USA GUITAR/BASS NECKS

USA GUITAR NECKS

“Made in USA” Guitar Neck

- First version guitar neck.

– Headstock decal says “Made in USA” under Reverend.

– Truss rod adjustment at body end of neck. Note: some of the very earliest examples made by Mighty Mite had the truss rod adjustment at the headstock.

– Thick front to back profile. Note: some of the very earliest examples made by Mighty Mite had a slim front to back profile.

– Nut width approx. 1-5/8″. Note: some of the very earliest examples made by Mighty Mite had a 1-11/16″ wide nut.

– Traditional one-way truss rod.

“Eastpointe” Guitar Neck

- Second version guitar neck.

– Headstock decal says “Eastpointe, MI” under Reverend.

– Truss rod adjustment at headstock.

– Thick front to back profile.

– Nut width approx. 1-5/8″.

– Traditional one-way truss rod. Note: later examples do not have a dark walnut “skunk stripe” on the back of the neck. NO stripe indicates the neck has a 1/2 inch square aluminum reinforcement channel.

“Reverend USA” Guitar Neck

- Third and final version guitar neck.

– Headstock decal says “Reverend USA”. The last run of approx. 60 necks say “Reverend” without the USA. “USA” may or may not be hand written on the back of the headstock.

– Truss rod adjustment at headstock.

– Dual-action truss rod.

– Medium front to back profile.

– Nut width approx. 1-21/32″.

USA BASS NECKS

Earlier 4-String Bass Necks

- Dark walnut “skunk stripe” on back of neck.

– Headstock decal says “Reverend” with no “USA”. Note: factory repaired or factory refinished headstocks might say “Reverend USA”.

Later 4-String Bass Necks

- NO dark walnut “skunk stripe” on back of neck. NO stripe indicates the neck has a 1/2 inch square aluminum reinforcement channel.

– Headstock decal says “Reverend” with no “USA”. Note: factory repaired, factory refinished, or very late headstocks might say “Reverend USA”.

5-String Bass Necks

- 5-String necks NEVER had the dark walnut “skunk stripe” on back of neck. All 5-Strings had the 1/2 inch square aluminum reinforcement channel.
– Headstock decal says “Reverend” with no “USA”. Note: factory repaired, factory refinished, or very late headstocks might say “Reverend USA”.