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Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay H Special Lava Burst (329)

Introducing the all-new Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay Special. We've reimagined and revoiced one of the most iconic basses in history.
Optimized, modernized, yet so familiar, the new StingRay bass is tailor made for today’s most discerning players. The sculpted neck joint provides uninhibited access to all 22 stainless steel frets a top new roasted maple necks. Enhanced body contours are rounded for more comfort in any playing position while retaining that revered, iconic StingRay shape. The new and improved StingRay electronics feature powerful neodymium magnets, bringing you more output and a wider tonal range. A newly designed 18-volt 3-Band preamp delivers more headroom than traditional 9-volt providing you more power than ever before. Weighing in at an average of only eight pounds, the StingRay is lighter than ever but still packs its signature punch.

This special edition is part of a limited run commissioned by Willcutt Guitars. We flew to the Music Man factory in San Luis Obispo and picked out the finest flame Roasted Maple necks and lightweight ash and Ash bodies for this run. Features a special custom designed stain, Lava Burst, which is rich and elegant when applied to the grade A ash bodies that we picked out.  
  • Body Wood: Ash
  • Body Finish: High Gloss polyester
  • Neck Wood: Flamed Maple
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Bridge: Vintage Music Man® top loaded chrome plated, steel bridge plate with vintage nickel plated steel saddles
  • Scale Length: 34" (86.4 cm)
  • Neck Radius: 11" (27.9 cm)
  • Headstock Size: Only 9" (22.9 cm) long
  • Frets: 22 - High profile, wide, Stainless Steel
  • Neck Width: Neck Width: 1-5/8" (41.3 mm) at nut 2-1/2" (63.5 mm) at last fret
  • Neck Finish: Gunstock oil and hand-rubbed special wax blend
  • Neck Colors: Natural with finished headstock
  • Tuning Machines: Custom Music Man, lightweight with tapered string posts and ergonomic clover design
  • 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: Chrome or black plated aluminum control cover (dependent on body color)
  • Controls: 3-band active preamp with 18 volts of headroom; vol, treble, mid, bass
  • Pickups: Standard - Single Humbucking with Neodymium magnet
  • Strings: 45w-65w-80w-100w-(Super Slinky Bass #2834)