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Looky what I found, whilest scanning MF...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by McHack, Sep 4, 2003.

  1. McHack


    Jul 29, 2003
    Central Ohio!
  2. Hategear

    Hategear Workin' hard at hardly workin'.

    Apr 6, 2001
    Appleton, Swissconsin
    I saw them too, but didn't want to ask about 'em, because I can't stand the "what do you think of this bass" threads.

    So, what does everyone think of this bass?

  3. Eric Moesle

    Eric Moesle

    Sep 21, 2001
    Columbus OH
    For that price, you can get a REAL stingray used in excellent condition on Ebay . . . and have a superior instrument with better resale value.
  4. McHack


    Jul 29, 2003
    Central Ohio!
    Speaking of which, I saw a nice Red SR5 @ 5th Ave Fret shop last week... My 1st visit there, neat store.
  5. rygelxvi


    Jan 6, 2003
    Definatly look for a real used one.
  6. phogchris

    phogchris www.scarsoflife.com

    May 27, 2000
    Boca Raton, FL
    I cannot stand the huge body of a SR5, I would be inclined to buy the SUB 5 as the SUB 4 sounds like a Ray to me...and I have owned 3 real ones...
  7. Hategear

    Hategear Workin' hard at hardly workin'.

    Apr 6, 2001
    Appleton, Swissconsin
    Yeah, if you don't end up with someone else's junk instead.

    I'm still not 100% sold on buying instruments sight unseen. Sorry.
  8. most agreed, Hategear
  9. tuBass


    Dec 14, 2002
    Mesquite, Texas
    Very interesting, can somebody detail the differences in the more expensive stingrays and the SUB's? I see they are still american made, but did they just eliminate the option list and that brought down the cost?
    By the way, I like the pickguard design on the SUB better than the SR5. Not the material, but the shape.
  10. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    I agree. The two things that I don't like about the 'Ray 5 are the string spacing, and that huge piece of plastic covering almost the whole front of the bass.

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