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pre EB Sting Ray electronics

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by lorbas, Nov 25, 2003.

  1. lorbas


    May 11, 2002
    Kamen, Germany
    i got a question for you pre EB Sting Ray owners: i got an old MM B00-Bass (1976 ?), which i purchased from ebay a few months ago. there's something strange about the electronics, because the bass- and treble-pots have a center-position (i mean cut and boost) ! none of my 5 pre EB MMs have an electronic like this !
    can the electronic be original, or have i been fooled by the seller ??
    if i've been fooled: has anybody some vintage spare-electronics for me ?


  2. KB

    KB Supporting Member

    Jan 13, 2000
    Chapel Hill, NC
    You can open up the electronics cavity and see if it has the expoxy coated preamp. If so then the pots may have just been changed.
  3. dhuffguitars

    dhuffguitars Luthier/Bass Wanker depending on your opinion

    Sep 18, 2001
    If it has boost and cut on a B00 bass it probably has been changed. Either just the pots or the whole preamp.

  4. Garey

    Garey Supporting Member Commercial User

    Apr 23, 2003
    Northern California
    Artist Relations/Product Specialist: Mesa Boogie
    Defintely been changed.....I've owned plenty 76'79 Rays....there should be no middle detent on those pots.

    Contact me if you want the real deal...I've got a few control panels with original parts I got from the factory...they are from 77, 78.

    Aloha, Garey
  5. lorbas


    May 11, 2002
    Kamen, Germany

    i'd like one of these spare control panels ! please send a mail if you got one left...
    i've sent you a pm already.


  6. lorbas


    May 11, 2002
    Kamen, Germany
    garey ? anybody home ?

    have sent you pm ...