LAST PRICE DROP £1250
Gorgeous Bass made in Switzerland, by great luthier Tino Tedesco ():
Body Ash with tonal Chambers
Neck quartesawn maple
Fingerboard birdseye maple
Hipshot Tuners - Dunlop Straplocks - Pickup X-EMG Active
I got this cab new in Dec from PMT, along with the padded cover (£70) that allows you to use the speaker without taking the cover off.
The idea was to use it with my synth but ive decided to use IEM’s instead.
Its had very light home use, and two rehearsals. It looks brand new more or less.
Ill uploasd photos tomorrow, just getting the ball rolling now. 1000watts apparently,. It is very loud whatever these watts are based on.
This is the cover.
Not looking for any trades, and not offering delivery on this as i dont have the packaging.
Any questions just ask (not about shipping or trading though).
Picked this up a couple of months back to have another try with five strings. Not sure what I was thinking because I struggle with four so in light of some recent purchases I think I will move this on.
The Good Points
It's a good, solid 5 string bass which punches above it's weight. Body is Bubinga wood, fingerboard is Rosewood. The neck is super flat and really nice to play. Hardware and pickups are by Wilkinson. The four pots are Volume, Tone, Bass, and Pickup Blend.
The Bad Points
It has a few marks and dings (the previous owner toured Europe with it) but nothing major, just general, light, wear and tear.
When I picked it up, it had a really low output, and the pickup blend pot was crackly when adjusted. On inspection, the battery had leaked and corroded the battery clip, so I replaced that and stuck in a new 9v which sorted the output issue. I haven't gotten around to fixing the pot yet. It may just need a squirt of cleaner, or it may need a replacement soldering in, both of which should be pretty simple and are reflected in the price.
Price is £125. This does not include shipping but does include a crap Fender gig bag to carry it home in. Shipping could possibly be arranged. I have a box, and can upgrade to a better more padded gigbag, but this will push the price to £160.
I would also consider a trade for a high end (Mono, Sadowsky) gig bag with money either way.
Socially distanced collection or viewing is welcome, as is PayPal if fees are covered.
Any questions, please ask.
Up for sale my top of the line, hand crafted in Japan, Yamaha Bb2025x - as used by Nathan East, Leland Sklar, Amos Heller, Tony Kanal and Michael Anthony. Managed to get one in NOS a few months ago. Pretty difficult to find one of these days and still in mint condition. One of the most amazing basses I've played but have not played it often outside of the studio, where I tend to favour Jazz basses, so cutting a bit my collection. Hand crafted in Japan. A.R.E. and I.R.A. treated wood gives it a very broken in, and responsive feel.
Scale Length: 34"
Finish: Vintage White
Pickups: Alnico Split Single (Neck), Ceramic Bar Single (Bridge)
Pickup Switch: 3P Toggle Switch
5-String bass guitar
Low B 5th string for greater presence and heavy low-end
Nickel Silver Nut
Diagonal Body Thru Stringing
A.R.E. and I.R A. Treatment
Made in Japan
Comes with Yamaha hardshell case
Plenty of feedback:
MusicMan Stingray Classic 4 2EQ Vintage Burst, Birds Eye Maple Neck (No Trades)
Located in Manchester
Beautiful bass, currently out of production, a childhood dream infact was fulfilled by owning one. Alas its time to move on and pay off some bills.
Bass functions 100%, everything works and all electronics (pre-amp and pickup) are stock
Was setup last month by guitar repair workshop in PMT Manchester.
I have included a ton of extras, (see pic) Polytuner, Pickguards, Pickup cover, Strap, Fender Cable, Extra foam mutes.
Has one small dent on the front above the arm rest and common surface wear scratches on the lacquer on the back and corners of the bass.
Neck has a thin folded piece of sandiing paper i put in as a shim as I play with super low action.
The stringray class by design has a limit on how low the bridge scews can go, a shim was my way around this.
Looking to post in the UK as a family member is extremely vulnerable to covid 19, can't have anyone over.
December 22nd, 2010
Classic StingRay 2 EQ