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The Ernie Ball Music Man Retro 70s Stingray bass is a revival of the iconic 1976 Stingray bass, rekindling the indelible essence of its unmistakable pop, slap, and swagger. Throughout the years, it has cultivated an ardent following among acclaimed musicians, counting luminaries like Louis Johnson, Tim Commerford of Rage Against the Machine, and Cliff Williams of AC/DC among its devotees.
For enthusiasts seeking the elusive vintage Stingray bass, the Retro 70s Stingray 4 emerges as the ultimate solution. It exudes the aesthetic authenticity with features such as the original-style three-bolt neck joint, chrome battery cover, muting system, and the retro pre-Ernie Ball logo and excels in delivering an unparalleled playing experience.
This exquisite Stingray begins with an ash body with a high-gloss polyester finish, while its maple neck showcases a classic "D" profile. The 7.5" maple fingerboard with black dot inlays, 21 nickel silver frets, a subtle yellow tint, and a lustrous poly finish all pay homage to the vintage Stingrays of yesteryears. At the headstock, the Retro 70s Stingray features Schaller open gear tuners and is elegantly crowned with the original Music Man Stingray logo.
As for electronics, this Stingray houses the original two-band active preamp with controls for volume, bass, and treble. It features a single vintage-style alnico humbucking pickup equipped with extended long Alnico V magnets, meticulously wound with original single poly-nylon wire.
From the factory, the Retro 70s Stingray is strung with the renowned Ernie Ball Super Slinky Bass roundwound strings, with gauges of .045w, .065w, .085w, and .100w. Additionally, a Mono soft shell case is included to protect your prized instrument.
The Ernie Ball Music Man Retro 70s Stingray stands as an exquisite and genuine tribute to the beloved 1970s-era Music Man bass guitar. It encapsulates the spirit of that era and excels in delivering a superlative playing experience, sure to captivate musicians of all walks.
- Modern Production Run of a Vintage Original Music Man Stingray
- Ash Body with High Gloss Polyester Finish
- Maple Neck with Gloss Finish and Slight Tint, 7.5" Radius Fingerboard
- Original 3-Bolt Neck Joint with Chrome Cover, Chrome Battery Cover
- Peghead Featuring Original Pre-Ernie Ball Music Man Logo and Schaller Bass Tuners
- Original Style 2-Band Active Preamp with Controls for Volume, Bass, and Treble
- Vintage Style Alnico V Humbucker with Long Magnets and Original Single Poly-Nylon Wire
- Factory Setup with Ernie Ball Super Slinky Bass Strings, Mono Case
|Fingerboard Inlay:||Black Dot|
|Body Shape:||Stingray 4 Bass|
|Fret:||21, Nickel Silver|
|Tuning Machines:||Schaller Bass|
|Bridge Pick-up:||Vintage Style Alnico V Music Man Humbucker|
|Electronics:||Original Style 2-Band Active Preamp|
|Controls:||Volume, Bass, Treble|
|Bridge:||Pre-EB Geometry Music Man Chrome Plated|