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Ernie Ball Music Man Cutlass Trem Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar

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The Ernie Ball Music Man Cutlass guitar pays homage to the vintage styling and cosmetic appeal of original Music Man models. Updated vintage spec electronics, super smooth vintage tremolo system, and ... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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Overview

The Ernie Ball Music Man Cutlass guitar pays homage to the vintage styling and cosmetic appeal of original Music Man models. Updated vintage spec electronics, super smooth vintage tremolo system, and lightweight alder and african mahogany bodies are welcome refinements to these new modern renditions. Oversized 4 over 2 headstock with straight string pull for superior tuning stability and flawless craftsmanship throughout make these new modern classics a perfect culmination of old world aesthetics and styling with modern design and playability. Includes hardshell case.

Features

Body
  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body wood: Lightweight Alder
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Soft V to C
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Satin
Fretboard
  • Material: Maple
  • Radius: 10"
  • Fret size: High profile, medium width
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width: 1.62" (41.3mm)
Pickups
  • Configuration: SSS
  • Neck: Mid-'60s style single-coil
  • Middle: Mid-'60s style single-coil
  • Bridge: Mid-'60s style single-coil
  • Brand: Music Man
  • Active or passive electronics: Active
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: Wide spectrum silent circuit
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, tone
  • Pickup switch: 5-way
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: Music Man Modern tremolo with vintage bent steel saddles
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Tuning machines: Schaller locking
  • Color: Chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Pickups
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: United States
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
One year parts and labor warranty on all guitars.


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Ernie Ball Music ManCutlass Trem Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar
 
4.7

(based on 3 reviews)

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Can't Put It Down

By James

from Atlanta GA

Pros

  • Build Quality
  • Playabilty
  • Quiet Electronics
  • Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Performance
    • Practice
    • Recording

    Comments about Ernie Ball Music Man Cutlass Trem Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar:

    I've always loved the sound of single coil pickups and the overall tone of the Fender Stratocaster. Unfortunately, it never was a comfortable playing instrument and the neck is cumbersome. The bridge pickup always seemed shallow when overdrive was applied. The new Music Man Cutlass is an awesome instrument. The neck is so comfortable and quick. The tone generated by this guitar is amazing and the single coil pickups are a step above the Fender versions. The fit and finish are superb and the weight and balance of the guitar are perfect. The quiet circuitry cuts out the hum and noise but does not affect the sustain of the guitar. I can't say enough about the overall craftsmanship and beauty of this guitar. If you're a Strat player do yourself a favor and play this guitar.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Nice guitar, but ended up exchanging it

    By cedd

    from San Clemente, CA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to play
    • Good Overall Build Quality
    • Great Tone
    • Nice Looking

    Cons

    • Fret Buzz
    • Tons of Fret Buzz

    Best Uses

      Comments about Ernie Ball Music Man Cutlass Trem Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar:

      It has great tone, feels nicely built, easy to play, and has the added perk of looking beautiful. Unfortunately, the one I received had a lot of fret buzz. Even after having a professional setup the fret buzz persisted. Because I am still uncertain whether or not this was a build issue or a setup issue (although with two professional setups I find it unlikely to be a setup issue), I am giving it four stars because the guitar did deliver in every other department as I anticipated. All said, given the price tag I could not overlook the buzzing issues I was having. I personally felt if I kept the guitar I may regret it sometime down the road, so I ended up using the return policy to purchase another guitar (a Les Paul). Posting about my short experience with the guitar to give anyone curious about purchasing it some information.

      A little side note: I also play bass. Having thoroughly enjoyed playing the Music Man Stingray 4 bass, I am still a fan of Music Man and believe they are a quality company. In the future, I may give another guitar a whirl if I'm feeling it.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Amazing.

      By Gitfiddle76

      from Underground bunker.

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Amazing neck
      • Sparkly vintage pickups
      • Superb playability
      • Top notch fit and finish
      • Total strat killer

      Cons

      • Few color choices
      • Not so "silent circuit"

      Best Uses

        Comments about Ernie Ball Music Man Cutlass Trem Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar:

        This thing checks all the boxes if you're in the market for a single coil 25 1/2 inch scale guitar. The fit finish and playability of this guitar is second to none. I wasn't in the market for a guitar but I picked this one up and I had to have it. I bonded with this guitar instantly. It felt like an old friend. It sounds as good as it looks. The pickups make beautiful sounds. The silent circuit isn't completely noiseless. It cuts out some of the hum but if you're expecting humbucker like silence you'll be disappointed. BUT.... the silent circuit does give you authentic strat like tones. It's a fair trade believe me. Music Man guitars are famous for their necks and this Cutlass is no different. The neck is silky smooth and plays like a dream. It's a beautifully cut piece of quarter sawn maple with a maple cap finger board. The only thing I wish were different were more color choices. The colors are kind of bland. Everything on the guitar is top notch. All the hardware is perfect and very high quality. The input jack for example looks like it'll last 30 years. The tremolo works great. Perfect set up and intonation. Buy it. I can't recommend this guitar enough.

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