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Ernie Ball Music Man JP13 6-String Electric Guitar
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The Music Man JP13 John Petrucci 6-String Electric Guitar is the latest update to an already great guitar. It benefits from some key improvements inc...Click To Read More About This Product
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The latest update to an already great guitar.
The Music Man JP13 John Petrucci 6-String Electric Guitar is the latest update to an already great guitar. It benefits from some key improvements including a preamp circuit and a solo boost. This model differs from previous ones with its special all-rosewood neck.
Dual DiMarzio Custom Wound JP13 Pickups and a piezo bridge pickup provide an expanded range of tones. The humbuckers are wired to a 3-way switch and push/push coil tap via the Tone knob. The Volume knob is also push/push to activate the gain boost, which has its own trim pot. A seperate piezo volume control with pots for Mix, Bass and Treble lets you dial in just the right amount of acoustic sounds. Two output jacks for the magnetic and piezo pickups offer the choice of a combined mono or stereo signals.
The JP13 has a sleek basswood body with a maple top and mahogany tone block. The bolt-on rosewood neck is ultrafast with a rosewood fingerboard and 17" neck radius. It has 24 medium-jumbo stainless steel frets and JP13 inlays. Schaller tuners and a Custom John Petrucci Music Man Piezo floating tremolo add to the list of features. Includes case.
As John himself puts it: "I'm incredibly proud to debut my new JP13 signature Music Man guitar! Through experimentation while on the stage and in the studio, revelations both sonically and as they pertain to design have allowed me and the gifted team at MM to update and improve the features of the JP over the years. The 13 marks the first time a preamp circuit has been introduced in this guitar along with a solo boost conveniently accessed from the volume knob. The enhanced tonal range and openness is noticeable and welcomed from the moment you plug it in. I hope that anyone who plays the new JP13 enjoys it as much as I do, and with these new features I'm pretty confident that you will!"
Body shape: Double cutaway
Body type: Solid body
Body material: Solid wood
Top wood: Plain maple
Body wood: Basswood with mahogany tone block
Body finish: High-gloss polyester
Orientation: Right handed
Shape: John Petrucci
Scale length: 25.5"
Truss rod: Standard
Finish: High-gloss polyester
Fret size: Medium-jumbo
Number of frets: 24
Inlays: Custom JP
Nut width: 1.687" (42.8mm)
Middle: Not applicable
Active or passive: Active
Series or parallel: Parallel
Active EQ: Not applicable
Special electronics: Push/push tone control, Push/push volume boost
Control layout: Master volume, tone
Pickup switch: Dual 3-way
Coil tap or split: Coil split
Kill switch: Not applicable
Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
Bridge design: Piezo floating tremolo
Tailpiece: Not applicable
Tuning machines: Schaller
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Versatile electronics
Case: Hardshell case
Accessories: Warranty card, adjustment tools
Country of origin: United States
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- Fun To Play
- Good Feel
- Good Pick Up
- Good Tone
- Solid Electronics
- Sound Versatility
- Lengthy Sessions
- Rock Concerts
- Small Venues
Comments about Music Man JP13 6-String Electric Guitar:
2nd Music Man Petrucci Series purchase in a month! After playing, seeing & hearing my new P6 in 'Majestic Dream' (stunning color-shifting) I didn't hesitate to buy the P13, because of its solid rosewood neck (optional), 'boost' and coil-tap functions. After owning numerous other USA made brands and models of guitars, I consider myself qualified to 'know a good thing when I see one'. With some great sales help from Daniel S. (Ext. 2785) I couldn't wait to order the 2nd Petrucci model and am even waiting for my 'Majestic' to come in. Glad I'm not holding my breath though - Music Man must be on strike (ha), but it'll be worth the wait. These guitars are the best kept secret in the current new guitar market. I can only speak for the Petrucci models but they are well made, super playable, feature rich with unique & gorgeous finishes and easily produce more sounds than any other guitar I've ever owned - all at a very fair price-point.