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Stingray Classic - pre amp upgrade options?

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Any suggestions to upgrade a SR Classic 5 preamp? Ideally no mods so would need to fit in the existing cavity (I've not looked yet but I'm guessing it will be tight) and be a three pot config (e.g. stacked treble n bass and mid + vol). Obvious choice would be an Aguilar OBP3 but I'm not sure it would fit.

Just wondering if anyone has any experience of this.

Cheers.

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John East make one modelled after the original Stingray pre with a few improvements, and an added mid control. It is said that a large part of the Stingray tone is due to the preamp, so I would go this route if you just want to add a mid control. The Aguilar will no doubt sound great but it might sound rather different to what you already have, but then again you may want that!

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Thanks - will check the East out. I have a love hate thing with Stingrays. Love the look, playability and build quality but the eq / preamps I've never been 100% on. This is my second Classic and I knew I wouldn't get on with the preamp. Just too much extreme low end and high boost that isn't really usable (at least for me) and I like my mids!

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[color=black]A small caveat re the East MM preamps – there is no centre detent on the EQ controls. There’s a reason for it, as the Bass and Treble boost is not linear, however I found this ever so slightly annoying as I am very much a ‘set and forget’ style player.[/color]

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