Ernie Ball Music Man Luke III HSS - Bodhi Blue

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This Luke III is hopefully going to be in my collection at some point. These guitars represent the best of signature guitars on the market today. The alder body accompanied by an HSS pickup configuration brings the characteristics of a certain "S" style guitar that I almost need to have in an instrument. However, Music Man seems to do the best job at taking something and adding their own twist to it. I've been blown away by the clarity in these DiMarzio pickups. The transition humbucker is perfectly matched with these DiMarzio Custom single coil pickups. They have an incredibly detailed clean sound that has the exact delicacy and touch sensitivity that I crave in clean to lightly overdriven sounds. Of course I do not need to say that this guitar screams when you want it to. The push-in DB boost on the volume control not only helps take overdrive into sustain-heaven but can also fatten up the single coils and give you a fat and warm jazz sound. There is not a bad sound on this guitar. Ernie Ball makes their instruments with ergonomics fully in mind. I find myself not even thinking about how the guitar sits, what the neck feels like; my concentration is solely on the music that is being created. I HIGHLY recommend checking out these Luke model guitars by Ernie Ball Music Man.

-Gavin Horning

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Ernie Ball Music Man

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Model: Luke III
Size: 12-1/2" wide, 1-3/4" thick, 36-15/16" long (31.75 cm wide, 4.5 cm thick, 93.8 cm long)
Body Wood: Alder
Body Finish: High gloss polyester
Body Color: Bodhi Blue
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
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Neck Finish: Gunstock oil and hand-rubbed special wax blend
Neck Color: Standard – Natural with finished headstock
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 - .022uF tone capacitor
Switching: 5-way lever pickup selector
Pickups: Standard - HH with 2 DiMarzio Transition humbucking; Optional - HSS with 1 DiMarzio Transition humbucking; 2 DiMarzio custom single coil
Left Handed: No
Strings: 9p-11p-16p-24w-32w-42w (RPS 9 Slinkys #2239)

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