Ernie Ball Music Man James Valentine BFR - Walnut Flame - #45/57
- yes, this is the exact guitar in the promo photos shown here!
Flamed maple top
Double-bound African Mahogany body
Roasted maple neck with flame figure
Herringbone neck stripe
Bound ebony fretboard
Stainless steel frets
Date of Manufacture 1/23/2020
Limited to just 57 pieces worldwide, this BFR Valentine features a double bound African mahogany body with a highly flamed maple top in a striking Walnut finish. The 3-ply parchment pickguard matches the neck and body binding for a complete uniformed look. Atlante block inlays adorn an ebony fretboard atop a roasted flamed maple neck. This guitar is also outfitted with a Herringbone skunk stripe on the back of the neck for a unique appearance that is not offered on standard models. Each Walnut Valentine is autographed by James Valentine, includes a numbered certificate of authenticity and hardshell case.
Date of Manufacture 1/23/2020
This guitar is brand new and in factory fresh condition, with no dings, dents, fretwear, or shop wear. It will come with the original hard-shell case, factory packaging, and DuBaldo Music Center case candy.
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Size 13-1/4" wide, 1-3/4" thick, 38-7/16" long (33.7 cm wide, 4.5 cm thick, 97.6 cm long)
Scale Length 25-1/2" (64.8 cm)
Neck Attachment 5 bolt neck joint
Strings 11p-14p-18p-28w-38w-48w (RPS 11 Slinky #2242)
Body Wood African Mahogany w/ maple top
Body Color Walnut
Top Color Walnut
Body Binding Double Bound - Parchment
Body Finish High gloss polyester
Neck Wood Select figured roasted maple neck
Neck Color Natural
Neck Binding Parchment / Herringbone strip
Neck Finish Ultra-light satin polyurethane finish
Fingerboard Wood Ebony
Neck Buffed No
Headstock Buffed No
Fingerboard Buffed No
Fingerboard Finish Oil/Wax
Headstock Color Natural
Frets 22 - High profile, medium width
"Fret Size Height x Width" .074 x .095
Fret Material Stainless Steel
Fret Markers Atlante Blocks
Nut Width 1-5/8" (41.3 mm)
Neck Width at last Fret 2-1/4" (56.9 mm)
Neck Radius 10" (25.4 cm)
Neck Thickness at 1st Fret 0.825 inches
Neck Thickness at 12th Fret 0.925 inches
Tuning Machine type Schaller M6-IND locking
Tuning Machine Buttons Pearl
Bridge type Music Man® Modern chrome plated with vintage bent steel saddles
Pickup Color N/A
Hardware Finish Chrome
Controls Custom Music Man® active preamp; push/push volume for gain boost, 500kohm push/push passive tone for custom split pickup configurations - .022µF tone capacitor
Switching 3-way lever pickup selector
Pickups SH - Music Man® custom wound staggered pole piece single coil and humbucker with chrome covers
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