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Attn Sterling/Stingray 5 Owners

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Hungry Soul, Aug 2, 2002.


  1. My newest bass is a Sterling and I was just curious as to what pickup coil setting everyone uses and why. To my understanding the bridge setting (parallel) is how a normal Stingray's pickup sounds. What uses have you found for the different settings or do you just favor one? Thanks :)
     
  2. ldiezman

    ldiezman

    Jul 11, 2001
    Nashville
    well.. I don't own one anymore.. but I did own a stingray up until 3 weeks ago.. and I pretty much always left it in parallel...
     
  3. Me too:)
     
  4. I mostly use the parallell setting too... I just like it best there. Sometime I use the middle spot (single coil) w/the mid bumped up a bit... it gives me a pretty good P-bassy type sound (enough to fool most non-bass players at any rate). I only use the series setting when I'm playing something melodic and "chordy"... but I don't do that often.
     
  5. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    Mine mostly stays in the parallel position, too. It is nice to have the option, though.