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SKU MUSICM-162-25-12-00-CS-G1

Ernie Ball Music Man BFR Bongo 5 HH 5-String Bass, Roasted Birdseye Maple Fretboard, Crescendo


Manufacturer's Description

The BFR Bongo 5 Crescendo is a basswood body 5 string bass with dual humbucking pickups in an exclusive all-white sparkle finish. The Roasted flame-maple neck and fingerboard is outfitted with 24 nickel frets and comes standard without fretboard inlays. This special edition BFR Bongo 5 is beautifully accented with gold-plated hardware, gold pickup pole pieces, black control knobs and comes without a pickguard to provide a cleaner, simplified look. The Bongo comes standard with an 18-volt 4 Band Preamp, matching painted headstock, and is limited to just 60 pieces worldwide.


  • Build Code: 162-25-12-00-CS-G1
  • Description: Bongo 5 HH Crescendo
  • Scale Length: 34" (86.4 cm)
  • Neck Attachment: 5 bolt, sculpted neck joint
  • Strings: 46w-65w-80w-100w-130w (Regular Slinky Bass #2836)
  • Body Wood: Basswood
  • Body Color: Crescendo
  • Neck Wood: Maple
  • Neck Color: White Sparkle
  • Neck Finish: High gloss polyester
  • Fingerboard Wood: Roasted Birdseye Maple
  • Headstock Color: Crescendo
  • Frets: 24 - High profile, wide
  • Fret Material: Nickel Silver
  • Fret Markers: None
  • Nut Width: 1-3/4" (44.5 mm)
  • Neck Width at last Fret: 2-13/16" (71.4 mm)
  • Neck Radius: 11" (27.9 cm)
  • Tuning Machine type: Custom Music Man, lightweight with tapered string posts and ergonomic clover design
  • Bridge type: Standard - Music Man® gold plated, hardened steel bridge plate with stainless steel saddles; Optional - Piezo bridge with gold plated brass saddles
  • Pickguard: None
  • Pickup Color: White
  • Hardware Finish: Gold
  • Controls: Dual Pickup, 4-band active preamp; vol, bridge/neck pickup balance, treble, high-mid, low-mid, bass
  • Switching: Pickup blend knob
  • Pickups: Dual Humbucking with Neodymium magnets with gold pole pieces

Overall Condition

Music Store Live is proud to be an authorized dealer for Ernie Bal. This BFR Bongo 5 HH 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.