attention MUSICMAN men (and women)

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by ****yBassist, Nov 18, 2001.

  1. ****yBassist


    Nov 12, 2001
    Ok, so what's everyones fav strings and guages for the ole stinger?
  2. downstairs


    May 13, 2001
    Pasadena, MD
    Peavy Cirrus nickelwound bass strings.
  3. masaru


    Aug 8, 2001
    Okinawa, Japan
    Dean Markley Blue Steel Medium Light .045 - .105
  4. EString


    Nov 20, 2000
    Los Altos, CA
    Should this be in strings?
  5. music man sabre:

    .45 - 100s DR strings

    ...they're so tasty too
  6. stingray5 fretless:

    D'addario 1/2 rounds .130-.045
  7. CrawlingEye

    CrawlingEye Member

    Mar 20, 2001
    Easton, Pennsylvania
    Agreed... Another thing, there's plenty of other Music Man's than the "stinger."

    For example, my lovely Sterling. :)

    I haven't changed my strings yet.
    Haven't really found a need to yet.
    I generally play my strings for 6 months to a year, before I replace them.

    My next set will be the same set that was originally on there, considering I got them free from Ernie Ball after registering my bass, and they're what was originally on the bass (when I bought it). :)
  8. David-Adler


    Feb 28, 2001
    Bonn, Germany
    I liked Warwick Black Label and Red Label Strings on it 45-130 (Stingray 5 Fretted).

  9. Funkster

    Funkster Supporting Member

    Apr 6, 2000
    Wormtown, MA
    Ernie Ball regular slinkys 50-100
  10. red-hot-bassist


    Sep 18, 2001
    i dont know, they came with the bass :cool:
  11. trussman


    Jun 16, 2001
    Ernie Ball Power Slinky 110-55
  12. MusicMan 5: Currently sporting Dean Markley SR 2000 medium guage: 48, 67, 84, 106, 128

    Also have tried Labella Hard Rockin' Steel with much success ( although darker sounding, not as twangy as the Markley's ) 45,65,85,105,128
  13. Robert B

    Robert B Somewhere under the rainbow Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2000
    Rittman, OH, USA
    DR Low Rider Nickels on my Sabre.
  14. stingray96191


    Jul 27, 2001
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Unofficially Endorsing Ernie Ball Music Man Guitars
    ernie Ball Slinky 5 String.

    45, 65, 80, 100, 130.

    The only strings for that bass
  15. bb77


    Oct 13, 2001
    Ernie Ball Super Slinky
  16. I just bought a Stingray last Saturday, and I assume it's got Ernie Ball slinkys on it. I've heard other people say they're not that good, but, so far I like 'em. I just registered my bass too, so they should be sendin' me another set. They have a stiff sort of feel to them. Not bad.

    Mike J.
  17. Intrepid


    Oct 15, 2001
    Hell yeah...I also put on GHS Bass Boomers and I like those too...
  18. I read the other day on EB's FAQ. Yes the SR has Slinky's. They all do.
  19. CrawlingEye

    CrawlingEye Member

    Mar 20, 2001
    Easton, Pennsylvania
    I think I may experiement with some stainless steel strings, like maybe some of GHS's brighter strings, or maybe some DR's. :)