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For Sale Stingray 5 LE with Nordy upgrades and active/passive switch

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by BigRedBassPlayer, Oct 11, 2017.

  1. BigRedBassPlayer

    BigRedBassPlayer Supporting Member

    For sale only now. I’m trying to fund another bass.

    This is the chance to own a one of a kind Ray!!

    $1575 while the couple basses I’m looking at are still up. Shipped conus.

    It’s a typical made I’ll pull this back down thread. I’m really looking at just staying with a 4. This is a one of a kind Stingray.

    It’s well worth it with everything that was put into it.

    I have here a beautiful 2005 Limited Edition Stingray 5 in butterscotch. The mods were done professionally. Just check out the upgrades this has! Nordy pre with Nordy Bigman pickups. On top of that it’s an active/passive Ray!

    This is from the previous owner:

    I've got a 2005 MM Stingray 5 HH LTD.

    I sent it to Carey Nordstrand who had Mo put in 2 BigMan p/us and a 3 way Nordy pre.

    Has pickup blend, VTC, 5 way coil select, sweepable mids, high/low boost. No routing was done

    The pickups are the Nordstrand BigMan's - the bigman - Nordstrand Pickups

    Pre is 3 way from Nordstrand - 3b preamp - Nordstrand Pickups

    I wanted more versatility from the bass and Carey and Mo suggested these.

    It has pickup blend as well as the 5 way coil selector. It also has a passive/active switch and sweepable mids. It has tone control for passive as well.

    If you call Nordstrand and talk to Mo, he'll remember everything he did.

    The bass has WAY more low end than a regular MM, but you can dial in the traditional tone as well as single out the back p/u for that signature MM sound.

    But it also allows for a WAY smoother MM sound when you don't want it to be so mid-honking.

    Bass is absolutely mint.

    It has the OHSC with the blue protective tape on the latches. Rosewood board and it plays like a dream.

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    Last edited: Oct 20, 2017
  2. BigRedBassPlayer

    BigRedBassPlayer Supporting Member

    Here’s some more photos from the previous owner.

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  3. BigRedBassPlayer

    BigRedBassPlayer Supporting Member

    Make an offer on this beauty! It takes a Stingray to a whole new level.
  4. Bassstud1

    Bassstud1 Supporting Member

    Sep 23, 2001
    LaPorte Indiana USA
    Are the original electronics gone?
  5. BigRedBassPlayer

    BigRedBassPlayer Supporting Member

    I have them stored. I’ve been meaning to get them out. I’ll take pictures after I get off work tonight.
  6. BigRedBassPlayer

    BigRedBassPlayer Supporting Member

    Here’s a picture of the original electronics.

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  7. chris lykins

    chris lykins Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2004
    phoenix az
    How much does she way?
  8. BigRedBassPlayer

    BigRedBassPlayer Supporting Member

    According to the previous owner it’s around 10. I can say it doesn’t seem that heavy.
  9. Bassstud1

    Bassstud1 Supporting Member

    Sep 23, 2001
    LaPorte Indiana USA
    I guess my question was if the original electronics are available would you consider selling them separately or are they going with the bass?
  10. BigRedBassPlayer

    BigRedBassPlayer Supporting Member

    I would have to think on that. I may prefer to keep them with the bass to give more value. But, things may change.
  11. TimBosby

    TimBosby Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2004
    Omaha, NE, USA
    Sweet bass from a good dude :)
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  12. Reviresco

    Reviresco Supporting Member

    Jun 5, 2011
    New England
    Great TB’er here! Sweet bass too! GLWTS!
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  13. BigRedBassPlayer

    BigRedBassPlayer Supporting Member

    Someone snatch this up! You will defiantly be please with it. The original electronics are included.
  14. BigRedBassPlayer

    BigRedBassPlayer Supporting Member

    Not only do you get an amazing limited edition bass with the original electronics included, but you’re getting a very valuable set of Nordy pups and pre amp. Well worth the money.
  15. murphy

    murphy Supporting Member

    May 5, 2004
    Toronto, Canada
    I put Norsdtrand Alnico pickups and MM preamp in one of my SR5vers.......Just want to give a big thumbs up for the great sound
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  16. BigRedBassPlayer

    BigRedBassPlayer Supporting Member

    Make me an offer