Musicman serial nº

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by JPAmorim, Aug 13, 2001.

  1. JPAmorim


    Jul 17, 2001
    Rio de Janeiro


    If I have a serial number : L 00155 on a musicman stingray,

    "L" stands for left handed??? (it´s my case)

    "00" means the year of 2000???

    "155" stands for the number of lefty basses made??


  2. snyderz


    Aug 20, 2000
    AZ mountains
    Hi JP,
    Man you could be right, but I don't think they fall into such an easy category. My Stingray is E14XXX and was made in 2000, not 1914. If you email Ernie Ball (unless yours is preEB, they may be able to help you date your Stingray.
  3. Thornton Davis

    Thornton Davis

    Dec 11, 1999
    MusicMan number their instruments sequentially. Unfortunately the date and year of manufacturing is not in the serial number. In order to get that info, send the Ernie Ball customer service dept a email with the serial number of your bass and they will email you back a complete description of it along with the date it was "born".
    PS - If you go to the EB website you can find the email address to their customer service reps there. I recently did this and they got back to me in a day. They were very helpfull.