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NBD: MM Classic 5 Butter Cream

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bertbassplayer, Jan 3, 2013.

  1. bertbassplayer

    bertbassplayer Supporting Member

    Jul 7, 2000
    Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX
    Just picked this up from GC, wasn't planning on getting a bass but it was calling my name. It's got a really nice birdseye neck.

  2. sevdog


    Mar 2, 2008
    Congrats, the Classic 5's are freaking amazing.

    I have the exact same bass in the same color. I haven't regretted it once. I spend way too much time staring at the TB classifieds and all I have to do is play it to kill any level of GAS.
  3. paganjack


    Dec 25, 2007
    Los Angeles, CA
    Nice color scheme!
  4. Terry_R


    Aug 5, 2006
    Beauty bass, had a lot of GAS lately for a classic. How are the necks? I've read that they're finished, how do you find it?
  5. jlepre

    jlepre Supporting Member

    Nov 12, 2007
    Cedar Knolls, NJ
    Nice! I have been looking at a Classic White 5 for a while. Just for your information, that finish isn't "Buttercreme." That was only for the 2005 LE series.
  6. bertbassplayer

    bertbassplayer Supporting Member

    Jul 7, 2000
    Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX
    They are glossy finished, personally I prefer finished necks. I never got into standard MMs because I was never big on the oiled necks. The necks seem a tad bit thinner in the back profile than the standard MM as well. However not like super thin, it's very comfy.

    Edit: Oh forgot to mention, the radius is different than a standard sting ray. The Classics have a rounder more vintage radius.
  7. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    I totally love that. Just what I'd get, if I were gonna get one.
  8. portlandguy


    Feb 15, 2011
    Portland, OR
  9. smperry

    smperry Administrator Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Bay Area, CA
    Very nice Stingray!
  10. phillybass101


    Jan 12, 2011
    Artist, Trickfish Amplification Bartolini Emerging Artist, MTD Kingston Emerging Artist. Artist, Tsunami Cables
    Nice. Congrats.
  11. Nothing...NOTHING beats a Stingray.
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