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What pedals should i use with a musicman stingray?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by haz2750, Oct 30, 2005.

  1. haz2750


    Oct 30, 2005
    I've got a new Musicman Stinray ordered (black, 3 band eq w/ piezo) :hyper:
    and was wonderin if any body had any ideas of what type of pedals i should use with it. :confused:
    This is my first brand spanking new quality bass havin bin playin a 4-string squire p and a 5 string one for the last 4ish years. Ive got a zoom 708II multi pedal which worked fine for them but i'm lookin for somethin slightly better for the new bass. I know its tone on its own is phenomenal but i'm lookin for somethin a bit extra.
    At the moment i'm thinkin a Electro harmoix Q-tron envelope filter and a Dunlop 105Q Crybaby Bass Wah.
    I'm a huge RHCP fan but also got a likin for funk.
    I'd really appreciate any input
  2. This should go in effects. ;)
  3. pickles

    pickles Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2000
    Ventura, CA
    Or maybe it belongs here, since the answer is ... none :ninja:

    That stingray is going to sound so much better than your squire you might not feel the urge to gank it up with effects at all. Just pure, clean, stingray punch.

    Flea rarely uses effects, with a few notable exceptions.
  4. Pwned! :p
  5. bugbass


    Apr 8, 2004
    Stay away from cheap multieffect pedals, they just degrades your sound.
    Try pedals from high-quality brands like EBS, TC etc
  6. I'd only recommend one. A Mini Q-tron.

  7. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    I use none with my musicman sterling.
  8. That being the case, then I can only think of one; a gas Pedal, to get it to gigs with! :bassist:
  9. Pennydreadful

    Pennydreadful Goin out West

    Jun 13, 2005
    Arlington, Texas
    Definitely. I hate multi-effects. One effect at a time, and analog if you can help it.
  10. dBerriff


    Oct 2, 2004
    Oakham, UK
    I agree with "none" - except you could use the money you save to buy a SansAmp Bass Driver which is a DI/ Amp Sim/ overdrive/ tone shaper all in one.
  11. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    "Should" use? That's for you to decide, no?
    "Could" use? Anyone.
  12. Beav

    Beav Graphics Whore

    Jul 17, 2003
    Middle Tennessee
    Designer: Beav's Graphics
    I'd suggest a light overdrive, wah, and a Sansamp BDDI. I love a stingray with grit. Mmm mmm good!
  13. haz2750


    Oct 30, 2005
    Thanx for the input.
    i decided that my stingray's gonna come anyway so i went out an bought the cry baby.
    Even if my stingray doesn't sound good with it it's sweet with the squires.
    Mind u it would be difficult to make them sound worse :smug: