John Petrucci BFR 7

Posted on | Thursday, November 25, 2010 | No Comments





Model:
John Petrucci BFR 7
Description:
The Ball family is the last of a dying breed, a family business making guitars and basses exclusively in the United States. Ball Family Reserve is a celebration of our heritage in instrument craftsmanship which features some of the finest figured tone woods and finishes available. These rare heritage pieces will be offered in limited runs and allow us to present instruments to the public that were previously reserved for family and our loyal artists.
Size:
12-3/8" wide, 1-3/4" thick, 38" long (31. cm wide, 4.5 cm thick, 96.5 cm long)
Weight:
8 lbs, 11 oz (3.94 kg) - varies slightly
Body Wood:
Alder with bookmatched maple top and mahogany Tone Block. Honey Bursted Koa Top - Mahogany body
Body Finish:
High gloss polyester
Bridge:
Standard - Custom John Petrucci Music Man® Piezo floating tremolo of chrome plated, hardened steel with solid steel saddles
Scale Length:
25-1/2" (64.8 cm)
Neck Radius:
15" (38.1 cm)
Headstock Size:
Only 6-7/8" (17.5 cm) long
Frets:
24 - High profile, wide
Neck Width:
1-7/8" (47.6 mm) at nut, 2-7/16" (61.9 mm) at last fret
Neck Wood:
Mahogany
Fingerboard:
Rosewood
Fret Markers:
Custom JP Shields and Mother of Pearl BFR inlay at 12th fret
Neck Finish:
High gloss polyester
Neck Colors:
All black neck with black headstock; Tobacco Burst - Color matches body with matching painted headstock
Tuning Machines:
Schaller M6-IND locking with pearl buttons
Truss Rod:
Adjustable - no component or string removal
Neck Attachment:
5 bolts - perfect alignment with no shifting; Sculpted neck joint allows smooth access to higher frets
Electronic Shielding:
Graphite acrylic resin coated body cavity and aluminum lined control cover
Controls:
500kohm volume, 500kohm push/pull tone for custom 2 pickup configurations - .022µF tone capacitor
Switching:
3-way toggle pickup selector, with custom center position configuration; 3-way toggle piezo/magnetic selector
Pickups:
HH - Neck: DiMarzio LiquiFire, Bridge: DiMarzio Crunch Lab
Left Handed:
Yes
Strings:
10p-13p-17p-26w-36w-46w-56w (Custom RPS Slinkys)

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