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    Bass compare

    Hello from Ukraine!
    I have 2 variants of Musicman stingray basses, black and blue, in different cities. There is no way to listen them online, only when I arrive in another city. So guys im rlly interested in your opinion about these basses) black or blue ahah, and what I should look firstly on bass before buying

    1) 2009 - serial number E67764 1300$



    2) 2001 - serial number E21155 1250$ + ernie ball strap



    Last edited by armthehomeless; 05-21-2021 at 03:26 AM.

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    Not much difference. The newer one has the compensated nut. Otherwise its your choise which finish you like better.
    1979 StingRay natural maple

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    As said they are both pretty similar so sound wise not much if any difference.
    On face value I’d have the teal one but hands on test who knows. You won’t be disappointed with either

    StingRay 4HH. SapphireBlack.2006
    StingRay 4H. Buttercreme. 2005.LE
    StingRay 4H. ”SunBlue”. 2005
    Bongo 4H. Sapphire Black. 2005
    Bongo 5HH. Firemist Purple. 2019
    GENZ-BENZ & ORANGE amps...

    https://www.facebook.com/DanSmithBassist/

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    thanks)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bert View Post
    Not much difference. The newer one has the compensated nut. Otherwise its your choise which finish you like better.
    Thanks for answer!

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    Quote Originally Posted by armthehomeless View Post
    Thanks for answer!
    Sure and tell us how it turned out.
    1979 StingRay natural maple

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bert View Post
    Sure and tell us how it turned out.
    Ok, finally bought that green StingRay 2001, Sounds cool, looks nice, now I will find those stingray sounds
    And I want strings tuned very low, for growl ahah


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    Nice one. That’s the one I would of picked (on face value anyways)
    Enjoy !

    StingRay 4HH. SapphireBlack.2006
    StingRay 4H. Buttercreme. 2005.LE
    StingRay 4H. ”SunBlue”. 2005
    Bongo 4H. Sapphire Black. 2005
    Bongo 5HH. Firemist Purple. 2019
    GENZ-BENZ & ORANGE amps...

    https://www.facebook.com/DanSmithBassist/

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    Great choice!
    1979 StingRay natural maple

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bert View Post
    Great choice!
    Oh nice, now I have that weak G issue

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    Quote Originally Posted by armthehomeless View Post
    Oh nice, now I have that weak G issue
    Plenty of reading on here regarding remedies for that

    StingRay 4HH. SapphireBlack.2006
    StingRay 4H. Buttercreme. 2005.LE
    StingRay 4H. ”SunBlue”. 2005
    Bongo 4H. Sapphire Black. 2005
    Bongo 5HH. Firemist Purple. 2019
    GENZ-BENZ & ORANGE amps...

    https://www.facebook.com/DanSmithBassist/

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    IMO. Keep the bass control no more than 75%. Keep treble control higher than the bass control.

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