Ernie Ball Music Man BFR Old Smoothie (117-83-C2-13-CS-CR)

Ernie Ball Music Man BFR Old Smoothie
Model# 117-83-C2-13-CS-CR
UPC 749699693215

Price: $2,399.00

Availability: Limited quantity (call for availability)

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The limited-edition Music Man StingRay Ball Family Reserve (BFR) "Old Smoothie" offers you a faithful re-creation of an iconic solidbody bass design with a twist. Every aspect of this instrument was directly engineered from the original, including the classic adjustable-mute bridge and rear-mounted truss rod. BFR Old Smoothie's electronics package consists of the prototype 10-pole piece humbucking pickup and custom 2-band active preamp that were also found in the original. And this Music Man StingRay BFR Old Smoothie boasts a roasted maple neck and rosewood fretboard for vintage feel and playability.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 4-string bass built to vintage specs
  • Built in limited quantities
  • Roasted maple neck and rosewoodfretboard adds sustain and tone
  • Modeled after StingRay prototype #27
  • 10-pole piece humbucking pickup delivers a vintage-type tone
  • Comfortable 34" scale length
  • The original active electronics fine-tune your sound
  • Music Man bridge with individual string mutes

Unique Feature #1

Roasted figured Maple Neck with white binding

Unique Feature #2

Stainless Steel Frets

Unique Feature #3

Trans buttermilk finish with red tortoise pickguard

   

Solid/Semi-hollow/Hollow

Solid

Top/Body woods

Alder

Body finish (lacquer, polyeurethane, polyester)

High gloss polyester

Neck wood

Roasted figured maple

Neck finish

Ultra-light satin polyurethane finish

Neck shape/size

C

Fingerboard wood

Rosewood

Fingerboard inlay

dots

Scale Length

34"

Radius

7.5"

Number of frets

21

Nut material

Melamine

Nut width

1 5/8"

Tuning keys type & description

Schaller BM, with tapered string posts

Bridge type

Music Man® chrome plated, hardened steel bridge plate with vintage stainless steel saddles and adjustable mute pads

Hardware finish

Chrome

String brand/gauge it ships with

45w-65w-80w-100w (Super Slinky Bass #2834)

   

Pickup #1

Custom "Old Smoothie" humbucking with 10 elongated Alnico magnets and split cover

   

Controls - Knobs

Custom "Old Smoothie" 2-band active preamp; vol, treble, bass

   

Case

SKB Hardshell Case

 

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