Chapman ML3 Standard Bea Mensis PREORDER


PREORDER NOTE - This model is listed as a preorder and current estimated delivery is March 2022. Any updates to that ETA will be made here when available.  Preordering reserves your product from our next shipment and all preorders are shipped within 24 hours of shipment arrival.  Please email sales@guitarworks.ca if you have any questions.

I’m truly excited to bring out my new ML3 BEA Standard models with Chapman Guitars.

The thing I love most about my signature guitars is the solidity and versatility of them, so the main priority designing these models was to make sure nothing was compromised, especially for touring and recording.

I decided to simplify things and create 2 hardtail models; one baritone and one 25.5”. As much as I wanted to keep the woods as close as possible to my original signature ML3 models, change is always good, thus the addition of new baked maple necks! Visually, I thought I would bring back the look of the original ML3 prototypes, after they received so much love online.

Overall, I couldn’t be happier with how these have turned out; the new V2 henchman pickups sounds incredible, they look sick and play so well!

I can’t wait to take these on tour!

Rabea Massaad


HEADSTOCK: Angled Heritage Headstock
TUNERS: Chapman
STRING NUT: 42mm Graph Tech Nut
NECK: Roasted Maple - Medium Colour with Satin Finish
NECK JOINT: Recessed Bolt-on Neck with Volute
WIDTH:   NUT  42mm    22F  58mm
THICKNESS:     1F 21.5mm     12F  23mm
PROFILE:   C Shape
FRETBOARD: Macassar Ebony Fretboard with Rolled Edges
FRETS: 22 Nickel Frets
FRET MARKERS: White Plastic Side Dots
12TH FRET INLAY: Pearl Infinity
SCALE LENGTH: 648mm (~25.5")
BODY TOP: Flame Maple Veneer On Flat Top with Satin Finish
BODY BACK: Alder with Satin Finish
BODY CARVES: Arm Carve, Front Lower Spoon Cut, Rear Tummy Cut, Rear Lower Spoon Cut, Rear Heel Contour
BRIDGE: Chapman String-Through Hardtail
NECK PICKUP: Chapman Henchman Mini Rail Humbucker
MAGNET:  Ceramic  OUTPUT:  8.5k ohms 
BRIDGE PICKUP: Chapman Henchman Humbucker
MAGNET:  Ceramic  OUTPUT: 15k ohms 
PICKUP SWITCH: 3 Way Blade Switch with Coil Split on Push-Pull Tone Knob
STRINGS: Ernie Ball

PICKUP SWITCHING                     TONE KNOB IN                   TONE KNOB OUT
POSITION 1                                  Bridge                                 Bridge Coil Split (Outer Coil)
POSITION 2                                  Bridge + Neck                    Bridge + Neck Both Split (Outer Coils)
POSITION 3                                  Neck                                   Neck Coil Split (Outer Coil)

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