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Ernie Ball Music Man BFR "Old Smoothie" StingRay Electric Bass Trans Buttermilk

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1500000204383   POS #:113997209
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Since its introduction in 1976, the Music Man StingRay has been embraced as one of the world's classic electric bass designs. To celebrate, Ernie Ball Music Man is proud to introduce the 40th Anniversary "Old Smoothie" StingRay, a faithful reproduction of StingRay prototype #26, designed for Sterling Ball during his time spent testing and developin...  Click To Read More About This Product

Available 06-23-2018 You will not be charged until order ships. Email me when this is in stock.

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Price: $2,399.0
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Overview

Since its introduction in 1976, the Music Man StingRay has been embraced as one of the world's classic electric bass designs. To celebrate, Ernie Ball Music Man is proud to introduce the 40th Anniversary "Old Smoothie" StingRay, a faithful reproduction of StingRay prototype #26, designed for Sterling Ball during his time spent testing and developing the original prototypes back in the 70's.

Named for its smooth even tone that is reminiscent of the highly sought after vintage Music Man StingRay sound, "Old Smoothie" has been precisely reproduced including the one-of-a-kind custom made 10 pole piece pickup design, body headstock and pickguard shape, 34-inch scale and rosewood fingerboard, low profile narrow frets, hardware, and active electronics.

Features

  • Alder body
  • Bolt-on Maple neck, Rosewood fingerboard, 6-bolt neck attachment
  • Custom "Old Smoothie" humbucking pickup with 10 elongated Alnico magnets and split cover, 2 band EQ
  • Schaller BM tuners, chrome plated steel bridge with vintage stainless steel saddles and adjustable mute pads
Specifications
Neck
  • Shape: Not specified
  • Wood: Maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 34 in.
  • Truss rod: Rear mounted adjustable - no component or string removal
  • Finish: Gloss polyester
Pickups
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Pickup configuration: H
  • Neck:
  • Middle:
  • Bridge: Humbucker with Alnico magnets
  • Brand: Music Man
  • Series or parallel:
  • Active preamp:
  • Special electronics: 2-band EQ
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood 
  • Radius: 7.25 in.
  • Fret size: Low-profile narrow
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut material: Info not available
  • Nut width: 1.625 in. (41.3mm)
Body
  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Alder
  • Top wood:
  • Body finish: Gloss polyurethane
  • Orientation: Right handed
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, tone 1, tone 2
  • Pickup switch: No
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Tone switching: Yes
  • Special switching: Yes
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: 4-Saddle adjustable
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Schaller BM
  • Color: Chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Pickguard: Yes
  • Special features: Not applicable
  • Case:
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: USA
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