Sterling by Music Man Sting Ray5 RAY35NT

Sterling by Music Man Sting Ray5 RAY35NT bass guitar, 5 string, swamp ash body, maple neck, maple fretboard, matching headstock, 21 frets, 1x Music Man® designed humbucker, Music Man designed 3 band active preamp, Music Man® designed bridge w/ stainless steel saddles, long scale, nut width 45mm, finish natural, incl. gig bag

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Colour Natural
Soundboard Ash
Neck Maple
Fretboard Maple
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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