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Short scale Stingray!

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


  1. HD007

    HD007 Supporting Member

    Jul 12, 2018
    Sweetwater has short scales posted at two grand:


    028C6FCD-C31F-4DAD-9DA4-5017E96AE017.
     
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  2. king_biscuit

    king_biscuit Supporting Member

    May 21, 2006
    US
    Available September 2019?
     
  3. ThinCrappyTone

    ThinCrappyTone Mostly harmless Supporting Member

    Oct 1, 2011
    Massachusetts, USA
    These 2019 NAMM announcements are killing me!
     
  4. HD007

    HD007 Supporting Member

    Jul 12, 2018
    Hmm...Sweetwater site also says these have active electronics (EBMM announcement differs) and only 100 being made.
     
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  5. walking Bass

    walking Bass Supporting Member

    May 24, 2005
    Northern California
    For that price I want another PUP by the neck.
     
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  6. IPA

    IPA

    May 5, 2010
  7. Briton

    Briton

    Apr 4, 2009
    London,England
    Great News.........I would take the Burgundy but I would prefer it with a Maple FB. It's bye bye to the Stingray Dropped Copper Special which I was looking to buy, and hello to the short scale Passive Stingray.
     
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  8. HaphAsSard

    HaphAsSard

    Dec 1, 2013
    Italia
    Correct, as the OP of that thread quietly and rightfully reminded us just a handful of minutes ago
    on the other thread:
    Short scale Stingray!
     
  9. Pre EB Stingray owner here. At $800 maybe. $2K I'll pass.
     
    123Nil, GregC, Bassist Jay and 2 others like this.
  10. gln1955

    gln1955 Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2014
    Ohio, USA
    Between the new Mustangs, the announced Gibson SS and now this, it's just a great time time to be a short scale player.
     
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  11. Nebula24

    Nebula24

    Nov 23, 2017
    Norman, OK
    If they made a shorty s.u.b. i'd be in. Just bedroom player so $2k way too much for me. Of the low priced long scales i played s.u.b. felt the best. Would give me more shorty options too.
     
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  12. CapnSev

    CapnSev

    Aug 19, 2006
    Coeur d'Alene
    Holy. Crap. I must have one of these.
     
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  13. Cantstandsya

    Cantstandsya Supporting Member

    Jul 27, 2001
    Fontana, CA
    The new Nordstrand short scale bass looks pretty interesting for anyone that doesn’t want to shell out $2k. They’re supposed to be around $750.
     
  14. JoeWPgh

    JoeWPgh

    Dec 21, 2012
    I like my shorties. I have a few, and I have more than a few 34s. I want a 32!!!!!!!!
     
  15. mikewalker

    mikewalker Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2017
    Canada, Eh!
    It's excellent! :thumbsup:
    I have had a short-scale "Stingray" for the past five years now. ("Mikro" scale, actually)
    It's my favorite platform for tapewounds at the moment... :)
    G-bass_MM-Mikro.
     
  16. CapnSev

    CapnSev

    Aug 19, 2006
    Coeur d'Alene
    I wonder if it means there’s a line of short scale strings coming from them too?
     
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  17. BurtMacklinFBI

    BurtMacklinFBI Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2018
    Damn, I kinda want one of these now. I’d prefer if it were an HH, but still.
     
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  18. Carl Hillman

    Carl Hillman

    Jan 1, 2010
    Awww...

    It looks like it didn't eat its vegetables and never grew up.
     
    sears likes this.
  19. Ric5

    Ric5 Supporting Member

    Jan 29, 2008
    Colorado
    Me like it!!

    the shorter scale will make the G string fuller with more bass
     
    HD007 likes this.
  20. Would love to have one. Too bad it’s such a limited run.
     
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