Here I have a beautiful Musicman Stingray in translucent Teal Blue.
The neck and board are maple with some light birds eye maple figuring that give it some extra cool points especially up close.
Made in USA, California, this is a perfect representation of what a Musicman Stingray is and should be!
Official Musicman hardcase and also a lovely Levys gun bag style bass case made in Canada back when they used to make them for Musicman.
The weight is 4.1kg
I'm open to trades, looking for something traditional and ideally 5 string (fender usa jazz, precision, lakland) but I'm open to offers of anything so try me.
MUSIC MAN (ERNIE BALL) StingRay 5 fretted with a rare one piece light ash body and the "shell" pickguard.
For sale only as I'm thinning down the herd (again).
Asking price including shipping fully insured with tracking number to your place in these European countries (ask for other countries) : Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France (excluding French overseas departments and territories), Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom : £1175 GBP !!!
In fully working condition and in excellent overall condition.
Here are the specifications :
Body : one piece light ash body
Neck : 6 screws bolt-on maple
Fingerboard : rosewood
Frets : 22 (no wear)
Headstock : typical Music Man 4 + 1 shape
Pickup : Music Man AlNiCo
Preamp : Music Man 3 bands with 3 positions switch
Controls : volume, treble, mid, bass, 3 positions switch (series/series filtered/parallel)
Tuners : Music Man
Bridges : Music Man
Strings spacing at bridge : 17.5 mm
Nut : bone
Strings spacing at nut : 9.5 mm
Knobs : original black metal
Scale : 34 inches
Hardware colour : chrome
Truss rod : 1 (fully working)
Finish : natural gloss slightly yellowed with original shell pickguard
Land of craftsmanship : USA
Serial number : E29111
Year : 15th of March 2002
Weight : 4.3 kilos
Action : from 1.5 mm under the G string to 2 mm under the B string at 12th fret (can go lower, but was perfect for me)
Will come with the original Music Man StingRay hard case (which was still a paid option in 2002).
Non-smoking environment as usual.
I'm only selling this bass because I'm thinning down the herd as I've just acquired a Status S2 Classic 5 headed fretless, which suits my taste better than any fretted bass.
Here is the link to the StingRay 5 page : https://www.music-man.co.uk/instruments/basses/stingray-5
The bass has been fully set up professionally by Christophe LEDUC. It has a new battery and is fitted with a brand new set of D'Addario EXL170-5 nickel round wound strings (45 - 65 - 80 - 100 - 130), which fit the bass to perfection.
What you see is what you get !
Look at the pictures taken under different angles to see the real condition : almost in new condition with the very few scratches, the most "important" ones being on the headstock (bloody low ceilings).
No trades thanks.
Mensinger Cazpar 5 string 32” scale bass. This is a recent custom order with Adrian and is ‘as new’ condition. It was ordered in strung E to C (and I haven’t changed them). I’m selling it as I just not into five strings (tried twice, lesson learned this time hopefully…). This bass was delivered in early September and is in mint condition (I’ve maybe spent 3 or 4 hours playing it).
Tempted to order this again in a 4-string version; it’s a great player, excellent build quality and I’d definitely go for the Haeussel PJ set up with the Aguilar preamp again. 32” is a lot of fun too.
I still have the double-wall cardboard postal box; price includes insured postage to mainland UK, pm me for a quote to Europe.
I also have a G&L LB100 for sale too.
Solid-body alder body with an eye poplar top wood.
Body Finish: Matte
Neck Construction: Bolt on
Neck Wood: Hard Rock Maple (1-piece)
Neck Finish: Matte
Nut Width: 45mm
Fingerboard Wood: Katalox
Fingerboard Inlays: White Acrylic Dots
Fingerboard Radius: Without Radius
Headstock Type: Matching Headstock (Natural)
Headstock Logo Mensinger 'White'
Pickup Combination Split Coil/Single Coil Set; neck pup Haeussel PB 5 SPC, bridge pup Bridge Pickup Haeussel JB 5 HB
Onboard preamp: Aguilar OBP-2 TK, active 2-band
Hardware Color Chrome
Bridge Spacing: 19mm
Bridge Type: Standard Big
Knobs Type: Dome-Style
Tuner Type: Standard Y-Style
String Type: Nickel (EADGC)
Medium Size tee-shirt (unworn!)
Selling my Sterling by Musicman Ray34 in natural. It is in excellent condition and comes with gigbag.
Bass is great, only selling to cover unexpected bass and Ashdown purchase.
Delivery is available at £25, I have some shipping boxes and enough bubble wrap to make it secure.
I've got it into my head that I need to spend more time with my old Vantage fretless. It is now on the stand in the sitting room where I can practice with my Zoom B3.
It's a lovely thing for an affordable bass with it's P & J styling, its passive reliability and its overall simplicity. One minor niggle is that I can't get the E to intonate well at the twelfth because the saddle wont adjust back far enough. I think it would for lighter gauge strings but its fine. It is fretless after all.
Whilst being tolerable, this minor snag got my GAS going in a small way by way of an excuse to sidestep the hardware upgrade pilgrimage and go for a new squeeze, as it were, from the outset. In simple terms: I wanna fretless five now! Heeheehee. I have to satisfy myself that I can get somewhere half decent with my four first so I am being patient while looking into what's being used by like minded players.
Two new ideas for me to explore are:
Short scale fretless five
Multi scale fretless five
In some respects the two notions are at odds with each other if you consider a multi scale to have a range of, say - 32 to 35 inches. Despite saying that I don't think it would be a hindrance to have a longer B than I'm used to because much of the convoluted stuff is played on the shorter strings. Having the shorter strings might help me intonate better without so much of a stretch (damn my "webbed" fingers).
I don't see multi-scale in the Chowny range but I've really only started to look at this as of this morning.
Opinions appreciated, especially from owners.