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Here's what Rabea says about his Chapman ML3
I'm honoured to have had the opportunity to design another guitar with Chapman Guitars, and I couldn't be more excited about the new pair of ML3 BEA guitars! For me, the original ML1 BEA was an extension of my younger musical self - I am a huge Nuno Bettencourt fan and the guitar definitely showed that.
But as my playing style has evolved, I really wanted the ML3 BEA to be a completely unique design, whilst maintaining the versatility I admire so much from the Chapman range.
I'm really excited about the pickups I've spec'd for this guitar particularly, which sound awesome. The ML3 BEA guitars are an amalgamation of all my guitar influences musically and physically up to now in my career - achieving a combination of beauty and brutality - both tonally and visually! Rabea Massaad
- Model: Ml3 bea rabea massaad smoke
- Signature Series
- Headstock: Angled heritage headstock
- Neck: Paduak with satin finish
- Neck type: C shape recessed bolt-on neck with velute
- Top: Flame maple solid flat top with satin finish
- Body: Alder with satin finish
- Body carves: Arm carve, front lower spoon cut, rear tummy cut, rear lower spoon cut, rear heel contour
- Fretboard: Ebony fretboard with rolled edges
- Binding: Reveal
- Frets: 22 jumbo stainless steel frets
- Fret markers: Glow-in-the-dark side dots
- 12th fret inlay: Pearl infinity
- Scale length: 648mm (~25.5")
- Tuners: Hipshot grip-lock open (18:1 gearing)
- String nut: Graph tech black tusq xl nut
- Strings: D'addario nyxl nickel wound super light, 09-42
- Truss rod: Dual action
- Bridge: Wilkinson 2-point tremolo, brass block
- Neck pickup: Chapman Henchman Mini Rail humbucker, Magnet: ceramic output: 8.5k ohms
- Bridge pickup: Chapman Henchman humbucker, Magnet: ceramic output: 18k ohms
- Pickup switch: 5 way super switch with coil split
- Controls: Master volume (500k), master tone (500k)
- Strap buttons: Chapman strap locks
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