StingRay review by Ernie Ball / Music Man

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  • Overall Impression: 10
  • Reliability & Durability: 10
  • Action, Fit & Finish: 10
  • Features: 10
  • Reviewer's score: 10 Gem
  • Users' score: 9.1 (48 votes)
Ernie Ball / Music Man: StingRay
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Price paid: $ 1501

Purchased from: Mothers Music

Overall Impression — 10
This bass would satisfy any bass player, it's sound is unmatchable, along with its well known sleek look, and great feel, its definitely worth the buy.

Reliability & Durability — 10
With proper care, you will not need another bass your whole life, the standard set by these is amazing.

Action, Fit & Finish — 10
This bass was setup extremely well, musicman has always built a rock solid bass and this one is no exception, kudows to the company. No flaws at all, built with extreme precision and quality.

Features — 10
A 2003 musicman Stingray, it was custom made with black pickguard/body, with matching headstock and rosewood fretboard. It has the famous massive active Stingray humbucker which has become renowned for its rocking low end and tone versatility, also comes with chrome nobs.

9 comments sorted by best / new / date

    ACDC_ROCKS
    my friend wants this bass but its so damn expensive, how could you pay for that?
    Welsh Guitar
    Sell your ass on the street is the only way i could think of. Its so damn expensive! But i want it!
    xKilltoBelievex
    Stingrays are the be all and end all for bass guitarists for me. Im currently in the market and have played several and I am always surprised at the ability the bass has to produce top rate sound. Black Body/Pickguard with maple neck and headstock is the way to go.
    xKilltoBelievex
    xKilltoBelievex wrote: Stingrays are the be all and end all for bass guitars for me. Im currently in the market and have played several and I am always surprised at the ability the bass has to produce top rate sound. Black Body/Pickguard with maple neck and headstock is the way to go.
    IndianRockStar
    And the reason that I'll never buy one is that its too heavy for me I'm too small. And another point that should be made is that Stingrays make amazing slap basses. Flea DID use one, before Modulus gave him that amazing offer.
    Ampeg SVT
    bassplayerwilly wrote: Cliff Williams uses a P-Bass...
    he has used a Stingray before, i even saw a vid of him playing a sunburst Stingrat without a pickguard.