Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray 5 BFR 5-String Bass

  • Item # 1500914
  • Model # 207-RE-72-01-CS-C1

The Stingray 5 BFR 5-String Bass features a fully painted neck and headstock in the same custom finish as the body. The pickups are packed with powerful neodymium magnets for increased output and… Learn More

$2,699.00

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A classic with updated electronics and a very special finish.

The Stingray 5 BFR 5-String Bass features a fully painted neck and headstock in the same custom finish as the body. The pickups are packed with powerful neodymium magnets for increased output and a new 18-volt preamp for extra clean headroom without clipping. Solid roadworthy construction, elegant pickguard, 4+1 tuning key configuration, and the ever popular Music Man humbucking pickup, all of which combined produce a look, feel and sound that is remarkably unmistakable. Limited to 87 worldwide, this special BFR StingRay ships in a nice hardshell case.Ball Family Reserve is a celebration of their heritage in instrument craftsmanship, which features some of the finest figured tone woods and finishes available. These rare pieces are offered in limited production runs and allow Music Man to present instruments to the public that were previously reserved for family and loyal artists.Family mattersThe Ball family is the last of a dying breed, a family business making premium guitars and basses on the California central coast since 1984. Sterling Ball, alongside his sons Brian and Scott, combine the laser precision of robotics and old-world hand craftsmanship to develop innovative instrument designs that push the boundaries of performance and playability. Experience the best from Music Man. Order today.

Features

  • Ash Body
  • Custom Sparkle Gingerburst Finish
  • Fully Finished Body, Neck, and Headstock
  • New Arm contour rounded for more comfort at different playing positions
  • 5-Bolt contoured neck joint on body
  • Figured Roasted Maple neck with 22 Stainless steel frets

Technical Specification

Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray 5 BFR 5-String Bass

Neck

  • Wood: Select figured roasted maple
  • Neck joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 34"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Finish: Gloss

Pickups

  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Pickup configuration: H
  • Bridge: Humbucker with Neodymium magnets
  • Brand: Music Man
  • Active preamp: Yes
  • Special electronics: 3-band active EQ with 18 volts of headroom, 3-way lever pickup selector

Fretboard

  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 11"
  • Fret size: High-profile, wide, stainless steel
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Block
  • Nut material: Synthetic bone
  • Nut width: 1.75" (44.5 mm)

Body

  • Cutaway: Double cutaway
  • Construction: Solidbody
  • Body wood: Ash
  • Body finish: Gloss polyester
  • Orientation: Right handed

Controls

  • Control layout: Master volume, 3-band EQ

Hardware

  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Music Man vintage
  • Tuning machines: Custom Music Man
  • Color: Chrome

Other

  • Number of strings: 5
  • Pickguard: Yes
  • Special features: Roasted maple neck, high-headroom electronics, lighter-weight construction, special finish
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Country of origin: USA