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Based on Leo Fenders 1970s designs the Stingray has that classic aggressive tone ideal for  certain styles of music. The range has been expended by Ernie ball with some new designs recently including the Bongo, Cutlass and Caprice


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List £1799 - Special offer £1650

The Caprice, another welcome newcomer to the Modern Classic family of instruments is a bold new statement in passive design. A workhorse bass that is capable of blending two distinct pickup voicings offering a variety of tones suitable for any musical environment. This compact offset design provides a body shape that is comfortable and balanced along with a slim neck profile that makes this bass a pleasure to play. The top-loading bridge is made from hardened steel and complemented by a newly designed oversized headstock with the familiar 3+1 tuner arrangement. As with the Cutlass, the Caprice is a sleek modern bass with vintage features that stays true to its Music Man heritage.


Specifications

Cutlass Bass

Model - Cutlass Bass

Size - 12-11/16" wide, 1-5/8" thick, 45-9/16" long (32.2 cm wide, 4.1 cm thick, 115.7 cm long)

Weight - 9 lbs. 0 oz. (4.08 kg) - varies slightly

Body Wood - Alder

Body Finish - High gloss polyester

Body Colors  - Black, White, Diamond Blue, Heritage Tobacco Burst

Bridge - Vintage Music Man® top loaded chrome plated, steel bridge plate with vintage nickel plated hollow steel saddles

Pickguard - Shell (Heritage Tobacco Burst); Parchment (Diamond Blue); Black (Black); Mint (White)

Scale Length - 34" (86.4 cm)

Neck Radius - 7.5" (19.1 cm)

Headstock Size - 9" (22.9 cm) long

Frets - 21 - High profile, narrow width

Neck Width - 1-5/8" (41.3 mm) at nut 2-15/32" (62.7 mm) at last fret

Neck Wood - Select maple neck

Fingerboard - Select maple or rosewood

Fret Markers - 5/16" Black or White dots

Neck Finish - Ultra-light satin polyurethane finish

Neck Colors - Natural aged yellow finish

Tuning Machines - Schaller BM, with tapered string posts

Truss Rod - Adjustable - no component or string removal

Neck Attachment - 5 bolts - perfect alignment with no shifting; Sculpted neck joint allows smooth access to higher frets

Electronic Shielding - Graphite acrylic resin coated body cavity and aluminum lined pickguard

Controls - 250kohm volume and tone - .1µF tone capacitor

Pickups - Music Man® inline humbucking; Music Man® offset humbucking

Left Handed - No

Strings - 45w-65w-80w-100w (Super Slinky Bass #2834)




List £1749.99 - Special offer £1599

The Cutlass bass is the latest edition to the Modern Classic line of instruments. This newly designed passive 4-string bass features rich, vintage tone surrounded by streamlined, modern appointments for ultimate comfort and playabilty. The Cutlass's many great features include a old school split-coil humbucking design for that big round bottom end tone, a comfortable "C" shaped neck carve and a lightweight contoured alder body that fits like a glove. The top-loading bridge is made from hardened steel and complemented by a newly designed oversized headstock with the familiar 3+1 tuner arrangement. All in all the Cutlass is a sleek, modern bass with vintage features that stays true to its Music Man heritage. Available in: Black, Vintage Sunburst, Blue Diamond, Ivory White

Specifications

Cutlass Bass

Model - Cutlass Bass

Size - 13-7/16" wide x 1-5/8" thick x 45-3/8" long (34.1 cm wide, 4.1 cm thick, 115.3 cm long)

Weight - 9 lbs. 0 oz. (4.08 kg) - varies slightly

Body Wood - Alder

Body Finish - High gloss polyester

Body Colors  - Black, White, Diamond Blue, Heritage Tobacco Burst

Bridge - Vintage Music Man® top loaded chrome plated, steel bridge plate with vintage nickel plated hollow steel saddles

Pickguard - Shell (Heritage Tobacco Burst); Parchment (Diamond Blue); Black (Black); Mint (White)

Scale Length - 34" (86.4 cm)

Neck Radius - 7.5" (19.1 cm)

Headstock Size - 9" (22.9 cm) long

Frets - 21 - High profile, narrow width

Neck Width - 1-5/8" (41.3 mm) at nut 2-15/32" (62.7 mm) at last fret

Neck Wood - Select maple neck

Fingerboard - Select maple or rosewood

Fret Markers - 5/16" Black or White dots

Neck Finish - Ultra-light satin polyurethane finish

Neck Colors - Natural aged yellow finish

Tuning Machines - Schaller BM, with tapered string posts

Truss Rod - Adjustable - no component or string removal

Neck Attachment - 5 bolts - perfect alignment with no shifting; Sculpted neck joint allows smooth access to higher frets

Electronic Shielding - Graphite acrylic resin coated body cavity and aluminum lined pickguard

Controls - 250kohm volume and tone - .1µF tone capacitor

Pickups - Music Man® offset humbucking

Left Handed - No

Strings - 45w-65w-80w-100w (Super Slinky Bass #2834)



List £2099 - Special offer £1950



Since its introduction in 1976, the Music Man StingRay has been embraced as one of the world’s classic electric bass designs. To celebrate, Ernie Ball Music Man is proud to introduce the 40th Anniversary “Old Smoothie” StingRay, a faithful reproduction of StingRay prototype #26, designed for Sterling Ball during his time spent testing and developing the original prototypes back in the 70’s. Named for its smooth even tone that is reminiscent of the highly sought after vintage Music Man StingRay sound, “Old Smoothie” has been precisely reproduced including the one-of-a-kind custom made 10 pole piece pickup design, body headstock and pickguard shape, 34-inch scale maple neck and fingerboard, low profile narrow frets, active electronics, hardware and exclusive chocolate-burst finish.

























Specifications

StingRay 40th (Old Smoothie)

Model - StingRay 40th (Old Smoothie)

Size - 13-1/2" wide x 1-5/8" thick x 44-7/8" long (34.3 cm wide, 4.1 cm thick, 114.0 cm long)

Weight - 9 lbs, 8 oz. (4.31 kg) - varies slightly

Body Wood - Alder

Body Finish - High gloss polyester

Body Colors - Chocolate Burst

Bridge - Music Man® chrome plated, hardened steel bridge plate with vintage stainless steel saddles and adjustable mute pads

Pickguard - White

Scale Length - 34" (86.4 cm)

Neck Radius - 7.5" (19.1 cm)

Headstock Size - Only 8-3/4" (22.2 cm) long

Frets - 21 - Low profile, narrow width

Neck Width - 1-5/8" (41.3 mm) at nut 2-1/2" (63.5 mm) at last fret

Neck Wood - Select maple neck

Fingerboard - Select maple

Fret Markers - 5/16" Black dots (no 21st marker)

Neck Finish - High gloss polyester

Neck Colors - Natural aged light yellow finish

Tuning Machines - Schaller BM, with tapered string posts

Truss Rod - Rear mounted adjustable - no component or string removal

Neck Attachment - 6 bolts - perfect alignment with no shifting

Electronic Shielding - Chrome plated brass control cover

Controls - Custom "Old Smoothie" 2-band active preamp; vol, treble, bass

Pickups - Custom "Old Smoothie" humbucking with 10 elongated Alnico magnets and split cover

Left Handed - No

Strings - 45w-65w-80w-100w (Super Slinky Bass #2834)



 

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