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  1. Help: I bought my SR5 from the original owner. He did...

    I bought my SR5 from the original owner. He did not like the G string problem so a new nut was cut that moved the string inward a tiny amount. It feels very natural, with no issues...but of course I...
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    1465 + my 1999 StingRay 5 = 1466

    1465 + my 1999 StingRay 5 = 1466
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    My SR5 is strung with Thomastik-Infeld Jazz...

    My SR5 is strung with Thomastik-Infeld Jazz Flats. I have them on four out of five of my basses.
  4. Thanks for sharing, BP. As I have noted before,...

    Thanks for sharing, BP. As I have noted before, my connections with MM and EB are pretty tenuous (although I currently own a lovely 12/99 SR5). Even so, I have been aware of the enormous quality...
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    Another Mono M80 user here. It's sturdy and I...

    Another Mono M80 user here. It's sturdy and I like the fact that there's no bass brand name on the outside. At home each of my basses goes into a hard case, but the M80 goes with me to gigs.
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    A cardinal sparkle SR5 with a set neck and...

    A cardinal sparkle SR5 with a set neck and rosewood fingerboard and small frets would bring out my checkbook. Oh, and a tort pickguard?
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    BrockLee, I apologize for not responding...

    BrockLee, I apologize for not responding sooner...I visit this forum once in a while, being the owner of only a single MM bass! Anyway, here is the title and author:

    Music Man: 1978 to 1982 (And...
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    Cure for GAS: buy a StingRay 5. I bought mine in...

    Cure for GAS: buy a StingRay 5. I bought mine in 2014, haven't looked at a bass since.
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    This is interesting. My connection to the Fender...

    This is interesting. My connection to the Fender saga is peripheral: the closest I got when I was younger was getting my BA from Cal-State Fullerton! But in the intervening years I have owned a...
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    Basswood (also "talia" and "linden") is...

    Basswood (also "talia" and "linden") is classified as a hardwood, being a deciduous angiosperm. I suspect that the companies mentioned have done some research into determining its suitability for...
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    Question: I've been playing Precisions for a few years, and...

    I've been playing Precisions for a few years, and have three of them. A year ago I had a chance to buy a '99 SR5 for a good price and it turned out to be a keeper. I love the neck, which has a...
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    Question: My '99 SR5 does it for me. I don't have any...

    My '99 SR5 does it for me. I don't have any particular desire for any other MusicMan bass, and I already have four other basses. Whichever one is in my arms is my favorite, but the SR5 is in heavy...
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    Those are prices in pesos (the $ sign is used to...

    Those are prices in pesos (the $ sign is used to designate both).
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    I bought my '99 honeyburst SR5 in April, and...

    I bought my '99 honeyburst SR5 in April, and played it at a three-hour gig in May. Then it went back in its case while I played my bass named after Leo's patronymic. Last week I pulled it out again...
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    Off Topic: I started out playing the music I loved, and I...

    I started out playing the music I loved, and I identified with it: I was a rock'n'roller! Now, forty-three years later, I play wedding receptions, country top 40, '70s rock, rockabilly and my current...
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    There is a long and informative thread at...

    There is a long and informative thread at Talkbass.com about this issue. I haven't noticed a problem with my SR 5, but I don't do much on the G string with the material I play on this bass.

    MM...
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    Here is a pic of me, with my SR 5 behind me,...

    Here is a pic of me, with my SR 5 behind me, waiting for a three-hour gig in the hot Texas sun, on the apparently obligatory flat-bed trailer, to start.22471
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    Nice gear. I have a lady friend who plays...

    Nice gear. I have a lady friend who plays percussion in our group. In the three years she's been on percussion, she's acquired a set of congas, a matching set of bongos, an afuche cabasa, a...
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    Question: A friend has had a battered leather briefcase for...

    A friend has had a battered leather briefcase for the 30+ years I've known and have been playing with him. He keeps a couple of cables, batteries, tuner, tools etc as you described and it goes...
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    Question: I noticed this lack of storage in the StingRay...

    I noticed this lack of storage in the StingRay case. I generally have a tuner, cord and spare batteries in the case...on the other hand, I'll be transporting this one in a Mono M80, which has plenty...
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    I'd like a MM logo gig bag, but such is...

    I'd like a MM logo gig bag, but such is life...and I'm sure that an unbranded one is marginally safer from the threat of theft in some environments. As it is, at this point I don't carry my gear into...
  22. The cream might just look killer with that maple...

    The cream might just look killer with that maple fingerboard and trans gold. I second SugarMaple's advice.
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    Looking at the M80, it has several rings for...

    Looking at the M80, it has several rings for attaching a sling. It also has backpack straps, but they tuck into a pocket on the back if you don't want to use them. I pick it up by the handle; I'll...
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    This is a great cause. My lady friend (and...

    This is a great cause. My lady friend (and percussionist in our Jive Tones band) is a survivor. She took part in the recent Relay for Life here, and believes that these events are a serious uplift...
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    Ha ha. I agree. There's no point in being a Music...

    Ha ha. I agree. There's no point in being a Music Man StingRay nut unless you can be a Music Man StingRay NUT!:D
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