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New Bass Day (Stingray)!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by TechJunky, Mar 18, 2010.

  1. TechJunky


    Aug 31, 2009
    Columbus, OH
    Just got this in a trade with a fellow TBer. 2000 EBMM Stingray, black sparkle with maple board and matching headstock. 3 band eq. I'm in love! :D:D I just got a SBMM Ray34 a few weeks ago, and absolutely love that bass (still do), and it only solidified my desire for a true Stingray. This has been the bass I've wanted since before I even played bass. All my favorite bands were using it, it sounds amazing, looks amazing, so on and so on... Unfortunately I live in an apartment, so I'm stuck playing it through my crappy headphone amp at the moment, but this weekend I'll be taking it to my gf's and using my amp, so I'll get to hear her sing out loud!

    Without further ado, here are the excessive photos:


    And one shot of the Stingray and Ray34 together
  2. ausf


    Jun 24, 2008
    New York
  3. Dreagen

    Dreagen Supporting Member

    Jan 1, 2008
    Winston-Salem, NC
    Wow, that looks absolutely stunning.
  4. TheMarkV


    Feb 23, 2009
    Great Job!
  5. nice bro!!!
    They look great!
  6. TwinBass


    Oct 5, 2007
    Spokane, WA
    She's a beauty! Congrats
  7. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
  8. funkybass4ever


    Dec 12, 2007
    you did good now put down the camera and play it until your fingers cramp up:hyper:
  9. Valerus


    Aug 4, 2005
    Austin, Texas
    I'm so jealous of the black sparkle.
  10. JoshuaTSP


    Sep 26, 2008
    Do you prefer one to the other? Any noticeable differences?
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  12. mgauge


    Dec 21, 2009
    Chicago, IL
    Love that stingray.. Cool color! enjoi
  13. TechJunky


    Aug 31, 2009
    Columbus, OH
    The finish looks amazing in person. It's hard to capture in photos. Without enough light it looks flat, with too much light and it seems a lot more flashy than it is. It's the perfect level of subtle and flash imo. I haven't had enough time with it to compare the two basses to build a preference. I'm more familiar with the Ray34 since I've had it longer, but after getting this set up the way I like it, I'm very quickly becoming accustom to the Stingray and can easily see this being my favorite bass. What an incredibly solid bass though!
  14. i would also like to know how the two compare to eachother!!!
  15. bobalu


    Oct 1, 2004
    above the 49th
    Sparkles rule. :bassist:
  16. Double Agent

    Double Agent Supporting Member

    Mar 10, 2006
    Lakeland, FL
    I always liked EBMM sparkle finishes. This one is no exception. Nice bass!
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