Ernie Ball Music Man March BFR Cutlass SSS Natural Gloss


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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 pieces are offered in limited production runs and allow us to present instruments to the public that were previously reserved for family and our loyal artists.


Serial No. 1/47


The Cutlass features updated vintage spec electronics, a super smooth modern tremolo system and lightweight alder body

Oversized 4 over 2 headstock with straight string pull provide superior tuning stability and flawless craftsmanship throughout make the Cutlass a perfect culmination of old world aesthetics and styling with modern design and playability.


Size: 12-7/8″ wide, 1-5/8″ thick, 38-1/8″ long (32.7 cm wide, 4.1 cm thick, 96.8 cm long)

Weight: 3.37 kg

Body: Alder Wood

Body Finish: High gloss polyester

Body Color: Ivory White

Bridge: Music Man® Modern tremolo with vintage bent steel saddles

Pickguard Parchment: Mint

Scale Length: 25-1/2″ (64.8 cm)

Neck Radius: 10″ (25.4 cm)

Headstock Size: 6-3/8″ (16.2 cm) long

Frets: 22 – High profile, medium width, Stainless Steel

Neck Width: 1-5/8″ (41.3 mm) at nut, 2-1/4″ (56.9 mm) at last fret

Neck Wood: Select maple neck

Fingerboard: Select Maple

Fret Markers: 1/4″ Black or White Face dots

Neck Finish: Ultra-light satin polyurethane finish

Neck Colors: Natural aged yellow finish

Tuning Machines: Schaller M6-IND locking

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 lined pickguard

Controls: Passive 250kohm volume and tone – .047µF tone capacitor; with transparent buffered output for complete tonal consistency at all volume levels

Switching: 5-way lever pickup selector

Pickups: HSS – 2 Music Man® custom wound single coils and 1 Humbucking pickup  featuring the new wide spectrum Music Man® “Silent Circuit”, which reduces hum and retains true single coil sound

Strings: 9p-11p-16p-26w-36w-46w (M-Steel Hybrid Slinky #2922)