The Ernie Ball Music Man Sabre blends classic solidbody design with modern refinements for today’s player. It all starts with a lightweight and comfortable Okoume body that delivers an exceptionally balanced tone with rich resonance. Next, a flame maple top is added to lend extra note definition and a dash of brightness. A pair of Music Man Custom-wound humbuckers give this axe it’s clear, powerful tone. Finally, a 5-way pickup selector switch and a Music Man vibrato bridge give you tons of tones and playing options to explore. The completed body is joined to a sleek and easy-to-play maple neck. Made for players by players, the Ernie Ball Music Man Sabre has the look, feel, and tone you’ve been searching for.
Every axe needs a voice. As such, it’s pickups are an incredibly important component. The Sabre’s voice is produced by a pair of Music Man custom-wound humbuckers. Extremely versatile and powerful, the pickups make the Sabre ideal for all playing styles and genres. These pickups were designed to create a commanding tone with clear note definition, spirited harmonics, and satisfying sustain. An onboard 5-way switch gives you a variety of series and parallel tones to choose from. As you’re putting the Sabre through its paces, you’ll be impressed with how versatile it truly is.
With the Sabre, playability is key. To help you reach your full playing potential, this guitar has an exceptional neck made from roasted flame maple topped with an ebony fingerboard. It has a hand-applied gunstock oil and wax-blend finish that feels sleek and plays fast. Combine that with the slightly wider nut width of 1-11/16″, and you’ve got a recipe for playing success. The Sabre gives you plenty of room for soloing without feeling too chunky and getting in your way.
Music Man vibrato and Schaller locking tuners make staying in tune easier than ever
With the Sabre’s Music Man vibrato tailpiece, you’ll get in tune and stay there. It’s constructed of chrome-plated hardened steel with bent-steel saddles. The headstock is equipped with Schaller locking tuners that make string changing fast and easy. Just insert the string, tighten the clamp screw, and tune it up to pitch. Strings won’t be wound around the shaft, so your tuning will be reliable, no matter how hard you play.
- A comfortable solidbody with player-centered features
- Hand-rubbed neck finish feels great and plays fast
- Music Man Custom-wound humbuckers create clear, powerful tone
- Lightweight okoume body creates a resonant tone
- Carved maple top adds eye-catching good looks and bright tone
- 5-way pickup selector switch gives you plenty of tonal options
- 1-11/16″ nut width gives your fingers extra playing room
- Stainless steel frets stand up to the most demanding playing wear