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SINCE 2015

The new Luke III Ball Family Reserve is the next evolution in the design process started with the original Luke model some 22 years prior. Addressing Steve’s performance needs as a touring guitarist has been critical in the development of this new edition. The added mahogany tone block, on-board 20db boost, beautifully figured A++ maple top and roasted birdseye maple neck have refined this new signature edition into an instrument of superior tone and versatility.

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CUSTOM OPTIONS

Blueberry Burst Flame

Blueberry Burst Quilt (+$200)

Hazel Burst Flame

Hazel Burst Quilt (+$200)

Koa Island Burst (+$700)

Your Custom Options:

Hazel Burst Flame
Color
No
Pickguard
Luke III HH BFR
Model
Rosewood fretboard, Roasted Figured Maple
Neck

Build Code
908-H1-RD-00

TOTAL

$2,699.00

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15 dB Gain Boost Volume Knob
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figured Roasted Maple Neck
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Highly figured maple top

Specifications, Schematics & More

Specifications Luke III BFR
Model Luke III BFR
Size 12-3/16" wide, 1-3/4" thick, 36-7/16" long (31.0 cm wide, 4.5 cm thick, 92.6 cm long)
Weight 7 lbs, 15 oz (3.60 kg) - varies slightly
Body Wood Alder with bookmatched maple top and mahogany Tone Block; optional Koa top with completely mahogany body
Body Finish High gloss polyester
Body Colors Choice of quilt or flame top Hazel Burst or Blue Berry Burst; optional Koa top
Bridge Standard - Music Man® floating vintage tremolo of chrome plated, hardened steel with bent steel saddles
Scale Length 25-1/2" (64.8 cm)
Neck Radius 12" (30.5 cm)
Headstock Size Only 5-7/8" (14.9 cm) long
Frets 22 - Low profile, wide
Neck Width 1-5/8" (41.3 mm) at nut, 2-3/16" (55.6 mm) at last fret
Neck Wood Select roasted maple neck; Optional Koa top is glossy finished mahogany
Fingerboard Rosewood; Optional Koa top comes with ebony fretboard
Fret Markers Mother of Pearl dots
Neck Finish Gunstock oil and hand-rubbed special wax blend
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 control cover
Controls Custom Music Man® active preamp; push/push volume for gain boost, 500kohm passive tone - .022µF tone capacitor
Switching 5-way lever pickup selector
Pickups Standard - HH with 2 DiMarzio custom humbucking; Optional - HSS with 1 DiMarzio custom humbucking; 2 DiMarzio custom single coil
Left Handed No
Strings 9p-11p-16p-24w-32w-42w (RPS 9 Slinkys #2239)

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Specifications Luke III BFR
Model Luke III BFR
Size 12-3/16" wide, 1-3/4" thick, 36-7/16" long (31.0 cm wide, 4.5 cm thick, 92.6 cm long)
Weight 7 lbs, 15 oz (3.60 kg) - varies slightly
Body Wood Alder with bookmatched maple top and mahogany Tone Block; optional Koa top with completely mahogany body
Body Finish High gloss polyester
Body Colors Choice of quilt or flame top Hazel Burst or Blue Berry Burst; optional Koa top
Body Bindings
Bridge Standard - Music Man® floating vintage tremolo of chrome plated, hardened steel with bent steel saddles
Pickguard
Scale Length 25-1/2" (64.8 cm)
Neck Radius 12" (30.5 cm)
Headstock Size Only 5-7/8" (14.9 cm) long
Frets 22 - Low profile, wide
Neck Width 1-5/8" (41.3 mm) at nut, 2-3/16" (55.6 mm) at last fret
Neck Wood Select roasted maple neck; Optional Koa top is glossy finished mahogany
Fingerboard Rosewood; Optional Koa top comes with ebony fretboard
Fret Markers Mother of Pearl dots
Neck Finish Gunstock oil and hand-rubbed special wax blend
Neck Colors
Neck Binding
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 control cover
Controls Custom Music Man® active preamp; push/push volume for gain boost, 500kohm passive tone - .022µF tone capacitor
Switching 5-way lever pickup selector
Pickups Standard - HH with 2 DiMarzio custom humbucking; Optional - HSS with 1 DiMarzio custom humbucking; 2 DiMarzio custom single coil
Left Handed No
Strings 9p-11p-16p-24w-32w-42w (RPS 9 Slinkys #2239)

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