NAMM 2020: Ernie Ball Music Man Announces New Sabre Guitar

The new instrument features a carved maple top, contoured body and wider neck


(San Luis Obispo, CA – January 16, 2020) – Ernie Ball Music Man, the world’s leading manufacturer of guitar strings, musical instruments and accessories, is proud to introduce the newest model in its instrument offerings with the all-new Sabre guitar.

The new Sabre guitar features a lightweight Okoume body, thick carved maple top and custom Ernie Ball Music Man humbucking pickups, delivering lively, dynamic sound with striking clarity and sustain. The Sabre features a book-matched premium top adorned with natural binding, which elegantly highlights the beauty of the figured maple wood grain. Crafted with a slender, contoured body and slightly wider nut width, the Sabre guitar provides unmatched comfort and playability. It is also comes equipped with a roasted figured maple neck, and a choice of rosewood, ebony, or maple fingerboard, Schaller locking tuners, a 5-way switch, and Ernie Ball Music Man’s super smooth modern tremolo system.

The Sabre will be available in four finishes including Cobra, Boujee Burst, Honeysuckle, and Blue Moonstone. It will retail starting at $3199 and will be available for presale March 10, 2020 with an on sale date April 7.


• Okoume body
• 3/8” thick carved flame maple top trimmed with natural binding
• Roasted figured maple neck
• Wider nut width (1 11/16”)
• Two custom Ernie Ball Music Man designed humbucking pickups
• Super smooth modern Ernie Ball Music Man Tremolo system
• Schaller locking tuners
• Chrome hardware (black hardware with Cobra finish)
• 22 stainless steel frets
• The fretboard is maple, rosewood, or ebony depending on finish

GGM Staff


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