Question regarding stingray pots

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by birdsg, Jul 21, 2004.

  1. birdsg


    Dec 18, 2003
    Birmingham England
    Hi Guys, I have searched and cant find answer anywhere so here goes...
    I just bought a used stingray from eBay and want to double check its a genuine EB. The serial number is Dxxxxxx and is on the bridge which I think dates it to 1997/98. The neck is definately EB as far as I can tell but my one query is with the 2 band eq and volume pots. On all the stingrays I have seen the pots have a central position where the pots 'stick' for midway - this bass doesnt have that?? Was that usual for late 90's EBs? maybe my bass has been modded?
    Anything else to check on the body to check its genuine - the neck plate looks correct.


  2. Go to the "Horse's mouth," as the expression goes: The Ernie Ball site.

    Go to forums.

    I just might see you there.

    Congrats on buying a 'Ray. ;)

  3. Folmeister

    Folmeister Knowledge is Good - Emile Faber Supporting Member

    May 7, 2003
    Tomball, Texas
    Also, you can try the Music Man forum on The Dude Pit.
  4. birdsg


    Dec 18, 2003
    Birmingham England
    Thanks guys, I have tried EB forum and found one thread where a guy reckons he had seen an older stingray with no center detainte (think thats what its called!)

  5. nivagues


    Jan 18, 2002
    Steve...I've just replied to your post over at the EB Forum :)