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Yes, you're a musician....

You don't have two pennies to rub together...

Let's face it, you've given names to those moths living in your wallet and even they ain't got no respect for you, you're a bum!!

 

But look on the bright side... Those four gigs you play each year, yeah, you're winning then!

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Never mind that they only pay £160...

 

“Err, so that's £160 divided by five... :facepalm: £32?!!!!  I JUST DROVE FORTY-FIVE MINUTES TO THIS GIG, ROCKED MY SWEATING A$$ OFF FOR ALMOST THREE HOURS, SPENT ANOTHER THIRTY MINUTES HELPING THE DRUMMER PACK-UP HIS SHIZ AND NOW I GOTTA DRIVE BACK FORTY-FIVE MINUTES?!!!!!...  For £32?!!!..."  

“Mate, don't forgot your fuel costs, vehicle wear & tear, equipment cost, fortnightly rehearsal space hire and those two J20's you bought at the bar..."

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Needless to say, with the exception of the beautiful, the dumb and those riding coat-tails, REAL musicians very rarely get paid... unless of course you count the priceless commodity of “exposure" as a form of payment... Which it ain't!  ¬¬

 

So here's what I'm gonna do to make the harsh reality of life as a musician just that much more bearable...

I'm gonna offer up my rather stunning STERLING RAY 34 by MUSICMAN at the equally attractive price of £495 :swoon: :swoon: :swoon:

 

“Is he mad?!" I hear you ask...

 

Well, to answer that question, “yes, yes I am..." :i-m_so_happy:

 

 

So, for those of you that have been hiding in a bunker since first hearing news of the “Y2K Bug" back in ‘98...

 

 

 

 

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Above: a plush toy resembling a scaled down version of the “Y2K Bug"

 

 

The Sterling Ray 34 bass guitar is endorsed by the one and only “Music Man".

Now, whilst I'm not entirely sure who exactly the “Music Man" is, I am led to believe that it is one of these two men...

 

 

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...Timmy Mallet or Rod Stewart...

 

...either way the Sterling Ray 34 is an instrument of exceptional quality with design, sound, hardware and finish that far surpasses it's RRP... (Rock & Roll Peanuts)

 

Basically, the Sterling Ray 34 is constructed using the same components and materials as the Music Man Stingray and also has the same body, neck and setup of a Music Man Stingray... effectively it “IS" Music Man Stingray with a different decal sticker on the headstock and with the instrument's construction outsourced to an overseas “Music Man" factory.

To put it briefly, there is very little difference between the Sterling Ray 34 and the Stingray and when played side-by-side only the most discerning Rod Stewart or Timmy Mallet fan might differentiate between the two...

 

 

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Teaser pic... “Wait, is that a Stingray?!!!..." “No!!!"

 

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“This is a Stingray!!!" ...

No it's not!! It's an eagle ray (apparently...)

 

 

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THIS IS A STINGRAY!!!  (hopefully)

 

 

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"This!!! Is a STERLING RAY 34!!!!"

 

 

So basically, the Sterling is in Excellent condition all round with no marks, dents blah, blah, blah, blah, blah...  The pick guard has minor markings from plectrum use, so evidently has served it's purpose. The pick guard markings are faint and only noticeable in certain light.  Obviously the pick guard can be replaced if you would want the instrument to look “Brand-Spankers"...

Finish be a rather alluring “Antique Maple", which looks rather funky and potentially retro in my opinion... You know, afros & perms, ya dig?...

Scale is 34" with gorgeous Rosewood board, MM AlNiCo Pole Magnet Humbucking Pickup!!!  (In tha' sweet spot!...) Plenty of classic Stingray Punch!!  3 Band active preamp, the works...

 

Included is an official Sterling Ray Padded Bass Case and a comfortable padded guitar strap with Dunlop strap locks.

 

Here's all the features collated;

 
  • Antique maple finish 
  • Ash body
  • Maple top
  • Alnico pole magnet MM pickups
  • MM design Bridge & Saddles
  • 34 inch standard scale
  • 21 Fret Maple neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • MM design premium tuners
  • Sterling Ray 34 Padded Case
  • Locking Guitar Strap Holders
  • Locking Padded Guitar Strap

 

Feel free to message me and ask about my thoughts on sandstone paving slabs, or I could just save you the message and tell you now...

 

“They're ok." 

 

 

 

Trial / collection of the Sterling is more than welcome, I could also arrange a part-meet for fuel cost and as always courier is an option so please message for further beetroots...

 

Behold; antique maple seduction...

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Mmmmm..... Delicious!!

 :sun_bespectacled:

Edited by Ted Theodore Logan, III
because he clearly needs to brush up on his knowledge of Sea Rays
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"Phwoaaaar, it' s braaaaaahhhhn."

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All things considered that is quite a nice looking bass.

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What is the weight Timmy? :D

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On 24/02/2020 at 10:54, Ted Theodore Logan, III said:

There is no weight!

The Sterling Ray is available NOW!!!

 

:i-m_so_happy:

 

 

 

 

....oh... ahem... :$

 

 

4.2kg... ^_^

 

😁 Best add of the year.

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I  am missing the previous garden-based backdrops in your more recent sales.

One can only surmise those leaves have still not been swept up and rather than face the scorn of the BC Massive as to your gardening prowess, you have defaulted to a less contentious music-room-in- the- loft shot.

Whilst on the subject, did you drop one of your gardening gloves in the last shot as a subtle hint?

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Gorgeus bass, by the way. Just mentioning... 😉

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