Sterling by Music Man StingRay 5 Electric Bass, 5-String

With its basswood body, heavy-duty humbucking pickup, and 2-band active EQ, the Sterling StingRay 5 was made to bring the house down with its huge low end.
This StingRay 5 bass is the cousin of the Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay 5 bass, a classic, iconic instrument that defined a generation of bassists since the late 70's. Features active electronics, low noise humbucking pickups, rock solid hardware and a simple, uncluttered look that is instantly recognizable and respected.
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- Model: Ray5
- Body Wood: Basswood
- Body Color : Mint Green
- Bridge: Fixed
- Pickguard: Black
- Scale Length: 34" (86.4 cm)
- Neck Radius: 12" (30.5 cm)
- Frets: 21 frets, medium
- Neck Width: 1.77" (45 mm) at nut, 2.72" (69 mm) at last fret
- Neck Wood: Hard maple
- Fingerboard: Hard maple
- Fret Markers: Dots
- Tuning Machines: Open gear
- Truss Rod: Single action
- Neck Attachment: 6 bolts
- Controls: 2-band active preamp; volume, treble, bass
- Switching: No
- Pickups: H - 1 ceramic humbucker
- Strings: 0.45 - 1.25
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Mint Green
Shipping Weight: 14 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 52 x 16 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): SBM RAY5 MG
Ruby Red Burst
Shipping Weight: 14.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 51 x 15 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): SBM RAY5 RRB
Transparent Blue Satin
Shipping Weight: 12.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 52 x 15 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): SBM RAY5 TBS
Vintage Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 12.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 52 x 16 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): SBM RAY5 VSB
Walnut Satin
Shipping Weight: 12.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 52 x 15 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): SBM RAY5 WS
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Email: info@sterlingbymusicman.com
(12 ratings)
Submitted July 8, 2018 by Alex K in Columbus, OH
"Amazing value but be forewarned "
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You can't beat any of the Sterling basses in this price range. Definitely a little low-end heavy sound wise compared to the sub ray 4 but that helps the low B-string resonate more. Only surprise was that I was expecting the fretboard to be a little darker colored than what I actually received. Not necessarily a bad thing but the picture of the trans blue satin bass is slightly misleading. Other than that I'm completely satisfied with this purchase!
Musical Background:
16 years playing music. I play bass, guitar, piano and sing
Musical Style:
Mostly rock and alternarive
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