Brian May Guitars - Specifications

 The BMG Special

ANTIQUE CHERRY
Black Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
3 TONE SUNBURST
Mint Green Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
ANTIQUE CHERRY Left Handed
Black Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware

NATURAL
Black Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
BLACK 'N' GOLD
Gold Scratchplates • Gold Hardware
EMERALD GREEN
Black Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
WHITE
Tortoise Shell Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
WINDERMERE BLUE
Mint Green Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
METAL MAY
Black Scratchplates • Black Hardware
 
BABY BLUE
White Pearl Scratchplates • Gold Hardware
HONEY SUNBURST
White Pearl Scratchplates • Gold Hardware
 
Body Acoustic Chambered Mahogany with Bookmatched Mahogany Top
Binding 6-Ply Pinstripe, Front + Back
Neck 1-Piece Mahogany
Finish Gloss
Truss Rod Dual Action (440mm)
Fingerboard Ebony
Frets 24 Medium Jumbo 18% Nickel Frets + Zero Fret
Fret Wire Dimensions Crown Height : 2.7mm (0.106") • Crown Width : 0.914mm (0.036") • Radius : 230mm (9.0")
Inlays White Front + Side Dots (Φ 6mm /Φ 1.5mm)
Neck Join Set Neck Construction
Pickups 3 x BM Brand Custom Tri-Sonic Style Series Wired Single Coil
Switches White Slider Switches • 3 x Pickup On/Off • 3 x Pickup Phase In/Out
Controls Master Volume + Master Tone (250k) with BM Replica, Lathe-Turned, Billet Stock, Aluminium "Top Hat" Control Knobs
Bridge Wilkinson WVP Knife Edge Tremolo (36mm Block) with Brass Saddles • Custom BMG Trem Arm with Plastic Tip
Machineheads 3-A-Side Grover 406 Mini Locking Rotomatic® Tuners
Nut Graphite/PPS Black (45mm x 6mm)
Scratchplates Main Control Plate • Half-Moon Tail Plate • Matching Truss Rod Cover
Overall Length 98.8cm (38.9")
Body Length 40.63cm (16")
Body Width 35.67cm (14")
Body Depth 40mm (1.57")
Fingerboard Radius 250mm (9.8")
Scale 610mm (24")
Neck Width @ Nut 45mm (1.77")
Neck Width @ 12th Fret 53mm (2.09")
Neck Width @ 24th Fret 57mm (2.24")
Neck Depth @ 1st Fret 22mm (0.87")
Neck Depth @ 12th Fret 24mm (0.94")
String Spacing @ Nut 36mm (1.42")
String Spacing @ 12th Fret 45mm (1.77")
Weight Approx 3.2kg (7lbs)
Strings D'Addario XL-120 Super Light • Plain Steel .009 - .011 - .016 • Nickel Wound .024 - .032 - .042
Included Extras Premium Quality Gig Bag with Stitched Brian May Guitars Logo
Options (additional cost) Moulded, Impact Resistant, Plush Lined HISCOX "LiteFlite" Custom Fitted Hard Case with Stamped Brian May Guitars Logo
Country Of Origin World Musical Instruments Co. Ltd. • South Korea

