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Music Man Sterling 5 H Bass
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A smaller, comfortable cousin of the StingRay.

The 5-string MusicMan Sterling is an electruc bass with a shape similar to the StingRay bass. The Sterling bass is shorter and narrower, while the neck remains basically the same. The MusicMan Sterling also features hot-rodded electronics: active 3-band preamp, a MusicMan humbucker pickup with hum canceling phantom coil, and unique 3-way switching (both coils in series mode, single coil, and both coils in parallel mode). Schaller BM tapered-post tuners. Volume, treble, mid, bass controls. MusicMan includes a hardshell case with the Sterling 5 H Electric Bass.

Music Man Sterling 5 H Bass Features:

  • Body Wood: Ash
    Body Finish: High gloss polyester
    Bridge: Music Man chrome-plated, hardened steel bridge plate with stainless steel saddles;
    Pickguard: Black
    Frets: 22 - High profile, wide
    Neck Wood: Select maple neck
    Fingerboard: maple or rosewood (depending on color)
    Neck Finish: Gunstock oil and hand-rubbed special wax blend
    Tuning Machines: Schaller BM, with tapered string posts
    Truss Rod: Adjustable - no component or string removal
    Neck Attachment: 5 bolts - perfect alignment with no shifting; Sculpted neck joint allows smooth access to higher frets
    Electronic Shielding: Graphite acrylic resin coated body cavity and aluminum lined control cover
    Controls: 3-band active preamp; vol, treble, mid, bass
    Switching: 3-way lever pickup selector
    Pickup: Music Man humbucking with ceramic pole pieces and hum canceling phantom coil
    Strings: 45w-65w-80w-100w (Super Slinky Bass #2834)

Music Man Sterling 5 H Bass

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  • Great bass!

    As reviewed by Todd Johnson on 8/24/2009

    I just bought one today and am thrilled with my purchase. Its a really fun bass for all around playing. I play through a markbass rig and it sounds stellar!

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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  • A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!!!

    As reviewed by Matt on 4/2/2011

    i dont think theres any other good music man bass than this one. yea it only has one pickup but it sounds amazing. Plus i can get around the neck very smoothly. The preamp controls can also make it very awesome!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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