|MingusBass ||12-13-2012 03:30 PM |
BFR Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay 5 HS
I've decided to let this amazing bass go. I've been more into passive basses lately and I can't afford to have this nice of a bass that I'm not playing. It plays and sounds fantastic, and comes with the original hard shell case. I've attached some pictures of when I received the bass. It's still in great condition, the only flaws would be a little dent/mark down by the bottom strap peg, and a little piece of plastic missing from the side of the nut(it arrived that way) but neither effect the sound or playability. I can take pictures of those areas tonight.
These are incredibly rare, they only made these available for order for one month a few years back. They sold for around $2,000 and I'm willing to let mine go for $1400 shipped in the lower 48 states.
Hit me up with any questions!:bassist:
|MingusBass ||12-13-2012 03:31 PM |
|MingusBass ||12-13-2012 03:38 PM |
This has an All Rosewood neck, that's what makes it a BFR!
|MingusBass ||12-16-2012 09:57 PM |
Here are some pics that show any flaws I could find.
|MingusBass ||12-18-2012 08:48 AM |
|RSmith ||12-18-2012 09:17 AM |
I had a BFR rosewood 5 and it was sweet, never should have sold it. It was a step above any SR5 I've owned or played.
What's she weigh?
|MingusBass ||12-18-2012 06:30 PM |
Using the bathroom scale, right around 10lbs.
|fxdwg ||12-19-2012 01:58 PM |
Do you still have the MM? would you consider trading for a German made Warwick $$ 5 ? 2008 in great shape..
|MingusBass ||12-20-2012 04:48 AM |
Bass is still available. Sorry, no trades at this time unless someone has a US Lakland Glaub/JO or Dunn model.
|rocket45 ||12-20-2012 10:09 AM |
What year is it?
|MingusBass ||12-20-2012 11:33 AM |
It's a few years old, these were only available to order for one month.
|MingusBass ||12-21-2012 01:59 PM |
Bump it! This bass has got to go, too nice to sit around!
|MingusBass ||12-23-2012 06:06 PM |
Bass is still here!
|MingusBass ||12-26-2012 03:48 PM |
|MingusBass ||12-28-2012 11:10 AM |
|smeet ||12-28-2012 12:53 PM |
I have a few dumb questions, thought I would ask in the thread so others can learn too. :)
Alnico pickups, correct?
What tonal difference does the all-rosewood neck make? Is there a separate fingerboard, or is the whole neck a solid slab of rosewood?
Also, can the HS duplicate *ALL* the settings of the H? If not, what's missing?
|MingusBass ||12-28-2012 01:11 PM |
Alnico pickups for sure.
It looks like solid rosewood to me, and I actually prefer the HS to the HH, I've owned both. The neck pickup is a little muddy on the HH, IMO. You can get a decent Jazz vibe on the HS. I don't think you're missing a thing with the HS. :)
|MingusBass ||01-01-2013 12:36 PM |
Bump, I will consider offers. Happy new year!
|elementeighty ||01-01-2013 03:32 PM |
hi mate, how's the B string on this one?
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