Dismiss Notice

Psst... Ready to join TalkBass and start posting, make new friends, sell your gear, and more?  Register your free account in 30 seconds.

Musicman sr5 vs Fender MIA deluxel P bass V

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bassist 4 life, Sep 19, 2005.


  1. Hello

    I am saving up for a new bass I came across 2 basses that seemed pretty good

    they were a musicman stingray 5 and a fender deluxe mia precision V.

    i play rock/blues/prog metal/slap, which one of these 2 basses do you think would suit me, I think the stingray is a better choice, what do you TBers think?

    can anyone post clips if possible?
     
  2. Stox

    Stox

    Mar 18, 2005
    London UK
    I just traded my SR5 for a MIA Jazz Deluxe V because it was more versatile tonewise. The Stingray is a great bass but I would check out the new dual humbucker versions just about to hit the market and then try both a decide which you like better. They are both fine instruments.
     
  3. adouglas

    adouglas

    Jun 23, 2003
    Bridgeport, CT
    Apples>Oranges
    Oranges>Apples

    Very different basses. What they have in common is that they're 5ers.

    The Stingray has a distinctive, punchy, aggressive tone. Some don't like it, many do.

    I don't know enough about the specific Fender in question to say any more.

    I will note that I just bought a Bongo, so I'm undoubtedly MM-biased.
     
  4. Since it will take awhile for me to save up im guessing that the new mms will already be there by the time i have enough money to buy a sr5, os i might get one of those isnteads, i like the ones with 1 humbucker and 1 single coil pickup?

    can anyone post clips of the stingray or the fende?