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 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) • 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 Approx 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") 
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

   
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, 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 Approx 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

   
ANTIQUE CHERRY
Black Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
   
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 Approx 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

 
NATURAL
Solid Spruce/Sapele
 
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 + 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 BMG Logo
Warranty All BMG instruments come with a 1 year warranty

The BMG Bass

 
ANTIQUE CHERRY
Black Scratchplates • Chrome Hardware
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 31.5" (800mm)
Neck Width @ Nut 45mm
Neck Width @ 12th Fret 52mm
Neck Depth @ 1st Fret 22mm
Neck Depth @ 12th Fret 25mm
String Spacing @ Nut 11.5mm
String Spacing @ Bridge 18mm
Weight Approx 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