Ernie Ball Music Man John Petrucci 6 BFR – Ruby Burst

Serial Number: G78098

The Ball family is the last of a dying breed, a family business making guitars and basses exclusively in the United States. Ball Family Reserve is a celebration of our heritage in instrument craftsmanship which features some of the finest figured tone woods and finishes available. These rare heritage pieces will be offered in limited runs and allow us to present instruments to the public that were previously reserved for family and our loyal artists.

The JP BFR features an alder body with African mahogany tone block and figured maple top. Honduran Mahogany neck with East Indian Rosewood fingerboard. The JP BFR is powered by Dimarzio Liquifire & Crunchlab pickups, piezo bridge system and a coil splitting tone pot. 6 string with Music Man JP tremolo, 3 way Toggle pickup selector and Music Man hardshell case

Other specifications of the Ernie Ball Music Man BFR John Petrucci 6 include:

  • Size     12-3/8″ wide, 1-3/4″ thick, 37″ long (31.4 cm wide, 4.5 cm thick, 94.0 cm long)
  • Weight     8 lbs, 7 oz (3.83 kg) – varies slightly
  • Body Wood     Alder with bookmatched maple top and mahogany Tone Block
  • Body Finish     High gloss polyester
  • Body Colors     Flame Top – Ruby Burst
  • Bridge     Custom John Petrucci Music Man® Piezo floating tremolo of chrome plated, hardened steel with 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
  • Fingerboard     Rosewood
  • Fret Markers     Custom JP Shields
  • Neck Finish     High gloss polyester
  • Neck Colors     Color matches body with matching painted headstock
  • Tuning Machines     Schaller M6-IND locking with pearl buttons
  • Truss Rod     Adjustable – no component or string removal
  • Neck Attachment     5 bolts – perfect alignment with no shifting; Sculpted neck joint allows smooth access to higher frets
  • 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
  • Strings     10p-13p-17p-26-36-46 (RPS 10 Slinkys #2240)
  • Hard Case
  • 8 lbs 0 oz
  • G78098

For more information about the BFR John Petrucci 6 electric guitar from Ernie Ball Music Man, please contact the shop.

Read More


PLEASE CALL: 314-781-7500

Out of stock