Brian May Super

The objective of the BM Super was for it to be positioned between the affordable Korean made BMG guitar and the high end hand-made Andrew Guyton, Red Special guitar. The BM Super was designed to be a high quality production model, which also offered some unique quality handmade features.

Specifications

    • Original Red Special spec neck dimensions and 7.25″ radius fingerboard
    • Exact Red Special body and headstock shape
    • “Burns Trisonic” Red Special pickup set developed by Adrian Turner and Greg Fryer to the original specifications and tonal nuances of Brian May’s Red Special Trisonic pickups. The new pickups differ in several important areas compared to standard Trisonic
    • Super Red Special guitars and on Andrew Guyton’s fine handmade Red Special guitars
    • Modified 7.25″ radius Wilkinson roller bridge
    • Mahogany body and top with original spec acoustic chambers and original size white binding
    • Original Brian May style tremolo tailpiece and original spec tremolo arm
    • Glued in mahogany neck
    • Jim Dunlop 6130 fretwire
    • Reinforcing plate inlaid into guitar body at the output jack area to avoid accidental splitting damage of timber
    • Scratchplate has shielding under entire surface area to reduce finger static noise and to assist in shielding from electrical and RF noise
    • Original size and thickness pickup surrounds
    • Aluminium switch mount plate
    • 6 Switchcraft white pickup switches for on/off and in/out of phase switching
    • Gotoh locking tuning heads with white pearloid tuning buttons
    • Exact spec aluminium control knobs
    • Exact spec volume and tone pots and tone capacitor
    • Lacquered fingerboard
    • Mother of pearl “MayStar” inlaid into headstock
    • Quality Japanese made guitar case

Price

$5,675 + shipping and handling

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