Sterling by Music Man Sting Ray5 RAY35BK

5-String Electric Bass

  • Swamp ash body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Matching headstock
  • 21 Frets
  • Scale: Long scale
  • Nut width: 45 mm
  • Pickups: 1 Music Man Designed humbucker
  • Active Music Man Designed 3-Band Preamp
  • Music Man Designed bridge with stainless steel saddles
  • Colour: Black
  • Incl. gig bag

Further information

Colour Black
Soundboard Ash
Neck Maple
Fretboard Rosewood
Frets 21
Scale Long Scale
Pickup System H
Elektronic Active
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag Yes

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Great funk bass ... which could be even better with some upgrades

Kevin S, 04.07.2014
This is a nice "cheaper" version of the legendary 5-string Stingray, and with a really nice natural finish.

The bass comes with very very light strings which buzzed a lot when I first tried the bass, you have to tire them a bit first. The action is also set rather high (to my taste), with about 4 mm at the 15th fret. So the first impression wasn't that great ... but playing it felt rather nice, and the neck feels great.

After using the bass for a couple weeks I'm very happy with it although given the price I would have liked to have a way of bypassing the preamp: the bass has a great sound unplugged and the preamps give a nice variety of sounds, but I've listened to too many customized Sterling and MusicMan rays to not want to move to e.g. John East preamps and add a passive/active switch.
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