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The Ernie Ball Music Man Jason Richardson Artist Series Cutlass guitar is the latest collaboration between the award-winning Ernie Ball Music Man design team and the multitalented virtuoso guitarist and composer Jason Richardson. Featuring innovative design characteristics engineered specifically for Jason's exacting technique, the Richardson Artist Series Cutlass offers unique features and aesthetics that will give players a fresh look at one of our most popular models.

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Rorschach Red

Natural Buckeye Burl, Black Burst

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(03) 9799 5400

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Custom Ernie Ball Music Man electronics
Custom 7-string humbucking bridge and neck pickups.
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Select exotic Burl top
Lightweight alder body with exclusive Buckeye Burl top.
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Extended Cutaway
Custom contoured lower horn for more access to all 24 frets.

ENHANCED PLAYABILITY

ALL NEW CUTLASS

Built to Jason Richardson's exact specifications, the Cutlass incorporates a multitude of design features to further enhance comfortability, playability, and overall performance.

Roasted Neck

Features a roasted figured maple neck and headstock with Schaller locking tuners.

Custom Pickups

Ernie Ball Music Man bridge and neck pickups are custom wound offering heavy rhythm tones and a clear and bright top end for endless soloing.

6 & 7-STRING

The Jason Richardson artist series 6 and 7 string Cutlass guitars feature translucent alder bodies with figured burl tops in your choice of two finish options. The new Rorschach Red finish is highlighted with natural 3/16th inch wood binding, gloss finish, and gold hardware while the standard matte Buckeye Burl is furnished with black pickups and hardware.

ENGINEERED TO PERFORM

DESIGNED TO PERFECTION

The Jason Richardson Cutlass features a perfectly balanced lightweight double-cutaway body design, allowing unparalleled access to all 24 medium jumbo frets. Additionally, the roasted maple neck is hand shaped with a shallow neck carve for very fast playability.

FINEST MATERIALS

Hand-selected body and neck woods are sustainably sourced from our network of hardwood suppliers around the world. Alder, burl, and maple are individually chosen and matched for their beautiful appearance and rich tonal qualities.

Specifications, Schematics & More

Specifications
Model Jason Richardson 7-string Cutlass Guitar
Size 12-7/8" wide, 1-5/8" thick, 38-1/8" long (32.7 cm wide, 4.1 cm thick, 96.8 cm long)
Body Wood Alder
Body Finish Satin - Natural, Black Burst; High gloss polyester - Rorschach Red
Body Colors Natural, Black Burst & Rorschach Red
Body Bindings Natural, Black Burst - N/A; Rorschach Red - Natural Flame Maple
Bridge Custom 7-string Music Man® floating tremolo, made of black or plated, hardened steel with black or gold plated steel saddles
Pickguard N/A
Scale Length 25-1/2" (64.8 cm)
Neck Radius 15" (38.1 cm)
Headstock Size Only 6-7/8" (17.5 cm) long
Frets 24 - Medium Jumbo profile, Stainless Steel
Neck Width 1-7/8" (47.6 mm) at nut, 2-19/32" (65.9 mm) at last fret
Neck Wood Figured roasted maple
Fingerboard Ebony
Fret Markers Dot inlay
Neck Finish Gunstock oil and hand-rubbed special wax blend
Neck Colors Natural
Neck Binding N/A
Tuning Machines Schaller M6-IND locking
Neck Attachment 5 bolt, sculpted neck joint
Electronic Shielding Graphite acrylic resin coated body cavity and aluminum control cover
Controls Custom Music Man® active preamp w/ Silent Circuit; 25kohm push/push volume POT for gain boost, 500kohm push/push tone POT for pickup coil splitting - 0.022uf tone cap; 3-way pickup selector switch
Pickups HH - Music Man Custom 7 string humbucking pickups, Ceramic magnets
Left Handed No
Strings 10p-13p-17p-26-36-46-56 (RPS 10 Slinkys #2240 with added P01156)

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Specifications
Model Jason Richardson 7-string Cutlass Guitar
Order 0
Size 12-7/8" wide, 1-5/8" thick, 38-1/8" long (32.7 cm wide, 4.1 cm thick, 96.8 cm long)
Body Wood Alder
Body Finish Satin - Natural, Black Burst; High gloss polyester - Rorschach Red
Body Colors Natural, Black Burst & Rorschach Red
Body Bindings Natural, Black Burst - N/A; Rorschach Red - Natural Flame Maple
Bridge Custom 7-string Music Man® floating tremolo, made of black or plated, hardened steel with black or gold plated steel saddles
Pickguard N/A
Scale Length 25-1/2" (64.8 cm)
Neck Radius 15" (38.1 cm)
Headstock Size Only 6-7/8" (17.5 cm) long
Frets 24 - Medium Jumbo profile, Stainless Steel
Neck Width 1-7/8" (47.6 mm) at nut, 2-19/32" (65.9 mm) at last fret
Neck Wood Figured roasted maple
Fingerboard Ebony
Fret Markers Dot inlay
Neck Finish Gunstock oil and hand-rubbed special wax blend
Neck Colors Natural
Neck Binding N/A
Tuning Machines Schaller M6-IND locking
Truss Rod
Neck Attachment 5 bolt, sculpted neck joint
Electronic Shielding Graphite acrylic resin coated body cavity and aluminum control cover
Controls Custom Music Man® active preamp w/ Silent Circuit; 25kohm push/push volume POT for gain boost, 500kohm push/push tone POT for pickup coil splitting - 0.022uf tone cap; 3-way pickup selector switch
Switching
Pickups HH - Music Man Custom 7 string humbucking pickups, Ceramic magnets
Left Handed No
Strings 10p-13p-17p-26-36-46-56 (RPS 10 Slinkys #2240 with added P01156)

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