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Real Stingray neck? What is up with this peghead??

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by lowrez, Dec 14, 2006.


  1. lowrez

    lowrez no.

    Nov 27, 2004
    New Englandish
    I was doing my usual search of ebay for new-ish listing of anything interesting and found this: http://search.ebay.com/150070768631

    The peghead looks completely wrong to me. Was there ever a peghead like this from the factory? Ugly anyhow... just curious if this is a franken-ray or ....
     
  2. fenderx55

    fenderx55

    Jan 15, 2005
    NYC/Queens
    "The headstock was modified at one time or another."

    Looks like the dropped it and sanded it down or something.
     
  3. Eww, that is just ugly. I doubt that they would make something like that in the factory, but I don't know.
     
  4. lowrez

    lowrez no.

    Nov 27, 2004
    New Englandish
    Ahh I missed that quote. My bad for scanning the posting instead of reading it through. And yes, I am retarded.
     
  5. MobileHolmes

    MobileHolmes I used to be BassoP

    Nov 4, 2006
    Iowa
    Also, the guard appears to have a rout for a J pickup at the neck.
     
  6. TNF

    TNF

    Oct 7, 2006
    Dallas Tx
    Looks like there was a J bass pickup at the bottom of the neck too. Look at the pickguard. And that headstock is just horrible. Sad thing to do to a '78 Stingray. :(
     

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