2012 Musicman Luke Ball Family Reserve Ruby Quilt

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Model: Luke BFR

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 are only offered in limited runs and allow the Ernie Ball Company to present instruments to the public that were previously reserved for family and loyal artists.

  • Size:12-3/16″ wide, 1-3/4″ thick, 36-7/16″ long (31.0 cm wide, 4.5 cm thick, 92.6 cm long)
  • Weight:7 lbs, 13 oz (3.54 kg) – varies slightly
  • Body Wood:Alder with bookmatched maple top and mahogany Tone Block.
  • Koa top – Mahogany body.
  • Body Finish:High gloss polyester
  • Bridge:Standard – Music Man® floating vintage tremolo of chrome plated, hardened steel with bent steel saddles.
  • Koa top – Music Man vintage tremolo with gold plating.
  • Scale Length:25-1/2″ (64.8 cm)
  • Neck Radius:12″ (30.5 cm)
  • Headstock Size:Only 5-7/8″ (14.9 cm) long
  • Frets:22 – Low profile, wide
  • Neck Width:1-5/8″ (41.3 mm) at nut, 2-3/16″ (55.6 mm) at last fret
  • Neck Wood:Maple top – Select maple neck. Koa Top – Honey bursted mahogany.
  • Fingerboard:Maple top – Rosewood. Koa Top – Ebony.
  • Fret Markers:Standard dots with Mother of Pearl BFR inlay at 12th fret
  • Neck Finish:Gunstock oil and hand-rubbed special wax blend
  • Neck Colors:Natural with matching painted headstock
  • Tuning Machines:Schaller M6-IND locking
  • 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:25kohm volume and tone – .10µF tone capacitor
  • Switching:5-way lever pickup selector
  • Pickups:HSS – 1 Active EMG model 85 humbucking; 2 Active EMG SLV custom single coil
  • Strings:9p-11p-16p-24w-32w-42w (RPS 9 Slinkys #2