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NBD: Music Man Classic Stingray 5

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by nocluejimbo, Jan 17, 2014.

  1. nocluejimbo


    Jul 10, 2011
    St. Louis
    New bass day. Classic Stingray 5. Coral red. Tortoise shell pickguard. Birdseye maple fretboard.



    The local Guitar Center was clearing this out at $500 off. This is the second EBMM bass I have owned - had a pearl blue Stingray 4 H 3EQ a couple of years ago. This is a much nicer instrument, more fun to play. Love the birdseye maple neck/fretboard and hard finish on the neck - a huge upgrade (to me) over the oil/wax finished plain maple on my previous Stingray.

    I have an Aguilar TH350 and DB112NT on the way. Can't wait to hear that setup with this bass.
  2. Nice bass! Love the colour and IMO these look far better then the standard SR5's with their massive pick guards.
  3. danster


    Jul 13, 2007
    Connecticut, USA
    EXACTLY! Congrats on a beauty!
  4. swamp_bass

    swamp_bass I love it when a groove comes together Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2013
    North Cackalacky
    That is just gorgeous! You must be stoked. This week I'll be receiving one of its distant cousins from across the tracks, a Sterling.
  5. garp


    Feb 7, 2009
    Connecticut USA
    Congrats. Lovely photos.
  6. georgestrings

    georgestrings Banned

    Nov 5, 2005
    Very, very nice - I LOVE those Classics!!! Although I'm normally a tort fan, I think white pearl would look great on that.... Congrats, and happy NBD...

    - georgestrings
  7. Nobody

    Nobody Banned

    Jul 14, 2004
    This. :bassist:
  8. LowEZ

    LowEZ Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2011
    Central NJ
    Beautiful, congrats!
  9. kimokeo


    Jul 7, 2009
    Very nice! Congrats!
  10. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
    Nice! Congrats!
  11. fretno

    fretno Supporting Member

    May 10, 2009
    Los Angeles
    Beauty !
  12. georgestrings

    georgestrings Banned

    Nov 5, 2005
    Agreed 100%...

    - georgestrings
  13. Red_Label


    Dec 1, 2013
    MT, USA
    Wow... LOVE that bass! Would trade a black pickup for the white one, but other than that... perfect!
  14. Joelc73

    Joelc73 Supporting Member

    Nov 13, 2000
    New York
    I just got one of these yesterday. I absolutely love it -- It is a phenomenal bass. I somehow lucked out and got a nice light weight one.

    I actually wanted that color combo that you have but they were back ordered. Ended up with black instead. Can't really go wrong with black!