- This guitar is a true miracle of design, ergonomic qualities and playability! Created in close co-operation with John Petrucci (Dream Theater).
- Crafted with highest precision and attention to detail, by Ernie Ball MUSICMAN in San Louis Obispo, California.
- Ball Family Reserve - a strictly limited run of instruments, built using carefully selected finest tone woods and previously reserved for the Ball Family and friends only!
- Finish: Black Sugar - a special finish with a very fine grain, subtly shimmering. The pictures just do not do it full justice. The instrument looks simply awesome! With chrome hardware.
- Body: Alder - this wood is often preferred because of its excellent resonance characteristics, especially on distorted sounds. With a mahogany tone block.
- Neck: Best birdseye maple, roasted - this new special treatment by Music Man allows the performance of the neck to benefit of a thermally modified microstructure: It increases dimensional stability, resistance to temperature and humidity changes and subsequent warping, reduces density while maintaining stiffness for a lighter neck with sufficient strength, yields a microstructure similar to naturally aged woods with lower moisture content, results in more resonance and less damping, eliminates the need for hazardous chemical treatments.
Vibrational testing indicates that roasted maple exhibits clearer tone with a stronger fundamental than untreated maple samples. Music Man guitars are particularly so famous among musicians, because of the outstanding quality of their necks. The neck is a pleasure to grab, feels perfect to your hand and plays just fantastic!
- Scale: 25.5" - Standard.
- Fretboard: Ebony - pitch black, with a very even structure. A flat (16“) fretboard radius supports fast playing and easy string bending. With mother of pearl dot inlays and BFR inlay at the 12th fret.
- Frets: 24, medium - a perfect fretjob, another famous feature on Music Man USA guitars.
- Nut: 43 mm, compensated.
- Tuners: Schaller M-6 IND locking tuners with pearloid knobs - placed in the compact 4+2 design typical for Music Man guitars. Often requested by professional artists, these tuners are a must-have for the demanding musician. The key to their design is eliminating wraps around the string post, which can cause string slippage and tuning problems. Simply loosen the thumbwheel located on the back, feed the string through the post, lock the thumbwheel tight, cut off the remaining string, tune up and you’re finished – better tuning stability and no more restringing nightmares.
- Bridge: Original Music Man Special Petrucci tremolo, free-floating (combines the advantages of a Floyd Rose with those of a vintage tremolo).
- Pickups: DiMarzio John Petrucci Signature "Crunch Lab" Humbucker (bridge), DiMarzio John Petrucci Signature "LiquiFire" Humbucker (neck) - splittable for ultra-clean single coil sounds in the middle position. This particular pickup combination is very versatile, dynamic, easy to control and absolutely quiet.
- Alternatively, upon request of the purchaser, we can also perform a professional installation of a different pickup combination, e.g. any DiMarzio, EMG or Seymour Duncan etc. (Very fair prices per pickup swap). Furthermore, we offer installation of active boost and EQ circuits like EMG Afterburner, PA-2, SPC, RPC, VMC, EXG etc. Please ask for details if interested.
- Special feature: This instrument comes with the factory-installed (expensive) optional piezo bridge - with a built-in piezo preamp and a dedicated 2 band EQ plus a separate balance control knob!
- Electronics: 1x Magnetic Volume, 1x Magnetic Tone, 1x Piezo Volume, 3-way magnetic/both/piezo-switch, 3-way pickup switch, separate and combined outputs for Magnetic and Piezo! Therefore, can be used with mono or stereo cords, in a total of 4 different connection modes.
- Absolutely outstanding quality of selected woods, craftsmanship, handling and sound!
- The guitar comes with a high-quality original Music Man USA formfit hardshell case, certificate of authenticity and all factory accessoires.
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