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MM Stingray 5 or MTD Grendel 5

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Joe Boom, Feb 15, 2005.


MM Stingray 5 or MTD Grendel 5

Poll closed Feb 22, 2005.
  1. MM Stingray 5

    83 vote(s)
    69.7%
  2. MTD Grendel 5

    36 vote(s)
    30.3%
  1. Joe Boom

    Joe Boom

    Jun 25, 2004
    Chicago, IL
    If choosing one or the other, which?
     
  2. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Stingray
     
  3. BassGod

    BassGod

    Jan 21, 2004
    Yep.
     
  4. Melvin7822

    Melvin7822 Supporting Member

    May 11, 2004
    Broomfield, CO
    If you're interested I'm selling my MM Stingra 5 in mint condition, not even a year old, for $734 or best offer.
     
  5. Stingray! :bassist:
     
  6. Grendel. I like MTDs...i have one (a Saratoga too) I couldn't ask for more

    Above all play both wihtout looking at price or looking at them in general, play blindfolded and switch them on and off so you can really only tell by sound and feel
     
  7. Shhhttiinngggrrraaayyy baby!
     
  8. Grendel! 0-Fret Goodness! They rock hard.
     
  9. Bassist4Life

    Bassist4Life

    Dec 17, 2004
    Buffalo, NY
    I love a good Stingray. I used to own one but I had to sell it to purchase an upright back in my college days. However, I am going to have to say the MTD. I don't know much about the Grendel, but I know that if it has MTD on it, you can't beat the sound and the quality.
     
  10. PeaceFrog

    PeaceFrog

    Aug 25, 2004
    Los Angeles, CA
    Sting Ray 5 ;)
     
  11. superflybass

    superflybass Supporting Member

    Feb 16, 2004
    La Crosse WI
    mtd all the way
    man I love my 3 loads of tone and for a slap bass wow
     
  12. ebozzz

    ebozzz Supporting Member

    May 17, 2001
    Denver, Colorado
    Grendel for me!
     
  13. Mobay45

    Mobay45 The artist formerly known as "Big Daddy"

    Apr 28, 2004
    Irving, TX
    I can't believe I voted for the Stingray! :D
     
  14. stingray56funk

    stingray56funk Supporting Member

    Feb 16, 2005
    Atlanta
    Stingray all the way! Used to record and play live in almost every genre thinkable! From rock to funk to country to r&b to jazz to solo to rap to whatever else...the stingray has touched it! It is also American made which is more than I can say for the MTD. I've owned Zon, Modulus, Fender, Yamaha, Peavey, G&L, Kubicki...and I would have to say the Musicman Stingray 5 has been my fav.! :bassist:
     
  15. gcbake

    gcbake Gold Supporting Member Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 12, 2007
    Former Ampeg Regional Touring Artist
    Grendel, I have owned both and now I just own the Grendel
     
  16. Gintaras

    Gintaras Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 2004
    Kent Island, Md.
    I had a 5 and know have a 4 string Grendel. Loved them both but really fell in love with the 4 after putting a set of Joe Barden pups. This is always been my goto bass and has been for years.
     
  17. I'd be surprised if choosing was still an issue for the OP after 8 years.