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Dean Michael Angelo Batio MAB4 Gauntlet Electric Guitar Custom Graphic  (Open Box)
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Product# H73741
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Signature guitar with Floyd Rose, HSH pickup arrangement, and custom graphic.

MAB is one of the most respected shredders around. His self-taught technique and command of scales is astounding. With the Dean Michael Angelo Batio MAB4 Gauntlet Electric Guitar, Michael has combined all of the ingredients necessary to help you achieve your full shredding potential with style.

The MAB4 Gauntlet features a proven body shape made of resonant basswood. The Batio designed super-fast bolt-on maple neck has a 25-1/2" scale and rosewood fingerboard for increased sustain, with classic pearl block inlays easy fingering. Three DMT pickups are wired in an HSH pattern for a maximum variety of single and dual-coil sounds. The all-black hardware includes Grover tuners and a Floyd Rose tremolo bridge to lock in your intonation no matter how far you dive.

Case sold separately.

FEATURES
  • Basswood Top / Body
  • 25-1/2" Scale
  • Batio Spec. Bolt-On Maple Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Pearl Block Inlays
  • Grover Tuners
  • Black Hardware
  • Floyd Rose Special Trem. Bridge

From the visually striking "Gauntlet" graphic to the individual components, this guitar has it all. Order today.

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DeanMichael Angelo Batio MAB4 Gauntlet Electric Guitar
 
4.6

(based on 8 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (8)
  • Good feel (8)
  • Good pick up (7)
  • Good tone (6)
  • Solid electronics (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (7)
  • Practicing (7)
  • Small venues (7)
  • Recording (5)
  • Rock concerts (5)
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(18 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Superb Guitar

By TGibson

from Chicago, Illinois

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Tone
  • great price
  • Solid Electronics
  • Versatile
  • Well priced

Cons

  • Set Up Time

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Playing Metal
  • Practicing
  • Recording
  • Rock Concerts
  • School Bands
  • Shredding
  • Small Venues

Comments about Dean Michael Angelo Batio MAB4 Gauntlet Electric Guitar:

When I first got this guitar, it was love at first sight. The finish is absolutely astounding; appealing aesthetically beyond most guitars I've seen. Considering its price, the tone is amazing, even with the stock pickups. Now, you could trade out the stock pickups for something better, but in my opinion, it sounds just fine with the ones it comes with. I had no regrets on getting this guitar, it looked even better in person than it did in the images. The Floyd Rose was also a nice touch, keeping it in tune while you shred with some tremolo. I'm impressed with this Michael Angelo Batio guitar, and I'm also proud to say it's the best guitar I've ever purchased.

If you're really interested in playing fast and sounding good while you do it, this is definitely the guitar for you.
Some tracks that were "eargasm" worthy with this guitar:
Mr. Crowley - Ozzy Osbourne
Steve Vai - For the Love of God
Dio - Holy Diver
Iron Maiden - Powerslave
Van Halen - Eruption + Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love
Firewind - The Fire & the Fury
Dream Theater - In The Name of God
(And of course)MAB - Burn

Hopefully this gives anyone looking at this item an idea of what this guitar sounds best with playing. Might I also note that tuning this may be a chore, though it is very much worth it. :)

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

This product is a heck of a guitar for the price

By Satriani wannabe

from Ruidoso nm

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • And musicians friend already had the fr set up
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Jaming
  • Solid Electronics
  • Stays in tune

Cons

  • Bolt on neck

Best Uses

    Comments about Dean Michael Angelo Batio MAB4 Gauntlet Electric Guitar:

    When I first got this beast of a guitar the first thing I checked is if the bridge was flat. And to my surprise is was flat I just had to adjust the neck. That's all and tune. I play a lot of dream theater, metallica, megadeth and other shredder like steve via joe satriani. If you like to play fast and look good doing it this guitar is for you. Be warned of the whammy bar using is okay but don't sit there for 2-3 hours doing dive bombs and think it will be in tune. But other than that the floyd rose does its job at keeping the tuning of the guitar very well. But definitely get this guitar its MAB guitar is only cheap because people don't know this guy really so the demand isn't hight get this guitar before it goes up in price.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Good guitar for the price !!!!

    By Scorpion Guitar

    from Pa and in the land of rock n roll

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • School Bands
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Dean Michael Angelo Batio MAB4 Gauntlet Electric Guitar:

      I Bought this guitar for my son as he wanted a dean with a Floyd rose to add to his arsenal
      Immediately we both were surprised by how well it was put together and finished The guitar came set up and ready to play The pickups are a little flat on sound but Ive come to expect that with most Chinese made guitars. Overall - I'd give this guitar a 4 out of 5 only due to the pickups but after I change them - it will be a 5 :-)

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      My second Dean is as awesome as the first!

      By Jldsooner

      from Concord. OK

      About Me Professional Musician

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      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Rock Concerts
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Dean Michael Angelo Batio MAB4 Gauntlet Electric Guitar:

        My 2nd Dean and based on this guitar, I'll be buying more.
        Unpacked it, lowered the action a bit, tuned it up and WOW!
        I play professionally (mostly hard rock/classic rock) and this fits the bill perfectly.
        I love the smoothness and shape of the neck. Once set, it stays in tune when using the tremelo.
        The raised top is very stylish. The tone of the stock pickups is wonderful. Very chunky with a slight crispiness. High output as well.

         
        4.0

        I love this guitar

        By Rich

        from Columbus ohio

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone

        Cons

        • Poor Quality Craftsmanship

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • School Bands
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Dean Michael Angelo Batio MAB4 Gauntlet Electric Guitar:

        This is a great playing and sounding guitar for the price.the only complaint was the front strap button was striped out.

         
        5.0

        Awesome!

        By Johnny Electriglide

        from 8,878' in the center of Colorado

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        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Great looks and hardware
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording
          • Rock Concerts
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Dean Michael Angelo Batio MAB4 Gauntlet Electric Guitar:

          Talk about a nice neck and frets!!! Wow, super smooth jumbos, great inlays, and the carved feel of a Musicman, nice flat radius, no buzz. The body is not that light, but feels great in balance and comfort, with excellent quality strap holders. The Floyd special recessed is very nice, and does its job very well. All 5 positions sound very good with volume balanced and quiet switching. It came already in tune and set up. Of course, I will change it to my tuning, and I did adjust the pole pieces for volume string to string where I wanted it, and raised the bridge pu a tad. Definitely a professional quality guitar that looks great, sounds great, feels great, and for a ridiculously low price. Decent HSH/good Floyd guitars don't go near this price.

           
          4.0

          Great bang for the buck!

          By Old Time Rockn' Roller

          from Virginia

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Good Pick Up
          • Solid Electronics

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing
            • Recording
            • Rock Concerts
            • Small Venues

            Comments about Dean Michael Angelo Batio MAB4 Gauntlet Electric Guitar:

            For the money... Dean is a good choice!

             
            5.0

            Dean has done a great job excellent guitar

            By Mark

            from Fla

            About Me Professional Musician

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fun To Play
            • Good Feel
            • Good Pick Up
            • Good Tone
            • Solid Electronics

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing
              • Recording
              • Rock Concerts
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Dean Michael Angelo Batio MAB4 Gauntlet Electric Guitar:

              Thank God for Musician's Friend people there are very professional excellent customer service nice dealing with people like that nowadays

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