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Sterling by Music Man LK100D Electric Guitar Black Metallic  (Open Box)
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Product# J07401
OVERVIEW

Based on the Music Man LIII, and true to every detail of its Music Man counterpart.

The latest addition to the Sterling By Music Man Artist' Signature Series is in that echelon of iconic players who are known simply by one name…Luke is no exception. By popular demand worldwide, Sterling By Music Man is honored to introduce the first of a Steve Lukather Signature Series guitars: The LK100D

From its "push-push" active boost on the Volume control, passive tone control, 5-way balanced switching, classic "V" contoured neck with 12" radius, and its Sterling By Music Man Vintage Tremolo set to Luke's personal specifications for full step and a half bends, LK100D is a "players player" guitar.

Floating Vintage Tremolo
Set to Steve Lukather's personal playing preference and specifications, the LK100D "Vintage Tremolo" bridge allows for a full 1-1/2 step up pulls, ‘Flutter" effect, or a full dive. Coupled with locking tuning machines, tuning remains accurate and stable.

Transition Pickups by DiMarzio
At the very heart and soul of this amazing instrument are the Made In U.S.A. DiMarzio Luke Signature "Transition" DP254 and DP255 humbucker pickups. Transition Neck and Bridge Model pickups were designed for Steve Lukather and Luke's new LIII Music Man guitar.

Custom SBMM Designed Active Preamp
Push/push volume for gain boost, 500kohm passive tone - .022µF tone capacitor.

Battery Door
Quick release, rear-mounted battery door for easy access.

"20+ years as a Music Man endorsee and I can't imagine playing anything else. The love and care that go into EVERY instrument shows why I think Music Man is the best in the business. My guitars are treasures to me. Sterling by Music Man and the Music Man family are a world class team I am deeply honored to be a small part of and it keeps getting better every year.

Thats what its all about!"
- STEVE LUKATHER

FEATURES
Body
  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body wood: Basswood
  • Body finish: Info not available
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Shape: V
  • Wood: Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Finish: Info not available
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Medium
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width: Info not available
Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Transistion
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: Transistion
  • Brand: DiMarzio
  • Active or passive: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Both
  • Piezo: Not applicable
  • Preamp: custom SBMM
  • Special electronics: Push/push volume boost
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, tone
  • Pickup switch: 5-way
  • Coil tap or split: Coil split
  • Kill switch: Not applicable
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: Floating vintage tremolo
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Locking
  • Color: Chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Not applicable
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: Info not available
  • Country of origin: Info not available

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Sterling by Music ManLK100D Electric Guitar
 
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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Magic tone machine!

By Rex Tremolo

from Brooklyn, New York

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts

    Comments about Sterling by Music Man LK100D Electric Guitar:

    I was not prepared for how great this guitar sounds, and how smoothly it plays. Fit and finish are dead perfect, and the DiMarzio Transition pickups have to be heard to be believed. The five-way switch wiring combines the coils of the two humbuckers in ways that allow you to go from their untapped sweet, warm PAF crunch to Strat chunk and chirp to Gretsch (!) chime and Tele twang. I have never heard humbuckers that can cover this amount of tone territory so well.

    The active boost is by far the best I've ever played. It really is a clean boost, with just the slightest bit of drive, unlike the "Clapton" circuit which drastically changes the sound. The two-point floating trem is a joy, and gives the heel of you hand space to explore overtones and more.

    This guitar simply wants to be played!

    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    The cheaper Luke but not in quality

    By kmancoop

    from Austin texas

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Fret Buzz

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording

    Comments about Sterling by Music Man LK100D Electric Guitar:

    Super excited that Sterling came out with this. The only issue was that the guitar was shipped with a buzzing noise, just needed a minor adjustment. Since it was new, I decided to call Customer service and they sent me a replacement without hesitation or a bunch of questions. As for the guitar, it feels, plays and sounds incredible. I spent over an hour in GC playing the EBMM, and I have to say this guitar is everything that one is without the hefty price tag. For buying online, Musicians friend was the easiest and best service I ever delt with. Processing and shipping was fast and all the gearheads and reps have knowledge in what they are selling.. I will be making all my future music gear purchases through them from now on.

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