The Ball family is the last of a dying breed, a family business making premium guitars and basses on the California central coast since 1984. Sterling Ball, alongside his sons Brian and Scott, combine the laser precision of robotics and old-world hand craftsmanship to develop innovative instrument designs that push the boundaries of performance and playability.
Other specifications include:
- Part Number 117-83-C2-13-CS-CR
- Model BFR Old Smoothie
- Description BFR Old Smoothie Trans Buttermilk
- Color Trans Buttermilk
- UPC Code 749699693215
- MAP $2,399.00
- 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
- 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
- 9 lbs 6 oz
For more information about the Ernie Ball Music Man BFR Old Smoothie, please contact us.