This John Petrucci BFR 6-string is a mint condition time capsule from 2009, with zero signs of play wear! Finished in Carmel Apple Delight as part of the limited production Dargie Delight 2 package, this model features an alder body with a mahogany tone block and maple top for a complex depth of tone and articulation. The slim Honduran Mahogany neck has an ebony fretboard with pau/ablone oval inlays and nickel frets. The guitar is powered by the Dimarzio Liquifire & Crunch Lab humbuckers with a coil-splitting tone pot and the acoustic sounds of a piezo-equipped bridge. A 3-way switch on the upper horn allows you to toggle between or combine the sounds of the humbuckers and piezo system while a pair of output jacks allow you to run the guitar in mono or stereo. The Ernie Ball Music Man floating JP tremolo system works in tandem with Schaller locking tuners to provide exceptional tuning stability.
Includes original case candy, hang tag, Certificate of Authenticity, the BFR style hardshell case, and original factory box (will ship double-boxed). We were the original retailer of this particular guitar, and YES – the legendary DuBaldo Music Center case candy is also included!
Date of Manufacture November 5, 2009
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Model John Petrucci BFR 6
Size 12-1/2″ wide, 1-3/4″ thick, 37″ long
Body Wood Alder with Maple top and Mahogany Tone Block
Body Finish High gloss polyester
Body Colors Carmel Apple Delight
Bridge Music Man® Custom piezo floating tremolo with square cover and solid steel saddles
Scale Length 25-1/2″ (64.8 cm)
Neck Radius 15″ (38.1 cm)
Headstock Size Only 5-7/8″ (14.9 cm) long
Frets 24 – High profile, wide stainless steel
Neck Width 1-11/16″ (43.0 mm) at nut, 2-1/4″ (57.2 mm) at last fret
Neck Wood Select Mahogany
Fret Markers Pau Abalone Oval Inlays
Neck Finish High gloss polyester
Neck Colors Color Matches Body
Tuning Machines Schaller M6-IND locking
Truss Rod Adjustable – no component or string removal
Neck Attachment 5 bolt, sculpted neck joint
Electronic Shielding Graphite acrylic resin coated body cavity and aluminum 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 – 1 DiMarzio Liquifire – neck; 1 DiMarzio Crunch Lab – bridge; Piezo bridge pickup
Left Handed No
Strings 10p-13p-17p-26-36-46 (RPS 10 Slinkys #2240), 7-String 10p-13p-17p-26-36-46-56 (RPS 10 Slinkys #2240 with added P01156)