Cort MBC-1 Mathew Bellamy Signature Model Electric Guitar (Matt Black)

Cort MBC-1 Mathew Bellamy Signature Model Electric Guitar (Matt Black)

Cort MBC-1 Mathew Bellamy Signature Model Electric Guitar (Matt Black)

Cort MBC-1 Mathew Bellamy Signature Model Electric Guitar (Matt Black)

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Product Highlights

  • Basswood Body
  • Bolt-On Hard Maple Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
  • 22 Frets / 25.5" Scale
  • Tune-O-Matic Bridge & Stop Tailpiece
  • Manson Single-Coil & Humbucking Pickups
  • 3-Way Pickup Selector & Kill Button
  • Staggered-Height Locking Machineheads
  • Chrome Hardware
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Cort MBC1 overview

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The MBC-1 Mathew Bellamy Signature electric guitar from Cort Guitars features a basswood body in a matt black finish, and a bolt-on hard maple neck with a gloss finish and 22-fret rosewood fingerboard. The instrument was designed in collaboration between between Muse guitarist/frontman Matt Bellamy and Hugh Manson of Manson Guitars. For electronics, the guitar is loaded with a fully voiced humbucker in the bridge position, and a true single coil in neck position, along with a 3-way pickup selector switch, master volume and tone knobs, and a low-profile kill button for rapid-fire "strobe" effects. Additionally, the instrument is equipped with a fully adjustable tune-o-matic style bridge and stop tailpiece, as well as a set of locking die-cast tuners for stage-ready tuning stability. The MBC-1 also flaunts a matching matt black headstock with Matthew Bellamy's signature.

Manson Pickups
  • The MBC-1 is equipped with pickups developed by Manson Guitar Works and designed especially for this guitar. The versatile setup includes a fully voiced humbucker in the bridge position and a true single-coil neck pickup, reflecting the layout of several of Bellamy's stage and studio custom instruments.
Kill Button
  • The MBC-1 features a discrete kill button allowing you to creatively expand the wide range of sounds already available and generate rapid-fire staccato effects without distracting from the sleek look of the guitar
Locking Tuners
  • The MBC-1 is equipped with die-cast locking tuners to assure stage-ready tuning stability
General Features
  • Neck Type: Bolt-on hard maple with gloss finish
  • Body: Basswood
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 22
  • Bridge / Tailpiece: Fully adjustable tune-o-matic style bridge and stop tailpiece
  • Neck Pickup: Manson single coil
  • Bridge Pickup: Manson humbucker
  • Controls: Master volume, master tone, 3-way pickup selector, and kill button
  • Tuners: Staggered-height locking machineheads
  • Hardware Color: Chrome
  • Headstock: Matching matt black with Matthew Bellamy signature
Neck Dimensions
  • Scale: 25.5" / 648.0mm
  • Width at Nut: 1.7" / 43.0mm
  • Width at Last Fret: 2.2" / 56.0mm
  • Thickness at 1st: 0.8" / 21.0mm
  • Thickness at 12th: 0.9" / 23.0mm
  • Radius: Compound
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Cort MBC-1 Mathew Bellamy Signature Model Electric Guitar (Matt Black)
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    Cort MBC1 specs

    Right/Left Handed Right-Handed
    Number of Strings 6
    Body Type Solid
    Cutaway Single-Cutaway
    Body Wood Basswood
    Neck Type Bolt-On Neck
    Neck Wood Maple
    Fingerboard Rosewood
    Number of Frets 22
    Scale Length 25.5" /
    Nut Width 43 mm
    Bridge Type Tune-o-matic
    Pickguard No
    Pickups Neck: Single Coil
    Bridge: Humbucker
    Controls Tone Control: x 1
    Volume Control: x 1
    Switching 3-Way Pickup Selector Switch
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 9.7 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 41.5 x 17.25 x 3.6"

    Cort MBC1 reviews

    MBC-1 Mathew Bellamy Signature Model Electric Guitar (Matt Black) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Muse fan or not, you want this guitar! This is best guitar I've ever bought. The tone and the feel is magnificent. If youre a MUSS fan you especially, will love this guitar. When I plugged it in to my fuzz factory and started playing Psycho it felt like the CD was playing. For the price of this guitar it is unreal how great it plays!
    Date published: 2016-12-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome guitar and great service from B&H! I ordered this guitar from B&H after eyeballing it for two years, since its release. Not only did B&H have the best price I could find anywhere (I'm in Canada), they threw in a whole bunch of goodies - a bag, a stand, a cleaning kit, and tuner. Shipping was fast. The guitar itself is incredible, especially for the price point. The Manson-designed pickup really screams, and the kill button is a lot of fun. The "matt black" finish is unique and really makes this guitar stand out.
    Date published: 2018-01-10
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