Manson Matt Black FR

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Matt Black Stealth Whammy

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Matt Black FR
Manufacturer Manson Guitars
Used 20th May 2017
Body type Solid
Neck joint Bolt-on
Body covering Matte Black paint
Wood Body: Mahogany
Neck: Maple
Fingerboard: Rosewood (22 frets)
Bridge Floyd Rose Tremolo System
Electronics One volume, 2 Way Switch, 3-way toggle pickup selector, Kill Switch(?)
Pickup(s) Neck: Sustainiac
Bridge: Manson MBK-2 (Uncovered) / PsychoPAF
Special circuits – YES/NO switch turns the tremolo arm into a digitech whammy controller for pitch shifting

Background

This guitar is similar to the Manson Chrome FR, except this guitar features an uncovered pickup, based on the Manson Matt Black Stealth (batch)#Manson Matt Black Stealth - #1, with both new guitars having the new Floyd Rose whammy controller system. The YES/NO switch sits in place of the tone control knob. This could be the rumoured new feature referred to in the Patented MID1 Manson.

These guitar body shapes mark a departure from previous Manson's that feature a Floyd Rose, as they do not have the rounded "Lozenge" shape as seen on the Chrome Bomber and the Stealth Bomber .

It has been used live during Muse's latest US tour for Summer 2017.


Songs used for

The Black FR is used for any songs requiring Drop D Tuning.