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 Pearloid Scratchplates • Gold Hardware
HONEY SUNBURST
White Pearl Scratchplates • Gold Hardware
TANGERINE DREAM
Tortoise Shell Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
SILVER SPARKLE
Black Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
JUBILEE GOLD
Cream Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
FRANK SPECIAL
Black Scratchplates • Black Hardware
Body Acoustic Chambered Mahogany with Bookmatched Mahogany Top
Binding >6-Ply Pinstripe, Front + Back
Neck 1-Piece Mahogany
Finish Gloss, Polyurethane
Truss Rod Dual Action (440mm)
Fingerboard Ebony
Frets 24 x Medium Jumbo 18% Nickel Frets + Zero Fret
Fret Wire 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 Joint 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 + Tone (500K) • BM Replica, Lathe-Turned, Billet Stock, Aluminium "Top Hat" Control Knobs
Bridge Wilkinson WVP Knife Edge Tremolo (36mm Block) with Brass Saddles
Tremolo Arm 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 Plastic Main Control Plate • Half-Moon Tail Plate • Matching Truss Rod Cover • Tremolo Cavity 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"
String Spacing @ Bridge 54mm • 2.13"
Weight (Approximate) 3.2kg • 7 lbs
Strings D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Wound Super Light • Plain Steel .009 - .011 - .016 • Wound .024 - .032 - .042
Included Extras Premium Quality Gig Bag with Stitched Brian May Guitars Logo • Length 108cm • 42.5" • Width : 42cm • 16.5" 
Optional Extras Moulded, Impact Resistant, Plush Lined Hiscox "Liteflite" BMG Custom Fitted Hard Case
Country Of Origin World Musical Instruments Co. Ltd. • South Korea

The BMG Super

Body 2-Piece Quartersawn Mahogany with Acoustic Chambers
Top Book-Matched Quartersawn Mahogany
Binding White
Neck 1-Piece Quartersawn Mahogany
Finish Antique Cherry, Gloss, Polyurethane
Fingerboard Ebony
Frets 24 x Jim Dunlop 6130 18% Nickel Silver Frets + Zero Fret
Fret Wire Crown Height : 0.914mm • 0.036" • Crown Width : 2.7mm • 0.106"
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-Spec BMG Super Series Wired, Single Coil Pickups, designed by Adrian Turner
Switches White Switchcraft Slider Switches • 3 x Pickup On/Off • 3 x Pickup Phase In/Out
Controls Master Volume + Tone (250K) • 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 (Approximate) 3.62kg • 8 lbs
Strings D'Addario EXL120 Nickel Wound Super Light • Plain Steel .009 - .011 - .016 • Wound .024 - .032 - .042
Included Moulded, Impact Resistant, Plush Lined Hiscox "Liteflite" BMG Custom Fitted Hard Case
Extras Official Certificate of Authenticity Numbered & Personally Signed By Dr. May
Country Of Origin Handcrafted by NBE Corp. s.r.o. • Horovice, Czech Republic

The BMG Mini May

Body Meranti
Finish Metallic Antique Cherry, Polyurethane
Neck Satin Finish, Hard Maple, Bolt-On, U-Shape, with Double Action Truss Rod
Fingerboard Merbau
Frets 18 Medium Frets
Bindings ABS Cream Pinstripe Binding
Bridge Fixed Bridge with Individually Adjustable Saddles
Machineheads 3-A-Side, Enclosed Gear Tuners
Nut Graphite
Pickup 1 x BM Brand Custom Tri-Sonic Style Single Coil
Electronics Master Volume / Master Tone
Scale Length 576mm • 22.7"
Neck Width @ Nut 41mm • 1.6"
Neck Width @ 12th Fret 52mm • 2.0"
Neck Depth @ 1st Fret 21mm • 0.83"
Neck Depth @ 12th Fret 23mm • 0.91"
Overall Length 795mm • 31.3"
Weight (Approximate) 2.3kg • 5 lbs
Strings D'Addario .009 - .042
Extras Padded Gig Bag with Brian May Guitars Signature Logo
Country Of Origin WMI • Jakarta, Indonesia

The BMG Rhapsody

Body Solid Spruce Top / Sapele Back & Sides
Finish Natural, Polyurethane
Neck Luan
Fingerboard Techwood with White Pearl Dot Inlays
Frets 24 Medium Nickel Silver +  Zero Fret
Nut PPS
Body Bindings Ivory ABS Pinstripe
Bridge Techwood with PPS Saddle and Ebony Bridge Pins
Tuners 3-A-Side M-1060CR Chrome Enclosed Gear Machines, with Ebony Tuning Buttons
Pickup Fishman Sonicore Under-Saddle Transducer
Microphone Fishman Soundhole Mounted Electret-Condenser Cardioid Microphone
Electronics Fishman Flex Blend Preamp - Volume, Tuner with LED Display + Mute, Tone with Phase Switch, Pickup Blend
Scale Length 614mm • 24.17"
Total Length 1016mm • 40"
Width @ Nut 45mm • 1.77"
Width @ 12th Fret 57mm • 2.24"
Width @ 20th Fret 60mm • 2.36"
Body Depth (Upper Bout) 75mm • 2.95"
Body Width (Upper Bout) 24cm • 9.5"
Body Depth (Lower Bout) 85mm • 3.35"
Body Width (Lower Bout) 35cm • 13.8"
Strings D'Addario EXP16 Phosphor Bronze Regular Light • Plain Steel : .012 - .016 - .024 • Wound : .032 - .042 - .053
Extras Padded Soft Case with Embroidered Brian May Guitars Logo
Warranty All BMG instruments come with a 1 year warranty

The BMG Bass

Body Mahogany, Cream Edge-Bound
Finish Antique Cherry, Polyurethane
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 800mm • 31.5"
Neck Width @ Nut 45mm • 1.34"
Neck Width @ 12th Fret 52mm • 2.0"
Neck Depth @ 1st Fret 22mm • 0.87"
Neck Depth @ 12th Fret 25mm • 0.98"
String Spacing @ Nut 11.5mm • 0.45"
String Spacing @ Bridge 18mm • 0.70"
Weight (Approximate) 3.57kg • 7.85 lbs
Strings D'Addario Medium Scale
Extras Premium Quality BMG Gig Bag
Warranty All BMG instruments come with a 1 year warranty
Country Of Origin World Musical Instruments Co. Ltd. • South Korea