Guitar In Brushed Teal Blue
Designed to race from coffee shop to coffee shop on the streets of London in the 1960s, Café Racer bikes were high-performance racers stripped down to their bare essentials, but still reflected the style of their owner. The RS820CR captures that spirit of total focus on performance and cannot be fully appreciated until it is taken out for a test drive.
Drawing inspiration from London and Tokyo's vintage street-racing motorbikes, Japan's heritage of engineering excellence and the 50-year legacy of Yamaha guitar craftsmanship, every detail of each Revstar model has 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 colors 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.
- 3-Piece Mahogany Neck
- Maple and Mahogany Body
- Hand-Brushed Satin (Steel Wool) Finish
- Humbucking Pickups/Alnico V
- Aluminum Pickguard
- Push-Pull "Dry Switch"
- TonePros AVT-II Bridge
- Construction: Set In
- Scale: 24-3/4"(628.6mm)
- Body Materials: Maple/Mahogany
- Body Finish: Hand-Brushed Satin
- Neck Material: Mahogany 3pc
- Neck Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
- Fingerboard Materials: Rosewood
- Fingerboard Radius: 13-3/4"(350mm)
- Fret wire: Jumbo
- Number of Frets: 22
- Nut Material: Urea
- Neck Width @ 0 Fret/12th Fret: 43/52.5mm
- Thickness @ 1st Fret/12th Fret: 21.1/25.2mm
- Neck Pickup: VH5n+ Alnico V Humbucker
- Bridge Pickup: VH5b+ Alnico V Humbucker
- Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone (Push Pull "Dry Switch")
- Pickup Switch: 3-Position Lever Switch]
- Bridge: TonePros AVT-II
- String Spacing: 10.5mm
- Tuning Machines: Die-Cast
- Pickguard: Aluminum
- Strings: Elixir Electric Nickel Plated Steel with Nanoweb Coating (10-46)
- Case: Gig Bag
Model: RS820CR BTB
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
We are Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center
Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC's legendary music shop. Family-owned and operated since 1958. Buy gear the way it was meant to be bought, from a store that's been there through it all and has the vibe to prove it. We're staffed with musicians and industry experts, people that live and breathe music gear. Our mission is to help you find the right gear for your project, that thing that will bring you the most joy out of what you do. We're an authorized dealer for almost every brand, we stock items the other stores don't, so you can try before you buy. Stop by our Wheaton, MD showroom and see for yourself.
Contact us if you have questions about one of our listings or if you need help finding the right piece of gear.