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Musicman Sterling Bass Club

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by pringlw, Mar 1, 2009.


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  1. pringlw

    pringlw

    Nov 22, 2008
    Seattle Area
    The Official Musicman Sterling Club. (Not to be confused with "Sterling by Music Man")

    pringlw #1

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    Post with pic for a number.


    Here's the tally so far:

    pringlw#1
    CardinalFan984 #2
    Sterling4 #3
    Thornton #4
    Depalm #5
    Jim's #6
    HMZ #7
    Ching #8
    Petch #9
    Bluesbob #10
    Mulambo #11
    coreyfyfe #12
    hamertek98 #13
    bdgotoh #14
    willsellout #15
    MingusBass #16
    AQUANOVA #17
    Boone3882 #18
    bstringkyle #19
    Fingerpulse #20
    Dan S #21
    Bass-only #22
    casio #23
    Davecg2 #24
    bassclef112 #25
    Laredo #26
    EBMMSterling20 #27
    downneck #28
    syciprider #29
    HaPpYfAcE #301
    crankin #31
    rcgtrix #32
    mrsquishy #33
    Melodicgroove #34
    Thornton David #35
    jasam #36
    smakbass #37
    AndrewTaran #38
     

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  2. EagleMoon

    EagleMoon

    Jul 13, 2007
    Wexford, PA
    So is this for the Musicman Sterling or the Musicman Sterling Sterling? :p
     
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  4. pringlw

    pringlw

    Nov 22, 2008
    Seattle Area
    CardinalFan #2. Beautiful bass BTW.

    It's for the Sterling Bass. Introduced in 1993. Not the new Sterling line of guitars.
     
  5. Sterling4

    Sterling4

    Dec 15, 2008
    USA
    I've got one, almost exactly like yours.

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    I'm in, too.

    Best Regards,
    Sterling4
     
  6. pringlw

    pringlw

    Nov 22, 2008
    Seattle Area
    Sterling4 is #3

    That is exactly like mine. So much so I feel like I need to drive home to make sure it hasn't been stolden ;) BTW - just curious. Ever use that neck pickup by itself? I've lowered mine down so its out of the way for pop & slap but I'm thinking about raising it up again and just getting used to working around it.
     
  7. Sterling4

    Sterling4

    Dec 15, 2008
    USA
    Kinda spooky, eh! I did a double take myself. I wonder how close our sn# are?

    Mostly fingerstyle, I do use the neck pickup solo, in fact the single coil neck pickup is one of the reasons I went for it. I find it has a bright woody tone with the treble up, bass down and thumpy quasi P-bass tone wth the bass up, treble down. Try slap/pop on the neck alone with settings you'd normally use for slap. Might be interesting. It's also a great thumb rest. I'm using a warmed over transistor radio for an amp right now as my real amp hasn't been delivered yet. :crying: We'll try some more whenever that happens.

    Best Regards,
    Sterling4
     
  8. sean.1986

    sean.1986

    Feb 24, 2009
    Essex, England
    I think I'm in love. Definitely getting one of these in teal when I can afford it.
     
  9. Thornton Davis

    Thornton Davis Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 1999
    GTA
    I have 2 Sterling 5's. One is a 2008 Limited Edition HH, and the other is a single H config finished in Rolls Burgundy. I need to take a photo of the LE.

    [​IMG]

    TD
     
  10. pringlw

    pringlw

    Nov 22, 2008
    Seattle Area
    Thornton is #4

    Another gorgeous Sterling BTW.
     
  11. depalm

    depalm Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 22, 2004
    Rio
  12. hamertek98

    hamertek98

    Apr 3, 2004
    Indiana
    Nice club. Can I request #13? I'll post a pic in a few.


    Delivery day pic. Only one I could find. '06 Sterling HH LE

    [​IMG]
     
  13. JimB52

    JimB52 User Gold Supporting Member

    May 24, 2007
    East Coast
    Man, the H/S Sterlings are well represented here.
    2005 LE Buttercream H/S with matching headstock. Not many of these around.
    [​IMG]

    Plays and sounds great. Really nice neck. I'm a big fan of the single coil PU soloed.
     
  14. hamertek98

    hamertek98

    Apr 3, 2004
    Indiana
    ^ I will have an H/S oneday.
     
  15. 73jbass

    73jbass

    Apr 17, 2004
    Ellenwood,Ga.
    No pics yet,but..
    Sterling 4HH
    Sterling 5 H
    2 Sterling 4H's
    Sterling 4 H fretless.
     
  16. loendmaestro

    loendmaestro Supporting Member

    Jan 15, 2004
    Vienna VA
    I hope to join your ranks someday. I prefer the Sterling to a Stingray.....
     
  17. pringlw

    pringlw

    Nov 22, 2008
    Seattle Area
    Depalm #5
    Holding #13 for Hammertech
    Jim's #6
    73jbass - I'll hold #7 for you but you know the rules, the community needs to see the pics.
     
  18. hamertek98

    hamertek98

    Apr 3, 2004
    Indiana
    Let's see those Sterlings.
     
  19. thisSNsucks

    thisSNsucks Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Yonkers, NY
    I can't join as I no longer own this bass. But it was pretty rad, so here's a pic.

    [​IMG]
     
  20. HMZ

    HMZ Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2003
    USA-Mineola
    Count me in. Here's one of three Sterling's I have owned. Its my 1999 honeyburst.
    [​IMG]
     



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