Ernie Ball Music Man


The next evolution in a process that began 25 years ago with the first "Luke" model guitar, the Luke III BFR (Ball Family Reserve) adds new levels of tone and versatility to an already premium instrument. More than just a stunningly beautiful example of the art of modern luthiery, it's also designed to meet the performing needs of a touring guitarist. A solid alder body with an embedded mahogany tone block is topped with gorgeously flamed maple and loaded with DiMarzio Transition pickups with coil splits and a Music Man preamp with 15dB of available boost with a simple push on the volume pot. A hand-rubbed oil and wax finish graces the fast, smooth, roasted maple neck with rosewood fingerboard for comfortable easy playing. If you've been considering a seriously premium instrument, this one is well worth picking up. You may not be able to put it down.
  • High-gloss-finish solid alder body with flame maple top and mahogany tone block
  • Hand-rubbed-finish 25.5"-scale roasted maple neck with 22-fret, 12"-radius rosewood fingerboard
  • Dual DiMarzio Transition humbuckers with coil-split, active preamp with 15dB boost on push/push volume pot Music Man Modern Trem bridge with bent-steel saddles, locking Schaller tuners

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  • Body
  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Flame Maple
  • Body wood: Alder
  • Body finish: High gloss Polyester
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck
  • Neck shape: Artist Signature
  • Neck wood: Roasted Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5 in.
  • Truss rod: Dual-action
  • Neck finish: Hand-rubbed Oil and wax blend
  • Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12 in.
  • Fret size: Low-profile, wide
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width/material 1.62 in. (41.3 mm) Compensated melamine
  • Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Transistion
  • Middle:
  • Bridge: Transistion
  • Brand: DiMarzio
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Piezo: No Active
  • EQ: No
  • Special electronics: 5-way switch with coil splitting Active preamp with 15dB boost on push/push volume knob
  • Controls
  • Control layout: Push/pull master volume and tone
  • Pickup switch: 5-way
  • Coil tap or split: Coil split
  • Kill switch: No
  • Hardware
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: Music Man Modern tremolo with vintage bent steel saddles
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Schaller locking
  • Color: Chrome
  • Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Mahogany Tone Block
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories:
  • Country of origin: United States

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