Any news on those budget stingrays?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Komakino, Sep 1, 2001.

  1. Komakino

    Komakino Guest

    Feb 23, 2001
    Somerset, England
    Hey all,

    Remember a thread a while ago about budget stingrays? I was wondering if anyone has heard anything else about them....I looked on the EB/MM website but I couldn't find anything.

    If anyone knows anything could they let us all know?

    Cheers.
     
  2. agyeman

    agyeman Member

    Mar 6, 2001
  3. agyeman

    agyeman Member

    Mar 6, 2001
  4. How much would one of those go for in the US, agyeman? And where are they made?
     
  5. The 4 string OLP Stingray would list for 363.63US dollars, which means around probably around a $200-$300 bass guitar.. which I will definately be looking into when they come out on this side of the ocean :)
     
  6. agyeman

    agyeman Member

    Mar 6, 2001
    According to Guitarist magazine they are made in China.

    HWK2 has answered your question about the $$$.
     
  7. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    are they better than the "Dillion" copy?

    :)

    they are exactly in the same price range
     
  8. agyeman

    agyeman Member

    Mar 6, 2001

    They proberly are the dillion copys, but with OLP on the headstock.
     
  9. Luis Fabara

    Luis Fabara

    Aug 13, 2000
    Ecuador (South America)
    Audio Pro - Ecuador
    Made In china??
    I would prefeer to buy a Samick copy made in Korea instead.
     
  10. beaglesandbass

    beaglesandbass Think first, then post? Staff Member Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Philly Suburbs
    SamAsh is tellin a Stingray 4, for $1200, so i guess that is a ripoff??
     
  11. Those are different types of Stingrays, the ones that this post is about are the imports, the one at Sam Ash is made in the USA and a lot higher in quality.
     
  12. ldiezman

    ldiezman Guest

    Jul 11, 2001
    Nashville
    yeah $1200 ain't bad for a brand new stingray my friend. :)
     
  13. Orco87

    Orco87 Guest

    Mar 26, 2000
    Texas
    but sadly not all of us have $1200 next to our keyboard to go spend....*sigh*....the day will come when I get my stingray, but for now....oh well :)
     
  14. ChronicPyromaniac

    ChronicPyromaniac

    Jan 25, 2001
    What's the ETA in the USA for these? I hope they come in surf green!:cool:
     
  15. beaglesandbass

    beaglesandbass Think first, then post? Staff Member Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Philly Suburbs
    don't feel bad Orco87, i don't have $1200 either