Ernie Ball Music Man Sabre HT Guitar, Rosewood Fretboard, Showtime Sunburst

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MUSICM-813-VSB-55-00
$3,699.00
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Ernie Ball Music Man Sabre HT Guitar, Rosewood Fretboard, Showtime Sunburst

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Ernie Ball Music Man Sabre HT Guitar, Rosewood Fretboard, Showtime Sunburst

Player's Perspective

This Sabre HT is yet another entry in Ernie Ball Music Man's catalog of California-made high-end guitars with both looks and tone built for the big stage. The Sabre is one of their most iconic models, and the HT incorporates new technology such as "heat-treated" pickups that increase dynamics and touch sensitivity as well as the improvements to the wiring and hardware they've made over the years. The Showtime Sunburst with figured binding is a glamorous take on the classic 3-tone sunburst finish that truly stands out, and the matching painted neck is an eye-catching feature that you usually don't see on a bolt-on guitar. Our favorite pickups are those that happen to be both "clean" and "loud". Oftentimes hot pickups lose the dynamics and clarity that low-output pickups tend to have. These new EBMM Heat-Treated pickups manage to nail that balance, and the guitarists here at the shop are very pleased with how this Sabre sounds at all gain levels, especially with the built-in active boost. For a hot-rodded axe that looks ready for showtime with old-school sensibilities, check out this unique revamped Sabre.

Item Specifics

The pickups are able to achieve an ultra-high-output, powerful low-end response while retaining a distinctively clean, clear tone and definition at lower volume levels. The HT (Heat Treated) bridge pickup utilizes patent-pending heat-treated pole pieces with a large ceramic magnet and an overwound coil that gives the pickup higher frequency harmonics and excellent touch sensitivity. The Sabre's custom-wound neck humbucker also features a large ceramic magnet and has been wound specifically to pair with the Sabre's HT bridge pickup. In addition, the electronics package includes a push-push adjustable 20dB boost function and a transparent buffered output for complete tonal consistency wherever your volume control is set. In other respects, the Sabre HT shares many of the original Sabre guitar specifications but also features a contoured Okoume body with a thick maple top, a maple neck, and 22 stainless steel frets.

BODY

  • Size: 12-7/8" wide, 1-3/4" thick, 38-1/8" long
  • Body Wood: Okoume with thick maple top
  • Body Finish: High Gloss Polyester
  • Body Bindings: Natural Wood

NECK

  • Scale Length: 25.5"
  • Neck Radius: 10" (25.4 cm)
  • Headstock Size: 6-3/8" (16.2 cm) long
  • Frets: 22 - High Profile Medium Width
  • Neck Width: 1-11/16" (43.0 mm) at nut; 2-1/4" (56.9 mm) at last fret
  • Neck Wood: Select Maple (Painted)
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood 
  • Fret Markers: Dot
  • Neck Finish: High Gloss Polyester
  • Neck Colors: Matches Body

HARDWARE

  • Bridge: Music Man® Modern tremolo with crescent cover and vintage bent steel saddles
  • Tuning Machines: Schaller M6-IND locking
  • Neck Attachment: 5 bolt, scuplpted neck joint
  • Electronic Shielding: Graphite acrylic resin coated body cavity and aluminum control cover

ELECTRONICS

  • Switching: 1 volume, 1 tone, 5-way lever pickup selector; push/push volume pot for boost
  • Pickups: Music Man® Custom Wound Neck Humbucker (Neck) & Music Man® HT Humbucker (Bridge) 

MISC.

  • Strings: 10p-13p-17p-26w-36w-46w (RPS 10 Slinkys #2240)
  • Case: Hardshell
  • Instrument Weight: 8.3 lbs
More Information
Condition New
SKU MUSICM-813-VSB-55-00
UPC 749699111818
Weight 42.000000
Shipping Free 2-Day
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