The Ray has Stung me!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by karrot-x, Jul 1, 2004.

  1. karrot-x

    karrot-x Banned

    Feb 21, 2004
    Omicron Persei 8
    My new *used* Stingray arrived today! I love this bass, it's punchy, growly, tight and is really fun to slap!

    Here's some eye-candy:


    For more pictures go to:

    Thanks TB'er lsu921 the bass is amazing!
  2. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    Nice, simplistic, understated. Probably sounds great. Good score.
  3. Stephen Soto

    Stephen Soto

    Oct 12, 2003
    indeed. looks badass, congrats!
  4. nice one:) have fun playing it (and I know you will :) )
  5. raycer


    Mar 22, 2004
    Orange County, NY
    sweet, congrats
  6. lsu921


    Jun 6, 2003
    Addis, La
    You're very welcome. That was the best 4 string I've ever owned. You'll like it more with some DR's. Ernie Ball sent me some of the slinky's in the black pack for registering it online, and that's what is on there now. I didn't like them, but I wanted to send it out with some fresh strings.
  7. lsimy

    lsimy Supporting Member

    Apr 18, 2003
    Virginia, USA
    I had that same layout on a lefty Stingray. Bought it for $650 used. It was a bit beat but wow, what a great sound. I sold it. I'm an idiot.

    Enjoy that bass. It looks fantastic !!!!!!! Wish I had mine back :meh:
  8. That's like, the greatest thing ever. Enjoy it.
  9. Swap the maple board for a rosewood, and that's my bass. :bassist:

    You own a black Stingray. :cool:
    You can marry one of my nieces! :D

    Congrats on the 'Ray, Karrot-X.

    Mike ;)
  10. karrot-x

    karrot-x Banned

    Feb 21, 2004
    Omicron Persei 8
    ^Haha, I don't want to get married yet :). I thought DR high beams were on here, they look and feel like my old high beams. Practice is going to be awesome tomorrow :0.
  11. lsu921


    Jun 6, 2003
    Addis, La
    Nope. Those are Slinky's. I didn't care for them too much. I didn't like the feel of that type. I like the Slinky's in the pink pack. 100-45's. Those are 105-45's on there now. Hope you enjoy it. Was it MINT or what?
  12. karrot-x

    karrot-x Banned

    Feb 21, 2004
    Omicron Persei 8
    Ya it's really really really nice, I can't believe how shiney it is!
  13. birdsg


    Dec 18, 2003
    Birmingham England
    congrats, thats a great looking bass :)
  14. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Did you just get that one from the Gear for Sale forum? It's sweet and I have the same variety myself!
  15. A stingray? You've got to be kidding.

    ;) :D

    Congrats on the Stinger - you get on with your bad self!!!

    :hyper: :cool:
  16. karrot-x

    karrot-x Banned

    Feb 21, 2004
    Omicron Persei 8

    I bought it from Ebay, but it turns out that the bass is from a tb'er here that did post it in the Gear for Sale forum :).
  17. rogerbmiller

    rogerbmiller Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 16, 2003
    One of the most perfect basses made. It can do almost anything and it feels sweeter than buttah. Enjoy it.
  18. BCinU


    Jun 24, 2004
    I owned that exact bass. I didn't appreciate it when I had it (kept reaching for the precision with flats), and miss it now.

    Congrats. It looks great.