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Sterling Ray34 Silverburst

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Jimbowhit7, Mar 5, 2018.

  1. Jimbowhit7


    Mar 5, 2018
    I was trying to find some more info on my SBMM Ray34 the other day - particularly why I couldn't seem to find any other silverburst models - and I came across a blog that said the silverburst model was a 2010 limited edition, and that only 500 were made. Does anybody on here know more about this bass, or where I could get more info?


    Here's the link to that blog I mentioned: Rex and the Bass: Sterling by MusicMan RAY34 Silverburst Bass
  2. NicJimBass

    NicJimBass Flossin'? I thought your name was Munson! Supporting Member

    Nov 22, 2004
    Lancaster, OH
    64 Audio · DR Strings · Source Audio · Hipshot
    Yup, only 500 made. What other info are you looking for? I had one of these last year. Good bass!
  3. bovinehost

    bovinehost Supporting Member

    Dec 5, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: Ernie Ball Music Man/Sterling By Music Man
    You can trust Rex to have the right info. If he doesn't, I'll smack him. Good dude, Rex is.
  4. Jimbowhit7


    Mar 5, 2018
    I was mainly curious as to why I couldn't find many others for sale with the same finish as mine. Outside of that I was really just digging. Thanks for the help! I've had that bass for about two years, and I had no idea it was so rare. Based on the prices Rex listed, I got mine for a steal ($400). Makes me that much happier that I own it - love how it sounds and plays.
  5. BassAndReeds

    BassAndReeds Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2016
    I own one of these. Was my first real bass (besides a really cheap Ibanez that must have had 15mm string spacing). Beautiful looking. Action is a tad high, and the qualified tech said he couldn’t get it any lower. I haven’t looked at it now that I know how to do setups.

    The pickup is really tinny. I replaced mine with a Nordstrand, and now the bass can run with any Stingray out there. Unfortunately it doesn’t get any love from me currently, behind a Carvin, Lakland Skyline, and G&L Tribute. I didn’t think I’d ever sell it. Now I know it’s 1/500, I definitely won’t.
  6. OMG..that is beautiful.....:woot:drooldrooldrooldrool
  7. Jimbowhit7


    Mar 5, 2018
    Yeah, I absolutely LOVE the silver burst finish. :D
  8. I traded a motorcyle jacket/helmet that I was not using and a bit of cash for this last week.... passive but ohhh my love the growl...
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  9. Jimbowhit7


    Mar 5, 2018
    That looks nice! The pickguard looks pretty cool.

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