August 2019

This month features the Bongo in Wild Cherry Burst, the Majesty in Blue Steakhouse, and the Valentine in Target Burst.

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Valentine

Target Burst

Limited to 45 pieces worldwide

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Valentine Target Burst

Ordering by phone? Mention build code:

571-TR-C4-06-CS-C1

Guitar Center

(855) 770-3373

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Musician's Friend

(801) 501-8110

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American Musical Supply

(800) 458-4076

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Dubaldo Music

(860) 649-6205

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Chicago Music Exchange

(773) 525-7773

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The Music Zoo

(844) 687-4296

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Pitbull audio

(888) 255-6632

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Eddie's Guitars

(314) 781-7500

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Double-Bound Body

Double-bound ash body finished on both sides with a vintage-inspired Target Burst.

BLOCK INLAYS

Bound ebony fretboard adorned with white pearl block inlays.

HERRINGBONE INLAY

Roasted figured maple neck accented with a decorative herringbone inlay.

Majesty

Blue Steakhouse

Limited to 87 pieces worldwide

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Majesty Blue Steakhouse

Ordering by phone? Mention build code:

602-SM-51-00-CS-CM

Musician's Friend

(801) 501-8110

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Guitar Center

(855) 770-3373

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American Musical Supply

(800) 458-4076

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Dubaldo Music

(860) 649-6205

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The Music Zoo

(844) 687-4296

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Pitbull audio

(888) 255-6632

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Drum City Guitarland

(303) 421-4515

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SPALTED MAPLE

An augmented spalted maple shield is nested within an exclusive Blue Steakhouse finish.

Cream Humbuckers

DiMarzio Dream Catcher and Rain Maker humbuckers with cream covers provide a classic look.

Cream Neck Binding

The ebony fretboard is complemented with an elegant cream binding.

Bongo 5 HH

Wild Cherry Burst

Limited to 57 pieces worldwide

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Bongo 5 HH Wild Cherry Burst

Ordering by phone? Mention build code:

162-BG-RA-01-CS-C1

Guitar Center

(855) 770-3373

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Musician's Friend

(801) 501-8110

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Dubaldo Music

(860) 649-6205

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Chicago Music Exchange

(773) 525-7773

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Island Music CO.

(301) 392-3960

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N Stuff Music

(412) 828-1003

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ASH BODY

Dual humbucking ash body finished in Wild Cherry Burst.

ROASTED MAPLE

Satin-finished, roasted figured maple neck and fretboard.

BLACK NECK BINDING

Figured maple fretboard outfitted with black dots and matching black binding.

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.

Family Matters

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.

The 2017-2019 Collection

New instruments premiering monthly

THE FACTORY TOUR

Since 1984, Ernie Ball Music Man has been crafting instruments in San Luis Obispo, California. Watch the factory tour and see how the difference is in the details.

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