Sterling by Music Man Electric Guitars
The Sterling by Music Man electric guitars are a line of guitars made by the engineers of Ernie Ball Music Man. It includes over a dozen electric guitars of various styles and colors, ranging from the classic rounded body design like the Axis and Cutlass to asymmetrical designs like the St. Vincent. Several Sterling electric guitars are from progressive metal guitarist's John Petrucci's signature electric guitar collection.What is special about the Majesty electric guitar?
This is one of the electric guitars from John Petrucci's signature collection. The body and neck are made of mahogany, and the fingerboard is rosewood. It's a six-string guitar with 24 frets that have a medium jumbo profile. This HH electric guitar has a three-way toggle pickup selector for switching, one push/push volume boost, and one tone control. The truss rod is dual action for adjusting the neck to create an underbow or backbow. John Petucci's Majesty is made in three colors: a two-tone blue and purple called arctic dream, a crimson red, and black.Which Sterling by Music Man's electric guitars are low profile?
Low profile guitar necks are shallow in the back as compared to other "fatter" necks. The JP160 is Sterling by Music Man's low profile electric guitar with a neck radius of 16 inches and a neck width of 1.65 inches at the nut. It has a double-locking tremolo bridge, 24 frets, and custom John Petrucci inlays as fret markers. The body is African mahogany, the neck is roasted hard maple, and the fingerboard is made of rosewood. Switching is done with a three-way toggle pickup, and it has a push/push control for boosting volume as well as one tone control. It's a six-string guitar with a dual action truss rod.Does Sterling make seven-string electric guitars?
Yes, Sterling by Music Man has two electric guitars with seven strings: the JP-70 and JP-157. The seventh string is for adding an extended range in the bass or tenor notes. Both of these guitars have a contemporary tremolo bridge, 24 frets with a medium jumbo profile, a locking tuning machine, one tone control, and a three-way toggle pickup switch. Here are some features for each:
- JP-70 - one volume control, single-action truss rod, basswood body, hard maple neck, rosewood fingerboard
- JP-157 - one push/push volume boost control, dual-action truss rod, mahogany body, roasted hard maple neck, roasted hard maple fingerboard