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Ernie Ball Music Man Classic Stingray 5 Electric Bass Guitar Black Maple Fretboard with Birdseye Maple Neck

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The Music Man Classic Stingray 5 Electric Bass delivers the old school vibe you love with the flawless craftsmanship and incredible feel that sets Music Man basses apart. This tricked-out Classic Coll... Read More

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The Music Man Classic Stingray 5 Electric Bass delivers the old school vibe you love with the flawless craftsmanship and incredible feel that sets Music Man basses apart. This tricked-out Classic Collection Stingray 5-string bass is just as breathtaking to look at as it is to play and hear.

In the Music Man Stingray 5 bass, fat, powerful tone with great snap and articulation meet the stunning beauty and smooth feel of the finished figured maple neck. For classic vibe in a bass guitar with modern custom shop elegance, the Music Man Classic Stingray 5 is unsurpassed.

Features
  • Solid ash slab body
  • Finished figured maple neck with 7-1/2" radius maple or rosewood fretboard
  • Through-body stringing, bridge saddle string mutes
  • Classic skinny frets and nut
  • Single passive alnico humbucker with active 2-band preamp
  • Chrome truss rod adjuster wheel and battery cover
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Ernie Ball Music ManClassic Stingray 5 Electric Bass Guitar
 
5.0

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5.0

Best Bass I ever owned

By Bobby C.

from San Jose

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Ernie Ball Music Man Classic Stingray 5 Electric Bass Guitar:

    I have had many basses over the 30 plus years I have been playing. This one is the best I've ever owned. Made in the USA, the quality is top of the line. I play this in jam situations, I record with it, and play small venues, (church included), The tone available to me on the fly is a wide range from full on Music Man tone to full heavy bass. The neck is just the right width for a 5 string. I have small hands and I play this thing with ease. I have owned:Rickenbacker 4001,Fender P, G&L L-2000,Warwick Corvette 5, and a classic 4 string Music Man from the late 70's. Bought them all new. The only one I ever missed was the Music Man. This one replaces it and surpasses it. This bass is proudly displayed in my living room on a string swing.....

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    5.0

    This Bass is worth every cent I paid..

    By Bobthebassman

    from San Jose

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Classic Music Man tone plus more
    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Live Church Worship Band
      • Practicing
      • Recording

      Comments about Ernie Ball Music Man Classic Stingray 5 Electric Bass Guitar:

      I use this bass in a church worship setting. The wide range of tones available to me during the performance is one of this bass' best features. The classic Music Man tone is there, plus more. I owned a 4 string Stingray back in the 70's. This bass has the look and feel of those original basses Music Man put out. There is something special about owning a Bass made in the USA. The quality is top notch. This bass really is worth every cent..G/C had the best price on this Bass...worth your time to check one out

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      This is it

      By Jaime Gomez

      from Camarillo, CA

      Comments about Ernie Ball Music Man Classic Stingray 5 Electric Bass Guitar:

      This bass is just simply amazing. Think twice before you pick this bass up because once you start playing it, you will not want to put it down. I compared this bass to Fender Jazz basses, other EBMM stingrays, single and dual humbucker, Fender Urge Bass (discounted) and EBMM Sabre but this Classic Stingray took the cake by far in sound and playability IMO. The treble and Bass EQ is very responsive, and the coral red is just gorgeous IMO although you really can't go wrong with any color. Also, the rosewood neck felt better than any other neck I played and maple was my favorite before hand. If you are looking for a quality 5 string bass, this bass will meet or surpass your expectations.

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      (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      My new Main Bass

      By JILL SHACKLEFORD

      from Navarre, FL

      Comments about Ernie Ball Music Man Classic Stingray 5 Electric Bass Guitar:

      I have been playing bass for 18 years now. I own a Warwick 5, an Ibanez Sound Gear 5, two Dean 5's, and an Ovation 4 (Solid body from the 80's). My new Music Man beats the brakes off of all of them, hands down. After playing the Warwick for the last year or so, I thought I would never play anything else. My wife bought me this Music Man as a surprise and I am blown away by it. I feel like I stepped out of a Corvette and into a Ferrari. This is the first five string that I have played that articulates every note on the B string. Don't be put off by the 2 band EQ. It is plenty for any style. My bass has the birds-eye maple neck with the maple fretboard. Not only does it look amazing, the feel and sound are beyond reproach. It took a little while to get acquainted to the 21 fret neck as opposed to the 24 fret neck of the corvette but, the tone/sound of this instrument are certainly worth the effort. I played my first show with it in Panama City Beach last weekend and afterwards, my guitar player and drummer both came up to me and said, "Dude, that thing sounds amazing! Don't ever play anything else again." The guitar player has been in the game for 30 years and the drummer about 25. That really says something to me. You can not go wrong with this bass no matter what style of music you play.

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      (5 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      wow

      By geoff

      from canton, ohio

      Comments about Ernie Ball Music Man Classic Stingray 5 Electric Bass Guitar:

      even though i dont own this bass it is amazing. it has a great feel to it. love the neck. probably the nicest neck on a bass ever. also the hum pickup is amazing. great lows and deep. overall awesome and incredible

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