Given the general insights I've acquired during a by now pretty long life, I'd wager that the reason is chance, vanity, stupidity or carelessness or a combination thereof. Besides, it comes with a limited lifetime warranty and Fernandes is a good reliable company. One of the things I love about this guitar is the way it comes alive in my hands. As far as a general purpose guitar I'd have to say it's only fair. But there is a lot of supposition in that conclusion as it's so hard to date post 1981 Tokais. It is, of course, much easier to shoot down implausible theories than it is to come up with better theories! Or perhaps individual machine operators? Jordan brings a considerable background of gear knowledge and tech experience to Premier Guitar, and has contributed an extensive amount of articles, artist interviews and Rig Rundown videos since late 2008. While this will not be a player I usually play the beaters I do go over every guitar I get in.
Unfortunately, they're funny with serial numbers, and I couldn't find one anywhere on the guitar. Of course this is my own opinion and as musicians we all know that we all hear tones differently. There are basically two reigning systems for getting unlimited sustain. Best for regular rock and hard rock. Quality is pretty good, no issues with the finish. Nope, it's never easy, it it? If it had a sustainer like the Ravelle Elite does, I'd be over the moon.
I can't comment on tone, as it doesn't have stock pickups in it. These copies were classed later by experienced players as some of the best strats made. A brilliantly conceived and executed instrument that most players can afford. If you have more information about Fernandes Vortex Elite please write a review. It's just become a part of my style. So that one might be made by Tokai This may be of some limited help.
The sustainer doesn't sound all that great as a pickup, which means that really the only thing that it sounds good for is stuff with the bridge pickup. Even with the gain turned down to moderate levels, the tone was a little too flat to play more nuanced or bluesy licks or melodies. Apparently they even counted the winding wraps and tensions on the pickups. The Verdict For those who need to lead their metal forces into battle on a budget, the Fernandes V-Hawk Deluxe is an excellent choice—particularly given the top-notch construction. I have no inkling whatsoever as to how large the Tokai operation might have been during this period. This sustainer is pretty bulky and mounts onto the headstock of your guitar.
But is there any way to be sure of the age of this one? Vortex concept from Fernandes Guitars brings forth the modern spin on the classic flying V story. Just Play it the best you can Hi Im new to this site and just wanted to share what i know about the Fernandes Revival Series. Goes from jazzy to serious blues with the flip of the pickup selector and a twist of the tone knobs. There is no binding, no pickguard or top wood veneer installed on this variant of Vertigo. It looks like a copy of a Fender 62 Stratocaster. One is the Sustainiac, and the other is the Fernandes Sustainer system.
When it arrived, it wasn't really playable - the main issue was that the nut was cut so low under the G string, there was a horrendous fret buzz when playing open chords, and the set-up wasn't really adequate elsewhere either. . It features an alder body, bolt-on maple neck, rosewood fret board, and 24 jumbo frets. Also comes with letter signed by Cesar Diaz on his stationery stating that the guitar, by serial number, belonged to and was given to him by Bob Dylan. Went and played my brother's Gibson Traditional when I went home for Christmas last year.
Where's the logic behind that? Hi all, I stumbled upon this Fernandes Limited Edition strat copy. For other guitar playing, I have a Les Paul, Strat, Tele, etc. I think he has a fernandes revival strat. Entire body is made of mahogany and it has a set in mahogany neck. I'll be following this thread with interest, Limited Edition Fernandes guitars turn up from time to time and most that I've seen seem basically indistinguishable from Revivals. Set in neck is made of mahogany and it features a standard 24-fret rosewood fingerboard on top.
Plain, simple and oriented towards performance. However, I've heard wonderful things about some of the higher end Fernandes guitars. Popular sustainers essentially work using witchcraft. User generated reviews of Fernandes Vertigo X represent opinions of credited authors alone, and do not represent Chorder's opinion. They are a company you can depend on. I have one of these that I bought new about 5 years ago. Fernandes Strat Revival Hi Im new to this site and just wanted to share what i know about the Fernandes Revival Series.
Fernandes is among the guitar builders the new metal guard favors. I find that the necks on the Fernandes guitars are easy to play, and just feel fast. Fernandes Sustainer, Which One is Right for Me? His exposure to the performing arts early on helped foster his love for music and attention to detail, and upon receiving his first guitar at age 15, he became hooked. Please give me some input- Thanks in advance! We don't see them too often in the U. The second is the harmonic mode, where after activating the system, the notes you pick will go up until they hit the 5th natural harmonic.