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Ernie Ball Music Man BFR Bongo 5 HH – Wild Cherry Burst/#42 of 57

Serial Number: F77693

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:

  • Size 12-3/4″ wide, 1-5/8″ thick, 47-5/8″ long  (32.4 cm wide, 4.1 cm thick, 121.0 cm long)
  • Scale Length 34″ (86.4 cm)
  • Neck Attachment 5 bolt, sculpted neck joint
  • Strings 46w-65w-80w-100w-130w (Regular Slinky Bass #2836)
  • Body Wood  Ash
  • Body Color Wild Cherry Burst
  • Top Wood N/A
  • Top Color Wild Cherry Burst
  • Body Binding N/A
  • Body Finish High gloss polyester
  • Neck Wood Select figured roasted maple neck
  • Neck Color Natural
  • Neck Binding Black
  • Neck Finish Ultra-light satin polyurethane finish
  • Fingerboard Wood Figured Roasted Maple
  • Neck Buffed No
  • Headstock Buffed No
  • Fingerboard Buffed No
  • Fingerboard Finish Ultra-light satin polyurethane finish
  • Headstock Color Natural
  • Frets 24 – High profile, wide
  • Fret Size Height x Width” .047 x .104
  • Fret Material Nickel Silver
  • Fret Markers 5/16″ Dot inlay
  • Nut Width 1-3/4″ (44.5 mm)
  • Neck Width at last Fret 2-13/16″ (71.4 mm)
  • Neck Radius 11″ (27.9 cm)
  • Neck Thickness at 1st Fret 0.830 inches
  • Neck Thickness at 12th Fret 0.935 inches
  • Tuning Machine type Custom Music Man, lightweight with tapered string posts and ergonomic design
  • Tuning Machine Buttons Chrome
  • Bridge type Standard – Music Man® Chrome plated, hardened steel bridge plate with stainless steel saddles
  • Pickguard Black
  • Pickup Color N/A
  • Hardware Finish Chrome
  • Controls Dual Pickup, 4-band active preamp;  vol, bridge/neck pickup balance, treble, high-mid, low-mid, bass
  • Switching N/A
  • Pickups Dual Humbucking with Neodymium magnets
  • Quantity Limited to 57
  • UPC 749699101673                
  • Part Number 162-BG-RA-01-CS-C1
  • Case SKB Hardshell Case
  • 9 lbs 2 oz
  • F77693

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