If the thread is still bumped to the front page of the basses subforum, you can read about my recent trip to the GC. Previously, my philosophy on 5'ers was: "the wider, the better." This philosophy was thwarted when I tried out some sort of Warwick Streamer 5'er with larger string spacing than I had ever seen on a 5 (20 mm). It ended up being less comfortable than the Stingray 5, which had much tighter string spacing. I could play it, but it hurt the top of my right wrist. I could play the Stingray 5 much better. I am choosing between a Stingray and an MTD Kingston (or possibly Heir, both have a string spacing of 19 mm) solely on feel . It is important to note that I had some trouble playing the Stingray 5, but I'm not sure if this had to do with me never owning a 5 string since my first bass which I got rid over three years ago after playing for a month and got a 4, or if it was the string spacing. I don't think I have any way of trying out a Kingston. Main Question: Which bass would I be more comfortable playing, the Stingray or Kingston? Additional Questions: 1. What is the string spacing (in mm) of the Stingray 5? 2. What is the sound difference between the Stingray and Kingston? How much of a difference? 3. What other basses have the same string spacing as the Kingston and Stingray? Please do not respond with something like: "I would go with the Kingston because **I** like wider string spacing." You and I have different preferences. I need to find the bass that will best fit **my** needs. thank you very, very much.