Used 2021 Ernie Ball Music Mann Ball Family Reserve John Petrucci JP15
Ball in the FamilyWildwoodians, we are downright giddy to announce that we have received the latest offerings from the Ball Family Reserve. For those who are unfamiliar, the Ball Family Reserve is a line of limited-production guitars that showcase exceptional tonewoods, drool-inducing finishes, and extra-elegant designs. Previously, these fine instruments were only available to members of the Ball family and Ernie Ball Music Man's roster of artists, but Sterling Ball and his sons, Brian and Scott, have graciously offered them to the public.
Each piece in the Ball Family Reserve is lovingly crafted using a combination of precise, state-of-the-art modern manufacturing techniques and time-consuming old-world methods that involve lots of good 'o-fashioned elbow grease. Each piece is also VERY limited, and once they're gone, they're gone. We are privileged to showcase such rare, exquisite instruments, and we are proud to welcome Ernie Ball Music Man to the Wildwood Family.
Total Shredding BlissAttention, all Wildwoodians desiring extra thunder and gristle (Gristlethunder would be a great name for a metal band, wouldn't it?): we are proud to present to you the John Petrucci JP15 from the Ball Family Reserve! John Petrucci himself signed the control plate of this beast, and it is number 54 of a run limited to 110 pieces worldwide.
Even if it weren't such a rare creature, it would be worth seeking out, because it looks, sounds, and plays killer! Two DiMarzio Illuminator humbuckers provide plenty of heavy yet articulate tone, and the versatile electronic system allows you to dial in a piezo pickup and a 20db boost. The roasted figured maple neck has a 17" radius, which means buttery bends and low setups. Along with the thin profile, these neck specs give the JP15 smooth, fast handfeel sure to delight anyone with a proclivity for shredding.
We are proud to showcase such an inspiring instrument, and we know it will bring some lucky Music Man fanatic total shred bliss.
Condition ReportThis Ball Family Reserve is in beautiful condition with no cosmetic flaws to report. It comes with its original hardshell case and a certificate of authenticity.
|Model||Ball Family Reserve John Petrucci JP15|
|Limited Series||#64 of 89 Pieces|
|Finish Type||High Gloss Polyester|
|Body Wood||Honduran Mahogany|
|Neck Dimensions||.700 1st - .770 12th|
|Width at Nut||1 11/16"|
|Frets||24 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel|
|Pickups||2 DiMarzio Illuminator Humbuckers, Piezo in Bridge|
|Controls||1 Magnetic Volume (Push for 20db boost), 1 Magnetic Tone (Push to Select Inner Coils), 1 Piezo Volume, 3-Way Piezo Switch, 3-Way Magnetic Switch|
|Switching||3-way toggle pickup selector, with custom center position configuration; 3-way toggle piezo/magnetic selector, momentary mono/stereo output knob (Piezo Volume)|
|Bridge||Tremolo with Piezo System|
|Tuners||Schaller M6-IND Locking|
|Case||Molded Plastic Hardshell|
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