Ernie Ball Music Man Valentine Bigsby BFR Guitar (with Case)

You'll fall in love with the Carmelo Valentine -- loaded with a Bigsby, a custom pair of Music Man "Ranger" pickups, and a translucent butterscotch finish.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Swamp ash body Clear highs, strong mids and huge lows
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel
Maple neck Bright tone, full sustain and strength
Bigsby vibrato tailpiece Classic top-mount vibrato adds resonant mass

Limited to just 55 pieces worldwide, the Valentine "Carmelo" BFR features a solid ash body outlined with attractive shell binding finished with an exclusive translucent butterscotch color coat. What makes this springtime edition BFR unique lies in the installed electronics package showcasing a custom pair of Ernie Ball Music Man "Ranger" pickups. These passive humbuckers offer a full dynamic tonality with plenty of hi-fi clarity and chime. Coupled with a 5-way lever switch, this Valentine distinctively conjures up a wide variety of interesting tonal combinations. Another stunning feature is the addition of a vintage-style Bigsby floating tremolo. While dive bombs fans may not be thoroughly enamored, this tremolo is highly appropriate for subtle vibrato action whenever needed. A roasted figured maple neck with rosewood fingerboard is crafted with white dot position markers surrounded by a uniformed chrome hardware package. A James Valentine autograph adorns the back cavity cover, and each guitar is offered with a Music Man hardshell case.
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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, sculpted neck joint
- Strings: 11p-14p-18p-28w-38w-48w (RPS 11 Slinky #2242)
- Body Wood: Ash
- Body Color: Carmelo
- Body Finish: High gloss polyester
- Neck Wood: Figured roasted maple neck
- Neck Color: Natural
- Neck Finish: Gunstock oil and hand-rubbed special wax blend
- Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood
- Neck Buffed: No
- Headstock Buffed: No
- Headstock Color: Natural
- Frets: 22 - High profile, medium width
- Fret Material: Stainless Steel
- Fret Markers: 1/8" Dot Inlay
- 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)
- Tuning Machine type: Schaller M6-IND locking
- Tuning Machine Buttons: Black
- Bridge type: Bigsby B5 Floating Tremolo
- Pickguard: Shell
- Pickup Color: Chrome
- Hardware Finish: Chrome
- Controls: 500kohm volume and tone - .022F tone capacitor
- Switching: 5-way lever pickup selector
- Pickups: HH - Ranger custom humbucking
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 11.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 17 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 574-CRM-RD-03-CS-CR

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 866-823-2255


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