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Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay 40th Anniversary "Old Smoothie" Electric Bass Guitar (SN:E96799)


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You are looking at an Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay 40th Anniversary "Old Smoothie" Electric Bass Guitar, serial number E96799. This is the actual bass you will receive should you decide to purchase. (9 lbs, 4.9 oz.)

In honor of the 40th Anniversary of the legendary StingRay Bass, Ernie Ball Music Man is proud to introduce a spot-on replica of StingRay prototype #27 that was designed for Sterling Ball back in the '70s. Dubbed "Old Smoothie" for its smooth, vintage voice, "Old Smoothie" sports an accurately-shaped alder body in an exclusive classic Chocolate Burst finish, a period-correct pickguard shape, a select maple fingerboard with low-profile narrow frets, a select maple neck with an accurately-shaped headstock, a rear-mounted truss rod and a walnut skunk stripe, a classic mute bridge with original stainless steel "Old Smoothie" saddles, a vintage-accurate single "Old Smoothie" humbucker with 10 elongated alnico magnets, and more! If you crave that old-school StingRay sound, feel and vibe, look no further! Comes complete with a hardshell case.

Get your Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay 40th Anniversary "Old Smoothie" Electric Bass Guitar from Sam Ash Direct today. With over nine decades of experience in the music retail business, Sam Ash is dedicated to helping every player and collector find the distinctive instrument that they've been longing for. And remember, your purchase is protected by the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Electric Bass Guitar
  • Hardshell Case


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Number Of Frets 21
Scale Length 34"
Nut Width 1-5/8"
Fingerboard Radius 7.5"
Body Style StingRay Bass
Neck Type Bolt On
Neck Wood Select Maple
Fingerboard Select Maple
Body Wood Alder
Pickup Configuration H
Bridge Pickup Custom "Old Smoothie" Humbucking with 10 Elongated Alnico Magnets and Split Cover
Bridge Type Music Man® Chrome Plated, Hardened Steel Bridge Plate with Vintage Stainless Steel Saddles and Adjustable Mute Pads
Tuning Machines Schaller BM Tuners with Tapered String Posts
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included Yes
Case Type Hardshell Case
Weight 9 lbs, 4.9 oz.
Series StingRay
Model StingRay 40th (Old Smoothie)
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Warranty Info:

Ernie Ball, Inc. (hereafter “EB”) warrants for one (1) year from date of purchase by the initial retail purchaser that this product shall be free from defects in material and workmanship. Any material or workmanship determined defective by EB within the one (1) year term shall be repaired or replaced without charge for parts and labor provided the unit is returned, transportation costs prepaid, to Ernie Ball, Inc., 151 Suburban Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, or to such other service facility authorized by EB. EB will pay shipping costs to return the unit to its owner.

This warranty does not cover damage caused by accident, misuse, abuse, neglect, unauthorized or improperly performed repairs or alterations, and/or wear and tear occasioned by use of the product, and does not include any expense for inconvenience or loss of use while the product is being repaired or replaced.

Warranty valid only in country of purchase.

EB expressly disclaims any liability for consequential damages arising from the sale, use, or inability to use the product. Any warranty implied by law, including any warranty of merchantability or fitness, is expressly limited to the one (1) year warranty term. The foregoing statements of warranty are exclusive and in lieu of all other remedies.

Please complete the attached registration card or register online to be sure you receive the full benefits of your warranty.

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