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Ernie Ball Music Man BFR Dustin Kensrue Signature StingRay Guitar, Nitro, Black Honey

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Manufacturer's Description

The Ernie Ball Music Man Dustin Kensrue StingRay Artist Series guitar is a collaboration between our award-winning design team and the acclaimed singer-songwriter and guitarist of Thrice, Dustin Kensrue. Featuring innovative design characteristics engineered specifically for Dustin’s playing style, the Kensrue StingRay offers unique features and finishes that offers players a new look at one of our most popular models.

The BFR Dustin Kensrue "Black Honey" signature guitar features a stark black nitro-finished Okoume body beautifully adorned with all gold hardware. Electronics include a simplified humbucking-single coil layout with a stacked tone and volume pot, mono/stereo switch and a three-way pickup selector switch that elicits a variety of humbucking and single coils options. Other specifications include a hard rock maple neck with an ebony fretboard with white binding and white pearl block inlays. The neck also features 22 stainless steel frets, matching painted headstock, gold Music Man tremolo, gold Schaller locking tuners, and an asymmetric neck carve with a 10" radius. The neckplate is laser etched with a custom Kensrue logo to signify its Artist Series designation. Limited production of 50 pieces worldwide. Ships in G&G case with certificate included. 



  • Instrument Size: 14-1/16" wide, 1-5/8" thick, 39-1/4" long
  • Body Color: Black
  • Body Finish: Nitrocellulose
  • Body Wood: Okoume


  • Neck Attachment: 5 bolt, sculpted neck joint
  • Neck Colors: Black
  • Neck Finish: Buffed Nitrocellulose with cream binding
  • Neck Radius: 10"
  • Neck Width: 1-5/8" at nut, 2-1/4" at last fret
  • Neck Wood: Maple
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Frets: 22 - High profile, medium width, Stainless Steel
  • Fret Markers: Atlante Vintage White Pearloid Block Inlays
  • Scale Length: 25.5"
  • Truss Rod: 5 bolt, sculpted neck joint


  • Bridge: Music Man® Modern tremolo with vintage bent steel saddles
  • Tuning Machines: Schaller M6-IND Locking
  • Hardware: Gold
  • Pickguard: 5-ply black/cream/black/cream/black


  • Pickups: Uncovered alnico StingRay RS bridge pickup & custom wound alnico neck single coil
  • Controls: Volume, Tone, 3-way pickup selector switch; mode switch to bypass controls (stereo)


  • Strings: 11p-14p-18p-32w-44w-58w (RPS Slinky)
  • Case: G&G Hardshell
  • Instrument Weight: 7.4 lbs
  • Serial #: S02497

Overall Condition

Music Store Live is proud to be an authorized dealer for Music Man. This BFR Dustin Kensrue Signature StingRay is 100% brand new and is being sold with a full manufacturer's warranty. Photos are of the exact guitar you'll receive.

Our in-house guitar tech will inspect, test, set up, and clean all of our instruments on site prior to shipping. All of our instruments are guaranteed to be fully functional upon arrival.