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Whats really the difference?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BassGod2013, Jan 22, 2012.


  1. BassGod2013

    BassGod2013

    Jan 14, 2012
    Sterling Classic Active Bass

    Vs

    Sterling Ray34 Bass


    I'm
    Getting a new bass and I can't decide between the two
     
  2. The two basses are exactly the same as far as I can tell.

    Only one has a 2 band EQ and one has the 3 band EQ.

    One is not necessarily better than the other. It's like ice cream flavour; you pick the one you want. I am GASing hard for a 2 band 5 string ray.
     
  3. There is a difference as to the nut width if that is a big deal to you. (It is for me).
    The ray34ca has a nut width like that of a jazz bass which I find very comfortable.
    The ray34 has a p-bass-like neck.
    I went with the classic active just because of that difference.
     
  4. finfrocka

    finfrocka

    Jul 12, 2005
    San Diego
    I played a ray34 today. The neck width at the nut was thicker but no where near a deal breaker. Great bass for the money especially used. However it was the regular not the classic. Also I own an SB-14 and I really like the option of going from parallel to series.
     

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