EBMM Ball Family Reserve 2017-2018 Collection

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  1. jephjacques

    jephjacques BUTTS LOL

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    https://www.music-man.com/bfr/october-2017

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    They've got teaser images, let the speculation begin. I'm personally most interested in what looks like a transparent yellow (could be a goldtop?) Majesty in March and a cherry burst Majesty in April. And the purple sparkle October model is fucking fantastic, thank god it's only a 6 or my wallet would be in dire straits.
     
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    XiXora SS.org Regular

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    That purple sparkle looks like the one that Petrucci has been playing for the Images and Words tour… It definitely stands out on a stage!
     
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    xzacx SS.org Regular

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    If that’s a Korina St. Vincent in November I might have to cave and buy it. I’d have one already if the body shape wasn’t so uncomfortable for me, but that would be cool enough to go ahead and grab anyway.
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    It's identical to the "limited NAMM order only" model they did at Winter NAMM in January.
     
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    Musiscience Hail the Ibbyborn!

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    Like Technomancer said, the two majesty are identical to the NAMM limited models.

    Here is a picture of the gold one.

    John-Petrucci-Majesty-NAMM-.jpg
     
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    Unless one of them is an 8 string...
     
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    So center April 2018, is that a burl top? Could that be the JR7? Probably not, that would get it’s own product announcement as a new line.
     
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    FitRocker33 My tone is tighter than my hamstrings

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    :groan: more majesty overload it seems...

    It would be really cool if they made an updated JP15 with exotic finishes and/or wood combos. I prefer the more traditional look of this guitar.
     
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    I love the look of the EBMM guitars with the reversed headstock!
     
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    pott SS.org Regular

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    Many of those were already shown at NAMM (e.g. that Spalted Axis).

    It kills me that there's not a single AL in there.
    Those are not new models, so don't hold out for a JR7 or JP8; these are just replacing the yearly PDN runs.
     
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    That is a lot of fancy coloured toilet seats
     
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    beerandbeards Majestic Shoveler

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    There's a lot of love for the AL especially on the EB forums. I've never played or seen one in person. Im curious why that guitar is so popular?
     
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    jephjacques BUTTS LOL

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    They look cool, and they're as well-made as any other EBMM
     
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    To me the HH versions are the perfect stock guitar.
    The neck is 100% right for me. They are lightweight. Sound huge acoustically AND plugged in (those custom DiMarzios are really, really good, the only DMs I ever liked really).

    Honestly they feel just like the perfect axe. I can pick any up and play as well as I've ever played with one of those. They're incredibly inspiring to me.
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Ok these ARE the NAMM exclusive guitars, they are just delivering the orders in the months indicated (ie the dealers that ordered the purple sparkle back at NAMM are getting them now). They are not available for order again.

    Just had that clarified by a dealer I was talking to.
     
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    KnightBrolaire 8 string hoarder

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    It kills me that there's no armadas or Albert lees in there. Those are my favorite shapes from ebmm.
     
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    I wish they'd just make an armada without the pizza slice, then I'd buy one :lol:

    Although this isn't too bad:
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    The pizza slice is my favorite part, it's also part of why I love the idolmaker, the inlaid maple top just looks so cool with the organic curves.
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    Now I like that more than the armada actually. Never seen one of those so that's pretty cool.
     
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    The gold Majesty and the tran black AXIS are SICK.

    I can't afford either.
     

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