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Short scale Stingray!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BIGEJ2, Jan 24, 2019.


  1. BIGEJ2

    BIGEJ2 Supporting Member

    Jul 29, 2009
    Happy Valley, PA
  2. LoTone

    LoTone Clean as an Entwistle... Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2010
    Quebec, Canada
    head.

    Is it like there are people at EBMM that are silently monitoring Talkbass? Never saw that coming.
     
  3. mannysilvers

    mannysilvers Commercial User

    Jun 20, 2009
    NYC
    Engineer, Electro-Harmonix
    Shortscale Stingray.PNG
    Interesting to see all of the electronics changes from a normal Stingray. Arguably a bigger change than the scale length.
     
  4. Pilgrim

    Pilgrim Supporting Member

    That's what I'M talkin' 'bout!!

    Good move to create this model. I'm very much a short scale lover. They'll sell very well.
     
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  5. amper

    amper

    Dec 4, 2002
    US
    Can I have two? Fretted and fretless? :swoon: The perfect travel set.
     
  6. amper

    amper

    Dec 4, 2002
    US
    I hope they do, because I'd like to see this one stay for good. Right off the bat, it's more beautiful than a Mustang.
     
    BASSnSAX, Steve88, BradH and 9 others like this.
  7. SpazzTheBassist

    SpazzTheBassist

    Jun 20, 2006
    +100000
     
  8. philthygeezer

    philthygeezer

    May 22, 2002
    Drools...
     
  9. mongo2

    mongo2

    Feb 17, 2008
    Da Shaw
    'Bout time. But I'd prefer either the pickup be closer to the neck or an HH version.
     
  10. Axstar

    Axstar

    Jul 8, 2016
    East of Eden.
    Heartening to see more builders consider shortscale to be a valid bass design.
     
  11. PSPookie

    PSPookie

    Aug 13, 2006
    Lubbock, TX
    This is going to make a lot of people happy.
     
  12. amper

    amper

    Dec 4, 2002
    US
    Heartening to see more bassists not regarding short scale instruments as "beginners'" instruments.
     
  13. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses
    Me neither. And now I hate everybody.

    Have an American Performer Mustang out for delivery, today.

    I REALLY have to start selling all my basses, so I can start buying all new basses.
     
  14. davelowell2

    davelowell2 Uhh... FaFaFooey is BaBaBooey... Supporting Member

    Apr 20, 2006
    NYC via StL
    Passive bass boost?

    Is that like the OMG mode on an L-1000 (L1K, Wunkay)???
     
  15. HD007

    HD007 Supporting Member

    Jul 12, 2018
    Ooooh...this is cool. Will probably be much pricier than American Performer Mustang, but if this has the build quality of the EBMM Specials it would, for me, be worth the extra cash.
     
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  16. Skillet

    Skillet Supporting Member

    Nov 25, 2011
    Louisiana
    Lets guess at the sticker price..... I'll go...
    $1799
     
  17. nonohmic

    nonohmic Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 2005
    ABQ, NM.
    Still no sterling special...
     
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  18. HD007

    HD007 Supporting Member

    Jul 12, 2018
    I'll guess $2,099 or so; same as the Specials.
    The new Fender (American made) Mustang guitars and basses are at same price point as full-scale basses/Teles/Strats, so I'm guessing EBMM's offerings will mirror the price point of their full-scale equivalent.
     
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  19. Skillet

    Skillet Supporting Member

    Nov 25, 2011
    Louisiana
    I'm holding out hope that it being passive, we might get a break.
     
  20. Lesfunk

    Lesfunk Supporting Member

    That will most likely wind up being collectible
     
    Volker Kirstein and lowdownthump like this.

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