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 The BMG Super

   
ANTIQUE CHERRY
Black Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
   
Body Back : 2-Piece Quartersawn Mahogany with Acoustic Chambers • Top : Book-Matched, Quartersawn Mahogany
Binding White
Neck 1-Piece Quartersawn Mahogany
Finish Gloss
Fingerboard Ebony
Frets 24 + Zero Fret  • Jim Dunlop 6130 - 18% Nickel Silver • Crown Height : 2.7mm (0.106") • Crown Width : 0.914mm (0.036")
Inlays Mother-Of-Pearl Face & Side Dots
Neck Join Glued-In Construction
Headstock Original RS Shape with Mother-Of-Pearl "MayStar" & Super Signature Inlays
Pickups 3 x Adeson/Fryer Custom Modified Burns Tri-Sonic® Series Wired, Single Coil
Switches White Switchcraft Slider Switches • 3 x Pickup On/Off • 3 x Pickup Phase In/Out
Controls Master Volume + Master Tone with BM Replica, Lathe-Turned, Billet Stock, Aluminium "Top Hat" Control Knobs
Bridge Custom Modified Wilkinson Roller Bridge
Tremolo Custom Design BM Replica Knife-Edge Tremolo • Custom BM Replica Trem Arm
Machineheads 3-A-Side Gotoh Magnum Lock® Tuners
Nut Graph Tech Black TUSQ-XL
Scratchplates Exact RS Replica Main Control Plate • Half-Moon Tremolo Tail Plate • Matching Truss Rod Cover
Body Depth 40mm (1.57")
Scale 610mm (24")
Fingerboard Radius 184.2mm (7.25")
Neck Width @ Nut 46mm (1.81")
Neck Width @ 12th Fret 51mm (2.00")
Neck Depth @ 2nd Fret 26.5mm (1.04")
Neck Depth @ 14th Fret 29.8mm (1.17")
String Spacing @ Nut 40mm (1.57")
String Spacing @ Bridge 50.8mm (2.00")
Weight Approx 3.22kg (7.1lbs)
Strings D'Addario XL-120 Super Light  • Plain Steel .009 - .011 - .016 • Nickel Wound .024 - .032 - .042
Included Moulded, Impact Resistant, Plush Lined HISCOX "LiteFlite" Custom Fitted Hard Case with Stamped Brian May Guitars Logo
Extras Official Certificate of Authenticity • Numbered &Personally Signed By Dr. May
Country Of Origin Handcrafted by NBE Corp. s.r.o. • Horovice, Czech Republic

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 The BMG Mini May

   
ANTIQUE CHERRY
Black Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
   
Body Poplar
Finish Metallic Antique Cherry
Neck Maple, Bolt-On
Fingerboard Rosewood
Frets 18 Medium Frets
Bindings ABS Cream Pinstripe Binding
Bridge Fixed Bridge with Individually Adjustable Saddles and Through Body Stringing Option
Tuners 3-A-Side Enclosed Gear
Pickup 1 x BM Brand Custom Tri-Sonic Style Single Coil
Electronics 1 x Volume / 1 x Tone
Scale Length 576mm (22.7")
Neck Width @ Nut 41mm (1.6")
Neck Width @ !2th Fret 52mm (2.0")
Overall Length 795mm (31.3")
Weight 2.3kg (5.0lbs)
Extras Padded Gig Bag with Brian May Guitars Signature Logo
Country Of Origin People's Republic Of China

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 The BMG Rhapsody

 
ANTIQUE CHERRY
Solid Spruce/Mahogany
NATURAL
Solid Spruce/Mahogany
 
Body Solid Spruce Top / Mahogany Back & Sides
Finish Antique Cherry or Natural
Neck Mahogany
Fingerboard Rosewood with White Pearl Dot Inlays
Frets 24 Medium +  Zero Fret
Bindings ABS Pinstripe Binding
Bridge Compensated Rosewood with Ebony Bridge Pins
Tuners 3-A-Side Chrome Enclosed Gear Machines, with Black Tuning Buttons
Pickup< Fishman Sonicore Under-Saddle Transducer
Electronics< Fishman Presys+ Preamp with 3 Band EQ, Phase Switch, Anti-Feedback Control, Brilliance Control & Built-in LED Tuner
Scale Length 610mm (24")
Nut Width 45mm (1.77")
Strings Elites "Science Of Sound" Acoustic Strings
Extras Padded Soft Case with Stitched BMG Logo

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 The BMG Bass

 
ANTIQUE CHERRY
Black Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
Body Mahogany, Cream Edge-Bound
Finish Antique Cherry
Neck Set-in, Mahogany
Fingerboard Ebony, with white pearloid dot markers
Frets 20 Medium Gauge Nickel Frets
Pickups Chrome Covered, Passive BMB Humbucker (Neck) + BMB Single Coil (Bridge)
Controls Volume/Volume/Master Tone with BM Replica, Lathe-Turned, Billet Stock, Aluminium "Top Hat" Control Knobs
Tuning Machines Hipshot, Open-Gear Tuners
Hardware Chrome
Bridge BM Vintage-Style, Hi-Mass Roller Bridge
Pickguard Black
Scale Length 31.5" (800mm)
Neck Width at Nut 45mm
Neck Width at 12th Fret 52mm
Neck Deoth at 1st Fret 22mm
Neck Depth at 12th Fret 25mm
String Spacing at Nut 11.5mm
String Spacing at Bridge 18mm
Weight 3.57kg (7.85lbs)
Strings Bass Centre Elites
Included Extras Premium Quality Gig Bag
Warranty All BMG instruments come with a 1 year warranty
Country Of Origin World Musical Instruments Co. Ltd. • South Korea

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