Brian May Guitars - Specifications

The BMG Special

ANTIQUE CHERRY
Black Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
BABY BLUE
White Pearloid Scratchplates • Gold Hardware
3 TONE SUNBURST
Mint Green Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
NATURAL
Black Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
ANTIQUE CHERRY Left Handed
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
JUBILEE GOLD
Cream Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
HONEY SUNBURST
vWhite Pearl Scratchplates • Gold Hardware
TANGERINE DREAM
Tortoise Shell Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
SILVER SPARKLE
Black Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
BABY BLUE CLASSIC
Mint Green Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
NEWS OF THE WORLD SPECIAL
Full Frontal Artwork • 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
Truss Rod Dual Action (440mm)
Fingerboard Macassar Ebony
Frets 24 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 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 + Tone (500k) with BM Replica, Lathe-Turned, Billet Stock, Aluminium Control Knobs
Bridge Wilkinson WVP "Wave" 2-Point 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 PPS (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 (7lb)
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 BMG Logo • Length 108cm (42.5") • Width : 42cm (16.5") 
Options (additional cost) 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 Gloss Polyurethane
Fingerboard Ebony
Frets 24 x Jim Dunlop 6130 18% Nickel Silver Frets + Zero Fret
Fret Wire Crown Height : 2.7mm (0.106") • Crown Width : 0.914mm (0.036")
Inlays BM Pattern 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 Tri-Sonic style pickups produced exclusively in the UK by Aaron Armstrong
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 Control Knobs
Bridge Custom Roller Bridge
Tremolo Custom Design BM Replica Knife-Edge Tremolo, with 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 (8lb)
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" Custom BMG Super 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 (5lb)
Strings D'Addario .009 - .042
Extras Padded Gig Bag with Brian May Guitars Signature Logo
Country Of Origin WMI • Jakarta, Indonesia

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 x Medium Gauge Nickel Frets
Pickups Chrome Covered, Passive BMB Humbucker (Neck) + BMB Single Coil (Bridge)
Controls Volume/Volume/Master Tone with 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 (7.85lb)
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

The BMG Rhapsody

Body Solid Spruce Top / Sapele Back & Sides
Finish Natural
Neck Luan
Fingerboard Techwood with White Pearl Dot Inlays
Frets 24 Medium +  Zero Fret
Nut PPS
Body Bindings Ivory ABS Pinstripe Binding
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 Control, Tuner with LED Display + Mute Function, Tone Control with Phase Switch, Pickup Blend Control
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 BMG Logo

The BMG Uke

Body RS Style Double Cutaway with Laminated Sapele Back & Sides
Top Laminated Sapele, with Matt, Antique Cherry Finish and White ABS Binding
Fingerboard Techwood
Pickup Fishman Sonicore Braided Under-Saddle Pickup
Electronics Fishman KULA Onboard Preamp with Volume Control, 3 Band EQ, Chromatic Tuner + LED Battery Indicator
Output 1/4" Jack with Integrated Battery Box
Bridge Techwood, with PPS Saddle
Scale Length 380mm (15.0")
Neck Width @ Nut 35mm (1.4")
Overall Length 615mm (24.2")
Body Length 208mm (11.0")
Body Width 205mm (8.0")
Body Upper Depth 60mm (2.40")
Body Lower Depth 70mm (2.75")
Strings Aquila Nygut
Extras Premium Quality BMG Gig Bag
Warranty All BMG instruments come with a 1 year warranty
Country Of Origin China

The BMG Arielle

Body White Limba (Korina)
Binding Cream Binding, Front
Neck 1-Piece Mahogany
Finish Gloss Polyurethane Two-Tone Diagonal Burnt Orange \ Translucent Blue with Matching Headstock
Truss Rod Dual Action • 440mm
Fingerboard Macassar Ebony
Frets 24 x Medium Jumbo Frets
Fret Wire Crown Height : 2.7mm (0.106") • Radius : 250mm (9.8")
Inlays Abalone Diamond Snowflake Facing Inlays • White Side Dots
Neck Join Set Neck Construction
Pickups 3 x BM Brand Tri-Sonic Style Series Wired Single Coil with Chrome covers
Switch System Shin Chin R13-602 Black Slider Switches • 3 x Pickup On/Off • 3 x Pickup Phase In/Out 
Controls Volume : Alpha B250k • Tone : A250k with Sprague 'Orange Drop' 0.033μF Capacitor
Control Knobs Chrome UFO Style
Bridge Chrome Wilkinson WVP 2-Point Knife Edge Tremolo (41.2mm Block)
Tremolo Arm 6" Arm with Parchment Tip
Machineheads 3-A-Side Grover 406 Mini Locking Rotomatic® Tuners
Nut PPS (45mm x 6mm)
Scratchplates 2 piece, 3-ply Parchment Pickguard • 3-ply Black Switch Plate
Overall Length 1054mm (41.5")
Body Length 432mm (17")
Body Width 304.8mm (12")
Body Depth 45mm (1.78") with 5mm (0.2") Raised Centre Strip
Fingerboard Radius 304.8mm (12")
Scale 610mm (24")
Headstock Angle
Neck Width @ Nut 45mm (1.77")
Neck Width @ 12th Fret 52mm (2.05")
Neck Width @ 24th Fret 57mm (2.25")
Neck Depth @ 1st Fret 20.84mm (0.820")
Neck Depth @ 12th Fret 22.48mm (0.885")
Neck Depth @ 12th Fret 22.37mm (0.920")
String Spacing @ Nut 36mm (1.42")
String Spacing @ Bridge 53mm (2.09")
Weight (Approximate) 3.4kg (7.5lb)
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 BMG Logo
Country Of Origin World Musical Instruments Co. Ltd. • South Korea

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