The Sterling by Music Man John Petrucci Signature JP157FM, in a Teal finish with a Flame Maple top boasts all of the signature appointments of the JP150 in a 7-string design meant to suit the musical needs of one of progressive metal’s most impressive shredders.
The JP157FM features a highly contoured double cutaway Mahogany body with a Flame Maple veneer top, contoured to allow easy access to its entire 24-fret Roasted Maple fingerboard which is embossed with custom JP inlays and a special decorative inlay at the first fret. The neck is exquisitely crafted from Roasted Maple with 25.5“ scale length and a 16“ fretboard radius, making it super thin, incredibly comfortable, and extremely fast.
The Sterling by Music Man JP157EM‘s versatile sound is the result of its impressive electronics. Featuring two high output Sterling by Music Man designed humbucker pickups, a 12dB push/push boost on the volume pot, and a sturdy new 3-way pickup selector switch, the JP150 allows you to blend pickup voices with ease and boost your lead sound with a simple push on the volume knob, letting you really stand out when playing leads.
No John Petrucci signature guitar would be complete without a rock solid tremolo system, and the JP157FM certainly does not disappoint in this respect. Featuring a Sterling designed modern tremolo system with stainless steel saddles and a set of Sterling designed locking tuners, you can bend notes flat and pull them sharp as much as you want without going out of tune or compromising on intonation.
The Sterling by Music Man JP157FM in an amazing Flame Maple Teal finish has all of the design specs that you would expect from a 7-string John Petrucci signature model guitar at an affordable price point. Boasting a sleek 7-string design with two scorching Music Man spec high output humbucker pickups, a Sterling modern tremolo system, a silky satin finish Roasted Maple neck, and Sterling locking tuners, the Petrucci Signature JP157 from Sterling by Music Man delivers all of the design features and high end appointments you could ask for from a 7-string that is sonically versatile enough for a range of musical styles including progressive rock, metal, shred or djent.