Is This Top BONKERS Or What?! Skervesen Raptor 6 Review

On our most recent edition of Quality Control, we take a look at the Raptor 6 from Polish custom guitar makers Skervesen Guitars! While Skervesen’s specialty is in making custom axes, this Raptor 6 is an excellent example of the quality of their work across the board and features some amazing specs like:

  • Headstock: Viper (w/ ebony veneer)
  • Scale length: 25.5″
  • Body wood: 1-piece black limba (thickness: 32mm)
  • Top wood: poplar burl (thickness: 6mm, not veneer)
  • Finish: satin
  • 5-piece neck: wenge sides and center, purpleheart fillets
  • Fingerboard: ebony
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlay: “Z” pattern 3mm Abalone dots
  • Pickups: Bare Knuckle Pickups Juggernaut set, wooden bobbins (walnut +birdseye maple)
  • Electronics layout: World Domination Mod
  • Hardware color: black
  • Bridge: Hipshot fixed
  • Tuners: Hipshot Open-Gear, locking
  • Straplocks: Jim Dunlop Guitar Products
  • Graph Tech Guitar Labs Black TUSQ nut
  • Hipshot O-ring knob
  • Luminlay side dots
  • Jescar Enterprises stainless steel frets (fret wire no. 57110)
  • MEC electronic components
  • Copper Shielded Cavities
  • Hand-made wooden cavities’ covers
  • Compound radius 14″ – 16″

And in case you want to see more Skervesen X Gear Gods content, be sure to watch our series where Trey orders his very own custom Skervesen guitar from start to finish. You can watch Part 1 here, and Part 2 here.

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