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) 75mm (2.95")
Body Depth (Lower) 85mm (3.35")
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 Bass Centre Elites
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