BFR Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay 5 HS

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  1. MingusBass

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    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:
     
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    This has an All Rosewood neck, that's what makes it a BFR!
     
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    Here are some pics that show any flaws I could find.
     
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    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?
     
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    Using the bathroom scale, right around 10lbs.
     
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    Do you still have the MM? would you consider trading for a German made Warwick $$ 5 ? 2008 in great shape..
     
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    Bass is still available. Sorry, no trades at this time unless someone has a US Lakland Glaub/JO or Dunn model.
     
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    It's a few years old, these were only available to order for one month.
     
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    Bump it! This bass has got to go, too nice to sit around!
     
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    Nice bass.

    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?

    Thanks!
     
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    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. :)
     
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    Bump, I will consider offers. Happy new year!
     
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    hi mate, how's the B string on this one?

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