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    New EBMM Owner

    Hi All,

    Great forum, have been lurking for a while but figured I would register seeing as I finally have a MM on the way to add to the collection.

    I managed to find a brand new 2008 LE 5 string (the sequoia/gold one) with a rosewood board at a ridiculously low price. Looking forward to finally owning one although I am sure I will add a 4 string as well if I can find the right older one, have been playing for about 30 years now and have a wide range of gear.
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    Good way to start. Welcome to the forum.
    25th Anniversary 5HH Quilt Top, RW board, DOB - 5/1/09
    BFR SR5 HH Honeyburst, Roasted Maple Neck, DOB - 10/22/10
    Bongo 5HS, Blue Pearl, RW board, Custom Pickguard, DOB - 04/11/12
    Bongo 5HHp Mahogany, Roasted, Honeyburst, DOB - 9/14/12
    Bongo 5Hp Fretless, Neptune Blue, Pau Ferro board, Black Pearloid pg



    Ampeg SVT-450H
    SVT-410HLF
    Boss GT-10B
    Bassist for The Dave Morrow Band
    Some of our songs on myspace

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    Nice bass! welcome to the club!
    2007 Stingray 5 HS Cherry Burst / Maple FB / 3 Band EQ / Ceramic Pickups
    2012 Stingray 5 H Pearl Blue / Rosewood FB / 3 Band EQ/ AlNiCo Pickup
    2012 Steve Morse Morse Blueburst / Rosewood FB
    2012 Luke III SSH Vintage Sunburst / Rosewood Neck

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    Wow, ...what an entrance, ...2008 LE, new?

    Welcome to the club!

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    What a great bass !!
    ;-))

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    Hell of an entrance. Well played and welcome!
    Classic Sabre "Natural" born 4/23/2014
    20th Anniversary Stingray 5 HH "California Sunset" born 5/10/2007
    Stingray H "Redwood" born 8/6/2008
    Stingray 5 HS "Dargie Delight" born 2/28/2007
    Classic Stingray 5 "Vintage White" born 5/17/2010
    SUB 5 "Graphite" born 4/1/2005
    Stingray 5 H LF "Black" born 4/1/2003
    Stingray H "Orange Firemist" born 1/28/2009
    SUB 1 H "Graphite" born 1/27/2005
    GK Fusion 550 & Neo 212 II
    GK MB150E & MBX
    GK MB112 II & 112MBP

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    Sir... you have a fine bass, supreme tonal variety man
    Sterling 5HH Honeyroasted PDN F20444 September 14th, 2012, Powered by Cobalts on July 2015

    Bongo 5HH Silver F40670 October 6th, 2011, Powered by Slinkies on Jan 2015

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    Thanks for the warm welcome everyone,

    Yes, new, still has the plastic on the guard and all the case candy, the case was labled incorrectly and they found it doing inventory. I started searching around for one after I saw the used 4 string LE for sale on Ebay right now and found the new 5 at a Canadian music store chain...you have got to love Google ...even better was that I got it for more than 4 figures under the used 4 buy now price of $2500! I will get it early in the New Year as it is in another province, really looking forward to it.

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    Wow what a find! Welcome
    John

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    Bongo 5 PDN 2014 HH
    Genzler MG800 + Fearless F112
    Fender 500C + 210

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    damn fine score........welcome to the Ball club
    2001 STERLING H/ black/black ice pg/rosewood board
    2003 SUB active white/black pg/rosewood board


    SterlingStudios

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    amazing bass! enjoy!

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    So I was finally able to get the new girl on Thursday and had a chance to really play with it this morning....after a few hours one word really has been resonating in my head....inspiring! Wow, just totally amazed at the killer tone from this bass!

    With the p/u switch in the middle, volume cranked, slight roll on of bass, mid at detent and treble about double the roll on of the bass it is so alive...running it through a GB 1200 driving a 810 Ampeg SVTE cab and my Ampeg head driving 2 Hartke 410's the sound is 5 miles wide...absolutely killer.

    The most impressive thing so far is the accuracy of the pick-ups and the balanced volume, I play with a lot of attack, don't slap and pop much but am really aggressive with my fingers and usually have to take a long time with a new bass to find the balance and train my right hand....with the LE I was able to just get after it no matter where I was playing without getting dead spots or overly bright spots...

    I can't believe after 30 years of playing this is my first EBMM...what a treat....

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    I too waited almost 30 years before my first SR5 HH. I felt the exact same way. Why did I wait?
    Last edited by jlepre; 01-12-2013 at 12:17 PM.
    John

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    Welcome to the affliction
    Bongo 5 PDN 2014 HH
    Genzler MG800 + Fearless F112
    Fender 500C + 210

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    BEST color EVUUR

    Michael Kelly
    StingRay 5 HH
    BONGO 6 H
    BONGO 4 H

    Bassist for:
    The Femmes of Rock
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