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Sterling by Music Man Ray35 StingRay Electric Bass, Black

Create the robust lows of a 5-string StingRay at an great price. This Sterling bass' alnico humbucker can be run in series, parallel or as a single-coil. (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Features: What it does for you:
African mahogany body Bright tone with clear midrange and treble
Maple neck Bright tone, full sustain and strength
Music Man humbuckers with alnico magnets Full, dynamic, focused tone and response
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel

Sterling Music Man Ray35 StingRay Bass

The Sterling by Music Man Ray35 StingRay Electric Bass design stays true to the Modern StingRay 5 body-style. The Music Man designed humbucker, equipped with Alnico magnets, is paired with an award winning 3-Band active preamp, and onboard controls for volume, bass, mid and treble and 3-position pickup selector.

Classic, Attractive Body Lines

Familiar curves and contours make the StingRay one with the player. Several attractive finishes let you choose just how you want to stand out on stage.

Big, Bold Bottom End Sound

Featuring a Music Man designed AlNiCo pickup and active preamp. This versatile 5-string has treble, middle, bass and volume, with 3 -way switching for series, split, and parallel tones.

Music Man Design Bridge

Our Sterling by Music Man five string bass bridge is modeled after the heavy duty Music Man design, and features fully adjustable and intonatable steel barrel saddles for fantastic tone.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Sterling by Music Man products.
- Model: Ray35
- Body Wood: Mahogany (Natural and Black) and Mahogany with Koa Veneer Top (KOA Top Model)
- Body Wood (Natural Finish Model): Swamp Ash
- Body finish (lacquer, polyeurethane, polyester): Hi Gloss Polyester
- Neck Wood: Maple
- Neck Finish: Satin
- Neck Shape/Size: Stingray C
- Fretboard Wood: Rosewood (BK)or Maple (NAT)
- Fretboard Inlay: Dot
- Truss Rod: Single Action, Body End Wheel Adjustment
- Frets: 22
- Fretboard Radius: 12"
- Neck Width @12th Fret: 62mm
- Nut Material: Plastic
- Nut Width: 45mm
- Scale: 34"
- Neck Attachment: 6 Bolt
- Tuning Machines: Open Back
- Hardware: Chrome
- Bridge: Heavy Duty
- Pickups: H
- Bridge Pickup: Music Man Designed AlNiCo Humbucker
- Switching: 3 Way
- Controls: 1V, 1 Treble, 1 Middle, 1 Bass
- Strings (Brand, Gauges): .045-.130
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Black
Shipping Weight: 17 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 53 x 17 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): Ray35-BK
Blemished, Natural
Shipping Weight: 17 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 53 x 16 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): Ray35-NT
Natural
Shipping Weight: 15 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 52 x 15 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): RAY35-NT-M1
Koa Top
Shipping Weight: 15 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 52 x 15 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): RAY35-KOA-R1
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"Great value,really nice guitar"
Overall: This is a really well constructed bass with swamp ash body,active pickups,coil splitting option and bladed selector similar to a Stratocaster. The body takes some getting used to.Mine weighs in at 12.5 lbs but it's well balanced with no neck dive .The neck as well takes a little getting used to.It's 45 mm like most other 5 strings.Not as wide as a Fender but wider spacing than Ibanez.The profile on the neck is pretty thick also but the frets are well set and there is no buzzing up and down the board.As far as tone it's very versatile.Really a 2 pickup bass when you factor in the coil splitting.It has excellent low end but can get really detailed with the notes popping out for solo work.All in all this bass is very well put together,has excellent components including a very hefty and stable bridge and stays in tune well.After you get used to the neck width and the weight it will really grow on you.I expect these to really go up in price in the future.
Style of Music: Jazz,blues
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