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Ernie Ball Music Man Armada Electric Guitar Black

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The Music Man Armada Electric Guitar is a groundbreaking instrument that represents several innovations for the guitarmaker. For the first time, Music Man is using a neck-through design in one of thei... Click To Read More About This Product


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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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The Music Man Armada Electric Guitar is a groundbreaking instrument that represents several innovations for the guitarmaker. For the first time, Music Man is using a neck-through design in one of their guitars. With a mahogany neck running through its mahogany body, the Armada gains in both tone and sustain, bringing an exciting new sensation to a Music Man instrument. The fingerboard is rosewood with a 12" neck radius, 22 stainless steel frets and curved triangle inlays. The body is topped by a striking layer of figured maple that's cut in the form of a "V" to highlight perfectly 2 Music Man proprietary humbucking pickups. The headstock sports an inset Armado logo to cap off the list of cool, new features. Includes case.


Music Man's first neck-through design
Mahogany body with figured maple "V" top
Music Man's first proprietary humbucking pickups
Mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard
Curved triangle inlays
Inset Armada headstock logo
Includes case

Size: 3.25 wide, 2.125" thick, 38.5" long (33.7cm wide, 5.4cm thick, 97.8cm long)
Weight: 8lb., 1oz. (3.67kg) - varies slightly
Body Wood: Mahogany with V-shaped bookmatched and flame or quilt maple top
Body Colors: Trans Black/Black, Natural/ Honey Burst/Red, Gold/Black (opaque)
Body Bindings: Binding - 4-Ply Cream/Black/Cream/Black
Bridge: Standard - Tuneomatic bridge with thumbwheel height adjustment and individual saddles with Graph Tech tail piece
Scale Length: 24.75" (62.9cm)
Neck Radius: 12" (30.5cm)
Headstock Size: Angled & Only 5.875" (14.9cm) long
Frets: 22 - high profile, wide, stainless steel
Neck Width: 1.6875" (42.9mm) at nut, 2.25" (56.9mm) at last fret
Neck Wood: Honduran mahogany
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Fret Markers: Custom mother of pearl Inlays
Neck Finish: High gloss polyester
Neck Colors: Color matches body with bound, figured maple capped, matching painted headstock
Neck Binding: 1-ply cream
Tuning Machines: Schaller M6-IND locking pearl buttons
Truss Rod: Adjustable - no component or string removal
Neck Attachment: Through-neck design
Electronic Shielding: Graphite acrylic resin coated body cavity and aluminum control cover
Controls: 500kÎ volume and tone - .022F tone capacitor
Switching: 3-way toggle pickup selector
Pickups: HH - Music Man humbucking
Strings: 10p-13p-17p-26w-36w-46w (RPS 10 Slinkys #2834)
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Beautiful work!

By Alfonse Mele

from Holyoke, MA

Comments about Ernie Ball Music Man Armada Electric Guitar:

I played one of these at a GC in CT. I wanted it! Until I plugged it in. It has the nicest neck and action on any guitar I've ever played. I don't know why that didn't translate into sound when I plugged into a backstair HT-60 Stage. May be it was the pickups or maybe me. I was disappointed. I ended up buying a PRS CST-24 instead.

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Music Man Armada

By John S.

from Chicago IL

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  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics


    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Ernie Ball Music Man Armada Electric Guitar:

    I have been playing guitar for over 20 years. I just recently picked up the Music Man Armada from a Guitar Center in IL. I was instantly drawn to it because its stunning looks. I own a lot of different styles of amps and I haven't got a bad sound of out of it yet. This guitar has a treble mod done to it so when you roll down on your tube amp, you wont loose any clarity. The pickups are not super high output but you can get some great tones. Metal to clean and all in between. The neck reminded me of a 59 Les Paul. Lastly the build quality is excellent!! I put some NYXL Strings on the guitar and seems to work well with that combination. P.S. Don't be afraid to be unique!!!

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