Musicman Stingray 4 & 5 String Basses

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    New Musicman Stingray 3EQ 4 String Electric Bass-Black

    New Musicman Stingray 5 HH 5 String Electric Bass-Natural
    Both Made in USA, W/Case

    We are asking $1399 for the 4 String, and $1785 for the 5 String or Best Offer, with free Shipping. We have a 14 day return policy. Buyer pays for shipping back unless item is damaged in shipping, or item is not as described. We accept Paypal, or credit cards. Please contact us with any questions, and more photos and deals.

    Gary Zimmerman
    650.342.6565 or 650.678.2210
    245 South Railroad Ave.
    San Mateo, CA 94401
    bstreetmusic@sbcglobal.net


    The 4 String Stingray Bass is on display at our store. It is in a protected room, and is in very good condition. Comes with full manufacturer warranty. Serial number is E87645. Color is Black, Rosewood Fretboard, White Pickguard.

    The Music Man Classic StingRay 4 Electric bass delivers the old school vibe you love with the flawless craftsmanship and incredible feel that sets Music Man basses apart. The StingRay 4 is a tricked-out Classic Collection StingRay bass that is just as breathtaking to look at as it is to play and hear.

    In the Music Man StingRay 4, fat, powerful tone with great snap and articulation meet the stunning beauty and smooth feel of the finished figured maple neck. For old classic vibe with modern custom shop elegance, the Music Man Classic StingRay 4 is unsurpassed.

    Few 4-string electric basses are as flat-out cool or have as much powerful tone as the Music Man StingRay. Introduced in 1976, the StingRay was the first bass to feature active electronics and advancements such as a 6-bolt neck joint, contoured body, superior neck truss-rod system, and rock-solid bridge, all of which keep it on top of the pack. The StingRay is constructed with a select hardwood body, maple neck, Schaller BM tuners, 3-band active EQ, and MusicMan humbucking pickup.


    Features and Specs
    Musicman Stingray 3EQ main features include: •Size:13-1/2" wide, 1-5/8" thick, 44-7/8" long (34.3 cm wide, 4.1 cm thick, 114.0 cm long)
    •Weight:9 lbs, 5 oz (4.22 kg) - varies slightly
    •Body Wood:Select hardwood
    •Body Finish:High gloss polyester
    •Bridge:Standard - Music Man chrome plated, hardened steel bridge plate with stainless steel saddles
    •Scale Length: 34" (86.4 cm)
    •Neck Radius: 11" (27.9 cm)
    •Headstock Size: Only 8-3/4" (22.2 cm) long
    •Frets: 21 - High profile, wide
    •Neck Width: 1-5/8" (41.3 mm) at nut 2-1/2" (63.5 mm) at last fret
    •Neck Wood: Select maple neck
    •Fingerboard: Rosewood

    •Neck Finish: Gunstock oil and hand-rubbed special wax blend
    •Tuning Machines: Schaller BM, with tapered string posts
    •Truss Rod: Adjustable - no component or string removal
    •Neck Attachment: 6 bolts - perfect alignment with no shifting
    •Electronic Shielding: Graphite acrylic resin coated body cavity and chrome plated brass control cover
    •Controls: 3-band active preamp; vol, treble, mid, bass
    •Pickup: Standard Music Man humbucking with Alnico magnets
    •Strings: 45w-65w-80w-100w (Super Slinky Bass #2834)

    The 5 String Stingray is on display at our store. It is in a protected room, and is in very good condition. Comes with full manufacturer warranty. Serial number is E86653. Color is upgraded Natural, Rosewood Fretboard, Black Pickguard.

    A Classic Groove Machine with Extra Punch!
    Music Man's StingRay 5 HH 5-string bass gives you the solid bottom end you need to drive the most demanding rhythms plus a ton of tonal versatility. Ever since the early '70s, StingRay basses have been sought after by many of the world's most demanding bass players, and for good reason! By combining top-notch hardware, a chunky yet comfortable neck, a pair of massive-sounding humbuckers, and killer electronics, the StingRay 5 HH delivers everything a serious bass player could ask for. Pick up a Music Man StingRay 5 HH from Sweetwater, and find out what all the hype is about.

    Music Man StingRay 5 HH 5-string Bass at a Glance:
    •Killer electronics for super-punchy bass sound

    •Extra-beefy yet totally playable neck feels amazing

    •Loaded with StingRay style, sound, and innovation

    Killer electronics for super-punchy bass sound
    From the very first time you plug in your Music Man StingRay 5 HH, you'll appreciate both the phenomenal low-end punch and the massive tonal versatility its pair of soapbar-style humbucking pickup delivers. Granted, the extra-stout pole pieces and wide windings provided by this alnico pickup contribute a solid basis for your tone, but its the StingRay 5 HH's active preamp and 3-band EQ really that let you sculpt your sound. As a result, everyone from shoegazer-era rockers to funk masters have enjoyed the extreme punch this amazing instrument has to offer.

    Extra-beefy yet totally playable neck feels amazing
    There's simply no substitute for a great neck. Music Man put a ton of work into developing a neck that would provide you with the perfect balance of comfort, speed, and stability. The StingRay 5 HH's 1-3/4" nut gives you plenty of room to play and the 11" radius fingerboard gives you excellent string-to-string separation. Finished with gunstock oil and a hand-rubbed special wax blend, the back of the StingRay 5 HH's neck feels amazing and lets you hand glide along effortlessly. And with its 6-bolt attachment, this bolt-on neck delivers stability that easily surpasses most set necks.

    Loaded with StingRay style, sound, and innovation
    The StingRay 5 H, like the rest of Music Man's StingRay bass lineup, claims roots that run back to 1971, when Music Man was founded. Armed with a fat and punchy humbucker, active electronics, and a delightfully chunky neck it's no wonder the StingRay became a standard for such bass players as Guy Pratt, Cliff Williams, and Flea.

    Music Man StingRay 5 HH 5-string Bass Features:
    •A performance-built bass any serious player can appreciate

    •Two beefy humbuckers plus an active 3-band EQ gives you fat, punchy, and versatile tone

    •Select hardwood body coupled with a chunky maple neck delivers amazing comfort and sustain

    •Outfitted with Schaller tuners and a hardened steel bridge for maximum stability

    •Hardshell case included

    Get classic bass tone and style with the Music Man StingRay 5 HH!
    Specification Detail
    Body Type StingRay
    Left-/Right-handed Right-Handed
    Number of Strings 5
    Color Natural

    Body Material Select Hardwood
    Body Finish High Gloss Polyester
    Scale Length 34"
    Number of Frets 22
    Fingerboard Material Maple, 11" radius
    Fingerboard Inlay Dots
    Neck Material Maple
    Neck Shape StingRay
    Nut Width 1.75"
    Bridge/Tailpiece Chrome-plated, Hardened Steel Bridge Plate with Stainless Steel Saddles
    Tuners Schaller BM with Tapered String Posts
    Number of Pickups 2
    Neck Pickup Alnico Humbucker
    Middle Pickup No Middle Pickup
    Bridge Pickup Alnico Humbucker
    Controls 3-band Active Preampl; Volume, Treble, Mid, Bass, and 5-way Lever Pickup Selector
    Case Included Hardshell
    Manufacturer Part Number 154-11-10-04
     

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