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Take a look at Ernie Ball Music Man's mouth-watering October Ball Family Reserve guitars

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It's always a treat to see what Ernie Ball Music Man will bring to the table with its monthly Ball Family Reserve collection of electric guitars, and this month's pair of instruments is no different. 

Sporting amazing finishes and custom appointments - and available only in ultra-limited numbers - Ball Family Reserve guitars are always worth a look.

You can learn more about the instruments in this month's collection - the JP15 7-String in Blood Orange Burst and the Majesty Dargie Green 3 - below. 

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Ernie Ball Music Man Majesty Dargie Green 3

Limited to just 76 pieces worldwide, the Majesty Dargie Green 3 features a matte finish covering the entire body, headstock and back of the neck. Its fretboard features two strips of pearl inlays in place of the usual Majesty shield position markers.

Each guitar is hand-signed by John Petrucci himself.

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Ernie Ball Music Man JP15 7-String Blood Orange Burst

Limited to just 71 pieces worldwide, the Ernie Ball Music Man JP15 7-String Blood Orange Burst features a flame figured maple top in a hand-stained custom Blood Orange Burst finish, with a translucent red finish on the back. 

The guitar's figured roasted maple neck and fingerboard feature white shield inlays, while its black hardware matches its figured maple top.

For more info on the guitars, point your browser over to Ernie Ball Music Man.

Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.