Ernie Ball, Inc.

Discussion in ‘ Basses [BG] ‘ started by fatgary , Mar 9, Mar 9, 1. Feb 9, Omaha. Does anyone know the format for figuring out a manufacture date on an Ernie Ball Musicman Stingray 4? Im sure it has something to do with the serial number, but I have no idea how to read it. Mar 9, 2.

Music Man StingRay

Forum Rules. Remember Me? What’s New? Advanced Search. Results 1 to 2 of 2. Thread: Dating a Stingray.

I have read and understand the terms of the Limited Warranty. Limited Warranty. Ernie Ball Inc. (hereafter “EB”) warrants for one (1) year from date of purchase by​.

Free shipping. Contact us via eBay. With its powerful punchy sound, the added flexibility of additional pickups and a comfortably contoured body the StingRay5 satifies even the most demanding of players. Please look around and if you require any further help contact us via eBay. We ship through a nation-wide courier services and eParcel Australia Post, depending on the size of the item. Please allow up to business days for delivery.

Transit times are provided by the delivery service, excluding weekends, holidays, and may vary with package origin and destination, particularly during peak hours. If you use available funds on your PayPal account or Credit Cards linked to your PayPal account, the payment will be cleared same day. In addition, they come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under Australian Consumer Law.

You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and compensation for any acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure.

Ernie Ball Music Man

The company began producing a hybrid tube-solid state amplifier co-designed by Tom Walker and Leo Fender , who was participating as a silent partner to the firm due to a “no compete” clause in the sales contract Fender had signed when he sold his original company to CBS in After the clause expired in , he was made president of MusicMan, Inc. Designed by Fender, Walker and Sterling Ball Sterling was a beta tester for the instrument , the StingRay bass appeared in and, though physically similar to a Fender Precision Bass , was a highly innovative instrument.

It employed a humbucking pickup the shape and configuration of which has become known as an “‘MM’-style pickup”, the “MM” meaning “Music Man” and an active pre-amp powered by a 9-volt battery.

Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray Electric Bass Guitar Honeyburst w/ hard case the same condition it was sent) within 30 days after the Ebay purchase date.

Box U. Ernie Ball, Inc. Owned and operated by the Ball family, the company sells its products to more than 5, music shops in the United States. The company pioneered the development of guitar strings for rock-and-roll guitarists. His father, who supplemented his income by teaching people to play the Hawaiian steel guitar, encouraged his nine-year-old son to learn the instrument, a pursuit that the younger Ball quickly tired of. When he was a teenager, however, Ball became strongly interest in music and began practicing the Hawaiian steel guitar between two and three hours a day.

THE FACTORY TOUR

There are some very minor scuffs on the pick guard and B string has not yet been strung, all other strings are strung on guitar. Item guaranteed! If you don’t receive communication from us, please check your junk mail folder as our messages may end up there.

The Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray 5 bass dates to and has been a straightforward, reliable and versatile standard for 5-string basses.

The impact that the Music Man StingRay had on the world of bass cannot be understated, as it was instant and almost universal. The StingRay also was an important factor in the sound of new wave, disco, country, pop and even blues recordings during the mid Seventies through the Eighties. The story of the StingRay bass easily could have ended in when the original Music Man company went out of business, but fortunately both the bass and the company were revived when Ernie Ball bought the business and paved the way for an entirely new and invigorated Music Man company.

His decision to purchase Music Man and take over production of the StingRay bass was as much a personal one as a business one. Some of those changes were brought about by Sterling Ball, designer Dudley Gimpel and Dan Norton, who built the first prototypes of the Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay, but many improvements and refinements were also brought about via feedback from artists.

Trends constantly come and go in this industry. Music Man has survived two eras of pointy guitars and graphic finishes as well as the relic era. But all through that we also always had close relationships with respected, timeless players like Steve Morse, Steve Lukather and John Petrucci. Levin first started playing a StingRay in , and it has remained his main bass ever since. When Music Man came out with the StingRay 5, they sent me one to try out. I was skeptical at first, but lo and behold the E string had the punch I wanted.

Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray 5HH Dual Humbucker 5-String Bass Black RRP$4399

The company has made game-changing revisions to this seminal instrument, reimagining the lighter-than-ever StingRay 4 and StingRay 5 with re-engineered aluminum hardware, refined body contours, 5-bolt sculpted neck joint, new and improved electronics and a newly designed volt 3-Band preamp, providing a new level of playing comfort while retaining that legendary StingRay sound.

Featured revisions include an enhanced contour that is rounded for more comfort in any playing position, a sculpted neck joint for uninhibited upper fret access to all 22 stainless steel frets, and lightweight aluminum hardware providing a lighter, more balanced instrument. The new and improved StingRay electronics feature powerful neodymium magnets for higher output and a new volt 3-Band preamp for extra clean headroom without clipping.

Click HERE for full list of product features and colors. And what does Levin think about the new StingRay? They keep adding features in subtle ways and sometimes big ways that improve it without losing that special rock oomph that we all want to hear.

: Ernie Ball Musician’s Tool Kit: Musical Instruments. to select countries outside of the U.S. Learn More. Date First Available, July 30,

The StingRay5 has been reimagined with new features and appointments that provide a new level of playing comfort while retaining that revered iconic StingRay sound. Featured revisions include an enhanced contour that is rounded for more comfort in any playing position, a sculpted neck joint for uninhibited upper fret access to all 22 stainless steel frets, and lightweight aluminum hardware providing a lighter, more balanced instrument.

The new and improved StingRay electronics feature powerful neodymium magnets for higher output and a new volt 3-Band preamp for extra clean headroom without clipping. The overall reduction in weight is a much-welcomed feature of the new Stingray Special. Select body woods, improved contours, and lightweight hardware provide greater overall balance for extra comfort and a more enjoyable playing experience.

Reengineered lightweight tuning machines create a more balanced neck while still providing ultra-reliable tuning stability. The guitar will come with the original hard-shell case, and will ship in the factory packaging. DuBaldo Music Center’s legendary case candy is also included. Free shipping in the 48 states by UPS. Sorry, no international sales or shipping are available for this item. When you order from us, you will receive a confirmation email. Once your order is shipped, you will be emailed the tracking information for your order’s shipment.

Ernie Ball – News and Rumours

Here at Walmart. Your email address will never be sold or distributed to a third party for any reason. Sorry, but we can’t respond to individual comments.

Author topic: stingray bass is dated but more of getting weak and in at eb. Musicman ernie ball music man is getting weak and i got.

Serial numbers will start with an uppercase letter followed by numbers. Older instruments from the ’70s and ’80s will be all numeric, and will not be found by this finder. Some older instruments may not return results as the instrument predates this website’s capability. Watch the factory tour and see how the difference is in the details. Sign up for the Ernie Ball mailing list. You may unsubscribe at anytime. United States. Serial Number:. Some instruments will have serial numbers engraved on the plate connecting the neck to the body.

Some models will have the serial number on the back of the headstock. Some basses will have the serial number under the intonation screws on the bridge plate.

Ernie Ball Musicman Stingray Bass Guitar