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Ernie Ball Music Man BFR John Petrucci Majesty - Steakhouse M11957


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Limited Run — Hand-signed by John Petrucci!

This Ernie Ball Music Man BFR John Petrucci Majesty sets a new standard for playability and sonic versatility. A resonant African mahogany body provides the core of its sound, which pairs seamlessly with its Honduran mahogany neck with never-ending sustain. Harness an endless array of tones by way of two DiMarzio humbuckers, an active preamp, and an internal piezo system. Enjoy effortless playability thanks to a comfortable neck and ebony fingerboard. Those in search of a versatile instrument won't be left wanting by this feature-packed instrument. Hand-signed by John Petrucci himself, this limited-run BFR instrument stands out from all the rest.

Custom JP/MM piezo floating tremolo bridge

John Petrucci can do it all and needs a guitar that can too. Designed in conjunction with JP and Ernie Ball Music Man, this guitar's proprietary piezo floating tremolo system gives you amazing freedom of expression. You can rest easy knowing your tuning will remain stable thanks to Schaller locking tuners, and know that your trem will return to perfect position every time. And with this guitar's built-in piezo system, you'll have amazing full-bodied acoustic-style tones on demand. we've found that this BFR John Petrucci Majesty's trem system is a remarkable piece of innovation.

20dB gain boost and a passive coil tap

One of the defining features of all John Petrucci signature guitars is the forward-thinking and immaculate-sounding electronics. Petrucci has gone to an active preamp system in his guitars, offering you push-push control over a 20dB gain boost and over a passive coil tap when in the dual pickup position. Need to push your amp over the edge for a screaming solo? Just tap the volume control for a huge output jump! Want that single-coil sound for your clean passages? That one resides in your tone control. With this BFR John Petrucci Majesty, there's nothing to hold you back from all the tones that are in your head.

A collectible Ball Family Reserve instrument

A Ball Family Reserve (BFR) instrument that celebrates Ernie Ball Music Man's heritage in guitar craftsmanship with some of the finest tonewoods and finishes available, the BFR John Petrucci Majesty is a supreme expression of the luthier's art. It's a superbly balanced instrument and, thanks to its sculpted mahogany body, it's supremely comfortable and lightweight — perfect for marathon gigs and sessions. This axe gives you the ultimate in playability. John Petrucci is a guitar legend, famous for his astonishing technical prowess and systematic demolition of musical boundaries. This man knows exactly what he needs in an instrument. Since his first Ernie Ball Music Man signature model, he has been working with the company to refine the concept. John thinks of his hands as being average-sized, and this is reflected in the slim neck taper — a profile also favored by a broad swath of guitarists. Add to that a premium ebony fingerboard and 24 medium jumbo stainless steel frets, and you've got a high-speed, low-drag shredding machine.

Ernie Ball Music Man BFR John Petrucci Majesty Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:

  • John Petrucci signature guitar — limited edition, only 87 available worldwide
  • Resonant African mahogany body provides loads of warmth and sustain
  • DiMarzio humbuckers, an active preamp, and an internal piezo system for an infinite selection of tones
  • Comfortable Honduran mahogany neck
  • Fast-playing ebony fingerboard with eye-catching runway pearl inlays
  • Custom floating tremolo for twisting, bending, and diving
  • Hand-signed by John Petrucci

Tech Specs

  • Body Type:Solidbody
  • Body Shape:BFR John Petrucci Majesty
  • Left-/Right-handed:Right-handed
  • Number of Strings:6
  • Body Material:African/Honduran Mahogany
  • Top Material:Big Spalted Maple
  • Body Finish:Gloss Polyester
  • Color:Steakhouse
  • Neck Material:Honduran Mahogany
  • Neck Shape:JP Majesty
  • Radius:17"
  • Fingerboard Material:Ebony
  • Fingerboard Inlay:Atlante Majesty
  • Number of Frets:24, Medium Jumbo
  • Scale Length:25.5"
  • Nut Width:1.6875"
  • Nut Material:Melamine
  • Bridge/Tailpiece:Custom John Petrucci Floating Tremolo
  • Tuners:Schaller M6-IND Locking
  • Neck Pickup:DiMarzio Rainmaker Humbucker
  • Bridge Pickup:DiMarzio Dreamcatcher Humbucker
  • Controls:2 x volume (mag/piezo, gain boost-mono/stereo button), 1 x master tone (push mid pickup config), 3-way toggle pickup switch
  • Strings:Ernie Ball Slinky, .010-.046
  • Case Included:Hardshell Case
  • Manufacturer Part Number:602-SM-51-00-CS-CM