NBD...Musicman Sterling HH

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by stonewall, Jan 16, 2014.


  1. stonewall

    stonewall Supporting Member

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    Wow this has been a tough one i must have brought home at least 12 to 15 different basses trying to replace my second bass over the last 3 months.About 3 months ago i swapped off my 2000 USA Fender Jazz and regretted it ever since.Today was D day no more fooling around with anything but USA basses.The showdown a Fender American Deluxe P and a Musicman Sterling HH.My main bass is a 2010 Custom Shop 64 Closet Classic Jazz i played her hard for three years and now want to do the once a month special gigs play her thing.My choice the STERLING HH its just sooo sweet and perfect the P was nice but this just felt and sounded better to my ears.As hard as i look i cant find a joint seam on this bass i think it is a 1 piece body i took the tortois pick guard of it cleaned her shes ready to use.
     

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  2. stonewall

    stonewall Supporting Member

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  3. stonewall

    stonewall Supporting Member

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  4. Bulldawg82

    Bulldawg82 Supporting Member

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    Nice!!! May she serve you well!!!
     
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  6. Musicman20

    Musicman20

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    That burst is SO pretty. Love how, if you wanted to, you could get a clear guard or put the screws in without it and it would look awesome.
     
  7. Musicman20

    Musicman20

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    PS Congrats and enjoy!
     
  8. nocluejimbo

    nocluejimbo Supporting Member

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    That Sterling is practically screaming for a clear pickguard. Gorgeous grain pattern.

    Nice score!
     
  9. bufert57

    bufert57 Ashdown User

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    Nice grain!
    I think Musicman does a great job with wood matching. I can't see the seam in my tobacco burst sterling either.
     
  10. stonewall

    stonewall Supporting Member

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    She had a tortois pick guard when i looked under neath it was just to nice to cover. I wasnt aware there was such a thing as clear pick guards.... sweet done deal im ordering one thanks guy,s.Meanwhile good idea screws are going back in no pick guard for now i dont use a pick anyway.
     
  11. Bass_Thumper

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    Congrats on the new bass! You're going to be amazed at how many great tones you're going to get out of an HH.
     
  12. chuck norriss

    chuck norriss Supporting Member

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