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Feast your eyes on Ernie Ball Music Man’s stunning February Ball Family Reserve Collection guitars

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We always look forward to Ernie Ball Music Man’s Ball Family Reserve Collection, and this month’s offerings don’t disappoint, with a Majesty electric guitar in Jester Red, a StingRay5 Special bass in Ginger Burst and a Valentine model in Walnut Flame. 

You can learn more about these impressive limited-edition pieces below.

Majesty in Jester Red

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Limited to 60 pieces worldwide, the Ball Family Reserve Majesty boasts an augmented spalted maple shield over an exclusive Jester Red finish.

Features include an ebony fretboard with cream binding and DiMarzio Dream Catcher and Rain Maker cream humbuckers.

StingRay5 Special in Ginger Burst

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The Ball Family Reserve StingRay5 Special features a lightweight okoume body with a custom Ginger Burst sparkle finish applied to the body, the back of the neck and the headstock. 

Other features include chrome hardware, a black three-ply pickguard and contrasting chrome knobs. 

The StingRay5 Special is limited to 89 pieces worldwide.

Valentine in Walnut Flame

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Limited to 57 pieces worldwide, the Ball Family Reserve Valentine boasts a double-bound ash body with a maple top in a Walnut Flame finish.

Features include a roasted figured maple neck with a herringbone inlay and custom Ernie Ball Music Man 'Ranger' pickups which, according to the company, offer a wider frequency range than traditional pickups.

As always, for more information head to Music Man.

Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.