Ernie Ball Music Man John Petrucci JP16 6 Black Lava

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The JP16 is a combination of the original Music Man John Petrucci
signature model and later Ball Family Reserve models. Highlights include a lightweight basswood body with high gloss Black Lava finish and a new Floyd Rose 1000 Pro Floating Tremolo system. The JP16 also features the return of the original scooped forearm contour which will provide many hours of playing comfort. First fret JP16 logo, stainless steel frets and a smokey ebony fretboard are standard options on the ultra thin and fast figured/roasted maple neck. A pair of DiMarzio Sonic Ecstasy humbuckers and 20+ dB gain boost push/push volume pot provide the JP16 with plenty of sizzling tone.

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ModelJP16 6
BuilderErnie Ball Music Man
Body TypeSolid
Body WoodBasswood
Finish TypeHigh gloss polyester
Finish ColorBlack Lava
Back FinishHigh gloss polyester
Neck WoodRoasted Maple
Neck CarveJP
Scale Length25-1/2" (64.8 cm)
Neck Dimensions1-11/16" (43.0 mm) at nut, 2-1/4" (57.2 mm) at last fret
Neck Radius17" (43.2 cm)
Frets24 - Medium Jumbo profile, Stainless Steel
Neck FinishGunstock oil and hand-rubbed special wax blend
InlaysCustom JP16 Inlays
HeadstockOnly 5-7/8" (14.9 cm) long
Neck PickupHH - DiMarzio Sonic Ecstasy
Bridge PickupHH - DiMarzio Sonic Ecstasy
HardwareNickel/Chrome Black
BridgeFloyd Rose® black 1000 Series Pro locking floating tremolo with fine tuners in black finish
TunersSchaller M6LA in black finish with black buttons
ControlsCustom Music Man® active preamp push/push vol for gain, 500kohm push/push passive tone for custom 2 pickup configuration
Electronics3-way toggle pickup selector, with custom center position configuration
Case Ernie Ball Music Man Hardshell