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FT/ Stingray SLO w/2 Band

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by Hillsidebass, Nov 19, 2013.


  1. Hillsidebass

    Hillsidebass Supporting Member

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    Black/Tort/Rosewood. Jazz profile neck. 1 1/2" nut. John East 2 band preamp. Nordy MM4 pickup. Mint condition. Comes in ohsc with paperwork. Includes original 3 band preamp, pickup and black pickguard. Weighs 9lbs 2oz.
    You cannot buy a 2 band preamp Stingray with a jazz profile neck from EBMM....here's you chance to own one in pristine condition plus it's relatively light weight for an American made Ray.
    For sale only....$1275. Plus actual shipping in conus.
    Email mccartynorris@ hotmail.com for more high res pics.
  2. Hillsidebass

    Hillsidebass Supporting Member

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  3. jazzyitalian

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    A great bass at a great price, and a chance to try this with a Nordy or change back to the Original EB set up? ...Now that's an awesome deal!
  4. bassman28

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  6. Laklandfan

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    It's times like these I really hate being poor.
  7. Laklandfan

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    I've been looking at switching to a nordy and maybe a john east preamp in my stingray. How would you describe the difference?
  8. Hillsidebass

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    Check out the sticky note under the "pickups and preamps" forum listed as "musicman sounds".
    Mostly, the John East 2 band preamp does away with the "high mid clank" that nearly all 3 band EBMM preamps have. It really smooths out the lows and rounds off the highs.
  9. dkelley

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    Yea I'm fairly certain that he uses the schematic and values from the 2 band but with more elite quality components. The end result is it sounds like a 2 band stingray. Less clank. ... more great tone. Arguably with the je one having less hiss.... but my 2 band mm preamps are hiss free anyhow.

    It amused me to read of a guy who replaced the 2 band mm pre in his top of the line classic with the je 2 band pre. I guess marketing can still convince people that they hear a difference where there isn't any :)

    But je makes as ideal of a 2 band as you can get considering mm won't sell theirs separately.
  10. EduardoK

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    Is finish on the neck satin or glossy?
    Hard case?
  11. Hillsidebass

    Hillsidebass Supporting Member

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    Satin neck finish. Original EBMM fitted hard case also in great condition.
  12. Hillsidebass

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    Make me an offer. I'm off all week and can ship anytime. I could still use a 5 string in trade.
  13. eyeballkid

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    gotta ask what may be a dumb question... but im confused..
    The thread title says "FT" (for trade) but the listing says "for sale only"....
    which is it? im guessing the title is a typo or outdated?

    either way, great bass and good luck!!
  14. Hillsidebass

    Hillsidebass Supporting Member

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    Was for trade only.....then decided just to sell....then decided I would take a 5 string trade....Merry Christmas
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    NOW I understand!! I figured your wishlist changed! Wish I had a fiver to trade ya!
  16. ZSavage

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    Year made? Pictures?
  17. Hillsidebass

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  18. Hillsidebass

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    Up for the weekend!
  19. TN WOODMAN

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    I like everything about this bass . Plan to add a 'Ray to the collection but Christmas and vehicle repairs won 't allow it to be @ this time . Good looking healer too . Mine passed 3 years ago from cancer . One of the best dogs I ever had .
  20. Hillsidebass

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    Her name is Lou. She's 13 and blind....still the best dog in the world!
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